Cherokee Advance-a-rama

 

The Cherokee District is having its Fall and Spring Advance-A-Rama at the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (180 Greene Street, Athens, GA 30602).  Check-in Begins at 7:30 AM.  Scouts will be available for pickup at 3:30 PM.  All Scouts are invited!  Each Scout will have the opportunity to take one (full day) exciting class of their choice.

 

Fall Advance A Rama:

Saturday, November 13, 2021

 

Cost:   $10.00 Early Payment, $15 onsite Payment

 

(*Eagle Required Merit Badge*)

 

(Classes Offered Subject to change based on Instructor Availability)

 

 

Offering more than 10 different Merit Badges:

#

# BSA adults needed

Merit Badge

Instructor

Class size

Age/ rank limit

Extra Cost?

Prerequisites

  Reqs covered 

Reqs not covered 

 

1

2

Chemistry

 

Joel Caughran & Chemistry Club

Need 2 BSA adults

15

11

No

None

All

None

 

2

 

0

Citizenship of the Community*

Brian Stone

Andy Moorhead

12

11

No

   2a, 2b, 6

1, 2a, 2b, 5, 6,

3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 4c, 7a, 7b, 7c, 8

 

3

 

1

Citizenship of the Nation*

Michael Lynch

Need 1 BSA adult

15

11

No

3. Watch the national evening news five days in a row OR read the front page of a major daily newspaper five days in a row. Discuss the national issues you learned about with your counselor. Choose one of the issues and explain how it affects you and your family

all parts of 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7.

 

#8. I will discuss 8, but the scouts will have to finish it on their own after the end of class.

 

4

0

Citizenship of the World*

Gene Pesti

John Doyle

15

13

 

3a, 3b be ready to discuss

 

 

 

 

5

 

0

Communication*

 

 

Kristin Kulik

Catherine Neace

 

12

11

No

Scouts to bring a CHARGED LAPTOP

& Do requirements 2, 3 and 7

1, 4, 6, 9

 5 and 8

 

6

1

Cooking

Chris Borden   

Need 1 BSA adult

10

11

$5

Req. 2ab

1abcde, 2cde, 3abc, 4ab, 5abc, 6abc & 7

 

4 cde, 5defgh,  5def,

 

7

2

Entrepreneurship

Frank Lumpkin

Need 2 BSA adults

15

11

No

None

 

 

 

8

2

Fly Fishing

Jay Shelton &

Trout Unlimited

Need 2 BSA adults

8

11

No

None

All

None

 

9

1

First Aid*

Barbara Galvond

Need 1 BSA adult

16

11

$5

Req 5a - Bring assembled first aid kit

 

 

 

10

1

Fishing

Rachael Byrne

Need 1 BSA adult

15

11

No

None

Reqs 1-8, maybe 9

 Req maybe 9, 10

 

11

2

Forestry

Warnell Forestry Club

Richey Humpfries

Need 2 BSA adults

15

11

No

None

 

 

 

 

12

2

Mammal Study

Mike Mengak

Need 2 BSA adults

15

11

No

None

 

 

 

13

2

Moviemaking

Cory O’Quinn

Need 2 BSA adults

12

13

No

2dPlease come prepared with a written idea (2-3 sentences) for a video that teaches a scout skill to a new scout. Please bring whatever prop(s) you may need to be able to make your video idea (for example if your video idea is how to pitch a tent you would need to bring a tent). Please be creative, but avoid any ideas involving fire.

 

 

 

14

2

Orienteering

ARMY ROTC

CDT Fletcher

CDT Witham

Need 2 BSA adults

15

11

No

None

Req. 1-6

 Parts of 7,8 & 9

 

 

15

 

2

Reptile & Amphibian Study

Vannessa Kinney

Abigail Krogh

Need 2 BSA adults

12

11

No

None

1-7, & 9b, & 10

 Req 8 & 9 a & c

 

16

1

Small Boat Sailing

Michele Matthews

Need 1 BSA adult

(that is a BSA lifeguard)

12

11

No

#1 Need completed BSA Swim test and have letter from Scoutmaster stating so.

#2 Bring your LUNCH AND WATER BOTTLE with you.

#3 You should also bring swim suit, towel and warm clothes. You will be capsizing a small boat near the end of class weather permitting.

#4 Don’t forget raingear (depending on weather).

#5 Closed toes shoes with soft soles or water shoes if you have them.

#6 If you have your own Personal Floatation Device, please bring it also.

 

3-6, 7b, 7c,8-9

 

1a, 1b, 2, and 7a

 

17

2

Sustainability

Chase Cook

Laura Iyer

Need 2 BSA adults

15

13 or Life Scout

No

#1 - Requirement #1 : Before starting work on any other requirements for this merit badge, write in your own words the meaning of sustainability. Explain how you think conservation and stewardship of our natural resources relate to sustainability. Have a family meeting, and ask family members to write down what they think sustainability means. Be sure to take notes. You will need this information again for requirement

 #2 - Bring a copy of a water bill and an energy bill from home. You can mark our names etc.

#3 - Lunch will be offsite. Please bring lunch!

 

 

2A (Water),

2A (Food), 

Do Either 2B (Energy) OR 2C (Energy)

2A (Stuff),

5A family meeting

 

18

1

Swimming

Paul Matthews

Need 1 BSA adult

6

11

No

#1 - “MUST be able to pass the BSA swim test. This will be the first activity. Please bring a long sleeved shirt, and long pants that can get wet (used in the pool).”

#2 - Parents need to sign YMCA waiver

#3 - There will be a zoom session scheduled an evening before the event

All

None

 

 

 

We need 2 deep BSA adults in 18 classes =

 

 

36 BSA adults

 

 

 

 

We currently have 12 BSA adults

need 24 more

 

 

 

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