Updated: Sep 4, 2019
UPDATE (9/4/2019) - Due to the threat of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), the Merit Badge Mania event at Camp Norse will continue without evening activities. Participants will arrive at 8AM on Saturday, depart at 5PM and return on Sunday at 8AM. Lunch will be served both days, but there will be no dinner on Saturday and no breakfast on Sunday. The fee will be adjusted accordingly and we will issue refunds. The Town of Plymouth is scheduled to spray Norse for mosquitos on Friday, September 6th.
Please see the Narragansett Council EEE page for more information
WHAT - Merit Badge Mania at Camp Norse is an opportunity for Scouts BSA members to earn merit badges taught by experts in that field. Participants can attend as individuals or with a unit. Participants attending with their Troop or with two deep leadership can camp on Friday and Saturday night.
Featured badges include:
Animal Science - Archery- Architecture- Art- Citizenship in the Community- Coin Collecting- Collections- Communications- Disability Awareness- Engineering-
Entrepreneurship- Exploration- Family Life- Game Design- Golf- Landscape Architecture- Medicine- Music- Programming- Public Health- Public Speaking- Reading-
Rifle Shooting- Safety- Salesmanship- Scouting Heritage- Shotgun
WHERE - Camp Norse - 112 Parting Ways Road. Kingston, MA 02364
Check-in will be in the Administration Building (First building on the left after passing under the Camp Norse gate). parking available in the main lot of the Administration building.
WHY - Scouts should attend MERIT BADGE MANIA to earn unique Merit Badges towards their Trail to Eagle Scout.
WHEN - Friday September 6th - Sunday September 8th
Check-in Friday 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Morning classes on Saturday and Sunday run from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Afternoon classes on Saturday and Sunday run from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All participants must wear the BSA Field Uniform (CLASS A) to attend.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be served on Saturday
Breakfast and lunch will be served on Sunday.
Registration is now open. Click here.
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Prerequisites are found here.