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2020 Retzer Merit Badge Days

Join us for a week of merit badges -- come to one or all at Retzer Nature Center ! Merit Badge workshops are for children in grades 5 and up that are enrolled in the Boy Scouts of America program.

  • Check in at 8:15 a.m. Pick up at 4:00 p.m.
  • Snacks Provided, participants provide their own lunch.
  • Fee: $35 for single day or $150 for the week. Minimum 10, maximum 16 per day.
  • Register Online by July 6, 2020
Date Merit Badge Class Will Cover Prerequisites
Monday, July 13 Reptile and Amphibian

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10

1, 7, 8a or b
Tuesday, July 14 Astronomy

2, 3, 4, 5c, 5d, 6c, 6d, 8, 8a

1, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 9
Wednesday, July 15 Soil and Water Conservation

All Requirements

None
Thursday, July 16 Sustainability

2 Water B; 2 Food B; 2 Community A & B; 2 Energy A; 2 Stuff C; 3b; 4A & C, 5b, 6

1, 2 Water A, 2 Food A, 2 Energy B or C, 2 Stuff A, 3a, 5a
Friday, July 17 Insect Study

4, 5, 6a, 9*
*Additional time required to complete 9 at home

1, 2, 3, 6b, 7, 8, 10a or 10b, 11, 12, 13

Prerequisites must be complete prior to final card signing:

Prerequisites must be complete prior to final card signing for the bluecard to be complete at the end of the day. Waukesha County will not provide merit badge counselors after August 31 to complete blue cards. After August 31, scouts are responsible for finding a merit badge counselor to finish incomplete cards.

View complete merit badge requirements: www.scouting.org/merit-badges


Check out all the Scout Programs offered at Retzer Nature Center