Merit Badge Opportunities
BSA: Orienteering Merit Badge
This class is intended to fulfill all but a few of the requirements necessary for Boy Scouts to achieve their Orienteering merit badge. Participants will learn everything they need to know in order to complete an orienteering course and to set up their very own. Please note that this will be a two-day course. Participants should wear weather-appropriate clothing and hiking boots. They should also bring a pen or pencil, lunch, and their Orienteering merit badge book if they have one
Ages 13 to 17- $20/2-day program
#19468 Dec 13 Sat 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 20 Sat 9:00am to 4:00pm
BSA: Sustainability Merit Badge
Sustainability is the new alternative to the Environmental Science merit badge for scouts interested in achieving the Eagle rank. Scouts will work with an environmental educator to complete the requirements to earn their Sustainability badge. Requirement #1 must be completed before coming to class. Parts of requirement #2 and requirement #5 must be completed at home after class. Scouts should bring a blue card, pen or pencil, and a bagged lunch with them to class.
Ages 13 to 18 – $15
#19342 Jan 10 Sat 9:30am to 4:30pm
BSA: Bird Study Merit Badge
Come to Latta and earn your Bird Study Merit Badge! While requirement #8 will need to be completed before coming to class, we will make every effort to complete all the other requirements of the badge during the program. Hopefully the birds will cooperate again this year! Lunch will be provided. Please call the nature center at 704-875-1391 if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions.
Ages 12 to 18 – $20
#19412 Feb 21 Sat 9:00am to 5:00pm
Webelos Naturalist Badge
Join our naturalist at Latta Plantation Nature Center for this 2 hour program and earn your Naturalist Badge.
Age 7 to 11 – $4
#19477 Jan 18 Sun 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact Latta Plantation Nature Center directly to sign up: 704-875-1391.
Scouts can register individually or with a group.