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Journalism Merit Badge Class
Date: October 27 - October 27 | Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Journalism Merit Badge Class
Saturday October 27th, WWAY TV
WWAY 1224 Magnolia Village Way, Leland, NC 28451
Come and join your fellow Scouts at the WWAY TV News Station for an in depth Journalism Merit Badge class. We are excited to partner with WWAY to offer is awesome opportunity and we hope you will join us for a great Merit Badge class.
Prerequisite: Requirement 2(b)(1) – All on the same day (Friday, October 26) watch a local and national network newscast, listen to a radio newscast, and (with a parents permission) view a national broadcast news source online. List the different news items and features presented, the different elements used, and the time in minutes and seconds and the online space devoted to each story. Compare the story lists and discuss whether the stories are fair and accurate. Explain why different news outlets treated the stories differently and/or presented a different point of view.
This class is open to all Boy Scouts on a first come, first served basis. Included in the course fee is the merit badge pamphlet, merit badge worksheet, and lunch for Scouts attending. Please plan to arrive a few minutes early as the course begin promptly at 9:00, when the Scouts will be live in the studio for the 9:00am news broadcast. All Scouts are required to attending Class A uniform and should be prepared to take notes and conduct interviews (bring paper and pencil). In order to complete the merit badge in its entirety by the end of the course, Scouts must have previously completed requirement 2(b)(1) and bring along the related requirement materials. Below is a tentative schedule for the course.
Refund Policy Fees are generally not refundable; however they are transferable to other Scouts in the same unit. Full refunds will only be considered if requested in writing using the Activity Transfer/Refund Request Form a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of Council organized activity (cub camp, merit badge days, jamboree, Philmont, etc.) and are subject to approval by the Council Camping Committee.
Partial refunds may be given for later requests due to emergencies, medical situations or mandatory summer school. Requests for partial refunds must be received in writing by the Director of Support Services no later than 10 days after the conclusion of activity and will be reviewed by the Council Camping Committee. Notify the Director of Support Services immediately if a Scout may not attend activity due to illness, injury or a personal issue. All refunds will be issued via check.
All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and mailed to the Council Service Center attention Director of Support Services or emailed to Matthew.email@example.com Attention: Activity Transfer/Refund Request. Please include how the check should be made out, who it is to be mailed to, and all pertinent information in relation to the reason for the refund.