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April 2019

$35

Oceanography Merit Badge

April 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Aquarium, Ft. Fisher, NC United States

Join us at the Ft. Fisher Aquarium as their staff leads us into the world of Oceanography. Participate in lab experiments with real marine biologists and visit the salt marsh to conduct field studies.  There is much planned for the day and as part of the registration fee each Scout will receive a Merit Badge Pamphlet, worksheet, and all merit badge materials. Register Here

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$35

Skating Merit Badge (Ice Skating)

April 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wilmington Ice House, 7201 Ogden Business Lane
Wilmington, NC 28411 United States

Looking for something exciting to do during Spring Break?  Come and join your fellow Scouts at Wilmington Ice House for the Skating Merit Badge Class.  Instructors will be on hand to help you learn how to become an ice skater.  Scouts will receive a merit badge book, worksheet, blue card, ice skate rental and admission. Register Here

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$35

Astronomy Merit Badge

April 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St
Sunset Beach, NC 28468 United States

Join us for a morning of searching the stars at Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach. The Planetarium staff will be conducting an in depth Astronomy Merit Badge Class just for our Scouts. This is an awesome opportunity to learn all about our solar system. As part of the registration fee, Scouts will receive an Astronomy Merit Badge book, worksheet and a blue card. *Requirement 4 must be done outside of the merit badge class. Register Here

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$35

Journalism Merit Badge

April 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
The News Reporter, 127 W. Columbus St
Whiteville, NC 28472 United States

Come and join your fellow Scouts at the News Reporter for an in-depth Journalism Merit Badge class.  Participate in understanding developing stories, touring the facilities, and learning more about what the field of journalism has to offer. As part of the registration fee each Scout will receive a Merit Badge Pamphlet, worksheet, and merit badge materials. Scouts will need to bring notepad, writing utensil, and arrive in Class A uniform. Requirements 3d and 4a will need to be completed after…

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$35

Genealogy Merit Badge

April 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robeson County Public Library, 101 North Chestnut St
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States

Join us at the Robeson County Public Library as they lead us in a Genealogy Merit Badge Class.  Scouts will have an opportunity for them to work on their family tree, start on their timeline, as well as view research resources online.  We are excited to partner with the Robeson County Public Library and look forward to a great class with subject matter experts.  As part of the registration fee Scouts will receive a Merit Badge book, worksheet, blue card, and…

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June 2019

Theater Merit Badge

June 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wilmington School of Ballet Studio, 2250 Shipyard Blvd Unit 12
Wilmington, NC 28403 United States

We are proud to announce our partnership with the Wilmington Ballet Company in Wilmington to offer Theater Merit Badge.  Scouts will meet to understand theatrical production.  All Scouts should attend in Class A uniform and bring along note taking materials.  A merit badge book, workbook, a snack, and blue card will be provided as part of the registration fee. We will cover 2 of 3 plays within requirement 1 but your Scout will need to finish requirement 1 on their…

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September 2019

$40

Horsemanship Merit Badge Class

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Andrews University Equestrian Center, 9167 Hasty Rd
Laurinburg, NC 28352 United States

We are proud to announce our partnership with the St. Andrews University in Laurinburg to offer the Horsemanship Merit Badge.  Scouts will meet at the St. Andrews University Equestrian Center, take a tour, then participate in some activities to cover all requirements of the merit badge.  All Scouts should attend in Class A uniform and bring along note taking materials.  A merit badge book, workbook, lunch, and blue card will be provided as part of the registration fee. Participants are…

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November 2019

$35

Motorboating Merit Badge

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
MarineMax, 130 Short St
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 United States

We are proud to announce our partnership with MarineMax in Wrightsville Beach to offer the Motorboating Merit Badge.  Scouts will meet at MarineMax, take a tour, then participate in docking, maintenance, and on the water boating to cover all requirements of the merit badge.  All Scouts should attend in Class A uniform and bring along note taking materials.  A merit badge book, workbook, and blue card will be provided as part of the registration fee.  Scouts must bring non skid…

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$40

Merit Badge College

November 16, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bladen Community College, 7418 NC Hwy 41W
Dublin, NC 28332 United States

The Cape Fear Council is excited to partner with the Bladen Community College to offer a Merit Badge College on November 16th at their campus.  The registration fee of $40 allows each Scout to select one morning and one afternoon classes, provides for all merit badge materials, blue cards, merit badge pamphlets, and worksheets.  Scouts and Leaders will need to bring a lunch. 2019 Merit Badge College at Bladen Community College.  Scouts can choose to earn 2 merit badges. Registration…

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December 2019

$40

Bald Head Island Merit Badge Program

December 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Bald Head Island, 700 Federal Rd
Bald Head Island, NC 28461 United States

    We are excited to partner again with the Bald Head Island Conservancy to offer a merit badge program which includes an overnight stay at the BHIC dormitory.  Scouts will complete requirements to earn the Soil & Water Conservation merit badge and the Astronomy merit badge. A generous donor has agreed to underwrite much of the cost of this program to ensure this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is available to as many Scouts as possible.  The cost of the program is…

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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 Program Director no later than 10 days after the conclusion of activity and will be reviewed by the Council Camping Committee.  Notify the Program Director immediately if a Scout may not attend activity due to illness, injury or a personal issue.

All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and mailed to the Council Service Center attention Program Director or emailed to martin.clemmer@scouting.org. 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.