Boy Scouts Citizenship in the Nation

Merit Badge Workshop:  Citizenship in the Nation

2017 Program Announcements

St. Louis, MO – THE ST. LOUIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL

  • Friday, July 7, 2017
  • 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • Beginning Location: Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
  • Ending Location: Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse
  • Reservations begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 3
  • NEW THIS YEAR: Registration is by EMAIL only.  Phone registrations will not be taken this year.  Click HERE for the flyer with all registration details.
  • NEW THIS YEAR:  Packets containing logistics and pre-requisite assignments will NOT be emailed.  All Scouts should click HERE to download the ST. LOUIS packet.

Cape Girardeau, MO THE CAPE GIRARDEAU PROGRAM IS NOW FULL

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017
  • 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Beginning Location: Common Pleas Courthouse
  • Ending Location: Rush H. Limbaugh, Sr., U.S. Courthouse
  • Reservations begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 10
  • NEW THIS YEAR: Registration is by EMAIL only.  Phone registrations will not be taken this year.  Click HERE for the flyer with all registration details.
  • NEW THIS YEAR:  Packets containing logistics and pre-requisite assignments will NOT be emailed.  All Scouts should click HERE to download the CAPE GIRARDEAU packet.

Program Description:

Learn what it means to be a citizen of the United States by participating in a variety of sessions, touring a site that is on the National Register of Historic Places, and touring a Federal Facility. Presenters will be from both facilities, and will include a Federal Judge.

Participants will need to arrive at the beginning location for check-in. Mid-morning, the group will walk to the ending location to complete the program.  Participants will be dismissed from the ending location listed above.

This program is for Scouts who are have reached their 13th birthday by the date of the program. The workshop is free, but reservations are required, and space is limited.

A packet is posted on this website.  The packet includes logistics and parking information, and pre-workshop activities. Scouts will be expected to read over all of the requirements in advance, as well as to complete some of the requirements in advance. Completion of the pre-workshop activities and all workshop sessions will fulfill all Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge Requirements.  Simply attending the event does not guarantee the badge will be earned.

To Bring: Scouts should bring a copy of the Merit Badge Pamphlet, a pencil, and a signed Merit Badge Card. Scouts will need to bring their completed pre-workshop activities, a lunch, water bottle, and a morning snack.

Call or email with questions any time. Reservations will not be accepted prior to the date listed. (314) 244-2410 or Rachel_Marshall@ca8.uscourts.gov

Citizenship in the Nation Requirements

  • 3, 6, and 8 must be completed in advance
  • 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 will be completed at the workshop