Advancement Camp Merit Badge Pre-Requisites
Many of the badges will have prequisites that you must complete prior to attending camp. We will update this page as we get the list from the counselors.
Entrepreneurship Merit Badge -
Prior to arriving at Advancement camp you must have completed the following
Purchased the Entrepreneurship Merit Badge pamphlet and read it. See if you can figure out what concept is missing from the book.
Complete requirement 2: Prepare a report of your interview, including name of person interviewed and the name and location of the business of business as well as covering the points listed in the pamplet
Complete requirement 3.a. – Bring a written list to camp.
Complete requirement 3 d . Bring a written report to camp.
Complete requirement 3.e. Discuss at camp.
Begin working on requirement 4.
Disability Awareness Merit Badge. Download the Worksheet
- Complete Requirement 2 - Visit an agency that works with people with physical, mental, emotional, or educational disabilities. Collect and read information about the agency's activities. Learn about opportunities its members have for training, employment, and education.
Complete Requirement 4 - Visit TWO of the following locations and take notes about the accessibility to people with disabilities. In your notes, give examples of five things that could be done to improve upon the site and five things about the site that make it friendly to people with disabilities. Discuss your observations with your counselor.
a. Your school
b. Your place of worship
c. Your Scout camping site
d. A public exhibit or attraction (such as a theater, museum, or park)
Complete Requirement 5 - Explain what advocacy is. Do ONE of the following advocacy activities:
a. Present a counselor approved disabilities awareness program to a Cub Scout pack or other group. During your presentation, explain and use person first language.
b. Find out about disability awareness education programs in your school or school system, or contact a disability advocacy agency. Volunteer with a program or agency for eight hours.
c. Using resources such as disability advocacy agencies, government agencies, the Internet (with your parent's permission), and news magazines, learn about myths and misconceptions that influence the general public's understanding of people with disabilities. List 10 myths and misconceptions about people with disabilities and learn the facts about each myth. Share your list with your counselor, then use it to make a presentation to a Cub Scout pack or other group.
Complete Requirement 7 - Name five professions that provide services to people with disabilities. Pick one that interests you and find out the education, training, and experience required for this profession. Discuss what you learn with your counselor, and tell why this profession interests you.