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SSBG Fishing and Fish & Wildlife Management Merit Badge


SSBG Fishing and Fish & Wildlife Management Merit Badge
Date/Time
Registration Begins
1/1/2019
Last Day To Register
11/25/2019
Location
7509 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77554, US
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SSBG Fishing and Fish & Wildlife Merit Badges 2019

When early humans discovered that there were fish in the waters and that the fish were good to eat, they began to devise methods for catching those fish. Over time, their methods of catching fish evolved from catching them with their hands, to nets, and finally using lures on poles. The Fishing merit badge program will help you explore the rich history of fishing, and its progression from a necessity for food to the sport it is today. You will learn about the different types of fishing gear, as well as how and when to use the different types of gear. For the Fish & Wildlife Management merit badge, you will learn about wildlife conservation, and why it is important for the health of the animal populations. You will spend time researching local species, how they are affected by human interactions, and how humans can help keep their populations healthy. By taking these two merit badge programs together, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the animals in the ocean, as well as animals on land, and how we as humans can safely interact with their environments.

TIME: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

DATE: December 12, 2019

PLACE: Sea Star Base Galveston, 7509 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77554

COST: $60 per Scout.

CONTACT: Aaron Christopher at aaron.christopher@scouting.org

OCCUPANCY: Minimum of 8 must register in order for the class to happen. Maximum of 24.

PREREQUISITES: None

WHAT TO BRING:
- SSBG Release Form
- Lunch/water bottle
- Rain gear
- Sweatshirt/light coat
- Pen & notebook
- Sunscreen/sunglasses
- Closed toe shoes - No sandals
- Scout uniform is not required but is encouraged...we want you to be comfortable. Pack & Troop - T-shirts are perfect.
- Completed prerequisites specific to the program you are attending
- Merit Badge Blue Card signed by your Scoutmaster
- Merit Badge book

REGISTER BY: December 1, 2019

Cost
$60.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
Refunds will only be granted to the original paying customer, whether it is the unit or individual. All unit refunds will be paid to the Committee Chairperson on record for that unit. All but 15% of an individual's fee is refundable, under certain circumstances (sickness, death in family, summer school, military deployment or relocation only) as long as it is requested in writing, with back-up documentation, and received in the Scout Service Center, 3020 53rd Street, Galveston, TX 77551-5917. Refund requests due to light weather issues, homesickness, and schedule conflicts, misinterpretation of printed council policies and procedures or reasons other than those noted above will not warrant a refund. In addition, partial refunds will not be granted for partial camp/event stays. If a camp or event is forced to be canceled by the council, because of severe weather, or circumstances prior to the camp or event occurring, the council will reschedule the camp/event or initiate the refund process. All requests are due to the council office 15 days prior to the start of the event. Refunds will be issued in the form of a check.