Clark's Bears

2021 Scouts BSA Merit Badge Fair

September 11
Coin Collecting SOLD OUT
Railroading SOLD OUT
First Aid SOLD OUT

September 25
Railroading SOLD OUT
Environmental Science SOLD OUT
Citizenship in the World SOLD OUT

September 26
Fire Safety SOLD OUT
Environmental Science SOLD OUT
Mammal Study SOLD OUT

Clark's Bears in Lincoln, NH will be hosting three Merit Badge Fair days in September. We have talented Merit Badge Counselors that are specialized in Railroading, Citizenship in the World, Mammal Study, Environmental Science, Fire Safety, Coin Collecting and First Aid. Each day we will offer three different badges. All three badges can be completed in one day; as long as the prerequisite work has been completed adequately. After each presentation, the counselors will sign blue cards for Scouts who have attended and successfully completed all prerequisite work. This event does sell out, so book early!.

FAMILY MEMBERS - The Scout's family is welcome to visit Clark's as well, but only Scouts and Troop Leaders are allowed into the presentations. Family members ages 4 and above will receive the $23 rate per person but they must be included in the registration. Once the Scouting event is sold out, additional family member tickets will be available online until they are sold out.

BLUE CARDS - The blue cards need to be signed in advance by your Scoutmaster and neatly filled out for each presentation you are taking. This includes the Scout's name, troop number, address and badge name on all three sections of the blue card. Simply attending a presentation does not mean a blue card will be signed. Scouts must complete prerequisite work, participate in discussions and activities and meet the requirements.

PREREQUISITES - Print the worksheet for each Merit Badge you wish to participate in by going to www.meritbadge.info. Complete the perquisites listed in the course description. Bring your worksheet, workbook, and pencils with you. If you completed prerequisite work that cannot be brought with you, please bring a photograph of the work you did. If multiple Scouts worked on a project, have each Scout submit a photograph with their work.

INCOMPLETE WORK - It is our goal to have every Scout leave the Merit Badge Fair with a completed blue card. However, this isn't always the case. If a Scout is unable to complete all the prerequisite work by the day of the Merit Badge Fair, they will receive full credit for the requirements fulfilled by the counselor's presentation and credit for each prerequisite completed fully. If the prerequisite work did not have enough content, the counselor will make notes for the Scout to correct. The Scout will have one month to mail improved or completed work along with their blue card to Clark's Bears with a self addressed stamped envelope. The counselor will look over your work and sign your blue card if complete. Please mail to:
Clark's Bears
Attention: Anne Englert
PO Box 1
Lincoln, NH 03251

SUPPLIES - Bring pencils, paper, Merit badge book, Merit Badge Work Sheet and a smile. For the Coin Collecting Badge, there is an additional $15 fee. Scouts please put your coins in a zip lock or other secure container with your name on them! Your supplies will be returned to you after the class.

UNIFORM - Class A uniforms are preferred for this event.

FOOD - Lunch, drinks and snacks are available for purchase at Clark's. You may also choose to bring a bagged lunch if you so desire.

QUESTIONS - If you have questions the best way to reach me is to email Anne Englert at info@clarksbears.com or call 603-745-8913 Extension 19

Campgrounds within ten miles of Clark's Bears:
Country Bumpkins: Lincoln, NH 603-745-8837
Lost Valley Campground: North Woodstock, NH 603-745-8321
Maple Haven Campground: North Woodstock, NH 603-745-3350
Waterrest Campground: Woodstock, NH 603-745-2586
Woodstock KOA Campground: Woodstock, NH 603-745-8008

White Mountain National Forest Campgrounds:
Wildwood: Easton, NH
Hancock: Lincoln, NH
Big Rock: Lincoln, NH

NH State Park Campgrounds:
Lafayette Place: Franconia, NH
Cannon Mountain RV Park: Franconia, NH

For more information contact Anne Englert at info@ClarksBears.com or call 603-745-8913 Ext. 19.

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Clark's Bears
PO Box 1
110 Daniel Webster Highway
Lincoln, NH 03251