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Remote Merit Badge & Rank Process

***** As of 7/3/2020 this process is suspended.  *****

  1. NOTE: For Rank Advancement, begin with Step 5 to request SM conference.
  2. If you do not have a blue card, send a request to the Scoutmaster email address.  Mr. Curcio may “discuss” with you as normal and will email you a blue card.
  3. If you have a Horseshoe “partial” sign off, please reach out to the Scoutmaster or Mr. Trevisani so that we can assess what is remaining.
  4. Reach out to a MB Counselor and as you normally would to ask for counseling. 
    1. Sessions will be via video conference method agreed by counselor and scout.
    2. IMPORTANT NOTE:  Parents must be within earshot of these calls/conferences.  Two-deep Youth Protection rules remain in effect.  In this case, the Parent is the second adult required.
    3. As with face-to-face sessions, be prepared that more than one review session may be needed with your counselor.
    4. When complete, ask your counselor for an email confirming completion.
  5. Sign up for virtual BOR (or SM conference) by filling in this form(NOTE: Maximum 2 badges per BOR, maximum 3 total in month of April.)
  6. For Rank, send an email to the Scoutmaster to request a conference. Proceed to Step 7 when conference is complete.  (skip this step for MBs)
  7. Send an email to Mr Trevesani which includes: (Thursday deadline for BOR on the following weekend.)
    1. MB name / Rank
    2. Copy of blue card
    3. Copy of completed worksheet
    4. Copy of email from counselor
    5. For Rank, copy of signed off pages in your handbook
  8. Mr. Trevesani will schedule a virtual BOR and notify you and your parent of video conference details.
  9. Scout is REQUIRED to be in Class B uniform and to follow same introduction protocol.

ATTENTION SCOUTS:  Please cc a parent on all email communication to adults.

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