Boy Scouts Fall Program

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Sept 28th, 2018 to Decemeber 21st, 2019, have fun during thematic weeks and gain merit badges!

Questions? Contact scouts@thehealthmuseum.org 

 

Members get a $5 discount on each class! ** Become a member Now

 

Blue Card General Information:

  • Blue Cards will be signed at the end of each class, if all requirements are completed. Got a partial that you've started with The Health Museum and need requirements signed off? Partial blue cards will only be signed by appointment only. Please email scouts@thehealthmuseum.org. Or simply mail the blue card to us with proofs of completion, allow two weeks for our staff to review and sign off. We will then return all materials sent to us via mail! Please make sure to fill in all sections of the blue card (except for the chart in the 'Applicant's Section' of the card) before you mail the card to us. Please include postage stamp and return envelope.

What you need to know before you come:

  • All classes take place at The Health Museum – 1515 Hermann Drive Houston, TX 77004. 
  • All scouts are required to wear uniforms during class and field trips.
  • All scouts are required to bring their own blue card with their unit leader's signature to start all classes.
  • All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided
  • Scouts should bring a lunch that does not require refrigeration or heating.
  • Parents are not allowed in the classroom.
  • Advance registration is required for all scout classes.

Questions? Contact scouts@thehealthmuseum.org 

Health Months-September & October 

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  • Medicine: Sept. 28th Saturdays 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
  • First Aid: Oct. 5th  & Oct. 26th Saturday 9:00 am- 1:00 pm . Please note that the First Aid merit badge is a prerequisite of the Emergency Preparedness class.
  • Dentistry: Oct. 5th  & Oct. 26th Saturday 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm
  • Public Health: Oct. 6th & Oct. 27th Sunday  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Environmental Sciences:  Oct. 12th Saturday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Register Now for one or more of the classes above

 

Citizen Days- November 

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  • Citizenship in the World: Nov. 2nd  & Nov. 23rd Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Citizenship in the Nation: Nov. 2nd  & Nov. 23rd  Saturday 2:00 pm -5:00 pm
  • Citizenship in the Community: Nov. 3rd  & Nov.24th Sundays 12:30 pm- 5:00 pm
  • Fingerprinting: Nov. 9th Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 
  • Disabilities Awareness: Nov 10th  Sunday 10:00 am- 1:30 pm

Register now for one or more of the classes above

 

Personal Management Month- December 

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  • Communication: Dec. 8th & Dec. 22nd Sundays 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Personal Fitness: Dec. 14th  Saturday 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Family Life: Dec. 14th  Saturday 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
  • Personal Management: Dec. 21st Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Please note that there is a prerequisite for this class, find more information by scrolling down
  • Cooking: Dec 15th Sunday 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Register Now for one or more of the classes above

 

Badges & Requirements Offered at The Health Museum 

Citizenship in the Community

A nation is a patchwork of communities that differ from each other and may be governed differently. But regardless of how local communities differ, they all have one point in common: In the United States, local government means self-government. Good citizens help to make decisions about their community through their elected local officials. This class covers all Citizenship in the Community* requirements except 2a, 3, 4b, and 7.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided.

 

Citizenship in the Nation

As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights, to participate in their governments and protect their freedom, helping to defend their country and standing up for individual rights on behalf of all its citizens. This class covers all requirements for Citizenship in the Nation* except requirement numbers 2, 3, and 8.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided.

 

Citizenship of the World

We are all citizens of the world. Scouts can find out what it takes to be a good citizen of the world while learning more about different countries around the world. All requirements for the Citizenship In the World* badge will be covered in this class except req. 7.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided.

 

Communication

This badge gives participants the ability to learn more about effective communication skills. Communications prepares the participant to deliver their message across various cultures, contexts and media.This class covers all Communications* requirements except requirements 5, 7 and 8.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided.

 

Cooking

During this class all Scouts will learn the importance of cooking procedures. As a day to day self reliant routine we must eat. It all starts with the purchase, handling, storage and of course preparation of these items. They will also learn of all food-related illnesses and prevention. The following requirements must be covered outside of class #4, #5, and #6.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided.

 

Dentistry

Ever heard of a scaler? Want to learn the difference between orthodontics and periodontics? In Dentistry, scouts will learn about the history of this distinct field of medicine, view x-rays and more during this merit badge class. This class covers all requirements (except req. 3) for the Dentistry Merit Badge.*

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Disabilities Awareness

Look around at the Scouts in your unit, the members of your sports teams, and the kids in your class-you will see that each person has their own personalities, distinct interests and ideas, different physical features, and different strengths and needs. All scouts registering for this class are required to bring blue card with their unit leaders signature to start the class.  This class covers all of the requirements for the Disabilities Awareness Merit Badge* except for requirements 2 and 4. 

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Emergency Preparedness

Learn about precautions that should be taken to prevent a variety of emergency situations and techniques that can be used to deal with them, should they occur. This class covers and/or provides scouts with the means to complete all of the requirements for the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge* except for the First Aid merit badge requirements along with 7, 8b and 9.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Environmental Science

Learn about ecology, pollution, the greenhouse effect and more plus perform experiments that are hands on, interactive and fun! All requirements for this merit badge will be covered in class except 3d and  4.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Family Life

The family is the basic unit of society and is important to both individuals and communities. The world is rapidly changing, making today's society much more complex than ever before. As Scouts earn this merit badge, they will realize why it is important to know more about family life and how to strengthen their families. All requirements are covered for this badge except 3, 4, and 5, 6b.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

First Aid

Do you know first aid? You should! Learn basic and potentially life-saving techniques, including CPR, in this class. This class covers all of the requirements for the First Aid Merit Badge* except requirement 1.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Medicine

Do you know what an opthalmoscope, otoscope, and stethoscope are? Are you interested in learning about careers in the medical field? Learn about some of the greatest people in the history of medicine and design an advertising campaign in the Medicine merit badge class. This class covers all of the requirements for the Medicine Merit Badge except requirement 10.*

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Personal Fitness

How fit are you? Discover the importance of good nutrition and discover what being healthy really means. This class covers requirements 2, 3, 4, 5 and 9. This class does not cover requirements 1, 6, 7 and 8. Proof of completion of requirement 1 must be brought to class to begin this class.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Personal Management

Personal management is about mapping a plan for your life that will involve setting short-range and long-range goals and investigating different ways to reach those goals. Education, training, and experience all help make your goals become a reality. To achieve your goals, you will choose the best path and make a commitment to it, while remaining flexible enough to deal with changes and new opportunities. This class covers all requirements for Personal Management* except requirements 2, 8a-d. 

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Public Health

This class covers all requirements for public health except requirements 5 & 7.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Veterinary Medicine

The class covers all requirements for veterinary medicine except requirement 6.

All scouts registering for this class are required to bring a blue card with their unit leader's signature to start this class.

*All scouts attending merit badge classes must be in Class A uniforms, with no exceptions granted. Scouts that fail to come to class in proper attire will not be allowed to remain in class and there will be no refunds provided

 

Cancellation/ Refund Policy

 The Museum reserves the right to cancel classes that do not meet minimum enrollment requirements. If a class is cancelled by the museum, registrants will receive a full refund. There are no refunds for class registrations cancelled or dropped by registrants. Registrants will have the option to exchange classes . Refunds will only be issued if scout has an illness.   

 

Questions or comments? 

**Want to become a member? Backbone, Brain Work and Heart Throb level members get a $5 discount on each Scout class. To subscribe a membership go on www.thehealthmuseum.org/membership

For more information contact scouts@thehealthmuseum.org