July 18, 2017
CITIZENSHIP IN THE NATION (CAPE GIRARDEAU)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Common Pleas Courthouse AND Rush H. Limbaugh, Sr. U.S. Courthouse
8 a.m. Check-In | 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Program
Free but reservations required (see below) | Flyer
Learn what it means to be a citizen of the United States by participating in a variety of sessions, visiting a site that is on the National Register of Historic Places, and touring a Federal Facility. The program begins at the Common Pleas Courthouse and ends at the Rush H. Limbaugh, Sr. U.S. Courthouse. Presenters will be from the U.S. Courts and will include a Federal Judge.
The workshop is free, but reservations are required, and space is limited. Please read below for reservation guidelines:
- Minimum age requirement: Scouts MUST have reached 13th birthday by July 18.
- Program is open to Scouts in all districts, but preference will be given to those from southeast Missouri and southern Illinois
- Registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 10. Once the program is full, additional names will be added to a waiting list.
- To register, email Rachel_Marshall@ca8.uscourts.gov beginning April 10. Emails will be checked in the order they are received. Phone registrations will not be taken this year.
- Subject line of the email: July 18 Citizenship in the Nation
- You may register multiple Scouts with one email, but you MUST have complete information for each
Scout. Spots will not be held for any Scouts with missing information.
- Include the following information for EACH Scout:
- Full Name
- Scout district AND troop number
- Age Scout will be on July 18
- Allergies/special needs/other health concerns
- Name of parent attending (optional)
- Name and cell # of an emergency contact who is NOT attending the program
- Email address and phone number for each Scout/family
- New this year: Logistics packet and required pre-requisite assignments are posted here – http://judiciallearningcenter.org/boy-scouts-citizenship-in-the-nation/
- Each Scout is responsible for accessing the packet and going over the logistics on their own.
- Each Scout must print out his own pre-requisites, or complete on his own paper USING THE FORMAT IN THE PACKET. Do not use other packets you might find on other websites.
To Bring: Scouts should bring a copy of the Merit Badge Pamphlet, a pencil, and a signed Merit Badge Card. Scouts will need to bring completed pre-requisite activities as well. Scouts should also bring a sack lunch. A bottle of water and a morning snack are also suggested.
Call or email with questions any time at (314) 244-2410 orRachel_Marshall@ca8.uscourts.gov.
Citizenship in the Nation Requirements – 3, 6, and 8 must be completed in advance. 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 will be completed at the skill center.
The website is www.MOED.uscourts.gov/scouts.