Boy Scout Chess Merit Badge

BOY SCOUTS CHESS MERIT BADGE

 

  The Chess Merit Badge has quickly become one of the most popular badges in the Boy Scouts of America merit badge catalog, with more than 100,000 Scouts earning the badge since it was introduced in September 2011. Out of the 130+ badges available, the Chess Merit Badge is undoubtedly one of the fastest-growing badges in the catalog. Check out the Boy Scouts of America website for more information!

 

BOY SCOUT MERIT BADGE DAY

Earn your chess merit badge in a 1-day workshop.

 

Description:


1.Earn your chess merit badge in a 1-day workshop.
2.Meet other scouts interested in chess.
3. Learn about the scope of chess in the world today, find resources to improve your game, and find out about how you can participate in chess competitions, classes, and activities.
5.Earn your Boy Scout Chess Merit Badge!

Requirements: The workshop is $20.00 to any boy scouts looking to fulfill the merit badge requirement. Basic knowledge of chess rules is strongly recommended. Transportation, snack, and lunch not provided.

Schedule:


9 - 11: Lecture/practice
11:00 – 11: 15 Snack
11:15 - 12:15: Testing (Requirements 1 - 5)
12:15 – 12: 45 Lunch

12:45 – 2:45 - Play/Notation/Review (Requirements 6)
2:45 - 3:00: Signing of Merit Badge Certificates 

 

Date: March 17, 2017

Time:9:00 – 3:00

Cost: $20.00 per scout