Citizenship in the World Merit Badge Online


Citizenship in the World Merit Badge Online
Date/Time
Registration Begins
5/27/2020
Last Day To Register
6/16/2020
Location
online via zoom link emailed to participants
US
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This merit badge class has a limit of 15 Scouts to ensure that each Scout is able to participant and contribute to the discussions online.  Login instructions will be send to participants Thursday evening after registrations closes.  This merit badge is needed for the International Spirit Award and is an Eagle Required Merit Badge.

 

3. Review the following requirements prior to the class in order to have a group discussion without unnecessary delays. 

  • Pick a current world event. In relation to this current event, be prepared to discuss with the group how a country’s national interest, history, and its relationship with other countries might affect areas such as its security, its economy, its values, and the health of its citizens. 
  •  Select a foreign country and be prepared to discuss with the group how its geography, natural resources, and climate influence its economy and its global partnerships with other countries. 
  • Select TWO of the following organizations and describe their role in the world.
    • The United Nations and UNICEF
    • The World Court
    • Interpol
    • World Organization of Scout Movement
    • The World Health Organization
    • Amnesty International
    • The International Commitee of the Red Cross
    • CARE (Cooperative for the American Relief Everywhere)
    • European Union
  • Do TWO of the following (with your parent’s permission) and share with your counselor what you have learned: 
    • a. Visit the website of the U.S. State Department. Learn more about an issue you find interesting that is discussed on this website.
    • b. Visit the website of an international news organization or foreign government, OR examine a foreign newspaper available at your local library, bookstore, or newsstand. Find a news story about a human right realized in the United States that is not recognized in another country. 
    • c. Visit with a student or Scout from another country and discuss the typical values, holidays, ethnic foods, and traditions practiced or enjoyed there. 
Cost
$23.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
Please see https://www.bsacac.org/refund-policy/ for information about refunds related to the event. Please note, this event falls under the regular refund policy.

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