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LA Lone Scouts’ STEM Merit Badge: OCEANOGRAPHY + OVERNIGHT

Mandarin Social Adventurers

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM (PST)

LA Lone Scouts’ STEM Merit Badge: OCEANOGRAPHY +...

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Per Scout/Student/Adult
Cost per person is the same whether Scout, Non-Scout, or Adult. Cost includes (a) Breakfast + Dinner, (b) Oceanography Merit Badge Program, (c) touring the USS Dolphin research submarine + Berkeley Ferry Boat, and (d) Sleepover Experience On Board A Tall Ship.
16 Tickets Jan 21, 2019 $80.00 $6.51

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Open to EVERYONE at least 11-years-old by January 1, 2019 - whether Scout or NOT, regardless of gender, language ability, race, religion, or school choice (public, private, charter, unschool, Homeschool, etc).

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Please join LA Lone Scouts (Troop 000 Lone Scouts) at their next STEM Merit Badge Day in San Diego.

This is an OVERNIGHT event as described below:

(A) Oceanography Merit Badge

This 4-5 hour program will allow Scouts and Friends to complete the Oceanography Merit Badge. A certified Merit Badge counselor will assist the Scouts as they perform plankton tows and water analysis during a 1.5 hour boat ride on the historic 1914 Pilot Boat. They will also be touring the Ferry Boat Berkeley and will also visit the USS Dolphin research submarine.

https://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Oceanography

(B) Sleepover On a Tall Ship

Scouts will participate in activities, have dinner and breakfast, and sleep aboard either the Star of India, HMS Surprise, or Californian. Ship is dependant on availability.

Everyone who plans to board the boat needs to purchase a spot - whether Scout, Student, Adult, or Chaperone.


NOTES - PLEASE READ:

  1. Travel from wherever you are and the Maritime Museum in San Diego is your responsibility.
  2. This program is open to ALL Boys and Girls at least 11-years-old by January 1, 2019, whether Scout or not, and in Grades 5-12 for the 2018-2019 school year.
  3. Registration for any and all LA Lone Scouts' events is a 2-part process: (a) SignUp on Eventbrite, and (b) Complete GoogleDoc Roster sent via email updates on the Eventbrite platform. Please make sure you check the email address you use for your Eventbrite registration regularly as some of these email updates require a response from you. 
  4. All youth must be accompanied by an adult at least 21 years old and up at the ratio of 1-adult to 5-youths.
  5. The price posted is per person - whether scout, youth, adult, or chaperone. 
  6. The price posted is per person - whether they attend (a) the Merit Badge program only, (b)Tall Ship sleepover only, or (c) Oceanography + the Tall Ship sleepover as described above. 
  7.  For youth privacy and protection, there are NO SUBSTITUTIONS on the roster.

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 Can you tell me more about your organization? What are Lone Scouts?

We are not Asian. Is this class in Mandarin/Chinese?

  • NO - the class is held in English.
  • There are no language requirements to participate.
  • This class is OPEN to ALL Boys and Girls who are at least 11-years old and in Grade 5-12, regardless of race, national origin, school choice, or scout affiliation.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

  • YES - all boys and girls must be 11-years-old by January 1, 2019 and in Grade 5 for 2018-2019, whether Scout or Non-Scout.

What can I bring into the event?

  • SCOUTS should come in their Class A field uniform with one signed blue card, a water bottle, a snack, and a jacket/sweater for the open water boating experience. Scouts should also read the Merit Badge booklet and use the worksheet for notes prior to the workshop. Temperatures while out in open water can be 10-15 degrees colder than on land with the wind chill factor.
  • NON-SCOUTS should dress for the weather and open water boating with closed toed and closed heeled shoes, a water bottle and a snack. Temperatures while out in open water can be 10-15 degrees colder than on land with the wind chill factor.
  • EVERYONE should bring personal items for a sleepover on board a tall ship - details will be provided via intermittent updates to the email address you used for your Eventbrite registration.

What's the refund policy?

  • NO REFUNDS.

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

  • NO. A roster (GoogleDrive Document) will be emailed to all registered participants to complete 21-60 Days prior. Please type your email address accurately during your Eventbrite registration and make sure your Eventbrite account is set up to receive email notifications so you can respond in a timely manner as needed.

 Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

  • YES. A roster (GoogleDrive Document) will be sent via email to all registered participants to complete 21-60 days prior. Please type your email address accurately during your eventbrite registration and make sure your Eventbrite account is setup to receive email notifications so you can respond in a timely manner as needed. 

 

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Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM (PST)


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Mandarin Social Adventurers

Parent-run club for all families (with children ages 6-18 years old) based in Southern California who enjoy going to places or doing stuff together, regardless of school choice - world-school, traditional public/private, home-school, un-school, etc.  We "school" in 4-terms of 10-weeks each between January-May and July-November. We “break” for 1-week in March and September, and for 3-weeks of June and December.

Our adventures are (1) FUN and (2) related to one or more of the following disciplines: STEMMM - that's Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Music, & Mandarin!

Join Us at http://www.meetup.com/MandarinSocialAdventurers

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