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(Seneca MBA, New York)
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Welcome to Seneca District's Merit Badge Adventure!

Merit Badge Adventure 2014...

Kiosk Directions <--- Click here (NEW on November 3rd)

Saturday, November 15, 2014 
Midlakes High School, Clifton Springs (east of Victor, NY) 
(facing High School - aim for left side parking lot for the entrance to MBA, not the parking circle.)
from 8 am to 4 pm  

Changes for Merit Badge Adventure 2014:  

  • NO Walk-Ins allowed.  (Defeats Boy Scout Motto of BE PREPARED.)
  • NEW-- MBA moves to online registration. (Email registration NO LONGER AVAILABLE.)
  • Payment for MBA should be made BEFORE event.  Payment form for Merit Badge Adventure  <--- Click here
  • NEW ---For Parents and Leaders--- Mini-Sessions!  <--click here for more information

We are recruiting Volunteers to help out on MBA day! Merit Badge Adventure Committee welcomes everyone regardless if first timer or experienced!!  We have many jobs before and AT MBA that can be tailored to fit your schedule. Remember, many hands make light work for all!  Consider helping out by volunteering today.  Please don't be shy and use the 'Contact Our Troop' button above.  Job postings on our Volunteer page.  <--click here

Recruiting Assistants/Helpers to Merit Badge Counselors!   Great opportunity to learn the ropes of what being a Merit Badge Counselor is all about, by watching and helping for those merit badge you are interested in doing yourself.  Please use the 'Contact Our Troop' button above to volunteer today.  

More monthly updates posted here or consider joining the Merit Badge Adventure e-list to avoid missing future e-blast by hitting the 'Contact Our Troopor email

Scouter's Lingo Helps:
RT = Roundtable - a monthly meeting in each Scout District in EVERY Council where loads of information is covered.  For Seneca Waterways that is usually the first Wednesday or Thursday depending on which District you are in. 

BA = acronym for Merit Badge Adventure

SPL = Senior Patrol Leader (Scout Troop position)

Icon File Name Comment  
2014 MBA tweet flyer (Sept-22 - RT) - FINAL.pdf MBA 2014 flyer with the updated changes from September Roundtable distribution - Sept 22  
KIOSK DETAILS for Merit Badge Adventure 2014.doc Directions for Scouts about Kiosk Merit Badges  
MBA 2014 - Troop sign Up sheet.pdf Color coded sign up sheet to use in weekly Troop meetings  
Payment Form for Seneca District Merit Badge Adventure 2014.pdf Troops' Payment form for Seneca District Merit Badge Adventure 2014  
Prerequistes with links - MBA 2014 - Updated Oct 3.pdf Prerequisites/descript download info with electronic linkages - Updated Oct 3  
Seat Openings for MBA - Oct 21 at 7.49 AM.pdf Seat openings - updated Oct 21 at 7:49 AM  
Merit Badge Adventure 2014 Updates:

Pre-ordered FOOD -- For Scouts, Parents and Leaders at additional $5.00 per person. Found in drop down menus of sessions & badges.  Please choose either Cheese or Pepperoni. 
Add your adults, noting them AS ADULTS.  
(ADULTS will not be charged an event fee.)  Parents and Leaders will find one less thing to worry about on the morning of MBA day.  
NO name = NO Ticket regardless if added to payment form. NO exceptions!

Online Registration: 
Registration for Merit Badge Adventure is CLOSED as of midnight, November 1st.  PLEASE do NOT ask for switcheroo, nor switch Scouts in your troop.  EVERYTHING is in the Scout's name: Check In, the Scout's MBA gift and Counselor rosters.  If things are not in the Scout's name and you've done a 'switcheroo' within your Troop, the scout will end up at MBA only to be viewed as a "walk in."  NO walk-ins allowed at MBA as it defeats the BSA motto of 'Be Prepared'.

Check In area is in the printing stage so NO changes as of midnight, November 1st.  PLEASE do NOT email the MBA Registrar asking for exceptions as they is only one person against MANY requests.  No exceptions will be granted please!

Refunds are NOT issued.

Remember -- A Scout IS Courteous!  A Scout IS Kind! A Scout IS Helpful!!  YOUR HELP is needed to make an enjoyable experience for all in these last few moments of many tasks that MUST be completed before the day of 
Merit Badge Adventure.

Common question asked:  
Can Troops' early birders be registered first and procrastinating Scouts added later in the Online Registration System?  YES!  
Designated Adult Mentor can do Troop registration weekly after the SPL gives them the weekly sign ups updates.

Can pre-ordered food be done at a later date?  YES as long as the information is entered into BEFORE November 1st.  Get your registrations of merit badge session in first before classes closed for you Scouts.  Again remember to enter adults pre-ordered lunch.

Scouts and Troops are responsible for the information on this website as it is in FULL which in not the case with