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					          SCOUTREACH
           CULTURAL
         ACTIVITIES DAY
          Saturday, February 25, 2012




     Alabama A&M University
        Huntsville, Alabama

            LEADERS
             PACKET
Pre-registration closes 5:00pm Monday, February 13, 2012

                        Fee Schedule:
     Pre-Registration                    $12.00 per person
     Registration at the Door            $15.00 per person
                 Fees are due with application
                     DRAFT (rev 1)
PURPOSE: ScoutReach Cultural Activities Day is a Boy Scouts of
America Greater Alabama Council annual event that encourages all Scouts
and Leaders to explore and better understand some of the differences and
similarities of the many cultural heritages of our great nation. It allows for a
demonstration of the many various cultural activities that abound around
the world. It also affords the boys an opportunity to complete some Boy
Scout rank advancement requirements and merit badges.




                     CONCEPT OF OPERATION
   ALL ACTIVITIES WILL TAKE PLACE IN OR BE INITIATED FROM THE
   ELMORE HEALTH SCIENCE BUILDING ON THE CAMPUS OF AAMU

       Registration and check-in for all Scouts will begin at 7:00 am in the
        foyers of the T. M. Elmore Gym (Building 63).
       The Opening Ceremony is from 8:00am to 8:30am.
       Morning Cub Scout and WEBELOS activities will begin in the Gym
        from 8:45am and end at 11:00am. After lunch (~12:00am) they will tour
        the WJAB - 90.9 FM Radio Station and the Alabama State Black Archives
        Research Center and Museum. At 1:00pm all Cubs and Webelos should
        return to the gym to participate in the international cultural activities fair.
       Boy Scout classes begin at 8:45 am in classrooms in the Elmore
        Gym, the ROTC facility, the Meridianville Airport, and the Chase
        Railroad Museum. Most will continue until 12:00 noon. American
        Cultures is the only Merit Badge offered in the afternoon. Some of the
        requirements for the merit badges offered during this event must be
        completed later within the Scout’s unit.
       LUNCH will be served in the West Campus Cafeteria
            o Cub Scouts will eat Lunch from 11:00am to 12:00 noon
            o Boy Scouts will eat Lunch from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm
       Between 11:30am and 1:00pm, all cultural and civic groups will set up
        their demonstrations, displays and exhibitions in the Gym and outside.
       At 1:00pm all personnel are to report to the main floor of the Gym to
        participate in the international cultural fair. This includes displays and
        demonstrations by civic and cultural groups as well as cultural dances.
        Boy Scouts may also initiate the work required for the American Cultures
        Merit Badge.
       The closing will be at 3:00pm This will consist of the leaders retrieving
        their unit packets from the registrar and accountability of all Scouts.




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                            SCOUTREACH
BOY SCOUT / CUB SCOUT CULTURAL ACTIVITIES DAY

                  ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY
                        SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2012


                   SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND EXPLANATION



   TIME                       EVENT                               EXPLANATION

7:00am - 8:00am       SCOUT REGISTRATION                           PAGES 2

8:00am - 8:30am       OPENING CEREMONY                             PAGE 4

8:45am - 11:00am     CUB SCOUT CLASSES                             PAGE 7

8:45am - 12 noon      BOY SCOUT CLASSES                             PAGES 10/11

11:00am -12 noon     CUB SCOUT LUNCH                               PAGE 2/10

12 noon - 1:00pm     RADIO STATION/BLACK ARCHIVES                   PAGE 2/7

12 noon - 1:00pm      BOY SCOUT LUNCH                               PAGE 2/10

12:30pm – 12:50       American Cultures Merit Badge Orientation

11:30pm - 1:00pm      DISPLAYS/DEMONSTRATIONS SET UP                PAGE 2/10

1:00pm - 3:00pm       DISPLAYS, DEMOS, SONGS & DANCES              PAGE 2/10

1:30pm – 2 :45pm      Merit Badge Counselor Orientation

3:00pm - 3:15pm       CLOSING CEREMONY                              PAGE 11




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           SCOUTREACH CULTURAL ACTIVITIES DAY
                             February 25, 2012

                           T. M. Elmore Building
                      Campus of Alabama A&M University

                     OPENING CEREMONY PROGRAM
                            8:00am – 8:30am


MASTER OF CEREMONIES                 Bill Weinzierl
                                     Assistant Council Commissioner
                                     North Program Area - GAC

POST COLORS                          Troop 400


NATIONAL ANTHEM /                    Travion Ragland
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                 Eagle Scout, Troop 400


INVOCATION                           XXX
                                     Eagle Scout, Troop 102


WELCOME / REMARKS                    Allen Vital
                                     Director of Foundation
                                     Alabama A&M University

ANNOUNCEMENTS                            Curtis Hunt
                                         Senior District Executive -Talakto

 Door Prizes will be drawn from 1:00pm to 3:00pm with the Grand Prize of 50
dollars awarded at the Closing Ceremony. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!



                  CLOSING CEREMONY PROGRAM
                          3:00pm – 3:30pm

CLOSING                              Bill Weinzierl

RETIRE COLORS                        Troop 400




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                               REGISTRATION

The fee for Pre-Registration fee is $12 for all adults and Scouts. The late fee for
Registration is $15.00 for all Adults, Cub, and Boy Scouts. The fee covers facility
costs, lunch and patch. Here are some important points:

         Pre-Registration begins at Roundtable on Thursday and ends at
          5:00pm on Monday, February 13, 2012.

         Pre-Registration may be turned into the Scout Office, or mailed to the
          Scout Office, but it must be RECEIVED WITH PAYMENT no later than
          5:00pm, February 13, 2012. Registrations forms without payment will
          not be accepted. Make checks payable to: BSA – Greater Alabama
          Council.

         Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Event leaders need
          attendance information to plan morning activities and the lunch
          estimates.

         Scouts may also register at the door for the higher fee, however, they
          may only select merit badges classes that still have open slots.

         All participants must check in with Registration in the foyer of the T.M.
          Elmore Gym between 7:00am – 8:00am to receive class assignments
          and meal tickets.

         There will be two registration lines for Boy Scouts the morning of the
          event: one for check-in for all pre-registered scouts and one for new
          registrations. There will be a separate line for Cub Scouts.


Opening ceremonies for the ScoutReach Cultural Activities Day will begin inside
the Gym at 8:00am. Please allow time to register!




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       SCOUTREACH CULTURAL ACTIVITIVES DAY
                       Saturday February 25, 2012
                        Alabama A&M University

                   Cub Scout and Webelos Schedule

7:00 -8:00 AM Pre-registration Check-in and At-the-Door Registration -T.M.
Elmore Building and Gymnasium on the AAMU campus

8:00-8:30 AM Opening Ceremonies - T.M. Elmore Building and Gymnasium

8:30-11:00 AM Cub Scout and Webelos Classes - T.M. Elmore Building and
Gymnasium

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Lunch - West Campus Cafeteria (across the street from
gymnasium)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Tour Archives and Radio Station - Meet tour leader in front
of West Campus Cafeteria

1:00 PM International Cultural Fair - T.M. Elmore Building and Gymnasium

3:00 PM Closing Ceremonies T.M. Elmore Building and Gymnasium

Remember to pick up patches and Certificates of Completion at
 the Cub Scout registration table after the closing ceremonies.




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                        Cub Scout and Webelos Classes

Classes for Cub Scouts and Webelos are scheduled from 8:30am to 11:00am Saturday morning.
Classes will be limited in size. Cub Scouts can select from the four Beltloop and Pin classes
listed and the Scout Skills class. Cubs will have the opportunity to complete two beltloops or the
Scout Skills Class and one beltloop. Webelos can select from all the classes listed. Webelos can
take one activity badge class or two beltloop and pin classes or the Scout Skills Class and one
beltloop class.

Cub Scouts and Webelos will eat lunch from 11:00am to12:00 noon and then tour the WJAB -
90.9 FM Radio Station and the Alabama State Black Archives Research Center and Museum;
both are located on the AAMU Campus. At the conclusion of the tours, all Cubs and Webelos
should report to the gym to participate in the International Cultural Activities Fair.

Music Beltloop (1 hour 15 minutes) - all beltloop requirements to be completed on site with as
many pin requirements completed as time allows; courtesy of Andrea Allison, Pack 204 and
Mervin Hudson, Pack 358.

Marbles Beltloop (1 hour 15 minutes) - all beltloop requirements to be completed on site with as
many pin requirements completed as time allows; courtesy of Ronald and Jeannie White, Unit
Commissioners.

Art Beltloop (1 hour 15 minutes) - all beltloop requirements to be completed on site with as many
pin requirements completed as time allows; courtesy of Deborah Stuessy, Pack 94, Linda
William, Pack 576, and Stan Miles, Pack 350.

Disabilities Awareness Beltloop (1 hour 15 minutes) - all beltloop requirements to be
completed on site with as many pin requirements completed as time allows. Participants will
create drawings to be used to create a Cub Scout set of greeting cards to help promote AMBUCS
awareness as a service project; courtesy of AMBUCS of Huntsville.

Webelos Athlete Activity Badge (2 ½ hours) - requirements will be completed as appropriate for
the setting and as time allows, but some requirements will have to be completed outside of class;
courtesy of Officer Shawn Warren, Huntsville Police Department.

Webelos Scientist Activity Badge (2 ½ hours)- requirements will be completed as appropriate
for the setting and as time allows, but some requirements may have to be completed outside of
class; courtesy of Kristen Shields, Pack 96 and Jeanine McMillan, Pack 86.

Webelos Engineer Activity Badge (2 ½ hours)- requirements will be completed as appropriate
for the setting and as time allows, but some requirements may have to be completed outside of
class.

Scout Skills (2 ½ hours) – knot tying, tent pitching, and other outdoor skills will be covered.
Some advancement requirements may be met by participation, but this class is intended to be a
hands-on class preparing Cub Scouts for Boy Scouts and not one designed to earn Cub Scout
awards; courtesy of Troop 400 Boy Scouts.

Note: Cubs will complete additional rank requirements, electives, and beltloop and pin
requirements by participating in the different activities throughout the day. These additional
requirements will be listed on the “Certificate of Completion” provided at the end of the day.




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    CUB SCOUT AND WEBELOS REGISTRATION FORM
               SCOUTREACH CULTURAL ACTIVITIVES DAY
 Saturday, February 25, 2012               Alabama A&M University
NOTE: An adult chaperone must accompany every two (2) Cub Scouts/Webelos at
all times and is expected to participate/help during all activities. Pre-registration
cost is $12.00 per scout and $12.00 per adult. Mail registration and checks payable to
GAC to: Boy Scouts of America, 2211 Drake Ave, Huntsville, AL 35805 to be received
no later than 5:00pm February 13, 2011. Registration at the door is $15.00 per person.

Cub Scout Name: ______________________________________________________
Cub Scout Age: _______________________ Grade: __________________________
Cub Scout Pack Number: ________ Pack Sponsor/Location: ____________________
Chaperone Name: ______________________________________________________
Chaperone E-mail: ______________________________________________________
Chaperone Home Phone: ___________________ Cell Phone: _________________

I only have one Cub Scout to chaperone. I am willing to chaperone an additional Cub
Scout in order to allow as many boys as possible to attend. Cubs will be assigned as
needed during registration the day of the event. Check here if willing: ___

Rank your class preference in order with 1 being your 1st choice, 2 being your 2nd choice,
etc. If you have already earned the beltloop or activity pin then please mark “E” in
the blank instead of a number. Cubs rank 1-5 and Webelos rank 1-8.
All Cubs:           _____ Music Beltloop                   _____ Disabilities Awareness Beltloop
                              _____ Marbles Beltloop                 _____ Art Beltloop
                              _____ Scout Skills
Webelos Only:                 _____ Athletic Activity Badge
                              _____ Scientist Activity Badge
                              _____ Engineer Activity Badge
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Cub Scout Name: ______________________________________________________
Cub Scout Age: _______________________ Grade: __________________________
Cub Scout Pack Number: ________ Pack Sponsor/Location: ____________________
Chaperone Name: ______________________________________________________
Chaperone E-mail: ______________________________________________________
Chaperone Home Phone: ____________________Cell Phone: __________________

I only have one Cub Scout to chaperone. I am willing to chaperone an additional Cub
Scout in order to allow as many boys as possible to attend. Cubs will be assigned as
needed during registration the day of the event. Check here if willing: _____________

Rank your class preference in order with 1 being your 1st choice, 2 being your 2nd choice,
etc. If you have already earned the beltloop or activity pin then please mark “E” in
the blank instead of a number. Cubs rank 1-5 and Webelos rank 1-8.
All Cubs:      _____ Music Beltloop          _____ Disabilities Awareness Beltloop
                      _____ Marbles Beltloop        _____ Art Beltloop
                      _____ Scout Skills
Webelos Only:         _____ Athletic Activity Badge
                      _____ Scientist Activity Badge
                      _____ Engineer Activity Badge


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             BOY SCOUT REGISTRATION FORM
          SCOUTREACH CULTURAL ACTIVITIVES DAY
                              Saturday February 25, 2012
                               Alabama A&M University
                                      UNIT INFORMATION
     Troop Number                    Scoutmaster Name

           District                                 Cell
                                                  Phone
             Date                                     Email


AT LEAST ONE ADULT MUST BE PRESENT WITH THE TROOP ALL DAY FOR THE EVENT

                        Adult Pre-Registration $12.00 - After 2/13/12 $15.00
                                                                         All Day
Name                                                                Yes       No          Fee




Indicate up to three (3) merit badge choices for each Scout. Classes will close as filled.

                      Boy Scout Pre-Registration $12.00- After 2/13/12 $15.00
Name                                                                                      Fee



1.                            2.                              3.



1.                            2.                              3.



1.                            2.                              3.



1.                            2.                              3.



1.                            2.                              3.
                                                                                  Total


SCOUTMASTER SIGNATURE____________________________________________________
                             Signifies Scouts are eligible and approved for merit badge participation



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                    Boy Scout Merit Badge Classes
Most merit badge classes are scheduled from 8:45am until 12:00pm on Saturday
morning, except American Cultures which will begin at 12:30pm with an
orientation session at the Boy Scout registration area. Most classes will be
limited to 20 Scouts. Requirements for all merit badges may be found in the
current edition of the Boy Scout Requirements pamphlet.


MERIT BADGE                INSTRUCTOR                    LOCATION

American Cultures*         Frank Brown                Elmore Gym
Aviation                   Bill Hanks                 Meridianville Airport
Communications             HSV Police Dept            ROTC Classroom
Citizenship in Community   Lynn Sevigny               ROTC Classroom #13
Citizenship in Nation -1   Glen long                  ROTC Classroom #6
Citizenship in Nation -2   Rich Goodwin               ROTC Classroom #7
Citizenship in World -1    Melvin Summerhill          Elmore Gym Auditorium
Citizenship in World -2    Joe Belles                 ROTC Classroom #2 Lab
Crime Prevention           HSV Police Dept            Elmore Classroom #6
Fingerprinting*            HSV Police Dept            Elmore Classroom #7
Fire Safety                HSV Fire & Rescue          Elmore Classroom #14
First Aid**                M. Rummel/S. Harger        Elmore Classroom #3
Railroading                North AL RR Club           RR Museum - Chase Road

* May exceed the 20 Scout limit.
** A test of first aid fundamentals must be passed.


   Classroom assignments and first period reporting instructions will be
  provided at registration and again at the end of the Opening Ceremony.


Merit Badge Requirements: It is important that Scouts and leaders review the
requirements for each merit badge and completion procedures for partially
completed badge requirements. Not all requirements can be completed for many
badges. Special instructions for certain badges follow:


American Cultures: This is the only merit badge offered in the afternoon and
requires the Scout’s participation in the cultural fair (1:00pm to 3:00pm). It is
conducted under the supervision of MB instructors and Scout leaders. A
mandatory meeting will be held at 12:30pm in the Elmore Gym registration area
for those Scouts participating in this badge’s activities. Many requirements can
be completed on site.




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Aviation: This Merit Badge includes instruction using actual aircraft and a tour of
the Meridianville Airport. Scouts do not fly. The class is limited to 20 Scouts and
is planned to start at the airport at 8:30am and end about 2:00pm. Scouts who
pre-register must check-in at registration. Transportation will be provided. Lunch
will be provided at the airport. Many requirements can be completed on site.

Railroading: This badge is conducted by the North Alabama Railroad Museum
on Chase Road. The class is limited to 20 Scouts and is planned to start at the
airport at 8:30am and end about 11:30pm. Scouts who pre-register must check-in
at registration. Transportation will be provided. Many requirements can be
completed on site.

Adult Merit Badge Orientation: This class will be conducted for interested
adults at 1:30pm in classroom 3, Elmore Gym. The orientation will take about 45
minutes.



LUNCH: The price of lunch is included in the registration fee. If you are not
registered and wish to eat you must purchase a Lunch ticket in the Registration
Area. Lunch will be served in the Ernest Knight West Campus Living and
Learning Complex Cafeteria (Building 63) between 11:00am and 1:00pm. You
must have a lunch ticket in order to be served.

 DISPLAYS AND DEMONSTRATIONS: International cultural groups, civic
groups, the military, municipal organizations such as the police, fire and rescue
organizations etc. may set up tables, perform, or conduct indoor / outdoor
demonstrations. Many of these performances and displays are interactive and
Scouts may participate in these events as invited.

SECURITY AND SAFETY: The Campus Police Chief has requested that all
Scouts and Scouters utilize only the overpass when crossing Meridian Street. All
Youth must be accompanied by an Adult Leader. There will be monitors
stationed in the bathrooms to ensure safety and proper conduct while utilizing the
washroom facilities

CLOSING ASSEMBLY: Scoutmasters and Cubmasters should pick up Merit
Badge requirements and Activity forms respectively, if available. Colors are
to be retired, closing remarks made, and clean-up completed.




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           Directions to Alabama A&M University Campus

IF COMING FROM HUNTSVILLE:
Go North on Memorial Parkway to Winchester Road
Turn right (east) on to Winchester Road and travel one block to the intersection
of Winchester Road and Meridian Street. You will pass the UPS Bldg enroute to
the first light. Turn right onto Meridian Street. You are now going south on
Meridian street. Travel under the pedestrian overpass to the first traffic light.
Make a right turn and park in the parking lot between the football stadium and the
TM Elmore Gym Bldg.

IF COMING FROM MERIDIANVILLE, HAZEL GREEN OR FAYETTEVILLE:
Go south on Hwy 231 (Memorial Pky) until you reach Winchester Road.
Turn left (east) on to Winchester Road and travel one block to the intersection of
Winchester Road and Meridian Street. You will pass the UPS Bldg enroute to the
first traffic light. Turn Right on to Meridian Street. You are now going south on
Meridian Street. Travel under the pedestrian overpass to the first traffic light.
Make a right turn and park in the parking lot between the football stadium and the
T. M. Elmore Gym Bldg.

IF COMING FROM ARDMORE OR ATHENS:
Connect to Memorial Parkway in Huntsville. Follow instructions as if coming from
Huntsville AL




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                                AAMU Campus Map Legend

1 Crump Agricultural                                                 51 Prentice Dining Hall
Mechanics Building                                                   52 ROTC Skills Center
                               26 Foster Living Learning Complex
2 Old Band and Drafting                                              53 Campus Police Office
                               27 Frank Lewis Gym
Building                                                             54 Old Security Office
                               28 Gravitt Apartments
3 Old Barn and Silo                                                  55 Old Silo
                               29 Grayson Hall
4 Bibb Graves Hall                                                   56 Stephens Hall
                               30 Greenhouses
5 Boiler #1                                                          57 Terry Hall
                               31 Gym Annex
6 Boiler #2                                                          58 Thigpen Hall
                               32 Hillcrest (President's Home)
7 Buchanan Hall                                                      59 Thomas Hall
                               33 Honors Building
8 School of Business                                                 60 Old University Stadium
                               34 Hopkins Hall
9 Carnegie Library                                                   61 Walker Wood Hall
                               35 Hurt Hall
10 Carpentry Building                                                62 Water Pump House
                               36 Infirmary
11 Carter Science Hall                                               63 Dr. Ernest L. Knight West
                               37 E Kendrick Maintainance Facility
12 Carver Complex                                                    Campus Living and
                               38 Ralph H. Lee University Center
13 Carver Annex                                                      .Learning Complex
                               39 McCalep Vocational Building
14 Councill Credit Union                                             64 State Black Archives
                               40 McCormick Building
15 Chambers Science Bldg                                             65 Baseball and Softball Field
                               41 Mechanical Engineering Annex
16 Councill Training Center                                          66 Soccer Field
                               42 Morris Hall
17 W. H. Councill Hall                                               67 The Quad
                               43 Morrison Building
18 Louis Crews Stadium                                               68 Tennis Courts
                               44 Palmer Hall
19 Dawson Building                                                   69 The Duck Pond
                               45 T. G. Parker Building
20 Drake Dining Hall                                                 70 Covered Footbridge
                               46 T. G. Parker Annex
21 Drake Memorial Learning
                               47 Patton Hall
Resources Center (Library)
                               48 Polk Cottage
22 T. M. Elmore Gym
                               49 Post Office
23 School of Engineering
                               50 Poultry Science Building
24 Ag Research Center Bldg
25 Foster Irradiation Center




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