Citizenship in the Nation (Cape Girardeau)
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Common Pleas Courthouse AND Rush H. Limbaugh, Sr. U.S. Courthouse
8:30 a.m. Check-In | 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Program
Free but reservations required (see below) | Flyer
Learn what it means to be a citizen of the United States by participating in a variety of sessions, touring a site that is on the National Register of Historic Places, and touring a federal facility. The program begins at the Common Pleas Courthouse and ends at the Rush H. Limbaugh, Sr., U.S. Courthouse. Presenters will be from both facilities and will include a federal judge.
The workshop is free, but reservations are required, and space is limited. Please read below for reservation guidelines:
- Minimum age requirement: Scouts MUST have reached 13th birthday by July 31.
- This program is open to Scouts in any district, but first preference will be given to those from Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois.
- Registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 16. Once the program is full, additional names will be added to a waiting list.
- To register, email Rachel_Marshall@ca8.uscourts.gov beginning April 16. Emails will be checked in the order they are received beginning at 7 a.m. Phone registrations will not be taken.
- Subject line of the email: July 31 Citizenship in the Nation
- You may register multiple Scouts with one email, but you MUST have complete information for each Scout. Spots will not be held for any Scouts with missing information.
- Include the following information for EACH Scout:
- Full Name
- Scout district AND troop number
- Age Scout will be on July 31
- Allergies/special needs/other health concerns
- Name of parent attending (optional)
- Name and cell # of an emergency contact who is NOT attending the program
- Email address and phone number for each Scout/family
- NOTE: Logistics packet and required pre-requisite assignments are posted here: http://judiciallearningcenter.org/boy-scouts-citizenship-in-the-nation/
- Each Scout is responsible for accessing the packet and going over the logistics on their own.
- Each Scout must print out his own pre-requisites, or complete on his own paper USING THE FORMAT IN THE PACKET. Do not use other packets you might find on other websites.
To Bring: Scouts should bring a copy of the Merit Badge pamphlet, a pencil, and a signed Merit Badge Card. Scouts will need to bring completed pre-requisite activities, a sack lunch, water bottle and a morning snack.
Call or email with questions any time at (314) 244-2410 or Rachel_Marshall@ca8.uscourts.gov.
Citizenship in the Nation Requirements – 3, 6, and 8 must be completed in advance. 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 will be completed at the skill center.
For more information, visit www.MOED.uscourts.gov/scouts.