single event: Stamp Collecting Merit Badge Skill Center
Held in conjunction with the St. Louis Stamp Expo, the 18th annual Stamp Collecting Merit Badge Workshop provides a unique opportunity to meet stamp dealers and collectors, view 3,000 pages of philatelic exhibits, attend seminars, and more. The workshop is open to Scouts who have already formed stamp collections as well as those those just starting to collect.
To sign up, return the registration form and a $5 check to the address on the form. The $5 registration fee covers admission to the Stamp Expo and the Souvenir Expo Cover. Registration deadline is March 20. Space is limited to the first 20 Scouts. There will no refunds for Scouts who fail to attend.Scouts may stay after the workshop is completed until the Stamp Expo closes at 6 p.m. Field uniform is required.
Participants should bring a current Stamp Collecting Merit Badge pamphlet and must bring their Merit Badge card. Scouts should wear their uniforms to the workshop.Those wishing to complete the requirements for the badge at the workshop must bring the materials required to fulfill requirements #3, #8, and one part of requirement 7 (#7b will be completed in the workshop).
- Instruction will be provided for beginning collectors.
- Attendance at the workshop does NOT guarantee that you will pass the requirements for the merit badge.
- This merit badge is a collect merit badge that has “show” requirements. Internet pictures of stamps, photos of stamps, pages, albums, etc. do not meet the requirements for the stamp collecting merit badge. Please remember to bring your collection to the workshop.
For additional information contact David Whitney 314-401-0923 or firstname.lastname@example.org