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Nova Technology: START YOUR ENGINES | Cabrillo Beach Youth Waterfront Sports Center | Friday, 17. April 2020

This is a 2-night CAMPOUT with the LA Lone Scouts to complete requirements for the Nova Technology START YOUR ENGINES Award...
This BSA STEM Nova module encourages Scouts to explore how technology affects our lives every day. 
LA Lone Scouts and Friends will be soldering and working with wood to design and build a model vehicle powered by solar, wind, and/or battery...for Requirement #4.
Design - Build - Test - Race
Scouts planning to earn the NOVA Technology Start-Your-Engines Award with the LA Lone Scouts must sign up for either ALPHA or BRAVO patrol.
All Scouts in ALPHA or BRAVO must be at least 12 years old by 04/15/20, who have already completed at least TWO (2) of the following listed Merit Badges by 04/15/20, regardless of rank or gender:

Automotive Maintenance 
Farm Mechanics
Nuclear Science
Small Boat Sailing
Space Exploration 
Truck Transportation

1) Nova Technology WORKBOOK for Start-Your-Engines:  Requirement #1 completed.
2) Nova Technology CHECKLIST for Start-Your-Engines: 
3) Pen + Proof for Earned Merit Badges for Requirement #2 
4) Tent + Sleeping Bag + Sleeping Mat + Mess Kit + 10 Essentials + Towel + Swimming attire + Water shoes (shoes to get sandy/wet) + Sleeping attire + personal toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush/comb, soap, lotion, sunscreen, chapstick) + Class A field uniform + flashlight/headlight/camp lantern with extra batteries + cooking equipment.*
5) BSA Medical Form Part A+B+C.
6) BRAVO Patrol will plan their own meals and bring their own cooking equipment + ingredients to camp.
7) ALPHA Patrol will be cooking together off the LA Lone Scouts‘ planned menu. Ingredients will be provided at camp. ALPHA Patrol will also need to bring their cooking equipment as well to camp.
8) DELTA Patrol are parents/***** chaperones of Scouts in Alpha or Beta Patrol. 

Scouts may also work on any of the following - please bring handbook for sign off.
MERIT BADGE Requirements:

CAMPING Requirement #9a) Camp a total of at least 20 nights at designated Scouting activities or events. Sleep each night under the sky or in a tent you have pitched. 

*** Aquatics Requirements: 

Earn the First Class rank, Sea Scout Apprentice rank, or complete Venturing Ranger Award requirements 1-6.
Complete the requirements for the Swimming merit badge and either Lifesaving merit badge orVenturing Ranger Lifesaver elective. (For Sea Scouts, swimming merit badge requirements are an Ordinary rank requirement, and lifesaving merit badge requirements are an Able rank requirement).
Complete the requirements for the Mile Swim BSA Award.
Complete the requirements for at least one of the following: Canoeing, Fishing, Fly-Fishing, Kayaking, Rowing, Scuba Diving, Small-Boat Sailing, Water Sports, or Whitewater merit badges or Ranger Award Fishing, Scuba or Watercraft electives. Complete at least 25 hours of on-the-water time, applying the skills that you learned in the merit badge or Ranger elective.
Complete at least 50 hours of any combination of swimming, canoeing, fishing, fly-fishing, kayaking, rowing, scuba, small-boat sailing, stand up paddleboarding, water sports, or whitewater activity under the auspices of the Boy Scouts of America, including time spent in requirements 2 through 4.

*** Camping. 

Earn the First Class rank, Sea Scout Apprentice rank, or complete Venturing Ranger Award requirements 1–6.
Complete the Camping merit badge requirements.
Complete the requirements for two of the following three: Cooking merit badge or Ranger Cooking core; First Aid merit badge or Ranger First Aid core; Pioneering merit badge.
Complete 25 days and nights of camping—including six consecutive days (five nights) of camping (Sea Scouts may be on a boat), approved and under the auspices and standards of the Boy Scouts of America—including nights camped as part of requirements 1 through 3 above. Scouts must complete six consecutive days (five nights) of the 25 nights at a BSA accredited resident camp.

1) This is a SEMI drop off. All Scouts should be accompanied by a parent/***** leader from same troop for this Campout, unless he/she is (a) 15-18 years old neurotypical, and/or (b) an Eagle-Scout.
2) Travel from wherever you are and the Cabrillo Youth Center in San Pedro is your responsibility.
3) Scouts can check in with Eventbrite Ticket in Class B or Class A with Nova Counselor on Friday 4/17/20 at 7:30 pm for agenda.
4) Everyone - Scout and ***** - is responsible for bringing their own tent + sleeping bag + sleeping mat + mess kit + personal items + swimming attire.
5) SIGN UP SCOUTS USING THEIR FIRST-and-LAST-NAME with Parent Email Address - one scout at a time.
6) Sign Up Adults (21+) with BSA Youth Protection Training using their First-and-Last-Name.
7) PLEASE TYPE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS ACCURATELY. Please check the email address you use at least ONCE between Jan 15 and March 15, 2020, and ONE MORE TIME between April 1-10, 2020 on behalf of Your Scout.