Historical Society offers Boy Scout merit badge workshops in July

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer a selection of Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshops during July.

American Heritage merit badge workshop will be held on Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. This is geared for boys ages 11-17 looking to fulfill their merit badge requirements addressing history and cultural heritage. This workshop has prerequisites that will need to be completed in advance. Cost $10 and does not include badge. Program meets at Chesterfield Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop.

Archaeology merit badge workshop will be held on Monday, July 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Rd.  These day-long workshops are for boys ages 11-17 and will cover the archaeological process, site surveys and site excavations. Cost $15 and does not include badge. Scouts should bring lunch for this day-long workshop. These workshops are offered by a merit badge counselor certified with the Heart of Virginia Council. Reservations are required for these workshops and space is limited.

For details call Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946 or truzzieb@chesterfield.gov

Reservations can be made by visiting the Chesterfield Historical Society’s website at www.chesterfieldhistory.com via PayPal.

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