Ages 10 to 18 and a registered Boy Scout


This program is sponsored by the Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society. Complete all requirements for the Chemistry Merit Badge in a single session workshop. The session includes lecture and laboratory experience. You will get to interview a chemist in a small group setting during a pizza lunch. Choose one of three locations, the North Central College in Naperville or Oakton Community College in Des Plaines or College of Lake County in Grayslake. Scouts must obtain and read the Chemistry Merit Badge Book (available at the Three Fires Councils Scout Shops) prior to the workshop.

October 8, 2016 at College of Lake County 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (TENTATIVE)
October 29, 2016 at Oakton Community College 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
December 3, 2016 at North Central College 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration opens August 1 and is open to all councils.

Instructions and worksheet will be sent prior to the workshop for each boy registered. There are a limited number of Scouts allowed each location so please register early. Deadline for registration is September 23 (no exceptions this year).

Cost: $20 per scout fee covers supplies and lunch. This fee is non-refundable.

Please contact Fran Kravitz, Coordinator of the Chemistry Merit Badge, Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society for any additional questions at 630-293-4122.