Mission: to collect, preserve, interpret and promote the county’s past for the education and enjoyment of present and future generationS
The following merit badge workshops are offered by a certified merit badge counselor with the Heart of Virginia Council.
CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD Saturday, February 6th, 10 am – 1 pm
This program is designed for Scouts looking to fulfill the merit badge requirements that address rights, duties and citizenship around the world. Learn about international law, world trade, how governments function, foreign relations and forms of government. Please call for prerequisites.
CITIZENSHIP IN THE NATION
Saturday, January 23rd, 10 am – 1 pm
This program helps scouts to understand their rights, liberties and freedom as citizens by discussing important historical documents, learning the branches of government and examining important historical speeches. Please call for prerequisites.
CITIZENSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY
Saturday, January 9th, 10 am – 1 pm
This program is designed for Scouts looking to fulfill the merit badge requirements that address rights, liberties and cultural heritage. Please call for prerequisites.
Spring Break Archaeology Merit Badge Workshop This program is geared for scouts ages 11-17 looking to obtain their merit badge for this special achievement. This day-long workshop will address all aspects of the archaeological process including site surveys, excavation and artifact repair. Bring lunch and drink. Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road Monday, April 5, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, April 9, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
This workshop is designed for scouts looking to fulfill their merit badge requirements addressing GPS skills, navigation, concepts of wayfinding, demonstrating skills in utilizing hand held receivers, plotting a course, learning about caches and understanding various geocaching concepts. Bring lunch and drink.
Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road
Mar. 20, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.