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Penn College hosting merit badge opportunity for Boy Scouts

Regional Boy Scouts can enhance their technical acumen, thanks to faculty mentors and state-of-the-art instructional facilities at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

In conjunction with the Susquehanna Council, Boy Scouts of America, the school is hosting Merit Badge College on Saturday, Feb. 19. Scouts can select from 19 merit badges and earn up to three during the event.

The Susquehanna Council, Boy Scouts of America, and Penn College are hosting a Merit Badge College on Saturday, Feb. 19. Scouts can select from 19 options and earn up to three merit badges during the event at the college, which will feature faculty mentors.
The Susquehanna Council, Boy Scouts of America, and Penn College are hosting a Merit Badge College on Saturday, Feb. 19. Scouts can select from 19 options and earn up to three merit badges during the event at the college, which will feature faculty mentors.

“We are excited to provide such a valuable hands-on experience for area Scouts,” said Bradley M. Webb, dean of engineering technologies and Merit Badge College coordinator. “It’s a unique opportunity for them to visit campus and obtain new skills with the help of our faculty, who have strong industry backgrounds. Earning merit badges during the learning process is a bonus.”

Options for the Scouts will include architecture, digital technology, electronics, plumbing, sculpture and welding.

The registration fee is $50. To register, visit bsa.pct.edu. The registration deadline is Feb. 6.

Penn College is a national leader in applied technology education. Visit www.pct.edu, email admissions@pct.edu or call toll-free at 800-367-9222.

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