The Hornaday Award Weekend provides a path toward earning Scouting's highest conservation award. We have brought an amazing group of experts to share their passion for conservation. This weekend is intended for Boy Scouts, Varsity and Venturers and for adult Scouters who will be assisting youth interested in earning this special award.
Registration is open to scouts, units and other councils.
Merit Badge Session 1 (Pick one merit badge)
- Plant Science
- Reptile and Amphibian Study
- Bird Study
Merit Badge Session 2 (Pick one merit badge)
- Environmental Science
- Fish and Wildlife Management
- Public Health
- Pulp & Paper
- Bird Study
Bagged Lunch with Guest Conservationists
- “Doc” Hale - "Doc" is a naturalist and cougar expert working in the Bay Area for forty years.
- Tracy Farrington – Mr. Farington is a member of the Mt. Diablo Audubon Young Birders Club. He is an avid Bay Area bird expert and Lindsey Museum Trainer
Also...Barbecue Dinner, Hornaday Award overview, and a campfire.
Merit Badge Session 3
- Sustainability (Partial)
- Soil and Water Conservation
Leave No Trace Games - We will use conservation games to show you how your troop can leave less of a footprint on their next camping or backpacking trip.
Are you looking for an Eagle Scout leadership service project?
Hornaday projects are significant projects in natural resource conservation or environmental improvement. Discover how you can make a lasting difference with your service project Saturday evening.
For more information
MDSC Hornaday: https://sites.google.com/site/hornadaymdsc/weekend-information