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Citizenship in the World Merit Badge

Schedule and Location


Two Tuesdays, May 21 and June 18, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$35.00 member
$42.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Learn what it takes to be a good citizen in the world. Compare the rights we have in the United States with the rights of two other countries.  Study these two countries and explore their natural resources and effects on the global economy. Homework is necessary between classes.

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Education program guide

Course Details

  • Notes: Homework is required between sessions. This class is designed for boy scouts working on their merit badge requirements. Limit 14. Open to ages 11-17.
  • Required Reading: Citizenship in the World Merit Badge Booklet

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