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Personal Fitness Merit Badge
Personal Fitness

Event Description These are the scheduled sessions for boys who wish to earn the Personal Fitness Merit Badge.
Date and Time Session 1: Tuesday, 18 March, 5:30-6:30 PM
Special Session 1a: TBD
Session 2: Tuesday, 1 April, 5:30-6:30 PM
Session 3: Tuesday, 15 April, 5:30-6:30 PM
Session 4: Tuesday, 29 April, 5:30-6:30 PM
Session 5: Tuesday, 13 May, 5:30-6:30 PM
Session 6: Tuesday, 27 May, 5:30-6:30 PM
Session 7: Tuesday, 10 June, 5:30-6:30 PM
Location Shellabarger Park, 4800 Burkhardt Road, Dayton, OH

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Cost none
Activity Leader Brian Stanton,
Pre-Requisites Before 02 March 2014, Scouts must:
- Have a copy of Parts A, B, and C of the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record (completed on or after 31 March 2013)
- Complete Requirements 1a and the Body Mass Index (BMI) portion of Requirement 6 (See Personal Fitness Merit Badge workbook)
- Bring all items above to first session on 04 March 2014.

Required Items Personal Fitness Merit Badge book (buy one or borrow a copy from the Troop library or somebody who has recently taken this merit badge)

Personal Fitness Merit Badge workbook
     Click here to download and print a copy of the Personal Fitness Merit Badge workbook.
    Body Mass Index calculator (fillable .pdf file)

Requirement #7 must be pre-approved by a counselor and your parents. Be prepared to do this at the second session using your results of the physical fitness tests of Session One.

What to bring on testing days:
  • Water bottle with water
  • Running shoes
  • Exercise/running clothes to match the weather
  • Personal Fitness Merit Badge worksheet
  • Signed Blue Card
  • Pen/pencil
Sessions will begin on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 5:30 pm at Shellabarger Park on Burkhardt Road,  west of Aley Church.  Sessions will be on every other Tuesday.

Alternate dates will be announced in case we are unable to complete a regularly scheduled date due to weather or other unforeseen circumstance, such as wet running track, other public event.  If a scout is unable to attend the regularly scheduled session, contact Mr. Brian Stanton to make other arrangements.

The counselor for this Merit Badge is Mr. Stanton who is still looking for 2 or 3 adult scout leaders who can help with the sessions.

Mr. Stanton will have merit badge cards available at the first session.