Citizenship in the World Merit Badge


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.

Instructor: Kelly Burns
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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Schedule and Location

Two Tuesdays, June 12 and July 17, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center 


Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$35.00 member
$42.00 nonmember

Registration Information

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.

Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.