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Children and Family Programs

Citizenship in the World Merit Badge (in person)

Earn your Citizenship in the World merit badge at The Morton Arboretum.

Content Detail

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.

This program meets in person at The Morton Arboretum.

Instructor: education program guide, The Morton Arboretum

Health and Safety: Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s health and safety guidelines. Guidelines are subject to change, so please check back frequently.

Age: 11 to 17 years old

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Education program guide, The Morton Arboretum

What to Know

  • Required Reading: Citizenship in the World Merit Badge Booklet
  • Homework is required between sessions. This class is designed for Boy Scouts working on their merit badge requirements.
  • Held indoors and outdoors.
  • Dress for the weather and wear comfortable, sturdy shoes.
  • Be prepared to walk less than a mile on paved surfaces.
  • Bring a notebook and pen.

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