Statehouse Event
Statehouse Calendar
 

Event

Boy Scout Merit Badge Day
 

Time

June 23, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 

Location

Governor Thomas Worthington Center and State Room
The Ohio Statehouse
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215
 

Status

Confirmed
 

Description

The Ohio Statehouse Museum and Education Center invites you to attend Statehouse Boy Scout Merit Badge Day. Come learn about Ohio government and history and earn the Citizenship in the Nation merit badge at the Ohio Statehouse. The Ohio Statehouse is the state’s Capitol, a National Historic Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places. 

 

Scouts and parents are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch as space will be provided. The program includes a tour of the Ohio Statehouse given by Statehouse historian Chris Matheney. Mr. Matheney will be your Merit Badge counselor for the program following the tour.

 

The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. with registration in the Governor Thomas Worthington Center on the lower level of the Statehouse. Counseling sessions will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is a great way to learn about Ohio government and history while earning the Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge. Registration required.  Please contact cmatheney@ohiostatehouse.org.