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Oceanography Merit Badge

  • University of Delaware Hugh R. Sharp Campus 700 Pilottown Road Lewes, DE, 19958 United States (map)
Oceanography boy scout merit badge program

Saturday, August 11
12:30-4:30 pm
University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp Campus, Lewes, DE

Over 140 Boy Scouts have participated in Delaware's only certified Oceanography Merit Badge program. This four-hour program includes:

  • Interactive "Oceanography 101" presentation
  • Measuring water quality
  • Sampling and observing plankton
  • Exploring a mini-oyster reef habitat
  • Tour of the University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp marine campus

Spots are still available! To register your scout, contact the Iron Hill Merit Badge Center at

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