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Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, California 95054
Scouts interested in earning the Coin Collecting Merit Badge can attend a workshop at CoinExpo Saturday, April 13, 1:30 — 5:00 pm to do so. Cupertino Coin Club Officers will run this workshop. Arrive in your Class A uniform for free admission to the show. You need to bring a Blue Card signed by your Scoutmaster. Parent chaperones receive a $2 discount off the $6 admission. Come early to take a look around at the show beforehand which will complete Requirement 10.b. Get your merit badge pamphlet at the South Bay Scout Shop, https://facebook.com/SBSS.5711/
Prerequisites: Bring a Blue Card signed by your Scoutmaster. Read the Coin Collecting Merit Badge pamphlet. It is recommended that Scouts bring a Red Book, if they have one. One can be purchase at the show at the supplies table across from the American Flag on the bourse. There will be some Red Books to look at during the workshop. To get sign-off on the Blue Card, each Scout needs to collect and bring the coins required for Requirements 3, 6, 7, & 9 to show the Merit Badge Counselor. Although we will go over the requirements in the workshop, Scouts should be prepared to demonstrate knowledge for Requirements 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, &10. Numismatic magazines will be available and time allotted for completion of Requirement 5.b.
Numismatists and Merit Badge Counselors will be running the workshop.
Please email to register for this workshop:
Counselors: Emile Mestressat & Suzy Trigonis, San Jose, CA
Email: [email protected]
For more information, please visit griffincoin.com
and click on Coin Shows at the top.