Nuclear Science MB day at River Bend

Earn the Nuclear Science Merit Badge by learning the history, uses, and hazards of nuclear science and nuclear energy generation.  Nuclear professionals will lead Scouts in interactive exercises  and opportunities to learn about nuclear science.  The program is offered at Entergy's River Bend Station Training Center in St.Francisville, LA.

Earning the Nuclear Science merit badge lets Scouts learn about this exciting field at the cutting edge of science, and to learn about electricity generation.

Scouts will:

  • visit an operating nuclear plant simulator
  • complete the Nuclear Science Merit Badge
  • learn about an important source of electric power that generates no greenhouse gas
  • learn about nuclear radiation and use a radiation survey meter

Registration starts at 8:30 am and is open to Scouts in the 8th grade or older.  Registration because of size of the classroom to the first 75. The cost of the registration is $5.00 a person. A Nuclear Science Merit Badge Book will be provided.

Lunch will be provided and is partially sponsored by Entergy and the Louisiana Nuclear Society.


File Name Description
Nuclear Science MB Day Download
Position Name Telephone
NS Merit Badge Day Chairman Paul Sincard (225) 381-3666 Email
Nuclear Science MB day Instructor Greg Svestka (225) 381-5931 Email