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Boys Scouts of America Badge Fest Day

The Minsi Trail Council, Pocono District of the Boys Scouts of America recently hosted a Badge Fest Day at Northampton County Community College – Monroe Campus.  Borton-Lawson’s Heather Heeter, who is a registered Merit Badge Counselor for Engineering, spoke to the scouts about the different fields and types of engineering.

Ms. Heeter covered what engineers do, achievements in the profession, and how they impact society on a daily basis. She also explained to the scouts what a registered Professional Engineer is and the code of ethics that they are held to. The drew parallels to how this Code of Ethics resembles the Boys Scout Law and Oath.

The group also discussed various career opportunities in the engineering field in an effort to promote engineering to our youth/future leaders.