This hands-on workshop is led by a Mote educator who has fulfilled all requirements as indicated by the BSA and is a registered Merit Badge Counselor. Scouts will explore the Sarasota Bay ecosystem and learn the importance of the ocean. Workshop activities will be conducted both inside and outdoors and all requirements for the Oceanography Merit Badge will be fulfilled during the 3-hour program. Additional details on preparation for the workshop will be included in your confirmation email. Pre-registration is required. COVID-19 Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium adheres to CDC and State of Florida public health guidelines. For more information, visit: cdc.gov/coronavirus. Please note that all programs, events, and health and safety protocols are subject to change based on the current situation of COVID-19 in our local area. We will inform you of any changes related to programs or protocols. Your reminder email sent the week of your program will detail the current mask guidance and requirements for participants.