Merit Badge College/Opportunities

Cradle of Liberty Merit Badge Opportunities

Click on a tab below to see what Merit Badge (MB) opportunities await your Scouts BSA or Venturing members.  From our Council sponsored College, to district level Colleges or expos there is sure to be an opportunity that works for you.

2021 Resources and Information:

Registration Date:   Open

Note Рthis is an individual sign up/registration. 

Do not attempt to sign up your whole unit, you will lose spots during process if you attempt multiple sign ups.

Only a max of 2 Scouts will be able to be registered at a time.



  • Class Dates:¬† Saturday, March 27th, and April 24th, 2021 from 8:30AM – 3:30PM
  • Class Size:¬† Limited to ten scouts per class.


  • Virtual Zoom


  • $20.00 per Cradle of Liberty Scouts BSA member
  • $35.00 per Out of Council Scouts BSA member
  • Cost includes:
    • Registration for both days

Class Size

  • Limited to ten(10) scouts per class.

Space will fill quickly on registration day.**

Technical Requirements:  

  • This is a virtual event, scouts must have access to a computer device that has ZOOM previously downloaded, a mike and video that both work and must be on for the entire class. If this can‚Äôt be met, do not register, If we can not see the scout, have them discuss, and have them demonstrate, they can‚Äôt complete the requirements. Because this is a virtual event, there will be no Blue Cards. Completions and partials will be entered direct into Scoutbook. If your unit does not use Scoutbook for Advancement, do not register as you will not be able to receive credit for any work.


2021 Merit Badge Offerings

  • American Business
  • American Culture
  • American Heritage
  • Astronomy
  • Aviation
  • Bird Study
  • Cit. in the Community**
  • Cit. in the Nation**
  • Cit. in the World**
  • Coin Collecting
  • Communication**
  • Crime Prevention
  • Digital Technology
  • Electricity
  • E. Prep.**
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • First Aid**
  • Forestry
  • Inventing
  • Law
  • Mammal Study
  • Model Design
  • Music
  • Personal Management**
  • Pets
  • Photography
  • Programming
  • Reading
  • Scholarship
  • Scouting Heritage
  • Space Exploration
  • Sustainability**
  • Traffic Safety

**Eagle Required MBs

All questions about Merit Badge College can be directed to:

Steve Perrone at

Want to Complete your Partials from Summer Camp, Merit Badge College, or anywhere else ?  If yes, we have the opportunity for you!

No pre-registration or cost involved

Must bring your partial Blue Card(s) and documentation of the now completed requirements.

Merit Badge Counselors will be available to review the completed requirements.


Click Here to download and share the event flyer

Like¬†Science¬†Technology¬†Engineering¬†Mathematics?¬† We have the event of the fall for you…

STEM Merit Badge College 


Merit Badges offered –

Chemistry     Electricity     Electronics     Engineering

Oceanography     Programming     Space Exploration


We are looking at adding merit badges virtual.


Scouts BSA members can earn up to 2 merit badges (if they complete pre-requisites prior to the event).

Limited to the first 200 Scouts. 

No lunch provided please bring your own.

Merit Badges Offered

  • Bird Study
  • Environmental Science
  • Fish & Wildlife Management
  • Fishing
  • Forestry
  • Geocaching
  • Insect Study
  • Nature
  • Orienteering
  • Plant Science
  • Reptile & Amphibian Study
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Weather
  • Wilderness Survival

Coming Soon to download/print the flyer.

Coming Soon for the pre-requirements