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.

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

STEM Merit Badge College Saturday, September 28th at Holy Ghost Preparatory Academy located in Bensalem, PA.


Merit Badges offered –

Aviation     Chemistry     Composite Materials     Electricity

Electronics     Engineering     Geology     Oceanography

Photography     Robotics     Space Exploration

Nova Award – 


Pre-requisites for Merit Badges being offered in 2019


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

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Drop by anytime between 9 AM to 11 AM
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

Join us in the great outdoors to earn some merit badges.  October 19, 2019 from 8:00-4:30 in Nockamixon State Park.

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

Limited to the first 200 Scouts. 

No lunch provided please bring your own.

Merit Badges Offered

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

Click here to download/print the flyer.

Click here for the pre-requirements


2019 Continental District Technical Merit Badge College

When:  October 19th, 2019

  • 7:15 am — Registration begins.
  • 8:00 – 10:00 am — Morning 1 MB Session
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm — Morning 2 MB session

You will need to bring completed blue cards and your pre-reqs. 

Download the event flierclick here

Download the pre-reqs for the available merit badges, click here

Register Now

2019 Resources and Information:


  • Registration Date:   Opens on Friday, March 1st, 2019 at 12:00 pm.  
  • Class Dates:  Saturday, May 4, and May 11, 2019.  8:00 am-4:00 pm


  • Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, 100 Kagey Road Collegeville PA 19426


  • $21.00 per Cradle of Liberty Scouts BSA member
  • 31.00 per Out of Council Scouts BSA member
  • Cost includes:
    • Registration for both days
    • Blue Cards
    • Patch

Cost does not include lunch.  Please bring a no refrigeration needed lunch on the class days.

**Limited to the the first 750 Scouts that register online. 

Space will fill quickly on registration day.**


2019 Merit Badge Offerings

  • American Culture
  • American Heritage
  • American Labor
  • Animation
  • Art
  • Astronomy
  • Bugling
  • Camping**
  • Chess
  • Cit. in the Community**
  • Cit. in the Nation**
  • Cit. in the World**
  • Coin Collecting
  • Communication**
  • Crime Prevention
  • Digital Technology
  • Disability Awareness
  • E. Prep.**
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid**
  • Game Design
  • Genealogy
  • Geocaching
  • Graphic Arts
  • Indian Lore
  • Inventing
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Mining in Society
  • Movie Making
  • Music
  • Nuclear Science
  • Oceanography
  • Personal Management**
  • Pets
  • Photography
  • Programming
  • Public Health
  • Public Speaking
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Radio
  • Safety
  • Salesmanship
  • Scholarship
  • Search and Rescue
  • Sports
  • Sustainability**
  • Textile
  • Traffic Safety
  • Truck Transportation
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Weather
  • Nova Award:
    • Start Your Engines


**Eagle Required MBs

Registration has reopened but Merit Badge offerings are very limited.

Thank you for registering for this event.

**Limited to the first 750 Scouts**

All questions about Merit Badge College can be directed to:

Steve Perrone at