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.

Summer 2022 Merit Badge Opportunities

Offered in conjunction with the Satell Institute Youth Enrichment Series

Thanks to a partnership with the Satell Institute, we will be offering 7 merit badges this Summer for any interested Scouts. These badges will all be taught via Zoom, with a Zoom registration required. This will be a great chance for Scouts to work on badges outside of camp!

There is a class minimum of 5 students, so invite a friend to join you!


Citizenship in the World – July 25-29; 10-10:45am

Cit. in World Zoom Registration


Communication – July 25-29; 11-11:45am

Communication Zoom Registration


Citizenship in the Nation – Aug. 1-5; 12-12:45pm

Cit. in Nation Zoom Registration


Personal Management – Aug. 8-12; 12-12:45pm

Personal Management Zoom Registration


Programming – Aug. 8-12; 11-11:45am

Programming Zoom Registration


NOTE – While there are no “Pre-requisites”, there will be work to be done between classes, as well as some post-course work to finish the long-term requirements.

Questions? Contact John Bickel at

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

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