Merit Badge Counselors

What does a Merit Badge Counselor do?

  • They teach and guide youth to achieving Merit Badges
  • They give insight into an area of study not covered in school and can lead to possible career interest in the field 

Merit Badge Counselor Orientation

January 22 – Long Beach Sea Base
March 26 – Lakewood Village Community Church
May 28 – Long Beach Sea Base
July 23 – Lakewood Village Community Church
September 24 – Long Beach Sea Base
November 26 – Lakewood Village Community Church

RSVP here

Other Resources

Youth Protection

Merit Badge Counselor Application

Adult Application

What is a Merit Badge?

  • Awards earned by youth members, based on activities and learning within an area of study 
  • Examples: Personal Management, Family Life, Fishing, Medicine, Leatherwork, and Reading

What’s the next step?

Thank you to the following community sponsors for their ongoing support of local Scouting programs.