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
Tuesday, April 21 via Zoom conference call – SOLD OUT!
Wednesday, April 22 via Zoom conference call – SOLD OUT!
More classes to be announced soon.
NEW: In-Person Orientation
If you would like this Merit Badge Counselor Orientation brought to your Troop or parent meeting, please contact Roger Olson via email or by phone at 562-293-5988. Note: must guarantee a minimum of five (5) adults present.
All orientation classes start at 7pm
Monday January 25 – Long Beach Sea Base
Tuesday March 23 – Lakewood Village Community Church
Monday May 24 – Long Beach Sea Base
Tuesday July 27 – Lakewood Village Community Church
Monday September 27 – Long Beach Sea Base
Tuesday November 22 – Lakewood Village Community Church
Other Forms Required
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