There are many great opportunities to participate in a Merit Badge College in 2018. Below is a link to each of the Council-approved merit badge colleges along with the information on how to register! All Merit Badge College Registration in 2018 is accessed through Tentaroo! You will need to create an account before you can register. For events that fill up quickly, we recommend that you make your account in advance of the registration date to make sure you get your first merit badge selections. Instructions on creating an account are below.
Merit Badge College – Carlisle March 10th and April 7th
Registration Open Date: January 6, 2018, 9:00am-Registration is closed as almost all classes are full.
Description: Troop 168 welcomes all our visitor Scouts to the 15th Annual Merit Badge College! WE ARE OFFERING THIS EVENT FREE TO THE SCOUTS. The only exception is the $15 fee required by the Red Cross for the certification course. This is a 6 hour course so it takes 2 periods each Saturday. We are also offering a full day session which will be from 9 am to 3:30. Adults may register for this class if Scouts don’t fill it up.
Location: Saint Patrick School, 87 Marsh Drive, Carlisle, PA
More Information and Prerequisites: www.bsatroop168.com/2018-mbc
Merit Badge College – Keystone Capital – March 17th and April 28th
Registration Open Date: January 16, 2018, 9:00am
Description: The East Shore Merit Badge with take place on March 17th and April 28th, 2018 at the Lower Dauphin High School.
Location: Lower Dauphin High School, 201 S. Hanover Street, Hummelstown, PA
More Information: East Shore Merit Badge College Page
Merit Badge College – Newville January 13th and February 10th
Registration Open Date: November 21, 2017 9:00am
Description: The Newville Merit Badge College will take place on January 13th and February 10th at the First Church of God in Newville.
Location: First Church of God in Newville, 475 Shippensburg, Road Newville, PA
More Information: Newville Merit Badge College Page
Merit Badge College – Pioneer January 13th and February 10th
Registration Open Date: November 20, 2017 3:00pm
Description: The theme of this year’s Merit Badge College is STEM.
Location: Trinity High School, 3601 Simpson Ferry Road, Camp Hill, PA
More Information: Prerequisites will be sent to participants by December 21st
Merit Badge Invitational Camporee May 18-May 20, 2018
Registration: Details available on the Troop 90 website here.
Description: Your troop is invited to apply to attend the 12th Annual Merit Badge Camporee. Make sure to add this event to your planning calendar for 2018. This Camporee has grown each year and has been as rewarding for both the scouts who have participated and the Merit Badge Counselors who have given of their time.
Due to the success of this event it will be an Invitational again this year. We will be limiting attendance to 300 scouts. Each troop is required to provide counselors for at least 2 badges, however we ask that if you have a large troop (10+), please provide additional counselor(s). If your counselors can teach various merit badges please have them complete a SEPARATE form for each Merit Badge they are willing to teach.
More information: 12th Annual Merit Badge Camporee Page
Registration coming soon!
Step 1: Create an Account
Step 2: Add your Scout(s)
Step 3: Select Merit Badges for each Scout by dragging classes over.
Step 4: Check out. If you are entering multiple Scouts, we recommend checking out periodically or after each Scout to make sure that each selection is reserved.