Newville Merit Badge College–Cono

Newville Merit Badge CollegeThe 2024 Newville Merit Badge College is schedule for Saturday, January 13 (First Session) and Saturday, February 10 (Second Session) at the First Church of God in Newville. The address is 475 Shippensburg Road, Newville, PA 17241.

 There are two rangemaster training courses being offered, one for Archery and another one for BB. If interested in taking the training click the below registration link to register for the training. These training sessions will take place during both sessions of the merit badge college, but you only need to attend one session to complete training. After registering for the training please contact District Director, Cory Kercher at to specify which session you plan to attend to take this training.

Registration will open on November 15:

To see what seats are available: Availability Chart and Pre-Req List

Merit Badge Class Schedule: 2024 Merit Badge Class Schedule

If you have questions about the event please contact Gordon Holl, District Activities Chairman, at 717-776-6540 or



Overall Schedule

8:00am-9:00am: Check In. (First Session Only)

9:00am-12:00pm: Class Time

11:45am-12:45pm: Lunch

12:45pm-3:45pm: Class Time

3:45pm: End time.


Key Notes about the Event

  • Check in will begin at 8am for those Scouts that have a 9am merit badge class. 
  • Scouts may pack a lunch or purchase lunch from the concession stand.
  • Scouts are responsible for obtaining blue cards, prior to the event, for their merit badge classes.
  • 90 minutes is the maximum time that the Scouts will be in a merit badge class. Classes can end sooner depending on the merit badge.