2019 Columbia-Montour Council Merit Badge College - Merit Badge List

The merit badges that will be offered at the 2019 Merit Badge College are listed below.  You may click on the "Requirements" link to download the full information sheet which includes all the requirements with the prerequisites indicated in BOLD. The time period for each badge, maximum capacity, and instructor (clickable link to email) are also listed for each badge along with a link (clickable) to the workbook for that badge. 

GENERAL NOTES TO ALL SCOUTS:

  1. Scouts are reminded that, the first step in the Merit badge completion process is to have a discussion with their Scoutmaster before they register for any classes and/or begin work on any merit badge(s).
  2. Scouts are required to obtain the merit badge handbook for each merit badge that they wish to complete, study its contents and be prepared to discuss all requirements with the counselor.
  3. All items listed in bold type on the Merit Badge requirments sheets for each badge MUST be completed prior to the event and emailed to your counselor at least 2 weeks before MBC.
  4. Scouts are encouraged, but not required, to download and use the merit badge workbook for each merit badge that they wish to complete, and have all requirements filled out before they arrive the day of the event.

Note about capacity - Merit Badge sessions will be filled on a first-come first-served basis, so be sure to sign-up early to get your desired merit badge classes! 

Registration is completed via Merit Badge College event registration on this website.

Animal Science
 

Requirements

1 PM - 3 PM

Max Scouts: 20

Instructor:
Debbie Knelly

Workbook


Automotive Maintenance

Requirements

11 AM - 1 PM

Max Scouts: 10

Instructor:
Ken Farver

Workbook

 

Chemistry
 

Requirements

11 AM - 1 PM

Max Scouts: 12

Instructor:
Dr. Eric Hawrelak

Workbook

Chess
 

Requirements

9 AM - 11 PM

Max Scouts: 8

Instructor:
Andy Reiner

Workbook

 

Citizenship in the Community

Requirements

9 AM - 12 PM

Max Scouts: 15

Instructor:
David Keller

Workbook

Citizenship in the Nation

Requirements

9 AM - 11 AM

Max Scouts: 15

Instructor:
Shannon Borchert

Workbook

Citizenship in the World

Requirements

12 PM - 4 PM

Max Scouts: 10

Instructor:
David Keller

Workbook

Coin
Collecting

Requirements

1 PM - 3 PM

Max Scouts: 25

Instructor:
Ed Shaffer

Workbook

Collections
 

Requirements

3 PM - 5 PM

Max Scouts: 25

Instructor:
Ed Shaffer

Workbook

Communication
 

Requirements

1 PM - 5 PM

Max Scouts: 15

Instructor:
Nancy Bishop

Workbook

Disabilities
Awareness

Requirements

11 AM - 1 PM

Max Scouts: 25

Instructor:
Tim Wentzel

Workbook

Electronics
 

Requirements

9 AM - 1 PM

Max Scouts: 20

Instructor:
Clinton Myers

Workbook

Emergency
Preparedness

Requirements

9 AM - 11 AM

Max Scouts: 15

Instructor:
Bill McGovern

Workbook

Energy
 

Requirements

9 AM - 12 PM

Max Scouts: 15

Instructor:
Nancy Bishop

Workbook

Engineering
 

Requirements

9 AM - 11 AM

Max Scouts: 20

Instructor:
Jeff Giger

Workbook

Family
Life

Requirements

9 AM - 11 AM

Max Scouts: 25

Instructor:
Adam Lawton

Workbook


Fire
Safety

Requirements

11 AM - 1 PM

Max Scouts: 25

Instructor:
Ralph Baker 

Workbook


Indian
Lore

Requirements

9 AM - 11 AM

Max Scouts: 20

Instructor:
Scott Atherton

Workbook


Inventing
 

Requirements

1 PM - 3 PM

Max Scouts: 20

Instructor:
Ralph Baker

Workbook

Medicine
 

Requirements

9 AM - 11 AM

Max Scouts: 20

Instructor:
Ralph Baker

Workbook


Metalwork
 

Requirements

1 PM - 3 PM

Max Scouts: 10

Instructor:
Nathan Steinruck

Workbook

Personal
Management

Requirements

3 PM - 5 PM

Max Scouts:20

Instructor:
Adam Lawton

Workbook

Public
Health

Requirements

3 PM - 5 PM

Max Scouts: 15

Instructor:
Anne Poler

Workbook

Safety

Requirements

1 PM - 3 PM

Max Scouts: 20

Instructor:
Anne Poler

Workbook

Textile

Requirements

11 AM - 1 PM

Max Scouts: 20

Instructor:
Debbie Knelly

Workbook


Traffic
Safety

Requirements

1 PM - 3 PM

Max Scouts: 25

Instructor:
Adam Lawton

Workbook


Welding
 

Requirements

12 PM - 1 PM

Max Scouts: 10

Instructor:
Nathan Steinruck

Workbook