Other Merit Badge Resources

With scouts and scouters all over the US and abroad, there are many resources available to both Scouts and Counselors.

BSA Resources

  • Merit Badges - BSA list of merit badges and most recent requirements

Council Resources

Our Council is busy provided Merit Badge Opportunities

Many/most of the council run merit badge course are taught by adult leaders in Troop 49

Other Councils that are still Active

Bryon on Scouting

Bryon on Scouting lists 58 MB's that you can work on at home that does not involve a visit to a public place or company.

Help from Scouts/Scouters

What help from a former Eagle Scout?

  • Cole (Eagle 2014) put together a great resource:

  • Hans Curt (Mechanical Engineer and Eagle Scout) has many MB guides

Worksheets by usscouts.org

MB requirements and worksheet aids:

MB Depot Resource Library

Pamphlet, Worksheet, Sample PowerPoint, and YouTube Videos from many Merit Badges.


There are several super scouters and MB specific Groups on Facebook

Google Classroom:

Some scouts do better with Google Classroom and some Merit Badges are ideal for this platform.

Home Scouting Adventure Club

The Buckeye Council in Ohio hosts THE TRAIL Homescouting Adventure Club.

They have annual and monthly subscriptions that give you access to information for one merit badge a month. Previous Merit Badges include:

Edmond Historical Society and Museum

Richelle Mitchem offers many remote, self-paced programs

Scoutmaster Bucky

Brian Reiners from Northern Star Scouting

Note - some of his offerings are In Person!

Epic Badges

Running a cycle of merit badge out of Hawaii


  • American Business Badge

  • American Heritage Badge

  • American Labor Badge

  • Athletics Badge

  • Aviation Badge

  • Camping Badge

  • Citizenship in the Nation Badge

  • Citizenship in the World Badge

  • Communication Badge

  • Dentistry Badge

  • Digital Technology Badge

  • Disability Awareness Badge

  • Dog Care Badge

  • Entrepreneurship Badge

  • Family Life Badge

  • Fingerprinting Badge

  • Indian Lore Badge

  • Music Badge

  • Orienteering Badge

  • Personal Fitness Badge

  • Personal Management Badge

  • Pioneering Badge

  • Public Health Badge

  • Public Speaking Badge

  • Railroading Badge

  • Safety Badge

  • Salesmanship Badge

  • Scholarship Badge

  • Search and Rescue Badge

  • The Business TRIFECTA (3 Collective Badges)

  • Traffic Safety Badge

  • Weather Badge Online


Self-Paced Resources

Some scouts like to work at merit badges on their own schedule

Other Resources

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