Merit Badge College/Opportunities

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Cradle of Liberty Merit Badge Opportunities

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Click on a tab below to see what Merit Badge (MB) opportunities await your Scouts BSA or Venturing members.  From our Council sponsored College, to district level Colleges or expos there is sure to be an opportunity that works for you.[/vc_column_text][vc_zigzag color=”sky”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=”” row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern”][vc_column][vc_tabs style=”vertical_left”][vc_tab title=”MB College” tab_id=”d339406b-5830-1″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]

2020 Resources and Information:


  • Registration Date:   Opens on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 at 9:00 am.
    • Note – this is an individual sign up/registration.  Do not attempt to sign up your whole unit, you will lose spots during process if you attempt multiple sign ups. Only a max of 4 Scouts will be able to be registered at a time.
  • Class Dates:  Saturday, February 29th, and May 9, 2020.  8:00 am-4:00 pm


  • Interboro High School 500 16th Street, Prospect Park, Pa 19076


  • $21.00 per Cradle of Liberty Scouts BSA member
  • 31.00 per Out of Council Scouts BSA member
  • Cost includes:
    • Registration for both days
    • Blue Cards
    • Patch

Cost does not include lunch.  Please bring a no refrigeration needed lunch on the class days.

**Limited to the the first 750 Scouts that register online. 

Space will fill quickly on registration day.**



2020 Merit Badge Offerings

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  • American Culture
  • American Heritage
  • American Labor
  • Animation
  • Art
  • Astronomy
  • Camping**
  • Chess
  • Cit. in the Community**
  • Cit. in the Nation**
  • Cit. in the World**
  • Coin Collecting
  • Communication**
  • Crime Prevention
  • Digital Technology

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  • Disability Awareness
  • E. Prep.**
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid**
  • Game Design
  • Genealogy
  • Geocaching
  • Graphic Arts
  • Indian Lore
  • Inventing
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Mining in Society
  • Movie Making
  • Music
  • Nuclear Science

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  • Oceanography
  • Personal Management**
  • Pets
  • Photography
  • Programming
  • Public Speaking
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Radio
  • Safety
  • Salesmanship
  • Scholarship
  • Search and Rescue
  • Sports
  • Sustainability**
  • Traffic Safety
  • Truck Transportation
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Weather


**Eagle Required MBs

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Registration will open on Jan. 15th, 2020 at 9 am

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**Limited to the first 750 Scouts**


All questions about Merit Badge College can be directed to:

Steve Perrone at

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”MB Make Up Day” tab_id=”1543598272946-3-4″][vc_column_text]Want to Complete your Partials from Summer Camp, Merit Badge College, or anywhere else ?  If yes, we have the opportunity for you!

Canceled for 2020

Drop by anytime between 9 AM to 11 AM
No pre-registration or cost involved

Must bring your partial Blue Card(s) and documentation of the now completed requirements.

Merit Badge Counselors will be available to review the completed requirements.


Click Here to download and share the event flyer[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”STEM MB College” tab_id=”1557409276050-4-7″][vc_single_image image=”24916″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” qode_css_animation=””][vc_column_text]Like Science Technology Engineering Mathematics?  We have the event of the fall for you…

STEM Merit Badge College Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 at Holy Ghost Preparatory School located in Bensalem, PA.


Merit Badges offered –

Chemistry     Electricity     Electronics     Engineering

Oceanography     Programming     Space Exploration


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Canceled for 2020 

We are looking at adding merit badges virtual.

Join us in the great outdoors to earn some merit badges.  September 26, 2020 from 8:00-4:30 at Camp Hart at Musser Scout Reservation.

Scouts BSA members can earn up to 2 merit badges (if they complete pre-requisites prior to the event).

Limited to the first 200 Scouts. 

No lunch provided please bring your own.

Merit Badges Offered

  • Bird Study
  • Environmental Science
  • Fish & Wildlife Management
  • Fishing
  • Forestry
  • Geocaching
  • Insect Study
  • Nature
  • Orienteering
  • Plant Science
  • Reptile & Amphibian Study
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Weather
  • Wilderness Survival

Coming Soon to download/print the flyer.

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Cub Scout STEM Events:

Boy Scout STEM Events:

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2019 Continental District Technical Merit Badge College

When:  October 19th, 2019

  • 7:15 am — Registration begins.
  • 8:00 – 10:00 am — Morning 1 MB Session
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm — Morning 2 MB session

You will need to bring completed blue cards and your pre-reqs. 

Download the event flierclick here

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Register Here!

Class Schedule

Rank Advancement 9AM 12PM
Electronics 9AM 12PM
Entrepreneurship 9AM 12PM
Radio 9AM 12PM
Scouting Heritage 9AM 12PM
Exploration 9AM 4PM
Home Repair 9AM 4PM
Medicine 9AM 4PM
Nuclear Science 9AM 4PM
Railroading 9AM 4PM
Rank Advancement 1PM 4PM
Aviation 1PM 4PM
Collections 1PM 4PM
Electricity 1PM 4PM
Inventing 1PM 4PM

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