Merit Badge Program

Agriculture Program

Merit Badges being offered in the Agriculture Program are: Animal Science, Farm Mechanics, Veterinary Medicine.

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Arts and Sciences Program

Merit Badges being offered in the Arts and Sciences Program are: Art, Sculpture, Aviation, Chemistry, Law, Music, Theater, Medicine, Public Speaking, Photography, Space Exploration.

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Aquatics Program

Merit Badges being offered in the Aquatics Program are: Instructional Swim, Canoeing, Lifesaving, Motorboating, Rowing, Small Boat Sailing, Swimming, Water Sports, Board Sailing, Kayaking, and Snorkeling. In addition, Scouts have the opportunity to participate in Instructional Swimming classes and complete the BSA Mile Swim.

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Aquatics Specialty Program

Advanced Aquatics Specialty Programs are also available including PADI Scuba, Advanced SCUBA Certification, BSA Lifeguard and BSA Lifeguard Counselor, Swimming and Water Rescues and Paddle Craft Safety.

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Ecology and Conservation Program

Merit Badges being offered in the Ecology and Conservation Program are: Animal Studies, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Management, Geology, Nature and Forestry, Oceanography and Weather.

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Scoutcraft Program

Merit Badges being offered in the Scoutcraft Program are: Camping, Cooking, Emergency Preparedness, First Aid, Orienteering, Pioneering, Wilderness Survival and Handicrafts, which include Basketry, Fingerprinting, Leatherwork, Woodworking and Woodcarving.

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Shooting Sports Program

Merit Badges being offered in the Shooting Sports Program are: Archery, Rifle Shooting, Shotgun Shooting. In addition,  Open Shooting is offered when available.

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Sports and Fitness Program

Merit Badges being offered in the Sports and Fitness Program are: Climbing, Fishing, Golf, and Personal Fitness, C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience), Skating.

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Eagle Trail

Merit Badges being offered in the Eagle Trail are: Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the World, Communications, and Personal Management.

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Matt Anderson
Matt.Anderson@scouting.org
Program Specialist
813-872-2691 X117