Virtual Merit Badges can be done over great distances and many of the scouts taking our course are from out of state. Likewise, scouts in our council are taking hundreds of Merit Badge courses from other councils.
Virtual Merit Badge Clinic
The Mount Baker Council Advancement team is excited to see Scouts continue their Merit Badge adventures virtually as much as possible. This page will play host to Merit Badge class list as it is developed and be a resources for Scouts and Counselors alike to support these efforts.
If you are a Merit Badge Councelor and interested in hosting a online meeting, please visit our Merit Badge Counselor’s Guide to Online Merit Badges page. Contact Neal Kazmi at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Also see our Online Merit Badges page for more on online opportunities.
Check out this article on Merit Badges at Home from Bryan on Scouting.
Following Social-Distancing post Covid-19, online merit badge opportunities have sprung up across the US.
Our council has been busy running Council and Troop level Merit Badge programs, but they generally fill shortly after posting them online.
Merit Badge Management with Scoutbook
Scouts who earn the Public Health Merit Badge learn about how certain diseases are contracted, how to prevent the spread of disease, and other health related topics.