Merit Badge Counselors

To qualify as a merit badge counselor you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old;
  • Be proficient in the merit badge subject by vocation or avocation;
  • Be able to work with Scout-age boys;
  • Be registered with the Boy Scouts of America.

As a merit badge counselor, you agree to follow the requirements of the merit badge making no deletions/additions, and ensuring that the advancement standards are met.

Additional information for becoming a Merit Badge Counselor:

Merit Badge Counselor Interest Form
Merit Badge Application Form
Merit Badge Blue Cards
Merit Badge Counselor Building Guide
Advancement Report