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Merit Badge Policies and Procedures

Becoming a Merit Badge Councilor
  1. Fill out an Boy Scout Adult Application Form
  2. Submit to the Westmoreland Fayette Council
  3. Once Form 28-501 has been approved and you have a Scout Identification Number.
  4. Submit a Boy Scout Merit Badge Councilor Application form 34405 (Both forms can be submitted at the same time).

Troop 236 Merit Badge Process
Merit Badge Blue Card

  1. All merit badges should be completed on the troop's Merit Badge Worksheets
  2. The MBC explains which part can be done at home and what is required for proof of completion.
  3. The MBC explains which parts has to be presented in front of troop.
  4. The MBC explains which parts need to be done in front of the MBC.
  5. This is all done so everything is understood before going in to each endeavor.
  6. Upon completion of the MB Worksheet, a full review of the MB to the MBC to confirm compliance with the requirements.
  7. Signature of MBC on blue card.
  8. Signature of Scout Master on blue card.
  9. Blue Card divided into three parts, Council Record, Scout Record and Counselors Record.
  10. Scout is officially recognized at the Court of Honor in front of peers, parents and leaders


  • MB Worksheets can be typed or hand written as long as they are legible.
  • The work MUST be the Scouts work; parents should help but let the scout earn it.
  • It's not the badge that's important, but what is learned by completing the requirements.
  • One or two word answers on the worksheet are not acceptable.
  • The scout should clearly state what he means without the need for interpretation.
  • Please feel free to attach ANYTHING to the worksheet, such as pictures, videos, documents from other parties etc.
  • Feel free to ask any questions.

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