Merit Badge Counselor Training Courses

This is a one hour training provided to adults that wish to teach scouts one of the over 100 merit badges offered.  You will learn how to guide, and enable a scout how to complete a merit badge.  Also, understand how Youth Protection Training connects to being a merit badge counselor .  There is an web based training offered under the online training page or you can attend one of the monthly MBC trainings offered at the Golden Burke Scout Center, please check the council calendar.

ONLINE TRAINING. At the conclusion of this training, you will be directed to a Google document to complete the online quiz. Once the quiz is complete, your records will be updated within two weeks.

Registration for 2017 Merit Badge Orientation Courses​​

  • January 5, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • February 2, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • March 2, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • April 6, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • April 19, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: D. Purdie-Andrews
  • May 4, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • June 1, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • July 6, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • August 3, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • September 7, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • September 20, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: D. Purdie-Andrews
  • October 5, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • November 2, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
  • December 7, 2017, 7 pm - 8 pm, Golden Burke Scout Center, Instructor: R. Schumacher
Merit Badge Counselor Training at the 2017 Central Indiana Merit Badge Eagle Academy,
Register for one of the two Merit Badge Counselor trainings when you sign up your Boy Scouts for the Central Indiana Merit Badge Eagle Academy. If you do not have Scouts attending this event, you can register for any of these trainings by contacting Barb Blue at bjblue@comcast. You only need to attend 1 of these sessions to be a trained Merit Badge Counselor.
  • November 3, 2017 - 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm
  • November 4, 2017 - 8:15 am - 11:15 am



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