Category Archives: Merit Badges

Planning Your Hike

When taking a long hike, you need a plan.  Check with your Hiking Merit Badge Counselor on what he would like to see as part of your plan.  In the meantime, here are some ideas on what you might want … Continue reading

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Hiking Merit Badge: 10 to 15 Mile Hikes Near Centre County

Research every hike you plan to take. Make sure it’s appropriate for your group. ALWAYS leave behind a hiking plan and make sure others know when to expect your return. Below, you’ll find a list of hikes that you might … Continue reading

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Snow Sports Merit Badge Requirements (with links for alpine skiing and snowboarding)

The links below are references you can use to study in preparation for this merit badge.  They are for information purposes – the skills and information below should be checked with an experienced and qualified instructor and practiced only under their … Continue reading

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Merit Badge Midway – Earn up to 4 merit badges

Did you earn everything you wanted to earn at Advancement Day?  Want an extra merit badge or two?  Want to try something cool that you haven’t tried before?  Well, there’s good news for you. On March 1, Troop 31 is … Continue reading

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Advancement Day – You Should Go

First Aid, Orienteering, Sustainability, Geocaching, and Fingerprinting – what do they have in Common?  They’re merit badges that you can earn in a single day at the 2014 Advancement Day.  There are prerequisites to most of them, so make sure … Continue reading

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