Become an Approved Merit Badge Counselor
Share your Passion with Tomorrow’s Leaders!!
Have you ever wanted to share the passion you have for your hobby or profession with someone else? Here is your opportunity! There are 136 merit badges available and new ones being added every year. Scouts in our district are looking to experts like you to counsel them on these topics and activities. How can you become a Merit Badge Counselor? It’s easy:
Click to Download and review Merit Badge Counselor Orientation Training
Take Youth Protection Training online
Fill out a BSA Adult Registration Form with Position Code 42 and Position Description of Merit Badge Counselor, (No fee) English and Spanish
Fill out a Merit Badge Application form
Provide the Merit Badges that you would like to Counsel along with your experience
Indicate if you would like to be available for all Scout, just Harford District Scouts, or Just Scouts in a particular Unit.
Submit the Merit Counselor Application form, BSA Adult application, and the YPT certificate to the Advancement Committee:
Email the scanned documents to John Gillette
Mail the documents to John Gillette, 3806 Veteran Ct, Apt B, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. 21005
Deliver the Documents to the Advancement Committee at the Harford District Round Table