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Scout Merit Badge Classes

Please bring a signed Blue Card to each class you participate in.

chess badge


Take the Chess Club class to develop your skills. At the end we will hold a Saturday class that will finish off all the required elements of the merit badge. Chess Club Starts Jan 10 with sessions every 6 weeks. Merit badge finishing class to be announced later. Cost of a chess session plus $10 for Extra Class to finish the Merit badge requirements.

citizenship in the community badge

Citizenship in the Community

This is a class that helps scouts learn more about their community. It is a required merit badge. Homework will include attending a city council meeting, doing 8 hours of service with in the community, and preparing a simple presentation about their community. This Class meets 2 times- March 11 & 25 or April 15 & 29 - 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Costs $10.00.

citizenship in the nation badge

Citizenship in the Nation

This class will help scouts learn more about the United States. It is a required badge for Eagle. Homework for this class will include visiting a national historic place or landmark, the State Capitol, and/or research a national monument. This class meets 2 times. This class meets 2 times- March 11 & 25 or April 15 & 29 - 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Costs $10.00.

citizenship in the world badge

Citizenship in the World

This Class will help scouts to learn about types of governments throughout the world. This is also a way for boys to see how a good world citizen each person is depends on his willingness to understand and appreciate the values, traditions, and concerns of people in other countries. This class meets 2 times- March 11 & 25 or April 15 & 29 - 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Costs $10.00.

emergency preparedness badge

Emergency Preparedness

** First Aid Merit Badge is a Prerequisite and must be earned before taking this class. Scouts will learn how to be prepared in case of emergencies and how they can respond and help in an emergency. Homework will be the scout taking part in an emergency service project or drill with a community agency or his troop & creating a family emergency plan & inspection of home for hazards. This class meets 2 times. Jan 16 & 17 or Feb 13 & 27 or April 17 & May 1 - 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Costs $10.00.

first aid badge

First Aid

This is a required merit badge for Eagle. Scouts will learn the basics of first aid and CPR. Each scout will need to bring a personal first aid kit and their family first aid kit to the first class. Having the first aid pamphlet would be a good resource for this class. This class meets 2 times.This class meets 2 times- Jan 14 & 28 or Feb 11 & 25 or April 8 & 22 - 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Costs $25.

animation badge


Computer or traditional animation tasks that will test a Scout’s creativity, artistic skills, and storytelling abilities. Scouts will discuss different pieces of animation and how it helps make animation appear more believable. They will work on projects and learn about different career opportunities that are available. Feb 4 & 11 or March 11 & 18 - 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Costs $12.00.

geneology badge


Scouts will learn more about their personal history and how to record important dates and events. Before coming to class, boys need to interview a relatice or family acquaintance and bring their notes or recording of the interview with them. They also need to cisit a genealogical library and record what services are provided. Boys should bring a genealogical document that supports an event that can be recorded on your pedigree chart or family records, a family group sheet listing scout as child and one that lists a parent as a child and a timeline of important dates in their lives. This class meets 1 time. Can be scheduled with the councilor if you have 5 boys to attend. Costs $10.00.

geology badge


Geology is the study of Earth. It includes the study of materials that make up Earth, the processes that change it, and the history of how things happened, including human civilization, which depends on natural materials for existence. Homework will need to be completed before class begins. Feb 4 & 11 or March 11 & 18- 3:00 to 4:15 p.m. Costs $10.00.

athletics badge


Go online and print off the work book for this badge. Most requirements can be done on your own. Once completed, call the PG Rec to set up a time to meet with a counselor to get this signed off.

photography badge


Boys need to have their Cyber Chip. We will learn about how to use a camera and about different types of Photographs. Please bring your own camera to class. The boys will also need to make prints of their photos to bring to the second class. This class can be scheduled with the councilor if you have 5 or more boys to attend. Costs $10.00.

cooking badge


This is a class designed to help boys understand and learn about the food groups, related illnesses, food preparation and cost. Boys will have hands on experience with making meals. This class includes 6 hours of instruction and hands on food prep & there will be some home work. Classes will be held at PG Rec Center and Anderson Park for outdoor cooking. This class meets 3 times: March 20 & 27 at PG Rec & 23 at Anderson Park cooking. 4:00 to 6:00 & 10:00 a.m. to Noon; We must have atleast 5 boys to run class. Cost is $40 and includes the cost of all food.

sports badge


Scouts are required to participate in 2 different sports (offered through Pleasant Grove Recreation). The scout needs to keep a training record while participating in the sports. You can go on line and print off the workbook at Once the requirements are complete, contact PG Rec to arrange a time to meet with a counselor to get this signed off.

reading badge


If you have ever wanted to go back in time or wished you could visit the future, if you are curious about the world, or if you are interested in how things work or like to learn new things, these are all reasons why you chould want to read. This merit badge will help boys learn how to use their library. It also gives you the opportunity to serve and do research.This Class can be scheduled with the councilor when you have 5 or more boys who can attend. Costs $10.00

family life badge

Family Life

This is a required merit badge for Eagle. Boys will be required to make a budget and keep track of personal expenses for 90 days. Class will meet 2 times. The first time will be 2 hours, then 3 months later we will meet for 1 hour. We will send reminders to keep you on track. Costs $15.

personal management badge

Personal Management

This is a required merit badge for Eagle. This merit badge requires keeping track of chores for 90 days. Boys will aslo be responsible to plan a porject that will benefit their family. Souts als need to dao a project that involves their family and hold family meetings to discuss given topics. Costs $15.

Robotics badge


Earning the Robotics merit badge requires a scout to understand how robots move (actuators); he should demonstrate robot design in building a robot. Councilor will help ensure that the scout has sufficiently expored the field of robotics to understand what it is about, and to discover whether this may be a field of interest for him as a career. Must have 5 boys to hold class with 12 as the Max. February 18th - 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. Costs $56.00 this includes the $20 equipment fee.

communications badge


Communications focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. The field of communication promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication. Homework will include and is not limited to: Logging communication. Interview someone you know then write an introduction of the person. Pick one of requirement 7 to complete. Jan 28 & Feb 25 or March 4 & 25 - 3:00 to 4:15 p.m. Costs $10.00.

sustainability badge


Scouts will learn about sustainability and what it means. The prupose is to teach scouts to live sustainably. Scouts will meet with their family members to discuss what they can do to live more sustainably. They will undertake projects to understand the big picture regarding topics such as water, food, energy and transportation as well as waste reduction, species decline, world population, and climate change. There will be several options for homework that will need to be completed in between classes. January 28 & February 25 or March 4 & 28 - 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Costs $15.00.