Pocono District Merit Badge College

Pocono District Merit Badge College
Registration Begins
11/4/2019 12:00 PM
Last Day To Register
12/2/2019 11:55 PM
2411 PA-715
Tannersville, PA 18372, US
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Northampton Community College, Monroe Campus

  • Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Registration 8AM-8:30am
  • Start 8:45 AM
  • Sessions 9AM—6PM

Pre-req's and registration flier Download HERE

Registration Fee:        

  • $30.00
  • (Lab fees are extra.)

Important: No registrations will be accepted after December 2nd.

Scouts can register for more than one Merit Badge, (not to exceed 8 hours of total class time).

Registration fee includes:

  •  Lunch.  Blue cards are supplied by Troop and will be replenished by this event. 

Every Scout attending Merit Badge College must be currently registered with the Boy Scouts of America.  


  • Class registration can be found on the bottom of this page.  All registrations must be done on DOUBLEKNOT SYSTEM.  Must be done by individual Scout.
  • For all Merit Badges being completed at Merit Badge College, you must follow the requirements as stated from the most current requirements. 
  • All requirements marked in bold type must be completed prior to Merit Badge College.  Some work will need to be emailed to the counselor in advance - see specifics online.
  • A Scout completing a pre-requisite needs to understand that a written response must be in his own words.  A written response involving text a Scout has “copied and pasted” (or otherwise borrowed verbatim from a source) will not be accepted as fulfillment of a pre-requisite.  
  • All written requirements must be typed. 
  • Partials will be issued for incomplete work. 
  • Some badges require outside walking.  Be prepared for outside tours.
  • The Scout Oath and The Scout Law shall be the code of Merit Badge College. 
  • Full, Class “A” uniform is required. 
  • Any and all supplies needed for merit badge classes, along with any completed work, project materials, pre-requisites, verification's, hard copies of email submissions, etc. must be brought with you to Merit Badge College.  Be Prepared.
  • Each Scout is required to be in possession of the Merit Badge Book for the class(es) he is attending. 

Attendance is no guarantee of receiving credit for the merit badge(s) attempted at Merit Badge College.  All merit badges require active preparation and participation.

Each Scout may register for up to 8 hours of classes.

How to register:

1. Look over the Merit Badges to be offered and the difficulty ratings, then have a discussion with your Scoutmaster about what Badges you would like to attempt.  After you both agree on a slate of Badges, go to the next step and register.

2. With your parent’s permission, complete the online registration form, filling in all fields on the form. (Please note that the email address you use in the registration section will be the one used to confirm your class choices and to communicate important information to you about Merit Badge College)

3. At this point, to pay for your registration, print your registration receipt and return it as soon as possible to the Council Service Center along with all fees made payable to: Minsi Trails Council.

Council Mailing Address:

Minsi Trails Council
PO Box 20624
Lehigh Valley PA 18002

Your enrollment is NOT COMPLETE until payment is received at the Council Service Center.  An email receipt will be sent to you once balance is paid. 

We reserve the right to limit registration for Merit Badge College or for any course.  We also reserve the right to cancel a course or activities as needed.  In case any course must be closed or limited, Scouts will be admitted on a first registered and paid, first served basis.  Registration fees are non-refundable after December 2, 2019. 

Please note:  Additionally, some badges require that the pre-requisite work be emailed in advance to the counselor - see the online pre-requisite information for specifics.

We recognize that the requirements in Family Life #3 and Personal Management #2 will not be completed due to time constraints, however please feel free to work with your counselors after the college or another near you to finish the requirements.

Important: Be sure to discuss your merit badge selections with your Scoutmaster before you go online to register.  Your Scoutmaster should be aware of the badges you are attempting at Merit Badge College in advance and you need to have discussed your merit badge selections with your Scoutmaster before you can register!

$30.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
NO Refunds after December 2, 2019. Prior email gregory.borowski@scouting.org


991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-8551
Fax: (610) 465-4500

9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon.,Wed.,Thur.,Fri.)
10:00am - 5:00pm(Tues)
CLOSED: Tuesday, December 24th
CLOSED: Wednesday, December 25th
CLOSED: Wednesday, January 1st



991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 266-7770
Fax: (610) 266-7798

9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon.,Wed.,Fri.)
10:00am - 7:00pm (Tues)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Thur)
9:00am - 3:00pm (Sat.)