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Merit Badge Challenge - Sycamore 1
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Merit Badge Challenge 2019

Cost: Only $15 per Scout (Includes a Merit Badge Challenge Patch!)

Registration Timeline:

October 22nd, 2018: Classes and Schedule Matrix will be available for planning. Contingents will again be able to create unit registrations and enter the names of their scouts at this time (see tutorials below). **Please note, this will NOT give registrants early access to classes. Please do not register your individual scout as a contingent.**

November 5th, 2018 - Class registration for BOTH contingent registrations and individual registrations will begin at 7pm.

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 External Link

You can Pre-Register your Unit and Youth in Advance - Tutorials and Videos Below:

For entire Unit Registrations, start by clicking register on the location you would like to register for on the right of this page.  
You can watch several short videos below that will walk you through the process as well.

Step By Step - How to add Merit Badges to your Unit's Pre-Registered Scouts from your Unit Page

MBC 101 Intro Webinar VideoExternal Link - * From 2016 and references 2016 dates.

How to Upload Your Unit Roster to More Easily RegisterExternal Link

How to Add Merit Badge Classes to Your Unit RegistrationExternal Link

Merit Badge Challenge General Registration Step by Step and OverviewExternal Link


 2019 Dates and Locations

Fairfield Site: January 19, February 2, and February 16.  Snow Date: March 23
Located in Fairfield, OH at Fairfield High School

Fairfield Class Matrix and Prework

Sycamore Site: February 2, February 16, February 23.  Snow Date: March 30
Located in Montgomery, OH at Sycamore High School

Sycamore Class Matrix and Prework

Watch a Video on How to Upload Your Unit Roster to more easily register your unit.External Link

US Grant Site: February 9, February 23, March 9  Snow Date: March 23 Located in Bethel, OH at Grant Career Center

Bethel Class Matrix and Prework

Scott High School (NKY) Site: March 9th and 23rd

NKY Class Matrix and Prework

Full Merit Badge Challenge Information Packet  


Scout Information Sheet to Assist with Registration




Sycamore & Bethel
(Grant Career) Locations:

Session A = 8:30-9:45

Session B = 10:00-11:15

Session C = 11:30-12:45

Session A-B = 8:30-11:15

Session A-C = 8:30-12:45


Fairfield Location:

Session A = 8:30-9:45

Session B = 10:00-11:15

Session C = 11:30-12:45

A-B = 8:30-11:15 (Cooking)

B-C = 10:00 - 12:45 (Aviation &


A-C = 8:30-12:45 (First Aid &

Emergency Preparedness)


Scott High School (NKY) Location:
Session A = 8:30-9:50

Session B = 10:05-11:25

Session C = 12:05-1:25

Session D = 1:40-3:00

Session A-B = 8:30-11:25

Session B-C = 10:05-1:25

Session C-D = 12:05-3:00

Updated overview video of the registration process.  The video now also shows how to make an edit/change using the grey summary box when going through registration.  Did you accidentally click the wrong activity?  Remove it using the summary box (not the browser back button).  Use the Scout Info Collection Sheet below to collect each participants information prior to online registration. 


Merit Badge Challenge is available to all registered Boy Scouts. This popular event improves advancement for all attending troops/crews and provides our youth the opportunity to explore vocations and new hobbies.

Each Scout has the opportunity to earn up to three merit badges. Emphasis is placed on those merit badges that lend themselves to an indoor or wintertime activity such as Chemistry, Law, Computers, Communication, and Citizenship badges. Various class schedules and merit badge availability will be posted here for each of the venues on October 22, 2018. Units may pre-register and enter their scouts' names at that time. Registration for individual scouts and the choosing of merit badges for all scouts will open on November 5th, 2018 at 7:00 pm. 

This website will also include the necessary Pre-work for Merit Badges, responses to Frequently-Asked-Questions, and a copy of the registration forms. Use the class schedule matrix to help plan out your various sessions (posted Oct. 22, 2018).

Attendance at each location is limited based on the fire capacity codes for each school. Therefore the registration at one or more schools may close out before the published Registration deadline. Attendance and availability of Merit Badges is limited. So early registration is strongly recommended.


Full Merit Badge Challenge Information Packet  

Scout Information Sheet to Assist with Registration

Refund Policy

Due to the high demand of this event and many of the classes, there will be no refunds for multiple registrations. Individuals or groups that cancel a program reservation 30 days prior to the date of the event will receive a refund of fees paid, less a 15% administrative charge. No refunds will be given after the 30-day cancellation deadline. Fees are transferable to a previously unregistered scout.

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