Merit Badge Info & Resources

21 Merit Badges are required for Eagle.  Of those, 12 specific badges are required for Eagle; the other 9 may be electives or additional Eagle-required badges.  (NOTE:  As of Jan 1, 2014, Cooking merit badge will be Eagle-required, making the number of required badges 13 & the number of elective badges 8 for Eagle.  Also new Sustainability merit badge will be Eagle-required; Scouts will be able to choose between it & Environmental Science.)

Introduction to Merit Badges (BSA Website)

Merit Badge Worksheets (MeritBadge.org Website)

**See also Merit Badge Resources for additional forms & resources related to select individual merit badges **

EAGLE-REQUIRED MERIT BADGES: Click to see requirements.  Date (in parentheses) indicates when requirements were last revised.

  1. Camping (2012) – (Workbook) (Checklist)
  2. Citizenship in the Community (2013) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)  (Resources)
  3. Citizenship in the Nation (2005) – (Workbook) (Checklist)
  4. Citizenship in the World (2006) – (Workbook) (Checklist)
  5. Communication (2013) – (Workbook) (Checklist) (Resources)
  6. Cooking (2014) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)  (Resources)
  7. Cycling * (2013) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)
  8. Emergency Preparedness ** (2013) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)
  9. Environmental Science ***( 2006) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)
  10. Family Life (2010) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)  (Resources)
  11. First Aid (2008) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)
  12. Hiking * (2013) – (Workbook)  (Checklist) (Resources)
  13. Lifesaving ** (2009) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)
  14. Personal Fitness (2012) – (Workbook)  (Checklist) (Resources)
  15. Personal Management (2004) – (Workbook)  (Checklist) (Resources)
  16. Sustainability *** (2013) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)
  17. Swimming * (2009) – (Workbook)  (Checklist)
*     must earn 1 of Cycling, Hiking, OR Swimming
**   must earn 1 of Emergency Prep OR Lifesaving
***  must earn 1 of Environmental Science OR Sustainability

 

ELECTIVE MERIT BADGES: Click to see requirements.  Date (in parentheses) indicates when requirements were last revised.


One Response to Merit Badge Info & Resources

  1. helen says:

    Webmaster & Asst Webmaster – please update this page so there are links to the requirements & workbooks for each merit badge!

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