Make your own free website on

****2008 Merit Badge College **** Athens, Alabama

Merit Badge Information
Athens State University
Scout Links
MB College History
Comments / Suggestions
On-Line Registration Open Nov 20, 2007

On this page you will find information concerning the Merit Badges being offered.

Merit Badge Classes - Spaces available

Merit Badge Class Locations

1) All classes begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.
2) Class sessions are as follows: Morning: 9:00 a.m. - Noon & Afternoon: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
3) All of the Merit Badge sheets will be available for you to take home after the event. Please pick these in the Lunchroom after 4:30 p.m.
4) All Scout merit badge classes will be held on the Athens State University campus. All adult classes will be held at the First Baptist Church. Please refer to the Athens State site map  (#17) in order to locate this church (it is across the street from Founder's Hall)
5) Please be sure to download the Merit Badge Class Location sheet (see below). This will tell you which buildings the classes are in. You will need to use this in conjunction with the Athens State site map.
6) The following merit badges require an additional fee:
    Art - $5;     Electricity - $5;     Model Design - $10;     Woodcarving - $5
Each scout should bring their money to the class and give it to the Merit Badge Counselor. DO NOT send this money in with your registration.
7) Please follow these age/grade requirements for the following merit badges:
   a) Auto Mechanics: scout must be at least 15 years of age or older.
   b) Cit in the World: scout must be currently enrolled in at least the 7th grade (or higher)
   c) Surveying: scout must be at least 14 years of age or older.
8) The Pioneering Merit Badge Counselor will set up a day in the Spring of 2004 in order to complete the outdoor portion of the merit badge.
9) For the Music Merit Badge, the counselor will provide a portable keyboard. If the Scout plays an instrument other than piano, he will need to bring his own instrument.
The following classes are FULL:
Art (morning), Auto Mechanics, Chemistry, Cit in the Nation (morning & afternoon), Cit in the World (morning & afternoon), Communications (morning & afternoon), Computers (morning & afternoon), Dentistry (morning), Electricity (morning & afternoon), Electronics (morning & afternoon), Engineering (morning & afternoon), Fingerprinting, First Aid (morning & afternoon), Law, Model Design & Building, Music, Vet Medicine, Woodcarving (morning & afternoon)
Medicine merit badge has been CANCELLED.