Merit Badge Advancement
Scouts most commonly work on Merit Badges in two ways: (besides Summer Camp)
1. By finding (on their own) an adult counselor that has registered with the Council to teach that Merit Badge, and scheduling appointments as necessary.
SCOUTS: For a list of Troop 560's counselors for the various merit badges, updated 2023, please click here . To find a merit badge counselor outside of the troop, log into https://scoutbook.scouting.org/ with your user ID and password, click on My Dashboard, Administration, your unit and scroll down the page to the MB Counselor List.
2. By signing up for a 'classroom delivered' merit badge curriculum which will take 3-6 hours on a single day. Troop 560 attends these as a group, and must provide adult leadership, typically parents of the Scouts in attendance. Locally, Troop 560 Scouts typically have opportunities to attend: