Merit Badge Day 2018

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CPMA Middle School

San Diego, CA

Brought to you by Troop 260 and Venture Crew 9999, benefitting Feeding America, the San Diego Blood Bank, and Better World — helping scouts to expand their skills while helping others. Our Merit Badge Day is FULL. Thank you for your interest and for supporting our event!

Merit Badges Offered

Choose from over 50 available merit badges

This is the most amazing Merit Badge Day event ever with over 50 merit badges to choose from. Total cost FOR THE DAY is $35 which includes lunch. Sign up for two merit badge sessions. Scouts will be limited to only one Eagle-required merit badge.


Feeding America

Cans and food items collected at this event will be donated to Feeding America — the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization working to connect people with food and end hunger.

San Diego Blood Bank

Adults and Scouts at least 16 years and older can donate to the San Diego Blood Bank at this event. The San Diego Blood Bank works to save lives by serving hospitals in the San Diego, Imperial, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties.

Better World

A Better World will be sponsoring the Snack Bar. The mission of a Better World is to remind others what's truly important in this life. We donate a portion of our profits to assist the homeless, help with care for sick children, foster the arts in schools, and provide student scholarship programs.



7:00am — Registration Begins
8:30am — Flag Ceremony & Opening Remarks
9:00am - 12:00pm — Merit Badge Session 1
12:00pm - 1:00pm — Lunch (provided)
1:00pm - 4:00pm — Merit Badge Session 2


- $35 plus 5 cans / items of food
- Registration fee includes an optional lunch
- Cans / food items will be donated to Feeding America to help fight hunger in San Diego

Adult Sessions

9:00am - 2:00pm — CPR / First Aid / ADD
3:00pm - 4:00pm — Nap Safety
9:00am - 3:00pm — Blood Bank

Preparation & Prerequisites

  1. Scouts should obtain and read the current merit badge book.
  2. Scouts may print the corresponding worksheets to use as a tool to organize notes and document their work on the prerequisites and during class.
  3. To earn the merit badge, Scouts need to complete all prerequisites and show proof of completion. Download the prerequisite form and have it signed by your Scoutmaster once all prerequisites have been completed.

To Bring

  1. Scouts should bring the following items to Merit Badge Day:
    • A Scoutmaster-signed prerequisite form (download here)
    • A Scoutmaster-signed blue card for each merit badge
    • Merit badge worksheets
    • Pen / pencil and paper
    • Permission slip & photo release (download here)
  2. Scouts must be prepared to discuss and demonstrate all requirements to be completed before class. Please bring all written work including any worksheets and drawings. Scouts must also bring a Scoutmaster-signed proof of completion for these prerequisites. Remember: Merit badges are EARNED, not just given out.
  3. Scouts should wear their official BSA Scout uniform (or Venture Crew's uniform) and appropriate footwear.
  4. Parents and Scout leaders are welcome. Check out our sessions for adults! Each Troop should be accompanied / supervised by an appropriate number of adults.

Snack Bar

In addition to the lunch provided with your ticket, the snack bar will offer coffee, hot cocoa, tea, Krispy Kreme donuts, hot dogs, nachos, candy, chips, soda, & water. All items are $1, except for hot dogs and nachos ($2).

Past Merit Badge Days

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