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Citizenship In Society Merit Badge

Eagle Scout Rank Requirement As Of July 1, 2022

The Boy Scouts of America’s newest merit badge, Citizenship in Society, will become Eagle-required beginning July 1, 2022. Scouts, Scouters and parents are encouraged to review the requirements, which can be found here: Citizenship in Society Merit Badge Requirements

Merit Badge Counselors are needed for this badge. Merit badge counselors are encouraged to review the above requirements, as well as the Merit Badge Counselor Guide, which can be found here: Citizenship in Society Merit Badge Counselor Guide

Process To Become A Merit Badge Counselor For Citizenship In The Society Merit Badge

If you are currently a registered merit badge counselor:

If you are not currently registered as a merit badge counselor please follow the below steps:

  1. Complete the Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Counselor Form.  BSA Merit Badge Counselor Application:
  2. Complete a BSA Adult Application for code 42 (Merit Badge Counselor). BSA Adult Application:
  3. Include a copy of your current Youth Protection Training certificate

Please submit any and all forms to your local District Executive or Scout office.

Questions? Please Contact Terry Dutton, Director of Support Services:


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