Citizenship in Society is a new merit badge that will be required for the rank of Eagle Scout as of July 1, 2022. The emphasis of this merit badge for Scouts to explore ways to live the Scout Oath and Scout Law. This merit badge is different; there will be no merit badge book and there is no “correct” answer for any of the requirements. Download the merit badge requirements and the merit badge workbook below. This parent letter gives background information about this new merit badge and who to contact if there are questions regarding the subject matter: Parent Letter Citizenship in Society 03.2022 Signed.
Download the merit badge requirements here: Citizenship in Society MB Requirements
and the merit badge workbook here: Citizenship in Society MB Guidebook. NOTE: This is not an official BSA document and is not required for any class but can be helpful in earning the merit badge.
Merit Badge Classes
Council Staff will offer a class on four Mondays: July 11, July 18, July 25, and August 15. Each session begins at 7:00 pm in the second floor conference room at the Council Office. Participants must attend all sessions to complete the merit badge and participation is limited to Scouts that are ages 15+ and/or Life rank. For more information and to sign up, please CLICK HERE. Prerequisites for this class may be downloaded here: Citizenship in Society Prerequisites for Scouts
As more classes are scheduled, they will be posted here.