Merit Badge Days

Want to learn from professionals in the field while earning a Merit Badge? The Atlanta Area Council is pleased to offer multiple opportunities throughout the year!

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Construction Merit Badge Day

March 28, 2020 from 9AM to 4PM

At Batson Cook - 2859 Paces Ferry Rd, Suite 200

The Construction Merit Badge Day is one of the most exciting Merit Badge opportunities this year. Scouts will begin their day with instruction from highly trained experts, followed by a tour around an active worksite. Dress code for the day: Hiking boots, blue Jean Pants (must be pants. No shorts), Activity Tee-shirt.
The Scouts get their choice of earning one of the following six Merit Badges:

  • Drafting/BIM 
  • Electricity 
  • Landscaping Architecture
  • Safety
  • Surveying 
  • Welding* 

*Must be 14 and older 

Automotive Merit Badge Day

Porsche Merit Badge is one of the most exciting Merit Badge opportunities. Scouts must attend both the Feb 22 & Feb 29 sessions in order to complete this merit badge. Youth must be 14 by 2-22-19 and this event is only $30.00 for a unique experience working with experts on the coolest cars on the planet. All proceeds go to the Atlanta Area Council, BSA Campership fund.

When: February 22 and 29, 2020 

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Where: Volunteer Service Center(Feb 22) and Porsche Cars North American Head Quarters(Feb 29)

Cost: $30

This event is full. Please keep an eye out for 2021 registration.


Merit Badge University

November, 2020

Merit Badge University is a quality Merit Badge program that helps Scouts learn about different fields of knowledge. By recruiting experienced professional counselors, Scouts receive an unparalleled experience. It’s hosted on the beautiful Kennesaw State University Marietta campus, giving Scouts a great opportunity to experience a college atmosphere.
Click here for more information.