All Sessions List

Some merit badge requirements cannot be completed during the week at summer camp. The table below lists the requirements that should be completed prior to arrival at camp in order to ensure merit badge completion at camp.

Last Updated 6/14/21

Session Program Area Prerequisite(s)
Advanced Metalwork Handicrafts Metalwork Merit Badge
Advanced Small-boat Sailing Aquatics Small-boat Sailing Merit Badge / Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Advanced Wood Carving Handicrafts Wood Carving Merit Badge
Animation Technology None
Archaeology Scoutcraft None
Archery Shooting Sports Be able to draw a 22 lb. bow ten times consecutively
Art Handicrafts None
Astronomy Technology None
ATV Experience Outback Complete the ATV Safety Course
Aviation Technology 4
Basketry Handicrafts None
Bird Study Nature 7, 8
BSA / ARC Lifeguard Aquatics 15 Years Old; Be able to complete a 550-yard swim
Camping Scoutcraft 5e, 8d, 9a, 9b, 9c
Canoeing Aquatics Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Chemistry Technology None
Chess Technology None
Citizenship in the Nation Trail to Eagle 2, 8
Citizenship in the World Trail to Eagle 7
Climbing Outback None
Communication Trail to Eagle 5, 8
Cooking (not offered 2021) Scoutcraft 4, 6
Cripple Creek (Mountain Man) Outback None
Digital Technology Technology None
Emergency Preparedness / Search and Rescue Scoutcraft Emergency Preparedness 1 (First Aid Merit Badge), 2c, 8b; Search and Rescue 5, 6, 7
Energy / Electricity Technology Energy 4; Electricity None
Engineering Technology None
Environmental Science Nature 1, 2, 6
First Aid Scoutcraft Bring a personal First Aid Kit; Complete all First Aid requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class
Fish and Wildlife Management / Mammal Study Nature Fish and Wildlife req.8; Mammal Study req.3
Forestry Nature 1
Free Swim N/A None
Game Design Technology None
Geocaching Scoutcraft 7
Geology Nature None
Indian Lore Handicrafts None
Insect Study Nature 9
Kayaking Aquatics Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Leatherwork Handicrafts None
Lifesaving Aquatics

2a (Swimming Merit Badge); Be able to complete a 400-yard swim (2b)

Metalwork Handicrafts None
Mile Swim BSA Aquatics Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Mountain Biking / Cycling Outback None
Nature Nature None
Non-Swimmer / Beginner Instruction Aquatics None
Nuclear Science Technology None
Orienteering Scoutcraft 8, 9, 10
Personal Fitness Trail to Eagle 1b, 7, 8
Personal Management Trail to Eagle 1, 2, 10
Photography / Moviemaking Technology Cyber Chip
Pioneering Scoutcraft None
Plant Science Nature 6
RAMPAGE!!! Outback None
Raven Scouts (morning session) Raven Scouts None
Reptile and Amphibian Study Nature 8
Rifle Shooting Shooting Sports None
Robotics / Electronics Technology None
Rowing Aquatics Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Safety / Fire Safety Scoutcraft Safety 2a, 2b, 3b, 4; Fire Safety 11
Salesmanship Trail To Eagle None
Senior Raven Scouts (afternoon session) Raven Scouts  None
Shotgun Shooting Shooting Sports None
Small-boat Sailing Aquatics Small-boat Sailing Merit Badge; Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Snorkeling BSA Aquatics Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Space Exploration Technology None
Stand Up Paddleboarding BSA Aquatics Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Swimming (merit badge) Aquatics Complete the BSA Swimmer Test
Weather Nature 6, 8, 9
Welding Technology None
Wilderness Survival Scoutcraft 5 (bring survival kit to camp)
Wood Carving Handicrafts Earn the Totin' Chip award
Woodwork Handicrafts Earn the Totin' Chip award