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Virtual Merit Badge College

Date: February 24 - February 24 | Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Cape Fear Council is excited to offer a Merit Badge College on February 24th.  Merit Badge Classes will be offered as a morning session and an afternoon session, each session will be $20. Morning classes will begin at 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and Afternoon classes will begin at 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. While most merit badges can be completed during the class time, there are some requirements that will need to be completed either before or after the class by the Scout. Zoom will be the online platform used for Virtual Merit Badges and class links will be emailed on February 23rd once registration closes, on February 22nd. Classes are first come, first serve and will have a limited class sizes. Look at attachments on the event description page to find pre-requisites and class availability. A post event email will be sent by March 1 with instructions on printing off an e-blue card.

All our merit badge counselors are YPT trained and approved by our Council to instruct. Prior to registering, the Scout should have a discussion with their unit leader to notify them of their interest in taking the badge and confirm that their unit leader will approve the blue card upon course completing

Please note that counselors may not be searchable in Scoutbook because they have opted to be visible only at district or unit level.

Register Here

This event is operating on Eastern Daylight Time.

Merit Badges Offered:

Citizenship in the Nation-Morning


Emergency Preparedness-Afternoon


Environmental Science-Afternoon

First Aid-Morning


Personal Management-Morning and Afternoon

Signs, Signals, and Codes-Afternoon



Any questions can be emailed to Michael DeRuyter at Michael.DeRuyter@Scouting.org



February 24
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Refund Policy  Fees are generally not refundable; however they are transferable to other Scouts in the same unit.  Full refunds will only be considered if requested in writing using the Activity Transfer/Refund Request Form a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of Council organized activity (cub camp, merit badge days, jamboree, Philmont, etc.) and are subject to approval by the Council Camping Committee.

 Partial refunds may be given for later requests due to emergencies, medical situations or mandatory summer school.  Requests for partial refunds must be received in writing by the Program Director no later than 10 days after the conclusion of activity and will be reviewed by the Council Camping Committee.  Notify the Program Director immediately if a Scout may not attend activity due to illness, injury or a personal issue.

All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and mailed to the Council Service Center attention Program Director or emailed to martin.clemmer@scouting.org. Attention: Activity Transfer/Refund Request.  Please include how the check should be made out, who it is to be mailed to, and all pertinent information in relation to the reason for the refund.