Church of the Good Shepherd 9350 Braddock Rd. Burke, Virginia 22015 United States
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This training will guide new and potential merit badge counselors through their responsibilities in the role and will give them an understanding of the methods of counseling Scouts. It is intended as a short orientation course for new merit badge counselors before they begin working with Scouts.
New and potential merit badge counselors
At the end of this lesson, participants will be able to
Understand the aims of Scouting, the BSA advancement process, and the merit badge counselor's role.
Know a merit badge counselor's duties and responsibilities to the BSA and the Scout.
Understand and complete the requirements to be a registered merit badge counselor with the BSA.
List some methods of counseling and coaching.
Successfully guide a Scout through the merit badge process.