Become a Merit Badge Counselor


Effective January 1, 2011, all existing counselors needed to reregister to remain a counselor.  If you did not do that last fall, you will need to complete a new application.


All new prospective MB Counselors have to complete the following application and CORI form to be reviewed and accepted as a counselor before starting any work with a youth.


The following documents are required to register as a Merit Badge Counselor in the Knox Trail Council (per National BSA) Please present to Ken DeMars who will secure the appropriate signatures.  Once reviewed, you will receive a letter from the Knox Trail Council with an approval or rejection.


Merit Badge Counselors Frequently Asked Questions