Merit Badges

Merit badges can be earned by working directly with counselors from Troop 130.  Merit badges are also earned at summer camp and at the annual Merit Badge College.  Look for 2015 Also consider attending Trail to Eagle Camp for that jump start on your Eagle Required merit badges. 

Eagle Scout Coaches are Mr. DeMars and Mrs. Thorp

Merit Badge Workbooks help you track your completed work.  Workbooks for all badges can be found by Clicking Here

Merit Badge Counselors

The following are the current approved Merit Badge Counselors in Troop 130.  While many of these counselors attend weekly meetings on a regular basis, it is always best to contact them 1st to ensure they will be at a meeting to work on a badge.

Badges highlighted in yellow are Eagle Required.


Merit Badge Counselor








American Heritage Julia R      
Art Katrina S      
Backpacking Chris T John S    
Bird Study Richard L Katrina S    
Camping Chris T      
Citizenship in the Community Ken D      
Citizenship in the Nation Ken D      
Citizenship in the World Eliot M      
Coin Collecting Paul S      
Communications Chris T Bruce A    
Computers Richard L      
Cooking Chris T      
Digital Technologies Richard L      
Disabilities Awareness Julia R      
Dog Care Bruce A      
Electronics Ken R      
Emergency Preparedness Julia R      
Environmental Science Bruce A Katrina S Paul S Richard L
Family Life Anita H      
First Aid Chris T Ken R    
Fish and Wildlife Management Richard L      
Forestry Richard L      
Gardening Bruce A Katrina S    
Hiking Chris T John S    
Insect Study Richard L      
Lifesaving Ken R      
Mammal Study Katrina S      
Moviemaking Ken R      
Nature Paul S Katrina S Richard L  
Orienteering Paul S      
Personal Fitness Paul J      
Personal Management Ken D Bruce A    
Photography Paul S      
Plant Science Katrina S      
Plumbing John S      
Public Speaking Bruce A Ken R    
Railroading Paul S      
Reading Katrina S      
Snow Sports Paul J      
Soil and Water Bruce A Katrina S    
Stamp Collecting Paul S      
Swimming Ken D Ken R    
Wilderness Survival Paul S      

 Steps for starting a Merit Badge