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Merit Badge Counselor Information

Every couple of years, our Merit Badge Counselor list needs to be updated.  It has been over 5 years since the last good cleaning of our district list.  Click on the link below for instruction.

Please have all the information turned in by February, 15, 2019


Conselor Update Information
2019 Merit Badge University Permission Slip and Med Form

Here is the permission slip and med form that your Scout will need to attend this years event,  Remember that only parts A and B on the med form need filled out.  There is no doctors exam needed for this event. 


2019 MBU Permission Form
2019 Merit Badge University Registration

Mon valley NBU Registration
Annual Medical Form
Here is the medical form you need for this years Merit Badge University.  Remember only parts A and B need filled out.

Medical Form
2019 Merit Badge University Prerequisites

Here are the prerequisites for this years MBU.

Click on the link below.


2019 Prerequisites
Interested in Scouting?
Forms, Forms, and More Forms

Here is the link to the Greater Pittsburgh Form page

LHC Forms

National Forms
Looking for an Eagle Application or any other National Scout form?  Just click on the link below.
National B.S.A. Form Page

Adult Training Knots

This link will show you most of the awards that are available.  For a complete list, please look under Adult Recognition in the Forms Tab.

Adult Training Knots Applications

Unit Web Sites


Pack 1431

B.S.A. On Line Training
Need to get some training?  Many of the required training sessions for leaders are available on line.  Once you complete a course, you can print out a card and the information is sent to Flag Plaza for their records.  Just click on the link below.
B.S.A. On Line Training

John Wayne: What the Scout Law Means to Me

John Wayne and the Scout Law

BSA News
Find out what news is on the National site.  Just click on the link below.

Current BSA News

B.S.A. Alumni Connection

BSA Alumni Connection is a call to reconnect and engage former Scouts and anyone who has been touched by the Boy Scouts of America — family members of Scouts (both past and present), volunteers, Scouters, community leaders, and the tens of millions of Americans who have benefited from Scouting in their communities.

B.S.A. Alumni Connection

Merit Badge Counselor Guide

This will explain to you just what is required of a merit badge counselor.

National guidelines for Merit Badge Counselors

Fast Facts

For every 100 boys who join the Boy Scouts, research shows:

5 will become Eagle Scouts

12 will have their first contact with a church, synagogue or mosque; 2 will enter the clergy

8 will enter a vocation that was learned through the merit badge system

2 will use his Scouting skills to save the life of another person or his own life

RARELY will one be brought before the juvenile court system

Scouting’s alumni record: a nationwide survey of high schools revealed:

85% of student council presidents were Scouts

89% of senior class presidents were Scouts

75% of school publication editors were Scouts

71% of football captains were Scouts

Scouts also account for:

64% of Air Force Academy graduates

68% of West Point graduates

70% of Annapolis graduates

72% of Rhodes scholars

85% of FBI agents

85% of airline pilots

* 65% of Members of Congress

Eleven of the 12 astronauts who walked on the moon were Scouts; more than half earned the rank of Eagle Scout