Scout Merit Badge Classes

Archery 

To obtain this merit badge, the scout must learn and demonstrate range safety rules, the parts of an arrow, how to properly care for archery equipment, scoring of targets, use and care of bows, and meet the shooting requirements. Archery equipment will be provided. Class will be taught by a certified merit badge counselor.

Session
Dates
Days
Times
Age
Fee
#1 March 2 Sat  7am – 12pm  11+  $23
#2 May 4 Sat  7am – 12pm  11+  $23
#3 July 13 Sat  7am – 12pm  11+  $23
#4 September 7 Sat  7am – 12pm  11+  $23
#5 November 2 Sat  7am – 12pm  11+  $23

Rifle Shooting 

The Orem Fitness Center is excited to offer the Boy Scout Rifle Shooting merit badge. To obtain this merit badge, the scout must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for safe gun handling, the fundamentals of rifle shooting, and proper gun cleaning techniques. Scout must be accompanied by an adult and will be required to provide their own rifle and 50 rounds of .22 Cal. ammunition. All firearms must be transported in and out of the Orem Fitness Center in gun cases. There are a limited number of rifles available for rent. Classes will be taught by a certified merit badge counselor.

Session
Dates
Days
Times
Age
Fee
#1 February 2 Sat  7am – 11am  11+  $16
#2 April 13 Sat  7am – 11am  11+  $16
#3 June 1 Sat  7am – 11am  11+  $16

First Aid (2018) 

First Aid Merit Badge prerequisites include: successful completion of first aid requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class ranks. Merit badge classes are taught by Boy Scout approved Merit Badge Counselors. For more information, call Chad Barth at 229-7159.

Session
Dates
Days
Times
Age
Fee
#1 Jan 19 Sat  7am – 10am  11+  $16
#2 March 16 Sat  7am – 10am  11+  $16
#3 May 18 Sat  7am – 10am  11+  $16
#4 July 20 Sat  7am – 10am  11+  $16
#5 Sept. 21 Sat  7am – 10am  11+  $16
#6 Nov. 16 Sat  7am – 10am  11+  $16

Lifesaving Merit Badge 

Lifesaving Merit Badge prerequisites include: Successful completion of Second Class rank requirements 7a-7c and First Class rank requirements 9a-9d. Merit badge classes are taught by Boy Scout approved Merit Badge Counselors. For more information, call Chad Barth at 229-7159.

Session
Dates
Days
Times
Age
Fee
#1 Jan 19 Sat 7am – 10am  11+  $16
#2 Mar 16 Sat 7am – 10am  11+ $16
#3 May 18 Sat 7am – 10am  11+ $16
#4 July 20 Sat 7am – 10am  11+ $16
#5 Sept 21 Sat 7am – 10am  11+ $16
#6 Nov 16 Sat 7am – 10am  11+  $16

Swimming Merit Badge 

Summer Camp isn’t the only place for boys to get that swimming merit badge!! The Orem Fitness Center offers an opportunity for scouts to earn merit badges associated with swimming and safety all year round. Three merit badges will be offered– Scout Swimming, Scout Lifesaving, and First Aid. Boys may sign up for ONLY one merit badge per day. Boys must come to each class already having completed class prerequisites. Swimming Merit Badge prerequisites include: Successful completion of Second class rank requirements 7a-7c, and First Class rank requirements 9a-9c. Basic swimming skills will not be taught. Merit badge classes are taught by Boy Scout approved Merit Badge Counselors. For more information, call Chad Barth at 229-7159.

Session
Dates
Days
Times
Age
Fee
#1 Jan 19 Sat 7am – 10am  11+  $16
#2 Mar 16 Sat 7am – 10am  11+  $16
#3 May 18 Sat 7am – 10am  11+  $16
#4 July 20  Sat 7am – 10am  11+  $16
#5 Sept 21  Sat 7am – 10am  11+  $16
#6 Nov 16  Sat 7am – 10am  11+  $16