•  December 4, 2020 - December 6, 2020
     4:00 pm - 12:20 pm all-day

The Sol Leiman -2020 Merit Badge College- 


What: Merit Badge College is an opportunity for all Boy Scouts to meet with qualified counselors and earn merit badges needed for advancement towards ranks including required badges for Eagle Scout. Scouts below the rank of FIRST CLASS have access to the Five Arrows Advancement Program as well as some Merit Badge classes.

ADULT EDUCATION ranges from carded classes like Youth Protection and Safe Swim Defense to Supplemental Training; How to Teach a Merit Badge, Life to Eagle, and Conducting Boards of Review. Register early as these classes fill up rapidly and have a space cap.

REGISTRATION LINK:        Click HERE       Opens    TBA

Who:  For properly registered BSA Boy Scouts, Venturers and Adult Leaders.

Webelos and Cub Scouts may NOT attend Merit Badge College as this event is for older youth registered in a  Scout Troop – Scouts  BSA– working on Merit Badges and adults.  Younger Scouts should remain at home and may attend when they are older and registered in  Scouts BSA

When:   TBA

Where:   Miramar High School, 3601 Southwest 89th Avenue, Miramar, FL 33025

Camping: As in past years the College offers camping. MBC is offering  camping  at Camp Elmore. Camping sites are available and will accommodate all Scouts from your unit.   The College Camping Chairman will be available on the  grounds to assign each campsite and assist you along with the Campmasters.

Bus service will be provided for campers from Camp Elmore to Miramar High School on Saturday and Sunday morning to arrive for their breakfast at Miramar High School, and then returning back to Camp Elmore on Saturday evening after classes are over and on Sunday after classes close at noon for campers.  Leaders and parents  may transport their Scouts personally to and from Miramar High School as well. All riders must arrive timely and be ready at the designated bus stops to ride this provided and included transportation service.

Meals: All meals are prepared by the College, served in the cafeteria for -Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner and including Sunday breakfast.

Leadership: Each Unit is expected to register at least TWO paid adults with the boys and provide at least TWO adults to volunteer their assistance to the College. We are especially in need of Merit Badge Counselors and Five Arrow Instructors. All camping units are required to have TWO adult leaders present for overnight camping. Units provide all their own camping gear.

College Information:

 MB Counselors:    There is no charge to register as Merit Badge Counselor if not a registered attendee of the College. Counselors will be provided meals commensurate with their class schedules. MB Counselor registration is available online at www.sfcbsa.org.

Questions contact SL-MBC Counselor Coordinators:

Denise Innes, at


Connie Ryan, at

Five Arrows will not take place at this event and will be run in March 2021

Weather: This is a “rain or shine” event.

Insurance: Liability as well as Sickness and Accident Insurance is provided for all registered members and leaders of the South Florida Council.

More Info: Please contact Staff Advisor  ">Cliff.Freiwald   or (305) 364-0020 x 213  or contact or Matt Kinsey SL-MBC  Dean,

REGISTRATION LINK:        Click HERE    Opens in September 2020

Last years example  Class Schedule  MBC2019 Classroom Assignments

Last years example  Merit Badge College  Registration Instructions MBC_2019_Registration_Instructions

Last years example  Class Pre-Requisites  MBC2019 PreRequisites

Last years example  Leader Guide- 2019 MBC Guide updated 01 15 2019



3601 Southwest 89th Avenue, Miramar, Florida, 33025, United States


3601 Southwest 89th Avenue, Miramar, FL 33025