A frequent question for many new and existing parents is “what merit badges can my son earn?”. With over 100 merit badges to choose from, the answer is “as many as he’d like!”. The following links are from Scouting.org and provide a complete overview of the merit badge process and available badges.
Rank Advancement Requirement
Overview of what badges are required for rank advancement.
Merit Badge List
List of all merit badges and their specific requirements.
Merit Badge Process Overview
General overview of the merit badge process.
Parent Guide to becoming a Merit Badge Counselor
All parents and Scouts should take the time to review these links early in their Scouting career.