Merit Badge Midway 2024


Mar 2, 2024 8:00 am to 4:00 pm



Southwestern Community College - Burrell Building
44 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779


Midway Information

Falling Waters District Merit Badge Midway

Read information before registering

By Online Registration Only – No Walk-ins

The Falling Waters District Merit Badge Midway is an opportunity for Scouts BSA to earn a part of or all of one or two Merit Badges during two three hour sessions. If you registered for the January 20, 2024 Merit Badge Midway and did not cancel, your registration is good for the rescheduled March 2, 2024 Merit Badge Midway.  No further action is needed.  We look forward to seeing you there.  If you did not register for the January 20 Midway but would now like to attend, download and read the Merit Badge Specific Information, then click the green registration button, pick the sessions you want and complete the registration. All of the adults leading these sessions are qualified and registered Merit Badge Counselors.


Be sure to completely read the Merit Badge Specific Information page before registering.


By Online Registration Only – No Walk-ins: In order for a Scout to attend, registration with payment must be completed online by Wednesday, February 28th, 2024. Early registration is suggested to insure Scouts get the merit badge session(s) they want. As merit badge sessions fill up they will be taken offline.


Time: 8:00 am to 8:50 am: Check-in at Burrell Building first floor lobby

          9:00 am to 12 noon: First Session in Burrell Building

          12 noon to 1:00 pm: Lunch break in Café 64 located in Founders Hall

           1:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Second Session in Burrell Building


Cost: $8.50 per Scout BSA whether taking one or two Merit Badges.


Lunch: $7.50 (optional: See the Merit Badge Specific Information page for details)


These are the Merit Badges being offered. More information on each, including number of hours and required prerequisites, is provided in the Merit Badge Specific Information Download shown below. Some sessions are already full. register for the Merit Badge session(s) that have available spots. 

Bird Study

Citizenship in the Nation

Citizenship in Society

Citizenship in the World

Disabilities Awareness

Emergency Preparedness

Family Life

First Aid

Health Care Professions

Personal Management

Traffic Safety


Most Troops will have individuals who are familiar with the use of the registration software. However, if you are not familiar with this software then go to the Step by Step Registration Guide to Software download. Use this guide, along with the Midway Registration Page download and make selections insuring that selections do not overlap.


Adult Scout leaders and parents interested in learning more about the Scouting program may take Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Job Specific training from 9:00 am to 12 noon. No registration is needed for this course and there is no charge for it. Those who are interested are asked to contact Peggy Jones at or 210-836-6561 so that enough materials will be on-hand. However walk-ins will be allowed on a space available basis.

Parents who are waiting for their child are asked to wait in the first floor lobby of the Burrell Building. The exception is that adults who have ordered a lunch through the registration website may during the noon hour pass through the building on the way to and returning from Café 64.


Click here to Register today!

Detailed information is listed in the following downloads:

File Name Description
Merit Badge Specific Information v2 Download
Southwestern Community College Map Download
Step by Step Guide to Registration Software Download