Lees McRae Merit Badge College


Mar 16, 2024 7:30 am to 5:00 pm



Lees-McRae College
191 Main St.
Banner Elk, NC 28604



2024 Lees-McRae Merit Badge College

The Daniel Boone Council, and Mt. Mitchell District is excited to be partnering with Lees-McRae College to bring Scouts, BSA Youth an exciting Merit Badge opportunity on March 16th, 2024. Please join us for an amazing day of Advancement, Scout Spirit, and Fun. We will also be offering some Adult Trainings at this event for Adult Leaders to continue their learning journey. 

***Camping accomodations are available Friday and/or Saturday night for Troops at no additional cost on Lees-McRae College's South Campus. Reservations for camping are due by Friday March 1st at 5 PM. If this is something your Troop is interested in, please email Jacob Whitlow at Jacob.Whitlow@Scouting.org. Troops must have a minimum of 2 Adult Leaders, Current YPT, and Health Forms Part A and B if camping on-site. Troops will provide their own meals, excluding Saturday Lunch, and gear if camping. 

Below you will find all the information you need for this Merit Badge College. Please read the Course Catalogue fully before registering! 

Registration Information:
We will only be accepting Online registrations during the timeframe listed below. Late Registrations or Walk-Ins will not be accepted. Classes may fill up quickly and have a varied capactiy level, so the earlier you register, the better your chances of enrolling in the classes you would like to attend

Online Registration OPENS on Monday, December 4th at 5:00 PM EST. 
Online Registration CLOSES on Friday, March 8th at 11:59 PM EST. 

Youth Participants: $30. This includes Instructional Materials, Lunch at Lees-McRae College's Dining Facility, and Patch. Lees-McRae College will also be providing LMC Swag for all youth participating and a tour of campus following instruction for those interested! 

Adult Leaders: Lunch and Patch Package for $13. Adult Trainings will be free of charge. 

Merit Badge Offerings:

The Course Catologue with full descriptions of the offerings, class capacities, pre or post reqs, and any other important infomation is available below. 

  • Citizenship in the Community
  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Citizenship in the World
  • Citizenship in Society
  • Communications
  • Environmental Science
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Family Life
  • First Aid
  • Personal Fitness
  • Personal Management
  • Sustainability
  • Bird Study
  • Climbing
  • Chemistry
  • Dentistry
  • Digital Technology
  • Disability Awareness
  • Electricity
  • Fire Safety and Traffic Safety
  • Fly Fishing
  • Fish and Wildlife Management
  • Genealogy
  • Health Care Professions
  • Law
  • Photography
  • Pioneering
  • Weather

Bold denotes Eagle Required Merit Badge

 MBC Schedule:
A detailed map of campus and locations will be included in your registration packet when you check in. Please see below for Lees-McRae College's website with more information about the institution, and a direct link to their online campus map. 
Check-In at Cannon Student Center: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Opening Ceremony(Evans Auditorium in the Cannon Student Center): 8:30 AM 
MB Session 1: 9 AM - 12:00 PM 
Lunch at The Summit Dining Hall: 12:15 PM 
MB Session 2: 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM 
Closing Ceremony Evans Auditorium in Cannon Student Center): 4:45 PM 
Tour of Lees-McRae College Campus: 5:00 PM
Link to Lees-McRae College Website: Lees-McRae College | Banner Elk, North Carolina (lmc.edu)
Link to Lees-McRae College's Campus Map: lmc-campus-map.pdf

These are the trainings being offered:

Scoutmaster Position Specific- Adult
Life to Eagle- Youth/Adult


Register Here

File Name Description
LMC MBC Course Catalogue Please read the catalogue fully before registering. All Information is included in this document. Download