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Merit Badges

Merit Badges

Click here to find out how to start a Merit Badge

Merit Badges Required:

  Total Silver
Star 6 4
Life 11 7
Eagle 21 13

The following "Silver" Merit Badges are required for Eagle

For detailed information on every merit badge go to: US Scouting Service Project. Troop 42 in Richfield has put together an excellent webpage that details online (Internet) resources for each merit badge and any prerequisites for each merit badge

In addition to elective merit badges offered by the troop, scouts will have opportunities to achieve elective merits offered through the Northern Star Council and Scoutmaster Bucky's Merit Badge Days (ie. Troop 42).

If you misplaced your Scout Book and want to know the requirements for the various rank advancements, to: US Scouting Service Project

Finally, if you want to know what kinds of questions will be asked at a rank advancement Board of Review, take a look at: MacScouter Board of Review


  • If you need a merit badge book, see the troop librarian and sign one out
  • Donate merit badge books that you do not need anymore.
  • We need merit badge counselors. It’s easier than you think—just ask any leader about what is involved.
  • Click here to obtain a Merit Badge Counselor application form.

Life to Eagle

Currently, all of the Eagle scout documents such as the Eagle Scout Project workbook and the Eagle Scout application is now available online for scouts pursuing the Eagle Scout rank:
Updated 12/16/2012