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Merit Badge Counselor in Different Council

Hello, new MBC here. I submitted form 34405 to my Council, but what happens from there? Am I being registered as an MBC within just my Council or by National? Can I teach a Merit Badge within another Council or do I need to fill out a new application with that Council?

Any MBC can sign off on a MB for a Scout in any Council. You do not need to be registered in the Scout’s council. In Scoutbook you can set your listing preference to Worldwide. Go to My Dashboard → Administration → My Account → My Positions → Merit Badge Counselor. Click Worldwide then click Update.

I have worked with Scouts in several Councils via zoom.


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