Merit Badge Days
Scout Merit Badge Days provide Scouts with an activity-filled day combining hands-on activities, question and answer sessions, and fun projects to help Scouts earn Merit Badges. If your scout is in need of earning their Merit Badges, these dates are a great opportunity.
- Calendar of Merit Badge Days at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center.
- Merit Badge Days offered by different troops within the Orange County Council.
- For adults that are interested in participating in our activities, please read through this info to understand your adult responsibilities.
- The Boy Scouts of America provides an outstanding handbook for adults. The adult manual is called the Scoutmaster Handbook, and it’s worth your time to read it. A hard copy can be purchased here.
- BSA Youth Protection
Links to other BSA websites
- Boy Scouts of America
- Orange County Council – BSA
- Portola District – OCBSA (our district)
- LDS/BSA Relationship
- Cub Scout Day Camps
- Orange County Council Training
- Guide to Safe Scouting
- Saddleback District Training
- Portola District Training
Boy Scouting for Parents
- Safety Through Planning & Relying On The Spirit – Short documentary: The true story of a boy scout troop in Arizona near Havasupai Falls, who face life-threatening weather challenges, and miraculously overcome them with prayer and the proper preparation done before the campout.
- LDS 2013 Duty to God in Scouting – “Duty to God” is the heart of Scouting and is a foundational principle as old as the organization itself.
- President Monson – Recognition of Honor – During the 100 year celebration of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ involvement in scouting, President Monson was recognized for his lifelong service and support of the Scouting movement.