Build your own summer of adventure. The Medicine Mountain Scout Camp is the perfect place to knock out your Merit Badge requirements. Our camp staff is here to help you achieve your goals and knock out your merit badge requirements.

All of our merit badge classes are listed below by camp area. For a full schedule of 2018 Merit Badge classes, see the Program Guide under Leader Resources.

Eagle-Required Merit Badges are listed in bold. Pre-requisites and additional costs are listed in our Program Guide.


Scouts looking to achieve the top award in Scouting, the rank of Eagle Scout, will probably end up in our APEX area. APEX is focused on Eagle required merit badges, but they also have some exciting, non-eagle required merit badges as well.

  • American Heritage
  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Communication
  • Electricity
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • First Aid
  • Space Exploration


With the equipment and facilities at Medicine Mountain, Scouts can participate in many aquatic activities that otherwise might not be available through their regular troop program. Activities include swimming help, mile swim, open boating and swimming, polar plunge, BSA kayaking, and the merit badges listed below.

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Lifesaving
  • Small Boat Sailing
  • Swimming


For those Scouts feeling creative, Medicine Mountain offers a number of merit badges that should inspire new talents. The handicraft area is the hub of all arts and creative projects.

  • Basketry
  • Fingerprinting
  • Game Design
  • Leatherwork
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Photography
  • Textile
  • Wood Carving


Scouting has always taken place in the outdoors. The nature area houses some of Scouting’s oldest merit badges and helps our Scouts appreciate the natural world around them.

  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy
  • Bird Study
  • Insect Study
  • Energy
  • Environmental Science
  • Fishing
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Mammal Study
  • Nature
  • Plant Science
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Weather

Outdoor Skills

From the basics of pitching a tent to the what to do in the event of a disaster, Scouts will learn how to be prepared for anything at Outdoor Skills.

  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Indian Lore
  • Orienteering
  • Pioneering
  • Wilderness Survival

Shooting Sports

Sharp-shooting Scouts will feel right at home on our three shooting ranges. Certified instructors run open shooting times and teach merit badges classes on each of our ranges.

  • Archery
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Shotgun Shooting