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Merit Badge Weekend

Who:    Registered Scouts and Scouters

What:   Working on Merit Badges, and enjoying the outdoors

Merit Badges Offered, you can select (2) badges to work on. There are two session with (1) eagle required and (1) non eagle required badge per session. Younger scouts are not recommended to sign up for eagle required badges. The eagle required badges will not be finished during the campout. click on the name of the badges below to see the requirements of each merit badge.

Be prepared,  read the merit badge book and review the requirements.

When:  November 2nd - 4th, 2018

Where: Fred C. Andersen Scout Reservation, Wisconsin (less than 1 hour)

Why:    To have fun, of course!!

Estimated Cost:    $40 per Scout, $20 per Adult

Departure: Otter Lake Elementary on Friday, November 2nd at 6:00pm.
Eat supper before arriving.

Returning: Sunday around 12pm. Scouts will be dropped off at their homes.

Sign-up: Sign-up Online. Cancellations after October 23rd will be charged $40.

This camp trip will consist of a lot of outdoor activities.  The scouts will be camping in the Adirondack Cabins, or in troop tents if they arrange ahead of time.

Wear Class A uniform with a Class B underneath for traveling

Check the weather forecast to see how cold it might get and pack accordingly.

If you have any questions, ask us at the troop meeting, or contact Eric Bergquist at 651 329-3270. (email:

Scouts/Adults should bring:

Complete change of clothes and extra socks

2 underwear

2 pair pants 

1 pair shorts (if weather appropriate)

2 shirts

Sweatshirt or jacket


Closed toe shoes

Sleeping clothes

Sleeping bag


Scout book



Mess kit, cup, knife, fork and spoon (plastic recommended) 

Mesh bag with drawstring for holding/drying mess kit

Water bottle – squeeze-type

Backpack or duffel bag

Plastic bag for wet clothes

Smellables (personal hygiene):


Soap and washcloth

Personal medication