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Feb 3, 2018
Blue Jacket, Bullskin Trail & Lagonda Merit Badge
Feb 17, 2018
Blue Jacket, Bullskin Trail & Lagonda Merit Badge Trail Drive #2
Mar 3, 2018
Blue Jacket, Bullskin Trail & Lagonda Merit Badge Trail Drive #3

Northern Tier Merit Badge Trail Drive

The 2018 Northern Tier Merit Badge Trail Drive for Blue Jacket, Bullskin Trail and Lagonda Districts is February 3, 17 & March 3 from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm at Northeasten High School (1480 Bowman Rd, Springfield, OH 45502). The cost is $7 per Scout, and registration must be done on the Tecumseh Council website by January 27. Classes are first-come-first-served.

(Snow Day T.B.A.)

Additional Fees

Some merit badges require additional material/kit fees. FEES ARE TO BE PAID DIRECTLY TO THE COUNSELOR AT THE FIRST CLASSDO NOT include with Trail Drive fees.

The class offering has expanded to make the class sizes smaller.

I will try to place Scouts in sessions with their Troop members, if possible.


Opening Ceremony - 7:30 am (1st day – volunteers needed)

Session #1           8:00 am            -           9:25 am

Session #2          9:30 am           -           10:55 am

Session #3          11:00 am           -           12:25 pm

Closing Ceremony - 12:30 pm (last day – volunteers needed)

Merit Badge Schedule

Below is a PDF of what sessions the Merit Badges are being offered to help with scheduling.

2018 NT Merit Badge Trail Drive Schedule.pdf


Please contact D.L. Kaufman at  [Click for member's page] or 937-536-6655.

How to Register

Please Click the Orange "Register" Button to the Right Side of This Page

Once the Session is full it will close on the Council website

Merit Badge Counselors Needed

ATTENTION If you would like to be a MB counselor or know someone who would be available please have them contact DL Kaufman, [Click for member's page] or call 937-536-6655

Merit Badge Classes

  2. It is the Scout’s responsibility to complete all requirements (before/after).
  3. Additional MB time may be required for some merit badges - counselors will advise.
  4. MB Counselors are not obligated to counsel Scouts AFTER the event.
  5. Final MB standings will not be updated AFTER they are made available to Scout Masters / Unit Leaders and the Council.
  6. Every effort will be made to give each Scout his preferred choice of classes, but REMEMBER FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.


(if not listed there are no pre-req)


Emergency Preparedness and First Aid:

  • You MUST complete First Aid for Tenderfoot -> First Class, before starting MB.
  • You MUST have First Aid MB completed by the end of the Emergency Prep MB.


  1. Cit. In Community                        - #3a, 4b, 7c
  2. Cit. In Nation                                - #2, 3
  3. Cit. In World                                 - #3b, 7
  4. Communication                            - #5, 8, 9
  5. Fire Safety                                              - #6 (bring to class), #11
  6. First Aid                                       - #2b, (Scout -> 1st Class 1st Aid Req. finished)
  7. Emerg. Preparedness                   - #7, Must have 1st Aid MB & #8c by 03/14/08
  8. Graphic Arts                                - Possible site visit
  9. Electronics                                  - Electronics kit fee $5-10, bring soldering irons
  10. Electricity                                    - Possible material fee
  11. Person Mgt.                                 - will be emailed to unit leader
  12. American Heritage                        - 1 & 3a (bring an article)

Important Information


  • Please start Blue Cards for Scouts in your Troop.
  • Please TURN-IN the BLUE CARDS to the registration table on the 1st day.
  • ALL Blue Cards will be returned to the Unit Leader along with a spreadsheet print-out within 2 weeks after the event (call DL Kaufman if you need it sooner).
  • Mailed UNIT result packets are $4 extra for S/H.  Otherwise, it will be available for pickup at the Tecumseh Scout Office.


Coffee and Tea will be available in the cafeteria for Scout Masters, Unit Leaders and MBC/staff.  Bring your own cups to keep the cost down.

Leader Training will also be available all 3 weeks.

YPT will be the first 30 mins of the day.

Boy scout leader Training weeks 1 and 2

Cub scout leader training week 3

The concession stand (run by the SV Boosters) will be open for Scouts to buy snacks if desired.

  • Attendance does not mean participation. 
  • Homework may be chosen to confirm active participation in some MB's.
  • Scouts turn homework in with NAME/TROOP on every page.
  • Walk-IN’s or MB changes - it is YOUR responsibility to get on the MBC roster for that class.
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