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Merit Badge College 2017 Info

Merit Badge College 2017

(information as of 10-8-2016)

Date: Saturday  February 4, 2017  at Central Columbia Middle School from 9am till 5pm with registration beginning at 8:05am.  Preliminary information for this event is as follows with information to be added as available. Registration for this event will begin 1st week in December, but here is a listing of merit badges to be offered thus far as well as time preparation needed for various badges.

Athletics  (4 months prep time or 1 season)
Citizenship in the Community

Citizenship in the Nation
Digital Technology
Disabilities Awareness
Family Life (90 days prep time)
Model Design and Building
Personal Fitness (12 weeks)
Salesmanship (counselor would like scouts to participate in fall popcorn sales using this badge as a guide to complete badge)

Stamp Collecting

 (4 months prep time or 1 season)
Veterinary Medicine

Note to potential merit badge counselors. Please contact Robert Hewlett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to enroll as a counselor as well as for any  information/questions concerning being a counselor for this event. Would like to offer Chemistry, Public Health, and Dentistry badges this year due to scout interest for these badges—we need counselors for these badges in particular.

Looking forward to seeing everyone at this event.

Robert Hewlett, Coordinator for MBC 2017

Camp Work Day

New Boy Scout Handbooks have arrived!

The NEW Boy Scout Handbooks have arrived!  They are available for

purchase at the Council Office.

Perfect Bound $14.99
new book perfect bnd

Coil Bound $19.99
new book coil bnd

Unit Websites

Unit Websites

The Technology Committee along with the Columbia Montour Council is now able to offer Units the ability to host websites for units on the Council Website. The websites do not require technical skills and are easy to update all from your web browser. These websites will be FREE OF CHARGE to units and offer the following pages and functionality to units.

  • Homepage
  • Achievements
  • News
  • Contact Us.
  • Photo Gallery
  • Calendar

If your unit is interested, please fill out the form below. The Technology Committee will then work on planning training based on number of Units interested. Please direct any questions to the Council Webmaster @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click Here to Fill Out Form!

Office Hours & Contact Info

Monday and Tuesday – 9am to 5pm

Wednesday – 1pm to 5 pm

Thursday and Friday – 9am to 5pm

Saturday-Sunday: Closed
Address,Phone & Fax
5 Audubon Court
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone (570) 784-2700
Fax (570) 387-4074

Newsletter Sign Up

Please Select A List Below. By adding in your unit info we can only send E-News that pertains to you!. Want to be sure your info is up to date? Enter your new info below(use your same e-mail address) and you will be automatically updated!

Recruiting Tips

Hold a Scout Night

Hold a troop (or pack or crew) activity for new Scouts soon after they join. Think about holding a campout for Scouts, a family overnighter for Cub Scouts, a hike for Venturers.

Upcoming Scouting Events

Saturday October 22
Fall Camporee
Saturday October 22
Rocket Shoot
Sunday October 23
Fall Camporee
Monday October 24
Fall Sale Orders Due
Wednesday October 26
6:00pm Eagle Board
Saturday October 29
Camp Improvement Day
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