Citizenship in the Community is a great Eagle-required badge for younger scouts to start on. It’s a way to learn about our local community and also to get practice “doing a good turn.”
Troop 28 and Glencoe-based merit badge counselors are available for most Eagle-required merit badges as well as several electives. Scouts are encouraged to work with a variety of counselors both within and outside of the troop.
Cooking Merit Badge is a great Eagle-required Merit Badge for scouts to start thinking about early in their scouting career. Check out our resources including meal planning tips and recipe suggestions, the MyPlate calorie calculator and daily meal plans, and recommendations for dealing with food allergies and intolerances.
Troop 28 resources for the Eagle-required Personal Fitness merit badge, including several tracking log options and the CDC youth-adjusted BMI calculator.
Best ways for Troop 28 scouts to earn the Swimming Merit Badge.