Keowa: Program- Merit Badges

You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 100 merit badges and any qualified Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturer or Sea Scout may earn any of these at any time. We are constantly adding new merit badges to our program, so please check back for updated information. Official BSA index of Merit Badges and requirements

Program Area: Ecology

Astronomy* Bird Study
Energy Environmental Science
Fish & Wildlife Management Weather*
Forestry Geology
Soil & Water Conservation Mammal Study
Nature Space Exploration
Reptile and Amphibian Study*  


Program Area: Handicraft

Art Basketry
Chess Indian Lore
Leatherwork Theater
Wood Carving  


Program Area: Shooting Sports

Rifle Shooting Shotgun Shooting


Program Area: Archery



Program Area: Scout Skills

Camping* First Aid*
Geocaching Orienteering
Pioneering Signs, Signals and Codes
Wilderness Survival (Advanced Scouts)  


Program Area: Field Sports

Athletics Personal Fitness
Sports Cycling*


Program Area: Climbing Wall



Program Area: Aquatics

Canoeing Kayaking
Lifesaving Motorboating
Rowing Small Boat Sailing (2 hours)

Water Sports(4 person maximum)

Instructional Swim BSA Lifeguard (3 hours + 2 dock hours)

Program Area: Gottesman Communication Center

Communications  Game Design

Photography (Requires Camera)

Moviemaking (Requires Camera)


Public Speaking