2016 Merit Badge Clinics 

The Western Mass. Council is pleased to announce that it offering the following merit badge clinics for 2016.    Be sure to watch this page for additional clinics and updated information.

For all merit badge clinics, Scouts should bring a "blue card" which has been signed by their Scoutmaster, and bring (may be provided by the host) and have read a current copy of the merit badge pamphlet. Other requirements for specific merit badge clinics may be listed below.


Electronics Merit Badge

Excel Dryer is the 2016 Electronics Merit Badge clinic host.  They will host two clinics this year.  One on May 17, and one on May 24.  The clinics will run from 3:15 pm to 4:45 pm.  Please bring a "blue card" and a merit badge book.  Scouts MUST pre-register for one of the clinics.  Attendance is limited to 6 Scouts per clinic.  The clinics will be held at 357 Chestnut St., East Longmeadow, MA. THE ELECTRONICS CLINICS ARE FULL.


Traffic Safety Merit Badge

AAA-Pioneer Valley is the 2016 Traffic Safety Merit Badge clinic host.

They will host a clinic on Saturday, June 25 at AAA Pioneer Valley, 150 Capital Dr. in West Springfield, MA .  The clinic will run from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Lunch and a merit badge book are provided.  Please bring a "blue card".  Registration will open on May 2.  Registration is limited to the first 30 Scouts.  Preregistration is required at: www.AAA.com/promo or http://www.pioneervalley.aaa.com/public-affairs/aaa-contest-and-events?zip=01085&devicecd=PC&referer=www.aaa.com

If you have problems registering, call Kyra at (413) 205-2201


To host a merit badge clinic, contact David Kruse at (413) 594-9196