Looking for a Merit Badge Counselor?

You can browse The Old North State Council Merit Badge Counselor List to find a conselor in your area. The merit badge counselor list is arranged by district.  You can search by district or by merit badge. Please note: Counselors that have indicated that they only work with specific troops, do not contact them unless you are a member of that Troop.

Click here to enter the Merit Badge Counselor Listing
The Old North State Council Merit Badge Counselor List is password protected. To request the password, contact the Scout Office at 336 378-9166 or kristina.edmondson@scouting.org


For Current Merit Badge Counselors:

View the Merit Badge Counselor Policy (updated April, 2019)

Remember! Special requirements are needed to teach the following Merit Badges:
  • Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • Lifesaving
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Rowing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shotgun Shooting
  • Snow Sports
  • Swimming
  • Watercraft
  • Whitewater
Conselors will need to provide proper certification/documentation that is indicated for each Merit Badge to be able to teach the badge.


The Advancement Committee has limited the number of badges a new counselor can teach to 8 badges.

Requirements for Merit Badge Counselors - Find details here...  (beginning with page 44-46)

Aquatics Merit Badge Counselor Requirements

Merit Badge Counselor & Adult Application
(Both have to be completed to become a merit badge counselor, along with current Youth Protection Training)

The Merit Badge Counselor list is updated monthly, it may be atleast 30 days before new counselors appear on the list.