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Service Activity Merit Badge Planning Guide

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'Patrol Leader Merit Badge Planning Guide for the Service Merit Badge

*** Activities for the Youth Lead Patrol ***

Exploring Service can be a fascinating youth adventure when done right. Here are a few tips to help the patrol leader get started.

  • Scouts may never add or subtract from the actual merit badge requirements
  • This Planner is only a suggestion of different ideas to make working this Merit Badge both fun and easy.
  • While doing the Worksheet is not a requirement for earning this badge, in many cases it can help you learn key concepts and track your progress.

Related Merit Badges

Sometimes it is easier to do service by working a related merit badge. Many merit badges are packed full of fun and unique service opportunities:

See Also

  • Scout Service From Home - List of 19 Awesome ways to serve during Covid-19 and to do your Good Turn Daily the safety of your own home. During a global pandemic - scouting service is more urgently needed! Now that scouts are spending more time at home - now is time for a spring cleaning or other major service project. Report your service projects in Scoutbook or to your unit leader.
  • Find more urgent Covid-19 Service projects in your community at this Link-
  • See also the BryanOnScouting Blog for more Covid-19 Scouting ideas. (Sadly we cannot link to Scouting blogs from here!)
  • Scout On Through Covid-19 - 100+ Scout Activity for Covid-19 Pandemic of Year 2020.
  • ScoutShare - Remote Scouting Tips -
  • ScoutingAtHome - San Diego Imperial Council