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Featuring Citizenship in Society Merit Badge

Citizenship in Society MB

Scouts will have the opportunity to ear the newest Eagle-required merit badge at our annual Pig Gig campout. This year’s event will feature Citizenship in Society Merit Badge. This merit badge help Scouts learn about the diverse identities we each possess, understand different perspectives and experiences, and promote good citizenship in society.

September 9-11, 2022

This event will be limited to 200 scouts and each scout must arrived with their workbook completed to enter the discussions required for this merit badge. In addition, each scout should bring their blue card with their personal information completed.

The cost for the weekend will be $25 per person attending which will include all merit badge activities, a Pig Roast dinner on Saturday night, and a Pig Gig patch. Units are welcome to come for the day or secure a campsite for the weekend, which is an additional cost. Please return the registration form below by August 30, 2022.

2022 Pig Gig Registration Form >

Important Information

Point of Contact: Sean Harris
Cell Phone: 330-417-8017 Text or call is fine

Workbooks must be completed when turned into Mr. Harris at the Kimble dining hall on Friday evening by 9 p.m. Day only scouts must have their Scoutmaster review their workbooks for completeness and the Scoutmaster must contact us with the number of scouts and ages that will be attending on Saturday. This must be done 5 days prior to the event to insure everyone who attends is properly prepared.

What does “complete” mean?

If the workbook is not completed, then the scout will not be able to take part in the merit badge.

Discussion Groups on Saturday Morning

What if the scout does not have a completed workbook?

Parents and Scout Leaders:
If you have any questions, please reach out. The sooner the better. My cell phone is 330-417-8017. I get off work around 4 p.m. and will answer calls until 9 p.m. You can also text me or email me at

Citizenship in Society merit badge is not an easy merit badge. It will require the scout to look at who they are, what they believe, and how they act towards others. They will need your help as parents and scout leaders to complete it.

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle
“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” – Confucius

For more information, please call 330-859-2288 or email us at