Boy Scout Troop 168

Troop 168 is sponsored by Saint Patrick Parish, Carlisle, PA.

Don't forget that Troop 168 has a library. 


Many pamphlet titles are available to Scouts as they begin working on specific Merit Badges.  Scouts simply need to sign the pamphlet out (and return it when done.)


Helpful (but not required) Merit Badge worksheets are found at

There is more to merit badges than simply providing opportunities to learn skills. There is more to them than an introduction to lifetime hobbies, or the inspiration to pursue a career—though these invaluable results occur regularly. It all begins with a Scout’s initial interest and effort in a merit badge subject, followed by a discussion with the unit leader or designated assistant, continues through meetings with a counselor, and culminates in advancement and recognition. It is an uncomplicated process that gives a Scout the confidence achieved through overcoming obstacles. Social skills improve. Self-reliance develops. Examples are set and followed. And fields of study and interest are explored beyond the limits of the school classroom. The Benefits of Merit Badges

2017 Guide to Advancement