Scouts BSA Public Health Merit Badge

The 2024 Class has been cancelled as of 3/28/2024 due to very low enrollment.  We hope to offer the course in April of 2025.

Interested in the Public Health Merit Badge?  Please complete the form at the link below if your scout is interested in attending the upcoming Public Health Merit Badge held at the LSUHSC School of Public Health.  Our next class will be held in 2025:

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED due to low enrollment

The Student Government Association of Public_Healththe School of Public Health offers an Annual Boy Scouts of America Public Health Merit Badge Day.  During the Merit Badge Day, current students enrolled in the School of Public Health will teach the Scouts BSA about Public Health; following the BSA requirements for the Public Health Merit Badge.

The next date for this Annual Merit Badge Class will be in April 2025.

Parents are welcome to attend, but they can drop off their Scouts.  They can register if they would like to eat lunch with us.

The Public Health Merit Badge requirements can be found here and the Public Health Merit Badge worksheet can be downloaded here.

We will cover ALL of the requirements in detail including requirement #5 where we will visit the University Cafeteria.  The cafeteria tour starts after our lunch break.

The location for the class is the LSU Health Sciences Center Lion’s Eye Clinic LEC 155, School of Public Health and Medical School Building, 2020 Gravier Street.

  • Scouts BSA are to wear their Field Uniforms (Class A) to the class.
  • Free parking on campus in the lot next the building and Student Lot #2 a block away (corner of Bolivar and Perdido; entrance on Perdido), no need to park at the meters or pay lot.  Campus Police know you are coming and are aware the Scouts will be on campus.
  • Consent for photography form can be downloaded here.

To register for the class, please go to Southeast Louisiana Council’s link:

Please register by April 2nd to make sure we have enough materials on hand and a proper amount of meals ordered.

If you have any questions please contact us at

*An informative email will be sent out to all registrants a few days before the class with parking information and directions to the building on campus.



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