Scouts BSA Public Health Merit Badge

Due to COVID-19 and LSUHSC’s policy on University-sponsored events on campus, the 2020 Public Health Merit Badge class has been cancelled.   Refunds will be issued for those who registered a paid for the class.  We’ll contact you in the event we reschedule in the near future.  If we do not reschedule, we’ll see you in April of 2021.

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:  Saturday, April 4th, 2020, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  $13 admission to cover the lunch that will be served.  Adults wishing to stay can register for $13 to cover the meal.  See links below to register.

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 Seminar Room 1, School of Nursing and Allied Health Building.

  • 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 March 31st 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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