Thunderbird District Activities

2014 Merit Badge Academy

The New Date for the Merit Badge Acamdey is Saturday, March 22, 2014

Hickman Mills Jr. High School
9010 Old Santa Fe Road, Kansas City, MO.

We anticipate some of your youth will not be able to attend the new date. That said, we will be accepting individual cancellations, with credits back to their respective troop account from now until Feb 20th. Contact John Monson at with your request. Individual cancellations will still be accepted after Feb 20th, but without credit.

Depending upon how many open seats are available on Feb 21, we may consider opening a limited availability registration window from Feb 21st to March 8th, so keep an eye on this site for updates. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Changes to your roster for youth swaps, class changes, etc will be accepted Feb 21st until March 19th for any changes that do not affect overall seat count.

There may be some Merit Badge classes that are not available on March 22nd due to Counselor availability. Those troops that are affected will be notified as soon as we are aware of a scheduling issue.

Counselors & Staff - Please notify Ken Fuenfhausen at as to whether you can or cannot be there March 22nd.

Now - Feb 20th - Cancellations ONLY accepted
Feb 21 - Mar 8th - Maybe a chance of a limited Open Registration period - REGISTRATION ONLINE 
Feb 21 - Mar 19th - Changes to your roster - youth swaps, different class, etc accepted
March 19th - Last day to make **ANY** changes to your roster; deadline 6 pm. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
March 22nd - Merit Badge Academy

Click here to print a staff registration form

Click here to register for staff online

Click here to print class offerings and prerequisites

Click here to print general information page

Click here to print special notes page

For questions regarding MBA in general contact Ken Fuenfhausen at 816-537-8877, 816-529-2971 or

For questions regarding MBA registration contact John Monson at

Check out what's coming up!

March 22, 2014 Merit Badge Academy
April 6, 2014 Scout Day at the K
May 16-18, 2014 Scouting 500
June 28, 2014 Kansas City T-Bones Scout Night #1
July 19, 2014 Kansas City T-Bones Scout Night #2
September 13, 2014 SCOUTStrong Challenge
October 10-12, 2014 Thunderbird District Fall Camporee

Pete Zibers
District Activities Chairman
(816) 686-1649