Describe the your event here.
The MERIT BADGE ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM is designed to be used by any Scouter nationwide. You can use it to set up and manage you own merit badge event. You may also run multiple merit badge events. As an EVENT MANAGER, you are able to restrict your merit badge offer to JUST your TROOP or your DISTRICT, or your COUNCIL, or to ALL SCOUTS.
Merit Badge Events can ONLY be modified by its OWNER. To make changes to the "Demonstration Event," or to play around with options available to the Merit Badge Managers,
sign on as:
The Registration System allows for multiple leaders in your troop to add Boy Scouts to the registration. The key is that you must be registered in the RIGHT troop #, District, and Council.
ADDING SCOUTS TO AN EVENT
1.) Go to www.meritbadge.info
2.) Enter the “Merit Badge Registration System”
3.) “Register New User” on the upper right of the screen. Follow all prompts carefully. Do not rush, read the screens and make sure you select all options (Unit Leader, Merit Badge Counselor, Event Manager) at the bottom of the registration page.
4.) “Sign On” (upper right screen)
5.) Select the “Unit Sign Up” tab
6.) Select the Merit Badge Event to register Scouts
7.) Follow the screen and add Scouts to the registration.
Groups all merit badges a Scout can take at one point in time.
AVAILABLE MANAGING REPORTS:
All events Report
Consolidated Event Roster
Unit Registration Report
Merit Badge Class Roster
Merit Badge Counselor Report
Merit Badge List Report
Merit Badge Classroom Location
Event Fee, Merit Badge Fee and Payment Report
Revenue Summary Report
MOST REPORTS can be sorted and printed by individual columns such as Alphabetical Name, Merit Badge, Session, Troop #, etc.
Import / Export to Excel FOR BACK UP AND CUSTOMIZED REPORTING
ADULT LEADER TRAING CLASSES: there are two ways to to do this.
1.) SINGLE EVENT TYPE: MERIT BADGE OR ADULT TRAINING
If you wish to offer several non-merit badge classes, simply, create a separate EVENT and LINK it back to your main Event Details. Under "Badges," select "Activities" to discover all kinds of non-merit badge training. If you need a new class name, please let us know. We will gladly add it to the list for you. Visit sample events at:
http://meritbadge.info/mbn/EventDetails.aspx?ID=103 (sample event)
http://meritbadge.info/mbn/EventDetails.aspx?ID=102 (real event)
2.) COMBINATION SCOUT AND ADULT EVENT. ALL-IN-ONE
Set Event Fee to $0 and charge all expenses thru "MB Fee."
Select Event Type to: "Merit Badge" and add all needed merit badges.
Select Event Type to: "Other Training" and add as many ADULT classes as needed
HOW TO ADD PICTURES TO YOUR EVENT:
You may insert pictures to your event by editing the following command.
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You need to have a place to host the images and link back to your event . We don’t host images on our server.
CREATING AN EVENT FROM ANOTHER EVENT: COPY EVENT:
Allows EVENT MANAGERS to copy all event details and merit badge information from a specific event into a future merit badge event.
Please back your databases often. The program provides for you to download to your computer TWO separate databases:
1.) The Scout Roster
2.) The Leaders Roster