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Three Rivers District Advancement Committee

Shortcut to the: Merit Badge Counselor information

Committee Members

Eagle Scout Advancement

Eagle Scout candidates should first start with their unit's Eagle Scout coordinator for help understanding the Eagle Scout process. If your unit does not have an Eagle Scout coordinator, contact Irene Harris, Three Rivers Advancement Chairperson, for help with the Eagle Scout advancement process.

Eagle Board of Review

We are not meeting for live Eagle Boards until further notice.  Every board is on zoom until we have a location again.

Trail to Eagle Seminars

Life to Eagle Seminars are held throughout the year. The next one is scheduled virtually for March 17th at 6 PM. See the District online calendar for other dates and times.

Available Eagle Scout Resources

Eagle Scout documents are available at the Golden Empire Council website under Program/Council Committee/Advancement and the Boy Scout National Council (

Merit Badge Counselor List

The Golden Empire Council does not maintain a council wide Merit Badge Counselor (MBC) list as this information is maintained by the individual district's advancement committee. The Three Rivers District MBC list, and password, is provided only to troop Scoutmasters, crew Advisors and/or the unit's advancement chairs. To find out how your district grants access to their MBC list, please contact your District Chair and/or Advancement Chair.
Thank you, Three Rivers Advancement Team.

  • The Merit Badge Counselor (MBC) application includes:
  • Application can be dropped off or mailed:
    • Drop off at the monthly Three Rivers District Connection or Roundtable, 3rd Thursday of each month. Check the district calendar for locations.
    • Drop off or mail to the Council Service, attention Jose Zavala Three Rivers District Executive, 251 Commerce Circle, Sacramento, CA 95815
    • Emailed to Robert Rhymes at 
  • Please contact Robert Rhymes at if you have questions about the merit badge application process
  • Merit Badge Counselor file (updated 10/10/2020) is available for download to unit Scoutmaster, Advisor or Scout BSA, Crew, Ship unit's advancement chairs. As the file is encrypted, these individuals need to contact Robert Rhymes at for the password.
  • MBC Training Requirements

updated: March 3rd, 2022


251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

10:30am - 3:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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