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Event Details

Tennessee Department of Military Merit Badge University

3041 Sidco DR, Nashville, TN 37204

Merit Badge
2 (# badges a single scout can attend)
$25.00 (Cost to attend this event)
any scout who wants to attend (Who is invited)
Middle Tennessee Council

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ActivitySessionClass FeeSeats Available
Adult Volunteers Troop Leadership 20 46
Architecture One 0 2
Automotive Maintenance One 0 0
Aviation One 0 1
Citizenship in the Nation* One 0 2
Communication* One 0 0
Crime Prevention One 0 5
Digital Technology One 0 0
Emergency Preparedness* One 0 8
Engineering One 0 0
First Aid* One 0 0
Healthcare Professions One 0 0
Journalism One 0 18
Law One 0 16
Music One 0 5
Orienteering One 0 8
Personal Fitness* One 0 0
Photography One 0 1
Radio One 0 8
Safety One 0 27
Search and Rescue One 0 0
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Sponsor Information

The Tennessee Department of Military oversees the 12,000 members of the Tennessee Army and Air National Guard, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), and the Tennessee State Guard.

Event Description

Members of the Tennessee National Guard and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency are coming together to teach
merit badges that line up with jobs and skillsets represented within their
organizations. The instructors will bring a unique perspective to these merit badges and look forward to engaging with youth from across Tennessee.

Counselor Information

Unit Sign-up Instructions

Participants will register and remit the $25 per Scout and $20 per adult volunteer fee as a Troop.

Unit Payment Instructions

Checks must be written out to BSA Troop 135 and mailed to:

Merit Badge
University, c/o LTC Dallas Clements, 3041 Sidco Drive, Nashville, TN
37204. Checks must be received NLT April 27, 2022 in order to maintain reservations.


The Tennessee Department of Military Headquarters is a guarded facility. All adults must present a government issued photo ID at the gate of 3041 Sidco Drive, Nashville, TN 37204. The Sidco Drive entrance is the only entry and exit point. There are no active gates on Armory Drive or Powell Avenue. Once you enter the Sidco Drive gate, follow the signs to the left of the main complex and travel clockwise around the compound. Park behind the building and enter the roll up doors into the drill hall. There is plenty of parking on the west side of the facility. Registration will take place in the drill hall 0700-0750. The opening ceremony will start at 0800.


All Scouts and Adult Leaders must have a BSA Medical Release Form A and B.