Merit Badges

For 2022 the following badges were available – the Social Badge, the Happy Camper Badge, and the Performance Badge.

For the 2023 season, you have the chance to the Social Badge, the Happy Camper Badge, and the Investigation Badge.

Do you have what it takes to earn all three?

Once you have completed all requirements listed for a badge, please reach out to a counselor on discord or via the contact form. Be prepared to show your work! Counselors have final discretion on the awarding of merit badges. Campers can only earn each merit badge one time!

Merit Badge Submissions are Closed!

2023 Badge Requirements

Happy Camper

A good well rounded camper knows how to assess and present information in an efficient manner. By completing the requirements of the social badge, you will demonstrate a proficiency in communicating your thoughts with the community.

Mandatory Requirements (must do ALL of these)
1. Subscribe to KoH on Youtube
2. Follow KoH on twitter
3. Join the KoH discord
4. Sign up for the KoH email newsletter

Optional Requirements (pick any 2)
A. Introduce yourself to the camp in the discord
B. Make a post about your favorite summer camp slasher movie, and tag KoH
C. Invite 3 friends to join you at summer camp
D. Share 3 KoH summer camp posts on social media of your choice

Master Merit Badge List

A list of some of the many badges campers have had the opportunity to earn in the past.

  • Aquatics
  • First Aid & Safety
  • Archery
  • Accounting
  • Boating & Sailing
  • Broadcasting – no longer offered
  • Business
  • Blades
  • Camping
  • Combat Surgery
  • Cryptozoology
  • Occult Studies
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Firearms
  • Hiking
  • Investigation
  • Backpacking
  • Cameras & Film
  • Rock Climbing & Rappelling
  • Psychology
  • Forensics
  • Mining & Geology – no longer offered
  • Cooking
  • Clinical Research
  • Government
  • Survival
  • Zoology & Conservation Studies
  • Zombie Response Training