Advancement

Camping Merit Badge

Camping merit badge is required for the Eagle Scout rank. http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Camping WorkBook: http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/a/ab/Camping.pdf Camping merit badge requirements Show that you know first aid for and how to prevent injuries or illnesses that could occur while camping, including hypothermia, frostbite, heat reactions, dehydration, altitude sickness, insect stings, tick bites, snakebite, blisters, and hyperventilation. Learn the Leave No…

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Personal Management Merit Badge

Personal Management merit badge is required for the Eagle Scout rank. https://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Personal_Management WORKBOOK: https://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/images/f/fa/Personal_Management.pdf Personal management is about mapping a plan for your life that will involve setting short-range and long-range goals and investigating different ways to reach those goals. Education, training, and experience all help make your goals become a reality. To achieve your goals,…

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Communication Merit Badge

Communication merit badge is required for the Eagle Scout rank. Communication requires prior counselor approval for requirement(s) #5, 6, & 7b. https://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Communication WORKBOOK: https://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/images/6/6b/Communication.pdf This clear and concise definition comes from the U.S. Department of Education: “Communication focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. The…

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Personal Fitness Merit Badge

Personal Fitness merit badge is required for the Eagle Scout rank. Personal Fitness requires prior counselor approval for requirement(s) #7. https://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Personal_Fitness WORKBOOK: https://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/images/4/44/Personal_Fitness.pdf Personal fitness is an individual effort and desire to be the best one can be. Regardless of their current levels of personal fitness, in the twelve weeks it will take Scouts to complete…

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Family Life Merit Badge

Family Life merit badge is required for the Eagle Scout rank. https://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Family_Life WORKBOOK: https://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/images/8/8c/Family_Life.pdf The family is the basic unit of society and is important to both individuals and communities. The world is rapidly changing, making today’s society much more complex than ever before. As Scouts earn this merit badge, they will realize why it…

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Boy Scout Advancement Overview

The Boy Scout advancement program is subtle. It places a series of challenges in front of a Scout in a manner that is fun and educational. As Scouts meet these challenges, they achieve the aims of Boy Scouting.” Quoted from: Advancement Policies #33088, pages 23-26 “You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and…

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