While earning this merit badge, Scouts will learn about working people and work-related concerns, including working conditions, workplace safety, hours, wages, seniority, job security, equal-opportunity employment and discrimination, guest workers, automation and technologies that replace workers, unemployment, layoffs, outsourcing, and employee benefits such as health care, child care, profit sharing, and retirement benefits. Learn More
Many of us take livestock—horses, dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, and hogs—for granted. Through Animal Science, you can learn what it takes to keep our key food sources healthy and stable. Learn More
This new Merit Badge Pamphlet assists Scouts seeking to earn the Animation Merit Badge. Requirements include computer and traditional animation tasks that will test a Scout’s creativity, artistic skills, and storytelling abilities.
Check out the Interactive Merit Badge Pamphlet here. Learn More
By using this pamphlet to earn the Archaeology merit badge, Scouts become detectives who study how people lived in the past to reveal the “what, when, how and why” of these peoples’ daily lives and cultures.
Using the clues that people left behind, Scouts will understand how and why human culture has changed through time.