From its 1911 black-and-white debut (and nickel cover price) to the glossy, full-color publication of today, Boys' Life has become an American institution. With a current circulation of 1.1 million, it has become one of the nation's most popular youth magazines, teaching boys how to live resourcefully, wisely, and well. The Best of Boys' Life book brings together a choice selection of material that has appeared in the magazine over the past century. Learn More
From natural fibers to amazing synthetics that keep you toasty in below-freezing temperatures or protect firefighters from flames and fumes, the remarkable realm of textiles will have you in awe. Learn More
This newly updated, interactive digital version of the Swimming Merit Badge Pamphlet allows more room for added material and more experiential content, such as:
• Photo Slideshows
• Pop-up Information
• And more!
Swimming is a leisure activity, a competitive sport, and a basic survival skill. Scouts who earn this badge will learn about safety when swimming and diving, how swimming can contribute to overall fitness and health, and gain some basic competitive swimming skills.
Check out the Interactive Merit Badge Pamphlet here. Learn More