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
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.
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George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln all worked as surveyors at some point in their lives. If you like outdoor work, fine instruments, computers, and mathematics, this badge is for you. Learn More