Our Founding Fathers laid a strong framework for the establishment of this country, and Citizenship in the Nation paints a clear picture of their vision.
As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens who are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights, participate in their governments and protect their freedom, helping to defend their country and standing up for individual rights on behalf of all its citizens.
Successfully completing this merit badge is one of the requirements to earn the rank of Eagle Scout.
Scouts who earn the Citizenship in the World merit badge will discover that they are already citizens of the world and that success as a world citizen depends on one’s willingness to understand and appreciate the values, traditions, and concerns of people in other countries.
Successfully completing this merit badge is one of the requirements to earn the rank of Eagle Scout. Learn More
"Cliff-Hanger" weaves Native American folklore, natural science and geography into a heart-pounding thriller. Boy Scout Jack and his sister Ashley are used to visiting national parks with their parents. However, when a cougar attacks a hiker in Mesa Verde National Park, Jack and Ashley must delve into the park’s history while uncovering the mysterious past of a foster child named Lucky. In a midnight showdown, Jack realizes there’s more to fear than a killer cat! Part of the National Geographic’s Mysteries in the Parks" series, this book features an afterword by Will Morris, Chief of Interpretation and Visitor Services at Mesa Verde, in which he outlines the dangers of cougar attacks and the need to protect wild animals.
For readers ages 8 and up. 158 pages. Soft cover. Learn More