Gain practical, hands-on knowledge about car care, plus the nuts and bolts of what it takes to make an engine purr like a kitten!
Automobiles play an integral role in almost every aspect of modern American life. To service these automobiles, one must understand all the principles of maintenance and repair, and how these principles interact to produce reliable and efficient performance. Every driver benefits from knowing how their vehicle operates and being able to recognize when maintenance is required.
For most of history, people have dreamed of flying, imagining how it would feel to soar through the sky like an eagle or hover in midair like a hummingbird; to float on unseen currents, free of Earth’s constant tug, able to travel great distances and to rise above any obstacle. Today, through aviation, we can not only join the birds but also fly farther, faster, and higher than they ever could. Learn More
Earning the Backpacking merit badge will be demanding but rewarding. By using this pamphlet, Scouts will learn what equipment to carry on their backs and what knowledge to have in their heads. Scouts will also discover how to protect the environment by traveling and camping without leaving a trace. Learn More
By using this pamphlet to earn the merit badge for Basketry, Scouts will learn that this is a handy skill for a Scout. A basket can be a sturdy companion on campouts, for carrying clothes snugly and efficiently, for holding potatoes and corn for roasting over a campfire, or even for carrying the day’s fishing catch back to camp for dinner. Baskets and basket-weaving projects also make great gifts for family and friends. Learn More