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
Whether you are fishing for supper, pitching a tent, or sharing camp stories, nothing could be more exhilarating than being in the open air with your buddies, putting your outdoor skills to the test. The Camping merit badge tells you how.
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Camping is one of the best-known methods of the Scouting movement. When he founded the Scouting movement in the early 1900s, Robert Baden-Powell encouraged every Scout to learn the art of living out-of-doors. He believed a young person able to take care of himself while camping would have the confidence to meet life’s other challenges, too. Learn More