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
This newly updated, interactive digital version of the Camping Merit Badge Pamphlet allows more room for added material and more experiential content, such as:
• Photo Slideshows
• Pop-up Information
• And more!