Being involved in athletics is a way to have fun and one of the best ways for a person to maintain a healthy and strong body, living up to the promise each Scout makes “to keep myself physically strong.” Learn More
The Boy Scouts of America collaborated with the American Welding Society (AWS), BSA Health and Safety Committee, and OSHA members to create this latest choice in the merit badge series.
This merit badge provides Scouts with hands-on opportunities to learn how to join metals using welding techniques, offering Scouts a fun way to explore skills that can grow into a hobby or career. Skills acquired may even be helpful for making or repairing items for their troop.
And considering the consistent need for skilled welders in construction, manufacturing, and other industries, these skills have valuable, real-world applications. Learn More
Scouts use the Cooking Merit Badge Pamphlet to earn the Cooking merit badge, which introduces principles of cooking that can be used both at home or in the outdoors. Scouts who earn this badge will learn about food safety, nutritional guidelines, meal planning, and methods of food preparation, and will review the variety of culinary (or cooking) careers available. Completion of this merit badge is required to earn Eagle Scout rank. Learn More
Build a model monkey bridge before tackling the life-size project for the Pioneering merit badge. Kit contains pre-cut pine wood dowels, rope, and instructions to build a 16" beacon model, satisfying merit badge requirement #7. Learn More