Inventing involves finding technological solutions to real-world problems. Inventors understand inventing’s importance to society because they creatively think of ways to improve the lives of others. Use this updated Merit Badge Pamphlet to explore the world of inventing and discover your inner inventiveness. Learn More
Fuel + oxygen + heat + chain reaction = fire! But just take away any one of these elements (known as the fire tetrahedron) and a fire won’t survive—or start.
Using this pamphlet to earn the Fire Safety Merit Badge, you’ll discover fascinating facts like this one, plus lots more about fire and fire safety.
As they use this pamphlet to earn the Family Life merit badge, Scouts learn the family is the basic unit of society and is important to both individuals and communities.
They will realize why it is important to know more about family life, how to strengthen their families, and how to effectively explain and discuss:
• How the actions of one family member can affect other members
• How to conduct a family meeting that could include the topics of substance abuse, the growing-up process, body changes, making responsible decisions about sex, personal and family finances, family crisis situations, effects of technology, and proper etiquette and manners
• What makes an effective father and why
• Thoughts on the father’s role in the family, including the responsibilities of a parent
This merit badge is required to obtain Eagle Scout rank. Learn More
Perfect for ceremonies or banquets this festive two-piece banner spells out “EAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONOR” with red-white-and-blue felt letters suspended from two rows of ribbon. Ribbon color is royal blue.
Includes Eagle silhouettes accenting various corners of the letters. “EAGLE SCOUT” Banner measures 52" long x 3½" high and “COURT OF HONOR” banner measures 69" long x 3½" high.