Build a model beacon tower 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
A new take on a century-old motto, this 1½"-diameter coin is inspiring at every turn. The ¾" center—featuring “Do a Good Turn Daily” lettering—is designed to rotate!
Outer rings proudly display the 12 Points of the Scout Law. Coin is made of zinc alloy with full-color detail to enhance the bright nickel finish. As a reminder to the Scout who carries it, coin’s back includes this encouraging message: “Transfer to your right pocket after your daily good turn is done.”
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
By using this pamphlet to earn the merit badge for Wood Carving, Scouts will learn the basics of artistic design, along with material selection, tools and techniques, and wood-carving safety.
The requirements of the Wood Carving merit badge introduce Scouts to an enjoyable hobby that can become a lifetime activity. Upon earning this merit badge, Scouts will be able to explain and demonstrate the following: paring cut, basic cut, push cut, score line, and stop cut.