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
Using this pamphlet to learn the rules of the road will help keep you and other passengers safe.
Staying safe in traffic wherever you live is getting more difficult all the time, as more and more people take to the road. Earning the Traffic Safety merit badge will give Scouts some crucial tools to stay safer when driving a car on a highway, riding a bike across town, or jogging across a busy street. 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