The Exploration Merit Badge is intended to teach the basic components for an expedition.
Requirements include exercises to help the Scout understand how to prepare for and complete an expedition. Components include:
• Development of the concept
• Background research
• Selecting the expedition team
• Creating the agenda for the expedition
• Financial support
• Equipment and supplies
• Communication plan
• Legal considerations
• Record keeping
• After-action review
This pamphlet discusses these aspects and provides 22 side bars with different examples of living explorers with photos.