I’ve had several requests lately for a newer version of the merit badge check off list, updated with the newest badges. So I’ve redone the list as a Google spreadsheet. This will make it easier to keep updated.
Boy Scout Archives: Archaeology Merit Badge
Archaeologists are detectives who study how people lived in the past. They figure out what happened, when, how, and why. Using the clues that people left behind, they try to understand how and why human culture has changed through time.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
Boy Scouts who prefer a hands on method to learning about the past should check out the Archaeology merit badge.
You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 100 merit badges.