I’ve had several requests lately for a newer version of the merit badge check off list, updated with the newest badges.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.
Archery Merit Badge
Archery is a fun way for Scouts to exercise minds as well as bodies, developing a steady hand, a good eye, and a disciplined mind. This merit badge can provide a thorough introduction to those who are new to the bow and arrow – but even for the experienced archer, earning the badge can help to increase the understanding and appreciation of archery.
Requirements for the Archery Merit Badge
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The engineering Nova STEM award for Boy Scouts is called Whoosh explores machines and motion.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The science Nova (STEM) award for Boy Scouts is called Shoot!
Archery is another favorite merit badge for Boy Scout summer camp. DS earned this one a couple of years ago. When the guys sign up for this, they think it will be all shooting, but there is really a lot more to it than that. They have to learn a lot about the sport. The […]
One of the resources which BSA provides for Boy Scout troops is a set of troop program feature guides. Our troop is planning a shotgun shooting outing in August, so they will probably be looking at some of the ideas in the Shooting program feature.
You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 100 merit badges.