Boy Scout Archives: Basketry Merit Badge
Basketry is a handy skill for a Scout. A basket can be a sturdy companion on campouts, carrying clothes snugly and efficiently, holding potatoes and corn for roasting over a campfire, or carrying the day’s fishing catch back to camp for dinner. Baskets and basket-weaving projects also make great gifts for family and friends.
Basketry Merit Badge Requirements
- Describe precautions you should take to safely use basketry tools and materials.
- Do the following:
- Show your counselor that you are able to identify each of the following types of baskets: plaited, coiled, ribbed, and wicker.
- Describe three different types of weaves to your counselor.
- Plan and weave EACH of the following projects:
- a square basket
- a round basket
- a campstool seat
Hobbies Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts The Boy Scout Roundtable Planning Guide suggests a Hobbies feature for December 2011. So this month we'll take a look at this feature in more depth. Some of the ideas in this program feature will also be useful to Cub Scouts and Venturers who are working on hobbies related programs.
Requirements and Helps for Boy Scout Merit Badges You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 100 merit badges.
Basketry Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Basketry merit badge is always a favorite for our first and second year campers. It doesn't have a lot of requirements and is pretty straightforward.