I’ve had several requests lately for a newer version of the merit badge check off list, updated with the newest badges.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.
Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge
As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights, to participate in their governments and protect their freedom, helping to defend their country and standing up for individual rights on behalf of all its citizens.
The Citizenship in the Nation merit badge is required for the rank of Eagle Scout
BSA has a set of troop programs which can help PLCs plan activities around a theme. This business program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities with business theme.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
This program feature offers the opportunity to explore different aspects of leadership. This would be an especially relevant program theme if your troop youth leadership elections are approaching.
The citizenship troop program feature offers the opportunity to introduce concepts of history, flag etiquette, and responsibilities in a troop setting.
This is a book for adults interested in instilling citizenship and a love of our nation in kids. It includes 1776 specific ideas for raising patriotic Americans.
Looking for information on flag etiquette for kids? This book covers why countries have flags, the history and requirements of US flag designs, and flag etiquette.
This story of the Constitution in graphic format will engage young readers who are seeking to learn more about the US government.
The focus in this program feature is citizenship and service. Younger Boy Scouts can work on flag etiquette, flag ceremonies, and their rights and duties as US Citizens. Older Scouts could work on the Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, and Citizenship in the World merit badges.
LC and DS recently completed the Citizenship in the Nation merit badge. They seemed to enjoy this one more than some of the other Eagle required badges. We had taken a trip to Washington DC in the past year, so they had a chance to use some of the places we visited there to help […]
You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 100 merit badges.
The purpose of the game is to reinforce the ideas which are discussed in the Webelos Citizen activity badge.
In honor of Independance Day, here is a word search with vocabulary related to the United States Constitution.