I’ve had several requests lately for a newer version of the merit badge check off list, updated with the newest badges.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: Journalism Merit Badge
One thing is for sure about journalism: It is never boring. For a reporter, almost every day is different from the last. One day you might interview the mayor of the city, the next day report on a car accident, and the day after that preview a new movie.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
The Journalism merit badge provides Boy Scouts who like to write or report the news with a way to investigate the various aspects of the journalism profession.
You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 100 merit badges.