I’ve had several requests lately for a newer version of the merit badge check off list, updated with the newest badges.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.
Motorboating Merit Badge
With the fun of operating a motor boat boat comes the responsibility for keeping that boat in first-class condition, knowing and obeying the nautical “rules of the road,” and gaining the general knowledge and skills to operate a boat safely.
See the Motorboating Merit Badge Requirements
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
The technology Nova STEM award for Boy Scouts is called Start Your Engines and is designed to help you explore how technology affects your life each day.
Boating/Canoeing Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts: The focus of this program feature is on fitness, boating skills, and swimming skills.
Boy Scouts learn about motor boat operation and safety while working on the Motorboating merit badge.
Safe Swim Defense provides the steps which a BSA unit must take to safely participate in an activity which involves swimming.
Pack your swimsuit on top. Those are always the instructions when packing for summer camp, because one of the first things we will have to do when we get there is the swim test. The BSA swim test is used to determine ability level so that participants can swim in an area which is appropriate […]
The most familiar application of skill level limits is the swim tests which are administered at summer camp. But there are other examples as well.
You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 100 merit badges.
Before embarking on a boating activity with your scouts, make sure everyone is aware of the Safety Afloat guidelines.