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communicationCommunication Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  BSA has a set of troop programs which can help PLCs plan activities around a theme. This communication program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities which focus on giving and receiving information.

 

Bear Cub Scout Build a ModelBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan O - Build a Model  In this idea from the Bear den meeting plans, Cub Scouts take a trip to see a building model for the requirements for Bear Achievement 21 – Build a Model.

 

Medicine Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsMedicine Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  If you know a Boy Scout who thinks he might want to be a doctor, have him look at the requirements for the Medicine merit badge

 

Archaeology Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsArchaeology Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who prefer a hands on method to learning about the past should check out the Archaeology merit badge.

 

Tiger Healthy Teeth and GumsBSA Tiger Supplemental Den Meeting Plan O – Go See It: Healthy Teeth and Gums  In this den meeting plan from the Tiger den meeting ideas, the Tiger Cub Scouts visit a dentist for Tiger Elective 46 – Healthy Teeth and Gums.

 

Computers Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsComputers Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn about the development and practical application of computing devices while earning the Computers merit badge.

 

Pottery Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPottery Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn about the craft and art of making useful and beautiful ceramic objects while earning the Pottery merit badge.

 

WorkBSA Tiger Supplemental Den Meeting Plan K - Go See It: Go to Work  BSA provides a set of Tiger den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. This den meeting plan covers Tiger Elective 39 – Go to Work.

 

Plumbing Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPlumbing Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Plumbing merit badge will introduce Boy Scouts to some very practical skills and may interest them in a career in the field.

 

Metalwork Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsMetalwork Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Metalwork involves both art and science. Boy Scouts can learn all about it when they earn the Metalwork merit badge.

 

Law Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsLaw Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts from our troop often earn the Law merit badge at a skill center at the historic Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis - a great venue to see how law has shaped our history. They even get to have a mock trial in one of the courtrooms.

 

Fingerprinting Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsFingerprinting Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Fingerprinting merit badge is a pretty easy and fun badge for Boy Scouts to earn. It might be of special interest to Scouts who are considering a career in law enforcement.

 

Engineering Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsEngineering Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Engineers use their knowledge to solve a wide variety of problems. Boy Scouts can investigate this profession by earning the Engineering merit badge.

 

Drafting Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsDrafting Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  I took a drafting course in college and enjoyed it. Boy Scouts can learn more about this precise way of drawing a design by earning the Drafting merit badge.

 

Oceanography Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsOceanography Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn about marine science and the delicate balance of life in our oceans while earning the Oceanography merit badge.

 

Automotive Maintenance Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsAutomotive Maintenance Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who like to tinker with their family cars can earn the Automotive Maintenance merit badge.

 

Pulp and Paper Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPulp and Paper Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts will learn how to make their own paper when they earn the Pulp and Paper merit badge.

 

Landscape Architecture Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsLandscape Architecture Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who enjoy the design and beauty of outdoor spaces can pursue their interests by earning the Landscape Architecture merit badge.

 

Insect Study Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsInsect Study Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Insect Study merit badge makes a good elective for Boy Scouts who enjoy watching butterflies and observing tiny creatures on the ground.

 

Geology Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsGeology Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  There are a lot of caves in our area, so many Boy Scouts do the requirements for the Geology merit badge in conjuction with a cave tour outing. Some of the cave sites have geologists on staff who can show the Scouts specimens and explain the material to them.

 

Ranger Communications Core RequirementVenturing Ranger Award Core Requirement – Communications  To earn the Venturing Ranger award, a young man or woman must complete eight core requirements and four electives. One of the core requirements is communications.

 

Farm Mechanics Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsFarm Mechanics Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who are interested in the operation and maintenance of farm machinery can earn the Farm Mechanics merit badge.

 

Energy Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsEnergy Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Earning the Energy merit badge will help Boy Scouts think about the supply and demand issues for energy in our modern world.

 

Model Design and Building Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsModel Design and Building Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who enjoy building models from kits can challenge themselves further when they earn the Model Design and Building merit badge. For this badge they must build one model without starting from a kit.

 

Welding Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsWelding Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Today (Feb 24, 2012) is the first day Boy Scouts can start earning the new Welding merit badge. Opportunities in the welding field are endless, and Scouts earning their Welding merit badge can not only explore the fundamentals of welding, but also learn about the different career paths within the industry.

 

Forestry Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsForestry Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who are interested in conservation and tree identification will enjoy earning the Forestry merit badge.

 

Graphic Arts Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsGraphic Arts Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who want to make an extra nice poster to promote their Student Council candidate or club event should look at the Graphics Arts merit badge.

 

changeBSA Tiger Den Meeting Plan 10 - Making Change and Banking  This meeting plan covers Tiger Elective 50: Banking and Tiger Elective 13: Making Change. The bulk of this meeting involves a field trip to a bank. If you can't arrange that, the program helps suggest working on some different electives related to money. You could do Tiger Elective 34: Conservation. or Tiger Elective 3: Fun and Games.

 

Personal Management Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPersonal Management Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts can improve their financial literacy and time management skills when they earn the Personal Management merit badge. This badge is required for the rank of Eagle.

 

Fire Safety Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsFire Safety Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts love building fires. They can learn how to be safe around planned and unplanned fires by earning the Fire Safety merit badge.

 

Cinematography Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsMoviemaking Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts will make their own short movie when working on the requirements for the Moviemaking merit badge.