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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

 

Art Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsArt Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scout learn to appreciate and create art while working on the requirements for the Art merit badge. If you have a Scout with some artistic talent, he will probably love this badge.

 

NOVA patchNumbers Don’t Lie - STEM Award for Venturers (Mathematics)  This module is designed to help you explore how math affects your life each day. It provides an age appropriate program to get teenagers interested in mathematics.

 

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.

 

Space Exploration Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsSpace Exploration Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn about reaching for the stars when they work on the requirements for the Space Exploration merit badge.

 

WildernessWilderness Survival Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This wilderness survival program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with a focus on outdoor skills and survival techniques.

 

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.

 

Wolf Be an ArtistBSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan K – Be an Artist  This Wolf den meeting plan is a supplemental den meeting plan in which Wolf Cub Scouts learn about colors and communicating through art.

 

Readyman and  911BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 9 – More Readyman  This den meeting idea from the BSA Webelos den meeting plans covers part of Readyman Activity Badge.

 

Theater Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsTheater Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Theater merit badge will appeal to Boy Scouts who enjoy being on stage. Many have opportunities at school to do some of these requirements.

 

World GlobeDecember Cub Scout Theme: Passport to Other Lands (Respect)  BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the December core value of Respect s a Passport to Other Lands theme.

 

NOVA patchDesigned to Crunch - STEM Award for Boy Scouts (Mathematics)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This Boy Scout Nova award for mathematics focuses on using calculations to solve everyday problems.

 

SpaceBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan I – More Space  The Cub Scout Bear den meeting plan covers part of Bear Elective 1 – Space. Cub Scouts learn about constellations and satellites.

 

NOVA patch1-2-3 Go! – STEM Award for Cub Scouts (Mathematics)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The math award for Cub Scouts is called 1-2-3 Go! and focuses on calculations and secret codes.

 

Readyman First Aid KitBSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 8 – Readyman  This idea from the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers part of Readyman Activity Badge. This meeting focuses on first aid.

 

Public Health Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPublic Health Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn about their personal responsibilities and the community aspects of public health while working on the Public Health merit badge.

 

Listening and Observation  If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk. Robert Baden-Powell

 

craft stick picture frameBSA Tiger Supplemental Den Meeting Plan N – Display a Picture  BSA provides a set of Tiger den meeting ideas for Cub Scout den leaders. In this den meeting plan, the Tiger Cub Scouts make a picture frame

 

Photography Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPhotography Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Photography merit badge is a great elective for Boy Scouts who enjoy taking pictures. Maybe your Troop Historian can earn this badge while he is taking pictures of troop events.

 

NOVA patchHang On! – STEM Award for Venturers (Engineering)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The engineering Nova award (STEM award) for Venturers is called Hang On.

 

jasmRegistering a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster  Reader Michael sent in this question: How do I go about registering an Eagle Scout in my troop as a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster?

 

Painting Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPainting Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Our local painters union does a skill center for the Painting merit badge every year. Boy Scouts learn all about the proper techniques for painting.

 

Journalism Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsJournalism Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  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.

 

NOVA patchSwing! - STEM Award for Cub Scouts (Engineering)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The engineering Nova STEM award for Cub Scouts is called Swing explores levers

 

Genealogy Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsGenealogy Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who enjoy delving into their family history can earn the Genealogy merit badge. There is a local LDS church which holds a skill center for this badge every year. Some of our scouts have attended and it has sparked an interest in genealogy.

 

Electronics Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsElectronics Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Electronics merit badge introduces Boy Scouts to the concepts and devices which make a lot of the technology they use possible.

 

Dentistry Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsDentistry Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Dentistry merit badge encourages Boy Scouts to think about the many aspects of caring for their teeth.

 

Composite Materials Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsComposite Materials Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts can learn about composites and how they are incorporated into many of the things which make their lives easier when they work on the Compostite Materials merit badge.

 

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.

 

Chemistry Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsChemistry Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Chemistry is called the central science because it connects physics with astronomy, geology and biology, and other sciences. Boy Scouts can learn about chemistry by earning the Chemistry 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.

 

Aviation Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsAviation Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn all about the history and science of flight when they earn their Aviation merit badge. There is an annual skill center for this badge in our council at a local airport. Boy Scouts even have the opportunity to go on a short airplane ride.

 

NOVA patchPower Up - STEM Award for Venturers (Technology)  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The technology Nova award (STEM award) for Venturers is called Power Up.

 

Readyman First Aid BandaidBSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 7 - Readyman  This Webelos den meeting idea from the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers part of Readyman Activity Badge.

 

FamilyBSA Tiger Supplemental Den Meeting Plan M - Family Mobile  BSA provides a set of Tiger den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. There are 16 basic Tiger den meeting plans and then some additional supplemental Tiger den meeting ideas. In this den meeting plan, the Tiger Cub Scouts will be making a mobile for Tiger Elective 5 – Family Mobile

 

Architecture Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsArchitecture Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Architecture is both an art and a science. Boy Scouts who are interested in learning more about the design and creation of buildings can earn their Architecture merit badge.

 

NOVA patchStart Your Engines - STEM Award for Boy Scouts (Technology)  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.

 

star trekThe Noble Captain Kirk Song  Everyone familiar with the Star Trek series knows how much they like to beam people back and forth the transporter. Sing this song as a tribute to the series.

 

Indian Lore Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsIndian Lore Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Indian Lore merit badge is a favorite for our first year Boy Scouts at summer camp. I can always tell which Scouts are working on the badge because they are usually walking around with a necklace with beads on.

 

International Activity BadgeInternational Activity Badge  The International Activity Badge recognizes scouts who have participated in international activities or interacting with Scouts from around the world.