Scouts who are doing the requirements for the Bugling merit badge will learn 10 different bugle calls. They will also learn to care for a bugle and serve as troop bugler for at least 3 months.
In 2010, BSA announced that it was going to discontinue the Bugling merit badge and merge it into the Music merit badge. The response to this announcement was so overwhelming that BSA reversed this decision and Bugling remains a separate badge.
Get the Bugling Merit Badge pamphlet
Printable helps for requirements:
Printable requirements for Bugling Merit Badge
Printable checkoff sheet for Bugling Merit Badge
Printable note sheet for Bugling Merit Badge
Printable checkoff sheet for all Scouts BSA merit badges
Get ready to play “Taps” with these related ideas and achievements:
Bugler Description and Self Evaluation
The Bugler plays the bugle at troop ceremonies. Bugler is one of those positions that many troops don’t fill. There was a troop next to us at the last camporee with a Bugler, and there is something really nice about hearing Taps played at lights out.
Living History Program Feature for Scouts BSA
The Living History program feature lets Scouts experience different cultures, times, and places in an interactive and hands on manner. They witness reenactments and learn about historical events and different ways of life.
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