Scouts learn to keep themselves healthy while working on the Personal Fitness merit badge. They explore nutrition and exercise. They develop an exercise plan and carry it out over 12 weeks. They also find out about careers related to personal fitness.
The Personal Fitness Merit Badge is required for the rank of Eagle.
Resources for this Merit Badge
Get fit with these related ideas and achievements:
Requirement 8 for this badge include doing some fitness tests periodically and recording a fitness plan over a period of weeks. This worksheet will help you keep track.
Save some money by making your own sports drink for these activities.
These Scouts made a fitness plan which involves getting together every Saturday for exercises of their own choosing.
Program features help youth leaders plan a month’s worth of meetings and outings around a theme. These two program features will help troop members earn this badge.