There are several Scouting achievements related to collecting. So how do you start a collection? Here are some tips to get started.
Collections Merit Badge
Collecting can be an educational and financially rewarding pastime: a collector must educate himself about a specific subject, be able to tell which items are worth preserving, how to catalog and organize his collection, and how to evaluate the value of items.
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While working on the Collections merit badge, Scouts learn to collect, categorize, and preserve items they appreciate. They also learn about career opportunities related to collecting.
One of the Wolves didn’t know what to collect for Collections and Hobbies. I knew he spent a lot of time outdoors and enjoyed nature, so I suggested he make a leaf collection. His mom helped him make a display book for his leaves as described.