Citizenship in the Nation
|Citizenship in the Nation merit badge|
|BSA Advancement ID:||003|
|Latest pamphlet revision:||2005|
| This article is about the Merit Badge for Boy Scouts|
for the Belt Loop and Pin for Cub Scouts,
see Cub Scout Citizenship
for the Webelos Activity Pin, see Citizen
Citizenship in the Nation requirements
| A FREE workbook for Citizenship in the Nation is available here! |
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
|meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of|
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.
- Per the BSA: "You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject." Pamphlets (books) are at local Scout Shops and online at ScoutStuff.org.
- "Get a signed Merit Badge application from your Scoutmaster." An online, printable Word doc file version is available.
- Citizenship in the Nation merit badge is on the Eagle Scout required list (requirement 3.c.).
Merit Badge information
- An Introduction to Merit Badges – how to get started, who chooses the counselor, etc.
- Merit Badge Worksheets & Requirements – with the revision dates, diagrams, charts, checklists, logs, and links you need.
- Merit Badge Application – offers online resources to let you print "Blue Cards," etc.
- Merit Badge FAQ – answers dozens of questions like: Who can be a counselor? Can requirements be added or removed?
- Merit Badges Requiring Prior Approval – Certain requirements need prior approval. Most do not. Here is the list.
- Also see: Most Popular Merit Badges – Merit Badge Policies – Eagle-Required Merit Badges – Merit Badge Days
- Additionally: List of Merit Badges by Field of Study – Merit Badge Pamphlets & Libraries
- Merit Badge Counselors must complete Youth Protection Training, file an Adult Application (and Merit Badge Counselor Information Form); and be approved by the local council. (See the Guide for Merit Badge Counselors for additional details.)
- The American Government - "A Grand Experiment"
- National Center for Constitutional Studies Includes an online Constitution quiz and game
- Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
- US History A comprehensive site created by the Independence Hall Association
- Justices of the Supreme Court
- Understanding the Federal Courts
- Kids in the House
- World's Smallest Political Quiz
- Town Hall
- 50 States and Capitals
- LSU Libraries Federal Agencies Directory
- The White House
- Congress of the United States
- The Senate
- The House of Representatives
- 1: Grolier Online's American Presidency
- 2a: National Register of Historic Places
- 2a: National Historic Landmarks Program
- 4: Declaring Independence: Drafting the Documents
- 4b: Constitutional Topic: The Preamble
- 4c: Web Guide to the Constitution of the United States
- 4c: The Constitution
- 6: The History Place: Great Speeches Collection
- 7: Checks and Balances From US Constitution Online
- 7: Checks and Balances
- 8: Contacting the Congress