The Firem'n Chit
The Firem'n Chit certification grants a Scout the right to carry matches and build campfires.
Firem'n Chit requirements
The Scout must show his Scout leader, or someone designated by his leader, that he understands his responsibility to do the following:
The Scout's "Firem'n Rights" can be taken from him if he fails in his responsibility.
Even though the patch is shaped like a pocket patch, wearing it on a pocket flap does not conform to uniform standards. Per BSA: "The Firem'n Chit Patch is considered a 'Temporary Patch' and, if worn, should be worn centered on the RIGHT Pocket of the Boy Scout Uniform Shirt. It should NOT be sewn on a pocket flap."
- The Boy Scout Handbook is the primary reference. See Campfire Skills for step-by-step instructions and lesson video links.
- See also: Campfire Setup - Campfire Types - Campfire Starting - Campfire Safety - Firem'n Chit - Fire Safety Merit Badge