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If new requirements are released, which requirements should I use?
|— Boy Scout Requirements #33216, inside front cover|
Do you have the merit badge pamphlets available on-line?
No. They are protected by copyright law. Instead our goal is to provide resource links for every requirement of every award. See Citizenship in the Nation or Radio Merit Badges for examples. Here are tips for building Merit Badge Pamphlet Libraries.
What are the latest merit badge pamphlet revision dates?
The BSA publishes a list of the latest Merit Badge Pamphlet Revision Dates in the back of every new merit badge pamphlet or requirements book. We include this on the Merit Badge Worksheets page.
Is there anything I can do to help more Scouts earn merit badges?
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How do I find a merit badge counselor? Do you have a list of counselors for my area?
Check with your local council.
Can you tell me how to put patches on the uniform and the merit badge sash?
- See: Uniform
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