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'''<center><big>You are invited!<br>
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'''''MeritBadge.Org now offers thousands of pages of Scouting materials in dozens of languages!</big></center>
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<center><big>'''MeritBadge.Org offers thousands of pages of Scouting-related material in 58 languages!</big></center>
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{{Info|'''Please let others in your unit and council know that we have resources for the 500,000 Scouts and their families who do not speak English as their primary (native) language.'''}}
==Instructions==
==Instructions==
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''Please email a link to this page to those who need help in another language. You can also change this page to their language and then print it as an invitation.
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Just e-mail a link of <u>[http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title=Language ''this page'']</u> to those who need help in another language.
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'''1. Go to http://meritbadge.org/'''. Click the "More languages" link on the left.
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Alternatively, you can also change this page to their language and then print it as an invitation.
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'''2. Click on the list below to choose your language''' to change everything on MeritBadge.Org to your language:
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==Usage==
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Just click the "Languages" link in the ''"sidebar"'' (to the left) then click on your language, such as [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ces&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} ''Spanish (Español)''] to view the website in that language!
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| width="130" style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Car&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} العربية {Arabic)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Caf&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Afrikaans (Afrikaans)]
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| width="130" style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ces&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Español {Spanish)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cet&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Estonian (Eesti)]
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| width="130" style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cja&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} 日本語 (Japanese)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cit&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Italian (Italiano)]
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| width="130" style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csr&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} српски језик (Serbian)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cru&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Russian (Русский)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csq&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Albanian (Shqip)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cfi&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Finnish (Suomi)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cja&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Japanese (日本語)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csr&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Serbian (српски језик)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Car&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Arabic (العربية)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cfr&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} French (Français)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cko&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Korean (한국어)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csk&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Slovak (Slovenščina)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cbe&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Belarusian (Беларуская)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cgl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Galician (Galego)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Clv&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Latvian (Latviešu)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Slovenian (slovenščina)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cbg&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Bulgarian (Български)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cde&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} German (Deutsch)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Clt&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csw&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Swahili (Kiswahili)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cca&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Catalan (Català)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cel&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Greek (ελληνικ)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cmk&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Macedonian (Македонски)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csv&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Swedish (Svenska)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Czh-CN&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Chinese (Simplified) (簡體中文)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cht&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Haitian (Krèyol ayisyen)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cms&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Malay (Bahasa Melayu)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ctl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Filipino (Tagalog)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Czh-CN&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Chinese (Traditional) ( 中文 (繁體))]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ciw&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Hebrew (हिन्दी)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cmt&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Maltese (Malti)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cth&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Thai (ไทย)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Chr&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Croatian (Hrvatski)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Chi&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Hindi (हिन्दी)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cno&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Norwegian (Norsk)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ctr&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Turkish (Türkçe)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ccs&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Czech (Česky)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Chu&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Hungarian (Magyar)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cfa&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Persian (فارسی)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cuk&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Ukrainian (украї́нська мо́ва)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cda&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Danish (Dansk)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cis&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Icelandic (Íslenska)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cpl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Polish (Polski)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cvi&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Vietnamese (Việt)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cnl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Dutch (Nederlands)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cid&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Indonesian (Bahasa)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cpt&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Português (Portuguese)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ccy&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Welsh (Cymraeg)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ces&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} '''Spanish (Español)''']
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cga&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Irish (Gaeilge)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cro&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Romanian (Română)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cyi&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Yiddish (ייִדיש)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cbg&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Български (Bulgarian)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Caf&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Armenian (հայերեն)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cfi&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Suomi (Finnish)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cet&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Basque (Euskal)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cko&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} 한국어 (Korean)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cit&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Haitian Creole (kreyòl ayisyen)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csk&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Slovenščina (Slovak)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Caf&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cet&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Georgian (საქართველოს)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cca&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Català (Catalan)]
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| | [http://google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cit&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Urdu (اردو)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cfr&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Français (French)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Clv&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Latviešu (Latvian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} slovenščina (Slovenian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Czh-CN&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} 中国 (Chinese)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cde&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Deutsch (German)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Clt&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} lietuvių kalba (Lithuanian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Csv&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Svenska (Swedish)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Czh-TW&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Chinese (Traditional)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cel&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} ελληνικά(Greek)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cno&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Norsk (Norwegian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ctl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Tagalog (Filipino)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Chr&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Hrvatski (Croatian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ciw&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} हिन्दी (Hebrew)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cpl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Polski (Polish)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cuk&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} украї́нська мо́ва (Ukrainian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Ccs&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Česky (Czech)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Chi&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} हिन्दी {Hindi)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cpt&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Português]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cvi&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Việt (Vietnamese)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cda&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Dansk (Danish)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cid&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Bahasa (Indonesian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cro&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Română {Romanian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cnl&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Nederlands (Dutch)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cit&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Italiano (Italian)]
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| style="border:1px solid Khaki;" | [http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en%7Cru&u=http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title={{FULLPAGENAME}} Русский (Russian)]
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{{Checklist|'''NOTE:''' You can also visit [http://translate.google.com ''Google Translate''] to check for language updates.}}
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<br>
'''To switch back to English''':
'''To switch back to English''':
: Click the <font color="darkblue">View Original Web Page</font> link at the top of the page.
: Click the <font color="darkblue">View Original Web Page</font> link at the top of the page.
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==Examples==
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: First go back to English by clicking <font color="darkblue">View Original Web Page</font> and then choose the next language.
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You can print information for parents of different cultures...
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==Details==
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* A [[Cubmaster]] could print [[Pinewood Derby]] information for Spanish-speaking parents.
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''Every page of [[MeritBadge.Org about|MeritBadge.Org]] is now available in dozens of languages!'' As of the last census, Spanish was the primarily language in over a thousand cities including Miami and San Antonio. French is the primary language in parts of in Maine, New Hampshire, and Louisiana. In other areas the primary language is Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Tagalog. New Mexico will be the first state to be primarily Spanish speaking followed by California, Texas, and Arizona.
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* A [[Den Leader]] could print the requirements for the [[Cub Scout Citizenship|Citizenship Belt Loop]] for Vietnamese parents.
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* A [[Scoutmaster]] could print the [[Camping Checklist]] in Tagalog for Filipino parents.
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Now a leader can print information for parents of different cultures. A [[Cubmaster]] could print [[Pinewood Derby]] information for the Spanish speaking parents. A [[Den Leader]] could print the requirements for the [[Cub Scout Citizenship|Citizenship Belt Loop]] for Vietnamese parents. A [[Scoutmaster]] could print the [[Camping Checklist]] in Tagalog for the Filipino parents.
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You can also print worksheets for [[Merit Badge Worksheets|Merit Badges]], [[Webelos_Activity_Badge_Worksheets|Webelos Pins]], and [[Cub Scout Worksheets|Cub Scout Belt Loops]]. Graphics (i.e., images) will not shown but most of the page layout is preserved.
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Using the Language features, you can even print worksheets for:
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==Disclaimers==
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* [[Merit Badge Worksheets|Boy Scout Merit Badges & Ranks]]
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Please remember that, per our own ''[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:General disclaimer|Disclaimers (POLICY)]]'', ''"MeritBadge.org is an online, open-content, collaborative encyclopedia developed by volunteers and is '''not''' affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) or with the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM)."''
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* [[Webelos_Activity_Badge_Worksheets|Webelos Activity & Rank Workbooks]]
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* [[Cub Scout Worksheets|Cub Scout Belt Loop Workbooks]]
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That's thousands of pages of Scouting materials in 34 different languages! Currently the graphics will not be shown when the workbooks are translated but much of the page layout is preserved.
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Additionally, the use of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_machine_translation_applications statistical machine translation] (via [http://translate.google.com/ ''Google Translate'']) cannot possibly guarantee literal accuracy and is in no way formal or official content.
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Per the [[Disclaimer]]s, MeritBadge.Org provides no official content. The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_machine_translation_applications machine translation] software used,[http://translate.google.com/ Google Translate], can help the reader to understand the general content but is not accurate enough for to produce formal or publication-standard content. The translation is far from being perfect, but it's a great way to understand the central ideas from a text. Please provide feedback using the Google pop-ups to help improve accuracy.
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'''So, while the translation service offered is not perfect, it's still a great tool for those whose native language is not English.'''
==History==
==History==
Since 2002, the BSA has offered 12 pages of materials in Spanish: http://www.scoutingvalelapena.org/. Five hanbooks were translated into Spanish: [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30507* Tiger], [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30508* Wolf], [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30509* Bear], [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30510* Webelos], and [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30511* "Mini" Boy Scout Handbook] as well as [http://scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=spanish some fliers].
Since 2002, the BSA has offered 12 pages of materials in Spanish: http://www.scoutingvalelapena.org/. Five hanbooks were translated into Spanish: [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30507* Tiger], [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30508* Wolf], [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30509* Bear], [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30510* Webelos], and [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=30511* "Mini" Boy Scout Handbook] as well as [http://scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=spanish some fliers].
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'''''Right Now''''' MeritBadge.Org offers a thousand pages of materials in dozens of languages!
 
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Please let others in your unit and council know that we have new resources for the 500,000 Scouts and their families who don't speak English as their primary language.
 

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MeritBadge.Org offers thousands of pages of Scouting-related material in 58 languages!
Please let others in your unit and council know that we have resources for the 500,000 Scouts and their families who do not speak English as their primary (native) language.

Instructions

Just e-mail a link of this page to those who need help in another language.

Alternatively, you can also change this page to their language and then print it as an invitation.

Usage

Just click the "Languages" link in the "sidebar" (to the left) then click on your language, such as Spanish (Español) to view the website in that language!

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Also offered (but, less accurate):

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NOTE: You can also visit Google Translate to check for language updates.


To switch back to English:

Click the View Original Web Page link at the top of the page.

Examples

You can print information for parents of different cultures...

You can also print worksheets for Merit Badges, Webelos Pins, and Cub Scout Belt Loops. Graphics (i.e., images) will not shown but most of the page layout is preserved.

Disclaimers

Please remember that, per our own Disclaimers (POLICY), "MeritBadge.org is an online, open-content, collaborative encyclopedia developed by volunteers and is not affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) or with the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM)."

Additionally, the use of statistical machine translation (via Google Translate) cannot possibly guarantee literal accuracy and is in no way formal or official content.

So, while the translation service offered is not perfect, it's still a great tool for those whose native language is not English.

History

Since 2002, the BSA has offered 12 pages of materials in Spanish: http://www.scoutingvalelapena.org/. Five hanbooks were translated into Spanish: Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, and "Mini" Boy Scout Handbook as well as some fliers.

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