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Revision as of 13:25, January 7, 2009

Welcome to... MERITBADGE.ORG"Helping Scouts Advance"

MeritBadge.Org is the free Scouting Wikipedia dedicated to providing advancement resources for Scouts and leaders including:
MeritBadge.Org is not affiliated with Boy Scouts of America or WOSM. Any opinions expressed are those of the individual contributors. Please see the Disclaimer for details.

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MeritBadge.Org is home to many different worksheets:

But these worksheets are a lot more that just a place to take notes! The worksheets include the resources you will need:

  • Blank maps, diagrams, and charts
  • Checklists like the Home Safety Checklist
  • Resources like the Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat
  • Internet links are at the end of each workbook.
Most worksheets include links to free online video lessons. Check out: Camping, First Aid, Swimming, etc. If a requirement asks for a diagram you will even find graph paper is included!


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Scouting news
  • Nov 2015: New NYLT patch, Trained patch available to youth now as well as adults


February dates
February 8, 1910Boy Scouts of America founded in Washington, D.C., by W. D. Boyce.

Scout Sunday – The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls (on or) preceding February 8 as Scout Sunday. However, a chartered organization or local religious organization may choose to celebrate on another day. E.g., the Presbyterian Church and United Methodist Church designate Scout Sunday as the second Sunday in February.

Scout Sabbath – Is celebrated on the Saturday after February 8th.

Scout week – Is celebrated from Scout Sunday through the Scout Sabbath.

February 22, 1857 – Birth of Lord Robert Stephen Baden-Powell, "BP", the founder of Scouting.

February 22, 1889 – Birth of Olave Baden-Powell, wife of "BP", World Chief Guide.

February 28, 2008 – First World Scout Winter Games


Finding your way around
With so much content, how do you find everything at MeritBadge.Org?


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  • Site Map - A list of all the pages on this web site
  • FAQ - Frequently asked questions about this web site
  • Policies - Important information about you and this site

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