lesson video links, and links to related Merit Badges and Boy Scout Awards.
Public Speaking is great for Scouts taking Speech or English. -
|Public Speaking merit badge|
|BSA Advancement ID:||090|
|Latest pamphlet revision:||2002|
Public Speaking requirements
| A FREE workbook for Public Speaking is available here! |
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
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Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.
- This badge is one of the elective merit badges of the William T. Hornaday Awards for Boy Scouts.
- The BSA Communications Troop Program Feature offers meeting and activity plans to include Public Speaking as one of your monthly themes.
1, 2 & 4. Give a three- to five-minute introduction of yourself...
- Cub Scout: Communicating Belt Loop & Pin - Webelos: Communicator - Merit Badges: Public Speaking - Communications
- Lesson Videos: ExpertVillage: Giving a Speech - Public Speaking Tips - Public Speaking - Eye Contact - Hand Gestures - Props
- The Citizenship in the Community #8 public presentation...of your community
- could be given as a Communications #3 five-minute speech
- using the techniques from Photography #4b to produce a picture story
- and Art #1 to tell a story with...pictures
- which could be developed into the Computers #6e short presentation.
- Also see Communications #3. "Write a five-minute speech. Give it at a meeting of a group."
3. How to give an Impromtu Speech step-by-step instructions.
- Lesson Videos: How to Do an Impromptu Speech: What is an Impromptu Speech? - Delivery - Organizing - Staying Focused - Note Cards - Benefits - Disadvantages
- Robert's Parliamentary Procedure - Parliamentary procedure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Simplified Parliamentary Procedure - Parliamentary Procedure - Quick Reference
- Resources for Master of Ceremonies for a Court of Honor or lead a Patrol Leaders' Council meeting
Public Speaking #1. "Give a three- to five-minute introduction of yourself" is similar to Communications #3 "Write a five-minute speech. Give it at a meeting of a group." Personal Development Awards Personal development-related awards
- Boy Scout merit badges:
- Venturing: Religious and Community Life Bronze Award - TRUST Award - Quest Award - Ranger Award electives: Physical Fitness - Backpacking
- Webelos activity badges: Citizen - Communicator - Family Member -Fitness - Scholar; Other resources: Flag Ceremonies
- Cub Scout belt loops & pins: Citizenship - Communicating - Heritages - Language and Culture - Physical Fitness
Merit Badge information
- An Introduction to Merit Badges – how to get started, who chooses the counselor, etc.
- Merit Badge Application – offers online resources to let you print "Blue Cards," etc.
- Additionally: List of Merit Badges by Field of Study – Merit Badge Pamphlets & Libraries