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|style="color:#000"|MeritBadge.Org is '''the free Scouting [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki Wiki]''' dedicated to providing '''''advancement resources''''' for Scouts and leaders. In 1995, Michael Kauffmann ([[User:Optimist|''Optimist'']]) began listing Boy Scout advancement resources on his first [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulletin_board_system Bulletin Board System] (BBS), ''"The Opticon"'', which grew quickly; and, with the advent of the World-Wide Web, the Scouting portion was spun off to become MeritBadge.Com; which, in 2007, evolved into MeritBadge.Org.
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|style="color:#000"|[[MeritBadge.Org history|MeritBadge.Org]] is '''the free Scouting [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki Wiki]''' dedicated to providing '''''advancement resources''''' for Scouts and leaders and provides over [http://siteanalytics.compete.com/meritbadge.org/ 100,000 monthly visitors] with:
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* '''{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} main articles''' and '''{{NUMBEROFPAGES}} pages''' with '''{{NUMBEROFFILES}} documents and images''' available for downloading, including
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* nearly '''200 worksheets''' for [[Merit Badge Worksheets|Merit Badges]], [[Webelos Activity Badge Worksheets|Webelos Activity Badges]], and [[Cub Scout Worksheets|Cub Scout Belt Loops and Pins]],
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* thousands of resource links for nearly '''300''' [[ranks]], [[Merit Badges]], and [[awards]], and includes
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* Program materials from [[Tiger Cub Scout|Tiger]], [[Wolf Cub Scout|Wolf]], and [[Bear Cub Scout|Bear]] Cub Scouts to [[Webelos Scout|Webelos]], [[Boy Scouting|Boy Scouts]], [[Varsity Scouting|Varsity Scouts]], and [[Venturing|Venturers]]
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* all made possible by '''{{NUMBEROFUSERS}} volunteers''' who have made '''{{NUMBEROFEDITS}} updates''' to those pages
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Everyone is welcome to use our resources. If you are a registered adult leader with the Boy Scouts of America and want to help, [[Special:Userlogin|please register and help us]]!
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Today, MeritBadge.Org provides over [http://siteanalytics.compete.com/meritbadge.org/ 100,000 visitors] each month with:
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<center><small>''MeritBadge.Org is not affiliated with [[BSA]] or [[WOSM]]. Any opinions expressed are those of the individual contributors.''</small></center>
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* '''{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} main articles''' and '''{{NUMBEROFPAGES}} pages''' with '''{{NUMBEROFFILES}} documents and images''' available for downloading'''
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* Nearly '''200 worksheets''' for [[Merit Badge Worksheets|Merit Badges]], [[Webelos Activity Badge Worksheets|Webelos Activity Badges]], and [[Cub Scout Worksheets|Cub Scout Belt Loops and Pins]]
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* Thousands of resource links for nearly '''300 [[Ranks]], [[Merit Badges]], and [[Awards]]'''
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* Program materials from [[Tiger Cub Scout|Tiger]], [[Wolf Cub Scout|Wolf]], and [[Bear Cub Scout|Bear]] Cub Scouts to [[Webelos Scout]]s, [[Boy Scouting|Boy Scouts]], [[Varsity Scouting|Varsity Scouts]], and [[Venturing]]
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Everyone is welcome to use our resources. If you are a registered adult leader with the Boy Scouts of America and want to help, please [[Special:Userlogin|Register]] and help us!
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Revision as of 23:28, October 24, 2008

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

MeritBadge.Org is the free Scouting Wiki dedicated to providing advancement resources for Scouts and leaders and provides over 100,000 monthly visitors with:

Everyone is welcome to use our resources. If you are a registered adult leader with the Boy Scouts of America and want to help, please register and help us!

MeritBadge.Org is not affiliated with BSA or WOSM. Any opinions expressed are those of the individual contributors.
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