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Varsity Scouting is an active, exciting, year-round program for young men 14 through 17 built around five program fields of emphasis: advancement, high-adventure/sports, personal development, service, and special programs and events.

MeritBadge.Org is your online Scouting University with Varsity Resources, Letter, Letter Bar, Activity Pins, Denali Award, and Advancment.

A Varsity Scout Team is composed of one or more squads with youth team leaders, adult advisers, and is supported by an adult Team Committee.

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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/Sabbath – The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls on or precedes February 8 as Scout Sunday. However, some chartered organizations celebrate on another day. For instance, the Presbyterian Church and United Methodist Church celebrate Scout Sunday on the second Sunday of February so as to not conflict with Communion Sunday and in the Jewish faith Scout Sabbath is celebrated on the Saturday after February 8 as Scouting Anniversary Day.
  • 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
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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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Qualified Venturers may earn Scouts BSA awards.

List of all Scouting Awards
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