Today the Boy Scouts of America officially releases Signs, Signals and Codes merit badge, making it the 135th current merit badge.
Last month, the Three Fires Council of St. Charles, Ill., hosted a first-of-its-kind "Women-Only Welding" event. It was a huge success.
With 135 merit badges to choose from, selection isn't a problem. But motivating Scouts to earn merit badges sometimes can be.
With a blizzard on the way, check out five Boy Scout merit badge books to help you get through unscathed.
Eagle Scouts can earn one Eagle palm for every five merit badges beyond the 21 required. He can earn Eagle palms as quickly as one palm every three months.
Unofficial merit badge worksheets hasten the process of earning a merit badge, but are they allowed or encouraged by the Boy Scouts of America?
For the first time in BSA history, six Eagle-required merit badge pamphlets are available in Spanish.
Merit badges represent days, weeks or even months of work by Scouts. But what isn't always clear is what the art on the merit badges themselves represents.
FAQs about merit badge counselors: Is there a limit to the number of merit badges an individual may counsel? Can someone counsel his own family member?
Merit Badge Maintenance Task Force member Steve Bowen reveals facts about merit badges you probably didn't know in the November 2014 ScoutCast.