There's no official recommended order for earning merit badges. So which merit badge makes the best "first merit badge" for Scouts?
It's the job of the Merit Badge Maintenance Task Force to keep our current library of pamphlets and badge requirements up-to-date, relevant and fun.
Merit badges cover American Business, Woodwork and everything between. Boy Scouts should read these 12 steps to learn how to earn a merit badge.
Maybe it doesn't fully encompass the merit badge, or maybe it looks a little dated. Here are 10 times the BSA changed merit badge emblems for the better.
Scouts working on the Game Design merit badge created a board game, Walls, and now their Scoutmaster is turning to Kickstarter to bring it to the world.
Each merit badge has at least one doozy — a sufficiently sized hurdle standing between a Scout and the merit badge. These are the toughest requirements.
Tent, hammock, cabin, retired battleship — all offer great experiences for Scouts, but only some count as camping nights for the Camping merit badge.
The talented team tasked with creating the new Animation merit badge includes experts in the fields of animation and digital media. Meet three of them here.
The Animation merit badge requirements were released this week, officially making it the BSA's 136th current merit badge.
It turns out each of the Avengers — Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hawkeye and the rest — would be pretty great at counseling certain merit badges.