The reign of First Aid merit badge continues. More Boy Scouts earned this Eagle-required merit badge in 2013 than any other. And it wasn’t even close. Not only was it
Without mining, you wouldn’t be reading this blog post right now. That’s because the high-tech components found in smartphones, tablets and computers are made of
Updated Feb. 21 to add image of cover. Mining in Society merit badge won’t officially launch until Feb. 24 at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration’s
The BSA is replacing the outdated Computers merit badge with a newer model: Digital Technology merit badge, which debuted in April 2014.
The sound of the kitchen timer can only mean one thing: The new Cooking merit badge requirements are done. For the new Cooking merit badge, which became Eagle-required on
Updated 1:08 p.m. Oct. 24 | Added more info from Chris Hunt, BSA Advancement Team, to clarify that the merit badge still will become Eagle-required on Jan. 1, 2014 though the
Think of it as the long-awaited sequel. Cinematography merit badge is now Moviemaking merit badge, effective immediately. The design of the badge won’t change, and new
Proud to be an American? Absolutely, but this hurts a little: American fourth- and eighth-graders are far from No. 1 in math and science. In fact, we’re just outside of
You’d expect a bunch of welding experts to forge some strong bonds, but the folks at Lincoln Electric have gone above and beyond. Their work bringing welding and the
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