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Merit Badge Counselors: Merit badge counselors are volunteers that have been selected, trained, and approved by council or district committees. They are knowledgeable in the topic and understand the goals of scouting and the Boy Scout merit badge program. Many districts have a directory of counselors. See for more info on becoming a merit badge counselor.

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More Boy Scout Information to Use:
- requirements and aids
- great scout activity ideas
- see what awards are available to Boy Scouts
- a few ceremony ideas
- patrol or troop games
- fun meal graces
- funny, gross, and silly jokes for scouts
- community projects for Boy Scout patrols or troops
- tasty food recipes for scout camping
- skits that Boy Scouts like to do
- songs for scouts
- stories that Boy Scouts will enjoy and understand
- make sure you put all those badges and patches in the right spots
- online tests for Boy Scouts to test their knowledge
- sample schedule to reach First Class rank in 12-18 months
- sample schedule to reach Eagle Scout


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Merit Badge Pamphlets: An official Boy Scout merit badge pamphlet has been created for the BSA by topic authorities for each merit badge. The pamphlets contain requirements, introductory information and supplemental reference text. A scout can purchase pamphlets from BSA, find them in a troop library, or often-times check them out from a public library. There is also a Requirements Booklet with a merit badge list for quick reference.

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Required Merit Badges: A boy scout can begin taking merit badges as soon as he joins a troop, but no merit badges are required for advancement until he receives his First Class rank. Advancement to Star, Life, and Eagle all require completion of merit badges, service, and demonstration of responsibility. To reach Eagle rank, a scout must complete a total of at least 21 Boy Scout merit badges listing them in his handbook, 13 of which come from the Eagle-required badge list.

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Boy Scout merit badges give scouts the opportunity to investigate around 120 different areas of knowledge and skills. The merit badge program plays a major role in the scouting advancement program and participation can begin as soon as a scout registers with a troop. Each scout can explore topics from American Business to Woodworking as he has interest. The only limitations are his ambition and availability of adult merit badge counselors to offer instruction.

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