Newest Technology 2014
Wondering which merit badges will be the newest? In search of launch info on upcoming merit badges? I’ve got you covered.
This on a regular basis updated web page will keep you and your troop into the recognize!
- Not far off (new or updated merit badges)
- Updated merit badges
- The modern quality badges that have been already circulated
- Chronological range of revisions to the page
You will find 136 present merit badges. You can always discover the latest requirements here.
Note: The BSA’s Merit Badge Maintenance Task power is continuing its efforts to improve the current crop of merit badges, indicating you could see less brand-new quality badges. Find out more about it viewpoint here.
(Most-recent up-date detailed very first)
Update introduced Jan. 1, 2016
Revised demands do a much better work teaching Scouts simple tips to simply take high quality pictures with smart phones and digital cameras
- Added maxims of BSA Secure Swim Defense
- Added requirement to look at video or real time demonstration of relief performed utilizing a rowboat, canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard
- Updated CPR mentions to reflect the truth that CPR practices usually change.
Updated introduced Jan. 1, 2016
Snowshoeing joins downhill skiing, cross-country skiing and snowboarding as an option for making the badge
Moviemaking (ended up being Cinematography)
Note: This quality badge received a title modification and some demands tweaks. The quality badge formerly known as Cinematography has become Moviemaking, which better reflects certain requirements.
(latest listed very first)
Description: Computer or traditional cartoon tasks that test a Scout’s imagination, artistic abilities, and storytelling capabilities.
Indications, Indicators, and Codes
Description: United states Sign Language (ASL) is the 3rd most made use of language in the United States. The Signs, Signals, and Codes merit badge will take care of Morse signal, ASL, Braille, signaling, path markings, along with other nonverbal communications. Did you know some of these have actually also saved people’s life?
Note: This quality badge will replace computer systems merit badge, but Scouts may make and wear both quality badges. More information in regards to the phase-out of Computers MB here.
Description: Technology has arrived a considerable ways since Computers quality badge was introduced in 1967. This badge will instruct Scouts about technology into the digital age.
Mining in community
Information: Mining has been an important part of the usa since the nineteenth century. These days, the U.S. mining business employes 3 million people, directly and indirectly, and it is a significant contributor into international mining landscape. We anticipate this quality badge covers the history of mining, explore the standing of mining when you look at the twenty-first century, and introduce Scouts to contemporary mining jobs.
Note: This merit badge is going to be Eagle-required. Scouts must make either this or Environmental Science.
Information: A badge to teach Scouts about environment modification, types extinction, resource removal, green biochemistry, recycling, and zero-waste manufacturing.
Information: Slated to include both conventional games and video games, this sure-to-be-popular quality badge will test Scouts’ imagination, problem-solving abilities, and planning abilities.
Research and Rescue
Released on Aug. 20, 2012
Description: Scouts won’t fly helicopters, but they’ll get rehearse to locate and rescuing people just in case a real crisis ever before happens.