merit badge

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Noun1.merit badge - a badge award to Boy Scouts in recognition of special projectsmerit badge - a badge award to Boy Scouts in recognition of special projects
badge - an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.); "they checked everyone's badge before letting them in"
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Clearwater, FL, August 30, 2019 --( On September 28 Boy Scout Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, will host a Merit Badge Academy for troops from all across the Tampa Bay area at the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center.
Over the course of the 55 years of its establishment, there has never been a scout that has accomplished the feat of earning each and every merit badge that BSA has to offer.
He wanted the Boy Scouts to update their rules of earning a merit badge to a child completing a task "to the best of the boy's ability."
In November 2017, the technical college hosted Boy Scout Merit Badge Day.
Former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev was awarded the title of the Hero of the Kyrgyz Republic and presented anAk Shumkar merit badge, the press service of the President said.
I'm a Boy Scout who completed the requirements for an astronomy merit badge several years ago.
15 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations and good wishes to His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa the representative of HM the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, on the occasion of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC)'s Merit Badge conferred in recognition of His Highness's huge efforts in the development of the Olympic movement in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Fifty merits earns us an Excellent badge; 75 a Superstar; 100 an Owl, right up to the 125 merit badge. Until four years ago, 125 were as many as anyone gotThen Brooke Wilkie arrived!
Debogorski also will offer merit badge instruction for the Boy Scouts of America, as Scouts will have the opportunity to earn their Truck Transportation and Traffic Safety merit badges.
The awardees, who gathered in front of the MMDA headquarters in Makati City, were each given a Matapat Merit Badge and a certificate of commendation by Tolentino, who later joined them in a boodle fight or street feast where they ate lunch with their bare hands.
A number of primary sources were used for this study, including: Annual reports of the BSA; merit badge pamphlets for the badges of interest, ranging from original to current editions; minutes and notes from National Council meetings, including committee and subcommittee meetings; articles in Boys Life magazine; original and subsequent editions of The Boy Scout Handbook; the original edition of Scouting for Rural Boys: A Manual for Leaders; the original edition of Scoutmaster's Handbook: A Manual for Troop Leadership; and,, the official website of BSA.