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| Welcoming summer and Girl Guide patch swaps Despite the fact that it's 3am, there are about 50 things I should/could be doing right now, however as the better part of half a year has passed since my last post here, it seemed like high time I reminded that - and why not do so in the wee morning hours? While very little has been transpiring on more... - 2013/06/17|
| The Scout Badge The scout badge is not intended to represent the fleur-de-lis, or an arrowhead. It is a modified form of the sign of the north on the mariner's compass, which is as old as the history of navigation. The Chinese claim its use among them as early as 2634 B. C., and we have definite information that i more... - 2013/06/11|
| Taxidermy Merit Badge To obtain a merit badge for Taxidermy a scout must: 1. Have a knowledge of the game laws of the state in which he lives. 2. Preserve and mount the skin of a game bird, or animal, killed in season. 3. Mount for a rug the pelt of some fur animal. more... - 2013/05/31|
| Swimming Merit Badge Swimming Merit Badge To obtain a merit badge for Swimming a scout must: 1. Be able to swim one hundred yards. 2. Dive properly from the surface of the water. 3. Demonstrate breast, crawl, and side stroke. 4. Swim on the back fifty feet. more... - 2013/05/30|
| Public Health Merit Badge Public Health Merit Badge To obtain a merit badge for Public Health a scout must: 1. State what the chief causes of each of the following disease are: tuberculosis, typhoid, malaria. 2. Draw a diagram showing how the house-fly carries disease. 3. Tell what should be done to a house which has been o more... - 2013/05/01|
| The Scout Oath, Sign, and Salute The Scout Sign Before he becomes a scout a boy must promise: On my honor I will do my best: 1. To do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the scout law; 2. To help other people at all times; 3. To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. When taking this oath the s more... - 2013/05/01||
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