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Merit Badge Clinic: Tips for teaching Cycling

A counselor who’s an avid cyclist can make the badge more than an exercise in logging miles and checking off requirements — he or she can introduce Scouts to a sport they can pursue for a lifetime.

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Cool Camps: Camp Gorsuch

Set on 24 acres at the base of Bear Mountain, Camp Gorsuch gives Scouts a true Alaskan experience.

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What I’ve Learned: Merit Badge Super Saturday

Ken George of Hilliard, Ohio, runs a free regular event called Merit Badge Super Saturday, which concludes its 10th program year in August. Here is what he’s learned.

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Scouting FAQ: Merit badge blue cards

One of the most important documents in the Scouts BSA advancement program is the venerable “blue card” — officially known as the Application for Merit Badge.

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Cool Camp: Camp Ho Non Wah

“Ho Non Wah” means “Land of Rising and Falling Waters.” It is set on 184 acres at low tide — 154 when the tidal river comes in.

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Cool Camp: Tesomas Scout Camp

With about 65 merit badges to choose from, Scouts have plenty of reasons to be cheerful at Tesomas Scout Camp.