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Revision as of 16:32, August 5, 2008

Bugling merit badge
Status: Elective
Created: 1911
Discontinued: no
BSA Advancement ID: 032
Requirements revision: 2004
Latest pamphlet revision: 2003

Contents


This is the Boy Scout Bugling Merit Badge.
Also see the Bugler position.



Bugling requirements

  1. Give a brief history of the bugle.
  2. Do the following:
    a. Explain and demonstrate how the bugle makes sound, and explain how the bugle is related to other brass wind instruments.
    b. Compose a bugle call for your troop or patrol to signal a common group activity, such as assembling for mealtime or striking a campsite.
  3. Sound the following bugle calls: "First call", "Reveille", "Assembly", "Mess", "Drill", "Fatigue", "Officers", "Recall", "Church", "Swimming", "Fire", "Retreat", "To the Colors", "Call to Quarters", and "Taps"
  4. Explain when each of the calls in requirement 3 is used.
  5. Explain how to care for, clean, and maintain a bugle.
  6. Serve as bugler in your troop for three months. *

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* NOTE: A bugle, trumpet, or cornet may be used to meet these requirements.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

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