Bugling Merit Badge requirement resources include the Merit Badge Worksheet ,
links to bugle sheet music, audio files, video lessons, and cross-references to Merit Badges and Boy Scout Awards.
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- Give a brief history of the bugle.
- 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.
- 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"
- Explain when each of the calls in requirement 3 is used.
- Explain how to care for, clean, and maintain a bugle.
- Serve as bugler in your troop for three months. *
- * 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, 2015 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 620714)
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1. History of the bugle - another source - Encarta article - another site
2a. Video Lesson: How to Play the Trumpet - Video Lesson: Trumpet Scales - Video Lesson: How to Play the Coronet
How the bugle makes sound - more - How the bugle is related to other brass wind instruments
2b. Compose a bugle call
3. Bugle Calls sheet music - Bugle Calls Audio files - Bugle Calls Audio files - US Marine Corp Audio files - US Army Audio files
4. When each call is used
5. Video Lesson: How to Clean a Brass Instrument
- How to care for, clean, and maintain a bugle
Art Awards Links - (Bugling is an applied art)