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* [[National Summertime Award]] now has a chart showing the new pins for each level and when they can be earned. Dozens of activity ideas were added.
* [[National Summertime Award]] now has a chart showing the new pins for each level and when they can be earned. Dozens of activity ideas were added.
* [[Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award]] now has great Requirement Resources and dozens of related award links.
* [[Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award]] now has great Requirement Resources and dozens of related award links.
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* [[Whittling Chip]] now has a chart to show that [[Wolf]], {{Bear]], and [[Webelos]] Scouts can earn this award. Training curriculum and links are provided.
==April 2009==
==April 2009==

Revision as of 11:48, May 1, 2009

May 2009

  • Religious Emblems now has photos to show how to wear the devices on the youth knot and a chart of two of the most popular programs
  • National Summertime Award now has a chart showing the new pins for each level and when they can be earned. Dozens of activity ideas were added.
  • Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award now has great Requirement Resources and dozens of related award links.
  • Whittling Chip now has a chart to show that Wolf, {{Bear]], and Webelos Scouts can earn this award. Training curriculum and links are provided.

April 2009

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Current Events

March 2009

February 2009

New and revised pages include:

January 2009

2009 Boy Scout Requirement Changes: The requirements for the following Merit Badges have changed:

Archery Architecture Automotive Maintenance Cinematography Coin Collecting
Collections Drafting Emergency Preparedness Engineering Farm Mechanics
Indian Lore Insect Study Landscape Architecture Lifesaving Motorboating
Painting Pottery Radio Swimming  

In addition, the requirements for Mile Swim and Den Chief Service Award have changed.


New Eagle Resources:

December 2008

Medical Records:

  • The new Medical Records page has everything you need for the new Physical, that replaces the old Class 1, 2, and 3.

Pinewood Derby expanded:

Also see the new Pinewood Derby Drivers Licenses and Pinewood Derby Certificates

Languages added:

  • Every page of MeritBadge.Org is now available in dozens of languages! See Languages for details.

Knots have been expanded:

New Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Training Articles
  • BALOO - In order for a Cub Scout Pack to have a campout, at least one leader must be BALOO trained.
  • Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders - To have a Webelos Den campout, at least one leader should have completed Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders.
  • Basic Leader Training‎ has been converted from a stub to a real page with everything you need.
Other new resources have been added!
  • Flag Ceremonies has been added showing basic opening and closing ceremonies a Cub Scout or Boy Scout can learn.
  • Pack Meeting shows how to have great Pack Meetings and increase attendance by using the BSA program to it's fullest.
  • The Positions of Responsibility have been greatly expanded with positions in Varsity Teams, Venture Crews, etc.

November 2008

New Boy Scout Rank Workbooks added for

Webelos Badge and Webelos Arrow of Light workbooks created and links expanded
Merit Badges Earned is updated & expanded - all 12 pages now in one table. Sortable on any column, links added to every current merit badge.
Emergency Kit and First Aid Kit - Completely revised with new materials from GSS and new Emergency Preparedness book
Guide to Safe Scouting stub turned into a full article with dozens of links to chapter content
Adult Leader page created - We use some version of this term on over 150 pages but we never explained what it means.
Friends of Scouting page created with printable recourses and a list of 250 companies with matching programs.

October 2008

Just enter m.meritbadge.org on most web enabled cell phones and iPods. Full link: http://m.meritbadge.org

September 2008

Key new articles included:

August 2008

2009 Boy Scout Requirement Changes Pages and Worksheets update for:

Architecture Emergency Preparedness Insect Study Painting
Automotive Maintenance Engineering Landscape Architecture Pottery
Coin Collecting Farm Mechanics Lifesaving Radio
Drafting Indian Lore Motorboating Swimming

July 2008

Advancement Policies pages added and updated. New navbox created:

Advancement Policies
Advancement (Report) Boy Scouts (Resources) Service Projects
Rules and Regulations First Class-First Year Eagle Scout Project
 What is Scout Spirit?  Scoutmaster Conferences Lifesaving Awards
When is a Scout Active? Time Extensions Summer Camp
When is a Scout in Uniform? Boards of Review - Appeals Merit Badges, Events & FAQ
Scouts with Special Needs Advancement Campout  Cub Scouts  (Resources)
Religious Principle Courts of Honor Varsity (Resources)
Books & References  12 Steps From Life to Eagle  Venturing & Sea Scouts  
Click here for Many more Advancement Policies
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