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===July 12, 2013===
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====MeritBadge.Net is currently down...====
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|text = '''MeritBadge.Net is currently down... User [[User:Optimist|Optimist]] has been notified and we are attempting to determine and resolve the problem. I apologize for the inconvenience.'''&mdash;'''''[[User:RWSmith|RWSmith]]''''' <small>''[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Bureaucrat|(Bureaucrat)]]''</small>, 13:23, July 13, 2013 (EDT)
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===June 22, 2013===
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====New Sysop: Philpisch====
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'''''User [[User:Philpisch|Philpisch]]''''' has been approved for '''[[Sysop]]''' status.&mdash;'''''[[User:RWSmith|RWSmith]]''''' <small>''[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Bureaucrat|(Bureaucrat)]]''</small>, 13:23, July 13, 2013 (EDT)
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If you are interested, see: [[Sysop#Can_I_become_a_Sysop_on_this_wiki.3F|Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?]]
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===March 08, 2013===
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====New Game Design Merit Badge/Contest====
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The BSA has released a new [[Game Design]] merit badge. In addition, they are encouraging participation in the STEM game design contest to promote the new merit badge. Here is the info from the BSA:
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:*Compete in the National STEM Video Game Challenge and win prizes.
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:*Entry submissions for the competition, which is for middle school
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:*and high school students, are due by April 12.
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:*Visit http://stemchallenge.org/ for more details.
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===February 08, 2013===
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====Wiki Updates====
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Advancement changes for rank and merit badges based on the new '''2013 Boy Scout Requirements''' have been completed.
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===July 08, 2012===
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====Unscheduled maintenance====
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{{Maintenance notice}}
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===April 23, 2012===
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====New BSA Health and Safety guidance====
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Just released:
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* '''[http://www.scouting.org/filestore/healthsafety/pdf/680-027.pdf ''Service Project Planning Guidelines''] BSA Pub. 680-027''' (2012 Printing) (5 pgs) {{PDF}} &mdash; ''Note: Fillable, savable''
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{{Quote-source|These guidelines can be utilized for all Scouting service projects, not just those for an Eagle Scout leadership service project. The guidelines must not be construed to be additional requirements for an Eagle Scout leadership service project, but they do represent elements that should appear on the Eagle Scout candidate’s final project plan from the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook, No. 512-927. The next revision of the workbook will incorporate these guidelines.|''Service Project Planning Guidelines'', BSA Pub. 680-027}}
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* '''[http://www.scouting.org/filestore/healthsafety/pdf/680-028.pdf ''Age Guidelines for Tool Use and Work at Elevations or Excavations''], BSA Pub. 680-028''' (2012 Printing) (3 pgs) {{PDF}}
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{{Quote-source|These guidelines can be utilized for all Scouting service projects, not just those for an Eagle Scout leadership service project. The guidelines must not be construed to be additional requirements for an Eagle Scout leadership service project, but they do represent elements that should appear on the Eagle Scout candidate’s final project plan from the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook, No. 512-927. The next revision of the workbook will incorporate these guidelines.|''Age Guidelines for Tool Use and Work at Elevations or Excavations'', BSA Pub. 680-028}}
===March 25, 2012===
===March 25, 2012===

Revision as of 12:23, July 13, 2013



Contents

July 12, 2013

MeritBadge.Net is currently down...

{{{imagesize}}} MeritBadge.Net is currently down... User Optimist has been notified and we are attempting to determine and resolve the problem. I apologize for the inconvenience.RWSmith (Bureaucrat), 13:23, July 13, 2013 (EDT)


June 22, 2013

New Sysop: Philpisch

User Philpisch has been approved for Sysop status.—RWSmith (Bureaucrat), 13:23, July 13, 2013 (EDT)

If you are interested, see: Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?


March 08, 2013

New Game Design Merit Badge/Contest

The BSA has released a new Game Design merit badge. In addition, they are encouraging participation in the STEM game design contest to promote the new merit badge. Here is the info from the BSA:

  • Compete in the National STEM Video Game Challenge and win prizes.
  • Entry submissions for the competition, which is for middle school
  • and high school students, are due by April 12.
  • Visit http://stemchallenge.org/ for more details.


February 08, 2013

Wiki Updates

Advancement changes for rank and merit badges based on the new 2013 Boy Scout Requirements have been completed.


July 08, 2012

Unscheduled maintenance

There may be some occasional, unscheduled site maintenance during "normal hours" today... i.e., due to upgrades, off-site back-ups, etc. We'll try to limit downtime to just a few minutes at a time. (See MeritBadgeDotOrg:Maintenance for details.) — The Staff


April 23, 2012

New BSA Health and Safety guidance

Just released:

These guidelines can be utilized for all Scouting service projects, not just those for an Eagle Scout leadership service project. The guidelines must not be construed to be additional requirements for an Eagle Scout leadership service project, but they do represent elements that should appear on the Eagle Scout candidate’s final project plan from the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook, No. 512-927. The next revision of the workbook will incorporate these guidelines.
Service Project Planning Guidelines, BSA Pub. 680-027
These guidelines can be utilized for all Scouting service projects, not just those for an Eagle Scout leadership service project. The guidelines must not be construed to be additional requirements for an Eagle Scout leadership service project, but they do represent elements that should appear on the Eagle Scout candidate’s final project plan from the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook, No. 512-927. The next revision of the workbook will incorporate these guidelines.
Age Guidelines for Tool Use and Work at Elevations or Excavations, BSA Pub. 680-028

March 25, 2012

All merit badge worksheets have been updated

I've just finished uploading all Merit Badge Worksheets (workbooks), which were recently reviewed and updated by User PaulSWolf. —RWSmith (Bureaucrat), 16:53, March 25, 2012 (EDT)

Special thanks to... PaulSWolf and the U.S. Scouting Service Project (USSSP) for allowing us permission to use his work and re-format (wikify) it for our use here. Paul is a Sysop (here and on our forums), as well as Secretary of the USSSP.


February 21, 2012

New Sysop

Congratulations to User Miksmi, who has been nominated for and approved for promotion to Sysop status. —RWSmith (Bureaucrat), 14:58, February 28, 2012 (EST)

If you are interested, see: Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?

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