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|align="center" | An [http://www.usscouts.org/usscouts/advance/docs/Merit-Badge-Application-34124A.doc Online Merit Badge Application] is available.
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[[Boy Scouts]] and [[Varsity Scouts]] may work on merit badges from they time they join a Scout troop until they turn 18 years old. See [[Merit Badge]] for more details.
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* The [[Merit Badge Application|Merit Badge application]] #34124 is known as a "blue card" due to its distinctive color.
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* Merit Badge Blue Cards are [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=34124* sold online at Scoutstuff.org] or at your [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/storeloc.aspx local Scout Shop].
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* There is an [http://www.usscouts.org/usscouts/advance/docs/Merit-Badge-Application-34124A.doc Online Merit Badge Application] that you can fill out and print from your PC.
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* For helping filling out a blue card see the [http://www.usscouts.org/usscouts/advance/docs/Merit-Badge-Application-Sample.pdf Sample Merit Badge Application].
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== Key Merit Badge Rules ==
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* ''"Any Boy Scout may earn any merit badge at any time. You don't need to have had rank advancement to be eligible."
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* ''"Scoutmaster will give you the name of a person from a list of counselors."
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* ''"You must have another person with you at each meeting with the merit badge counselor."
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* ''"You are expected to meet the requirements as they are stated—no more and no less. You are expected to do exactly what is stated in the requirements."
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* Note that some [[Merit Badges Requiring Prior Approval|Merit Badges Require Prior Approval‎]] for certain requirements. The rest do not: ''" Any Boy Scout may earn any merit badge at any time...You are expected to meet the requirements as they are stated—no more and no less." - [[Bookshelf#Bylaws and Rules|Boy Scout Requirements]] p. 22 - 23.
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* The use of [[Merit Badge Worksheets]] cannot be added as a requirement by a counselor.
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* See the [[Merit Badge FAQ]] for answers to many common questions.
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|[[Bookshelf#Bylaws_and_Rules|Boy Scout Requirements #33215]], p. 22-23: [http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards.aspx Online]   [http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards.aspx Printed]}}
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==See also==
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* [[Merit Badges]]
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* [[Merit Badge FAQ]]
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* [[Merit Badge Policies]]
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* [[Merit Badges Requiring Prior Approval]]
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* [[Merit Badge Counseling]]
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* [[Merit Badge Worksheets]]
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Merit badge applications in most councils are known as "blue cards" after their tri-fold blue card shape.
 
[[Category:Merit Badge counseling]]
[[Category:Merit Badge counseling]]

Revision as of 13:18, October 15, 2008

An Online Merit Badge Application is available.
Click here for the online Merit Badge Application

Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts may work on merit badges from they time they join a Scout troop until they turn 18 years old. See Merit Badge for more details.

Key Merit Badge Rules

  • "Any Boy Scout may earn any merit badge at any time. You don't need to have had rank advancement to be eligible."
  • "Scoutmaster will give you the name of a person from a list of counselors."
  • "You must have another person with you at each meeting with the merit badge counselor."
  • "You are expected to meet the requirements as they are stated—no more and no less. You are expected to do exactly what is stated in the requirements."
  • Note that some Merit Badges Require Prior Approval‎ for certain requirements. The rest do not: " Any Boy Scout may earn any merit badge at any time...You are expected to meet the requirements as they are stated—no more and no less." - Boy Scout Requirements p. 22 - 23.
  • The use of Merit Badge Worksheets cannot be added as a requirement by a counselor.
  • See the Merit Badge FAQ for answers to many common questions.
Boy Scout Requirements #33215, p. 22-23: Online   Printed

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