What are they and why do I care?
As a first year scout, your options for merit badges are nearly endless.
Merit badges are a way for you, meaning a scout, not an adult, to explore new things, find out if you like something, or have an interest that you want to pursue further.
Every merit badge you take is packed full of fun, adventure and learning. Some merit badges are electronics, shotgun shooting, rifle shooting, textiles, animal study, wood carving, fishing and much much more.
Did you go to an Eagle ceremony and say to yourself,”I am going to be an Eagle Scout too!”
Great! It is a long road, but worth it. Here are the Eagle required merit badges: