Personal fitness is an individual effort and desire to be…
Personal fitness is an individual effort and desire to be the best one can be. Regardless of their current levels of personal fitness, in the twelve weeks it will take Scouts to complete the requirements for this merit badge, they will be in better shape, feel better about themselves and gain confidence in their abilities.
The family is the basic unit of society and is important to both individuals and communities. The world is rapidly changing, making today’s society much more complex than ever before. As Scouts earn this merit badge, they will realize why it is important to know more about family life and how to strengthen their families.
The Cooking merit badge introduces principles of cooking that can be used both at home or in the outdoors. Scouts who earn this badge will learn about food safety, nutritional guidelines, meal planning, and methods of food preparation, and will review the variety of culinary careers available. This merit badge became Eagle-required on Jan. 1, 2014.
Camping is one of the best-known methods of the Scouting movement. The founder of the scouting movement, Robert Baden-Powell encouraged every Scout to learn the art of living out- of-doors. He believed a young person able to take care of himself while camping would have the confidence to meet life’s other challenges, too