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Posted by adamvaul on Sep 14 2014 - 12:05am

Think you know a lot about merit badges?  Well how many of these questions can you get right?  Click at the bottom to see the answers.

  1. How many merit badges are currently offered by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)?
  2. What year were merit badges first offered?  
  3. How many were offered that year?  
  4. How many of those original merit badges are still offered?
  5. Currently, at what rank can a boy scout start earning merit badges?
  6. What is the newest merit badge offered?
  7. What is the newest eagle required merit badge?
  8. What is the second newest eagle required merit badge?
  9. How many merit badges are required for the rank of eagle scout?
  10. How many of those are elective merit badges?
  11. Is there a Moviemaking merit badge?
  12. Is there a Hunting merit badge?

see answers

Camperall 2014 Page

Posted by adamvaul on Sep 14 2014 - 12:03am

Please see the new page for details on Camperall.

Camperall - October 24-26

Lake ONeill  - Camp Pendleton

Also, scoutmasters need to email Greg Taylor ( gtaylor@cox.net ) of their intention on participating and some rough numbers of attendance.

Camperall will have fewer pin earning activities, but will feature a couple events from Camporee that cubs can participate in as well as learn by watching the older boys.

Greg Taylor
ECR Activities Chair

September Roundtable - Den Chiefs: Bridging the Pack and the Troop

Posted by adamvaul on Sep 13 2014 - 11:58pm

Big Rock Topic - Den Chiefs

  • Developing Strong Relationships between the Pack and the Troop
  • How to get a Den Chief in Your Pack
  • Why are Den Chiefs good for the Pack
  • Why are Den Chiefs good for the Troop


Cub Scount Break Out - Membership Webelos Recruiting

  • Recruiting Webelos
  • Enticing Future Webelos
  • Using Den Chiefs
  • Preparing to be a Boy Scout

Boy Scout Break Out - Attracting Webelos

  • Recruiting Webelos
  • Involving Webelos in Troop Activities
  • Choosing the Right Den Chief
  • Assistant Scoutmaster Den Chief Advisor


BALOO Training - Oct 18

Posted by adamvaul on Sep 13 2014 - 11:57pm

Cub Leader BALOO Training

(Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation)

El Camino Real & Tiburon Districts

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Who: All Cubmasters, Assistant Cubmasters, Den Leaders, Tiger Leaders, Webelos Leaders, Parents

Contact to register by October 10, 2014: Doug Stevens mailto:ecrscouttraining@gmail.com
Include Name, Address, Phone #, Email Address, Leadership Position, Pack #, & District

See flier for details

Upcoming Merit Badge Days

Posted by adamvaul on Sep 13 2014 - 11:57pm


Featuring, Newly Released Merit Badges: Digital Technology, Game Design, Programming, Sustainability* & more...

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014

Where: Church of Jesus Christ, 22851 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

see flier for details


Troop 918 4th Annual Merit Badge Day

When: November 15, 2014 6:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Where: Saddleback Church-Refinery 1 Saddleback Parkway Lake Forest 92630

see flier for details

Boy Scout Leader Specific Training - Nov 1

Posted by adamvaul on Sep 13 2014 - 11:56pm

Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Cost: $5.00 includes lunch

Location: LDS Church building 28291 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Niguel. It is located right across

from the Aliso Woods Regional Park entrance.

See Flier for details

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