Sustainability is more of a new way of thinking as opposed to the science in the Environmental Science merit badge, The idea is not just to conserve but to truly be stewards of our environment, our energy sources, and moreā€”to think in terms not just of having enough for our lifetime but enough for future generations.
Swimming is a leisure activity, a competitive sport, and a basic survival skill. Scouts who earn this badge will learn about safety when swimming and diving, how swimming can contribute to overall fitness and health, and gain some basic competitive swimming skills