Waste means any garbage, refuse, abandon material that can't be or isn't recyclable
Water sports are a fun and exhilarating way to enjoy being outdoors while developing strength, coordination, and fitness. By developing experience with water sports and practicing good judgment, Scouts will gain skills that will serve them well for a lifetime and have extreme fun while they do.
Meteorology is the study of Earth's atmosphere and its weather and the ways in which temperature, wind, and moisture act together in the environment. In addition to learning how everyday weather is predicted, Scouts can learn about extreme weather such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes, and how to stay safe.
Opportunities in the welding field are endless, and Scouts earning their welding merit badge can not only explore the fundamentals of welding but also learn about the different career paths within the industry.
Every modern community has systems to handle human waste safely. In completing this badge the student will discover what those systems are, how the systems work, who is responsible for the systems and the training needed to manage those systems.
Every modern community has systems to bring fresh water safely to its residents. In completing this badge the student will discover what those systems are, how the systems work, who is responsible for the systems and the training needed to manage those systems.
Canoeing or kayaking through whitewater rapids can be a thrilling experience. Safe whitewater fun requires each participant to understand the equipment and techniques and to have a firm respect for the power of nature's waterways.
In their outdoor activities, Scouts learn to bring the clothing and gear they need, to make good plans and do their best to manage any risks. But now and then, something unexpected happens. When things go wrong, the skills of wilderness survival can help make everything right again.
As with any art, wood carving involves learning the basics of design, along with material selection and tools and techniques, as well as wood-carving safety. The requirements of the Wood Carving merit badge introduce Scouts to an enjoyable hobby and that can become a lifetime activity.
Wood is an amazingly versatile, practical, yet beautiful material. A skilled craftsman can use wood to fashion just about anything. As a woodworker or carpenter, you will find no end of useful, valuable, and fun items you can make yourself, from wood.