Re: Old Merit Badges
Randy Finder (NARAHT@DRYCAS.CLUB.CC.CMU.EDU)
Mon, 8 Aug 1994 09:56:00 EDT
>About a month ago I thought I posted a triva question regarding the merit badge
>that was the "least earned". Mike's posting on the merit badges remined me of
>it. The least earned merit badge according to my sources was the Invention
>merit badge. Requirements were:
> #1. Invent somethng useful.
> #2. Patent this invention.
>As I understand, only 2 were awarded. (Anybody got any old Invention merit
>badge patches they want to get rid of?)
Was this a "failure" as a merit badge, or were they expecting this
few people to earn it?
BSA has some merit badges that "must" be earned in a farming/rural setting.
Are there any that "must" be earned in a urban and/or industrial setting?
Alpha Phi Omega Alumnus
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City