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Fast Eagle Merit Badge

Postby Scout55 » Tue Apr 19, 2005 4:11 pm

Can some one tell me an eagle merit badge that i can get in about 2-4 meetings
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Postby wagionvigil » Tue Apr 19, 2005 4:39 pm

Alot if you prepare ahead of time and Read the MB Books
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Postby ASM-142 » Tue Apr 19, 2005 4:43 pm

I agree. If you know the material in the MB books and prepare thenthe MB themselves are pretty straight forward and should not take a lot of time to complete for the most part.
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Postby wagionvigil » Tue Apr 19, 2005 5:49 pm

No one should ever attempt a Merit Badge without First Reading the Book
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Postby Lynda J » Tue Apr 19, 2005 6:13 pm

Every week Kevin has a reading sheet that he has to fill out. It requires 100 minutes each week. He ask his teacher if his merit badge books counted. She told him that as long as he was reading it counted. So now he reads each book page by page.
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Postby Mick Scouter » Tue Apr 19, 2005 6:26 pm

Merit Badge books are the background information that you really should know. The requirements are like a check for understanding.
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Postby Scouting179 » Wed Apr 20, 2005 8:41 am

Try to focus on learning what the badge has to offer, not so much how fast it can be earned. Citz. In The Nation is one of the less intensive ones.
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Postby t305spl » Wed Apr 20, 2005 2:44 pm

All merit badges offer to you to learn a new skill or maybe strengthen an old skill. To earn that badge means you have satisifed the requirements to receive it but have you learned from it too. Make sure you learn something dont walk away empty handed(or in this case with just a badge and no knowledge) Read the book, look things up, and have fun with it. Dont rush through it.
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Postby deweylure » Mon Jul 11, 2005 11:08 am

The majority of all MB's are academic related. Most 5-6th graders take earth science classes which will help with badges like Enviromental Science,Nature etc. The Citizen badges come into play during history and Social Sciences.
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Postby Mrw » Mon Jul 11, 2005 1:27 pm

Family Life, Personal Fitness and Personal Management require a three month committment. The others can be done as fast as you want to work!

My older son looked at the Cit in the Nation requirements and sat down and just filled in the worksheet as he had it all in school the month before. Only took him a few hours the way he sees it.
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Postby diamondbackAPL » Mon Jul 11, 2005 1:32 pm

Citizenship in the Community is a really fast one, don't let the ten requirements fool you. if you have internent access (which you apparently do) it can be done in a couple of days.
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Postby ICanCanoeCanU » Mon Jul 11, 2005 9:47 pm

Camping! If you've had any length of time in the program and your troop has covered what's needed for requirement # 9, the rest is a breeze. Most all of this can be written at home and you could go over it with your MBC.

Curious though, what was the hurry and were you successful?
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