Boy Scout Handbook
Here is a table of costs and unit costs for ground shipping of small orders of print Merit Badge Pamphlets only: For those 2 badges, the old and new pamphlets are interchangeable, with the only difference being the color illustrations.
The Requirements Revision Downloax in the tables below reflect the year the revisions first appear in Boy Scout Requirements. If it just says CopyrightPrinting, that just means it’s a new printing with no changes to the text. So, in general, with those two exceptions, Scouts should no longer use the old black and white pamphlets.
If a Scout starts work after a new edition of Boy Scout Requirements is issued, he must use the new requirements. So long as he meets all of the requirements either old or new he can dpwnload the badge. The toll-free phone number for ordering through the BSA National Supply Division isor you can order on-line at http: If you do find a copy on line in PDF form, it was scanned and posted illegally.
Free Merit Badge Books: PDF Download
scotus The second set of tables are lists of the merit badges, arranged in chronologic order by date of last revision to the pamphlet and date of last revision of the requirements from most recent to oldest.
Prior tothere were separate pamphlets for each badge. Key to the colors used in the tables below: However, although the Kindle versions are still available, the digital interactive versions are currently as of January not available, while they are currently undergoing some production platform changes. The contents of all of the pamphlets are copyright by BSA, and they use the proceeds from the sale of the pamphlets to defray the cost of revising them periodically.
The information on current requirements in the tables below reflects requirements issued through January 1, A larger list may be found by Clicking here. Fownload, he can’t use, for example, old requirements 1, 3, and 5 and new requirements 2, 4, and Music and Bugling, while separate Merit Badges, with separate requirements, are covered in one pamphlet – Music and Bugling.
Architecture Architecture and Landscape Architecture Pamphlet. If he started using the old requirements, he also has the option of switching to the new requirements which may in fact mean starting over in some cases.
These figures, and the ones in the preceding paragraph are based on the information on the BSA’s National Supply web site scoutstuff. That included the majority of the books reissued in the new color format in August These downlosd are based on standard ground shipping in the USA.
We have also included three other advancement related publications at the top of the table.
Architecture and Landscape Architecture. If you find a pamphlet with a later publication or copyright date or a different stock SKU number than what we have listed below, please write uswith the Merit Badge name, BSA publication and stock SKU numbers e. As new pamphlets are issued, when they contain new requirements, Scouts have the option of starting with the new requirements as soon as the pamphlets are issued, or they may start work using the old requirements until the next edition of Boy Scout Requirements is issued.
Always check the current edition of Boy Scout Requirements, or this site, when starting a merit badge, to be sure you have the most up to date requirements, as they may have changed since the pamphlet was printed.
Merit Badge Books
As indicated in the “Merit Badge Library” listing in the current Boy Scout Requirements booklet, there are only two merit badges with pamphlets with copyright dates earlier than – Journalism and Surveying. The table also includes the dates from the “Merit Badge Library” listing on the inside downloae cover of the Boy Scout Requirements book.
In any case, once a boy starts with a set of requirements he can continue using them until he completes the badge or turns If the booklet also has revised requirements, a copy of those requirements would also be appreciated so we can update this site.
The publication number appears in the copyright statement near the front of the book, and below the UPC code on the back cover.
The information on current publication dates is based on the Merit Badge Library listing in the Boy Scout Requirements booklet, the SKU numbers are based on the listing on Scoutstuff. All of the Merit Badge pamphlets were reissued, with new publication numbers, on August 1, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, which are also separate Merit Badges, with separate requirements, are now covered in a single pamphlet as well – Architecture and Landscape Architecture.