Questions and answers

Is there a merit badge for building a computer?

Is there a merit badge for building a computer?

Requirements for the Computers merit badge: Discuss with your counselor the tips for online safety. Give a short history of the computer. Describe three ways you and your family could use a personal computer other than for games and entertainment.

Was Bill Gates an Eagle Scout?

Although the list names Bill Gates as America’s most successful former Boy Scout, it notes that he topped out at the rank of Life Scout, just below Eagle. It was his extensive philanthropic work, however, not his basket weaving, which earned him the Boy Scouts’ highest honor, the Silver Buffalo, in 2010.

Is there a database of Eagle Scouts?

The address is Eagle Scout Service, S 220, National Office, Boy Scouts of America, 1325 West Walnut Hill Lane, Irving, Texas USA 75015-2079. The Eagle Scout Service does NOT maintain a website, and there are NO OFFICIAL ONLINE RECORDS of Eagle Scouts available through the Internet.

What is the rarest Boy Scout badge?

Fortunately for Scouts who are passionate about creating new things, the BSA released the Inventing merit badge in 2010. In this new version, which features a slightly different name, no patent is required.

Is Eagle Scout a big deal?

For those who have worked to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, there’s no doubt it is a big deal. Achieving this rank takes a lot of time and effort. It also signifies dedication to high morals and standards. Earning this rank takes time, but it also takes learning, personal growth, and communication.

Is there a female Eagle Scout?

The first class of female Eagle Scouts has officially been inducted. They’ve built skills, and faced some teasing and skepticism along the way. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: It’s been just over two years since girls were first allowed to join Scouts BSA, formerly known as the Boy Scouts.

What are the hardest merit badges?

Often considered the most difficult citizenship merit badge to complete, Citizenship in the Community mainly requires scouts to complete projects, volunteer in their community, and understand various knowledge requirements.

Are Boy Scout patches worth money?

Boy Scouts memorabilia Those who’ve held onto their patches and medallions have found those items can become very valuable. Large collections are worth the most. Depending on age and condition, some patches could get bids of around $50 or more, while full merit sashes can go for hundreds of dollars.

Who is the most famous Eagle Scout?

Famous Eagle Scouts

  • Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon.
  • Stephen G.
  • Steve Fossett, world record holder, first person to circumnavigate Earth solo in a hot air balloon.
  • Bill Gates, Sr., CEO of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, father of Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
  • James A.
  • The Honorable Richard G.
  • J.
  • H.

Which is the most valuable Eagle Scout medal?

The rarest and most valuable Eagle Awards will be those made by Foley and Dieges & Clust, though some of the early Robbins Eagles can be valuable as well. Later Eagle awards tend to be more common and so collectors do not have to pay as much to acquire them. Listed below are the manufacturers and how to identify their Eagle awards.

When did Boy Scouts start making Eagle medals?

In 1968 the Boy Scouts contracted with a second manufacturer to make the Eagle medals along with the Robbins Company. This type is somewhat rare and is actively sought among collectors.

How to identify a Robbins Eagle Scout medal?

Note: Shown at left is the Robbins Type 1b, which has a closed beak, and smaller Eagle than the other Type 1s. Identification: The Robbins Type 2 can be identified by the style of the Eagle as it is much more detailed and crisp than any of the earlier Eagle emblems.

Are there any Eagle medals in mint condition?

Eagle memorabilia is heavily Collected and quite sought after. The medals were silver until the 1980’s. Scout Stuff 4 Sale is pleased to provide you with rare Boy Scout Memorabilia. All items in MINT condition unless otherwise stated in the title.