NEW MERIT BADGES FOR 2009 & 2010

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The National Council has been putting out the word to Councils about some new Merit Badges coming soon! Rumors of the majority of these being in developed starting surfacing back in March, but now they have been approved.

So far we’ve heard about the following merit badges:

– Robotics merit badge approved. Requirements under development. Debut expected spring 2010.

– GPS/GIS merit badge approved. Requirements under development. Debut expected early 2010.

– Scouting Heritage merit badge has been approved. Requirements under development. Debut expected later this year

– Scuba merit badge has been approved. Requirements under development. Debut expected late this year.

What do you think about these new merit badges?

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