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In honor of Boy Scout Day – The Genealogy Merit Badge

Today is Boy Scout Day! And I am a Genealogy Merit Badge counselor.  Today I am going to feature this merit badge on the website. I you are at all familiar with Merit Badges, you know that they consist of a series of tasks (or requirements) that the scout has to complete to earn the badge.  Before they start earning “credit” for the badge, the must approach the merit badge counselor, let them know they would like to earn the badge, and get a blue card that is signed by the ScoutMaster.  As they complete the tasks, they meet with the counselor to go over their tasks, and get them signed off as complete by the counselor.  When all of the requirements are complete, they turn in the blue card and … Read entire article »

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