Square Merit Badges

 

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Type "A" Square Merit Badges (1911-1933).

Using the guidebook Merit Badge Field Guide, 2nd Edition, by Fred Duersch, Jr.

I "need" the ones which aren't pictured.  I have about 33% of them, so far...

 

Agriculture

18,088 earned

Angling (spineless fins)

7,895 earned

Angling (spines showing)

Angling (blue eyes)

Animal Industry

38,155

Archery

3,072

Architecture

8,553

Art

22,595

Astronomy

7,118

Athletics

141,835

Automobiling (wheel)

(12 spokes, 1 valve)

68,608

Aviation (biplane)

12,010

Basketry

34,005

Beef Production

(white/brown horns)

3,795

Beef Production

(white horns)

Beekeeping

6,881

Bird Study

112,708

Blacksmithing

13,131

Bookbinding

86,450

Botany

12,258

Bugling

20,598

Business

14,683

Camping

118,211

Canoeing

16,065

Carpentry (thick handle)

207,859

Carpentry (thin handle)

Cement Work

14,850

Chemistry

31,479

Citrus Fruit Culture

443

Civics

159,575

Conservation

46,111

Cooking

189,129

Corn Farming

3,817

Cotton Farming

938

Craftsmanship

95,871

Craftwork in Basketry (1926)

Craftwork in Bookbinding (1926)

Craftwork in Cement (1926)

Craftwork in Leather (1926)

Craftwork in Metal (1926)

Craftwork in Pottery (1926)

Craftwork in Wood (1926)

Craftwork in Wood Carving (1926)

Cycling

100,800

Dairying

15,339

Dramatics

665

Electricity

81,659

Farm Home & Its Planning

18,231

Farm Layout & Building Arrangement (picket fence)

12,481

Farm Layout & Building Arrangement (rail fence)

Farm Mechanics

13,608

Farm Records and Bookkeeping

6,466

Firemanship

381,037

First Aid

250,063

First Aid to Animals

173,649

Forestry

25,016

Foundry Practice

5,947

Fruit Culture

3,278

Gardening (horizontal rows of light tan, off white, or shite corn; two-tone green husks)

33,945

Gardening (horizontal rows of white or off white corn with silk on the corn; two-tone green husks)

Gardening (husk colors vary; came with white, off-white, or yellow corn, embroidered in different ways)

Handicraft

250,464

Hiking

21,056

Hog and Pork Production

4,928

Horsemanship

21,368

Indian Lore

1,663

Insect Life (spider)

5,832

Insect Life (aphid)

Interpreting

19,834

Journalism

5,045

Landscape Gardening

2,690

Leathercraft

122,074

Leatherworking

Leatherwork

24,201

Lifesaving (all-white buoy)

144,004

Lifesaving (green/white buoy)

Machinery

25,750

Marksmanship

35,042

Masonry

35,749

Mechanical Drawing

2,549

Metalwork

51,836

Mining

6,713

Music

61,279

Nut Culture

953

Painting

42,257

Pathfinding

190,013

Personal Health

333,979

Photography

25,343

Physical Development

(extended thumb)

67,812

Physical Development

(other variants)

Pigeon Raising

711

Pioneering

154,504

Plumbing

39,794

Pottery

9,927

Poultry Keeping

267,146

Printing

22,019

Public Health

267,146

Public Speaking

1,496

Radio / Wireless

6,503

Reading

50,630

Reptiles / Reptile Study

43,661

Rowing

4,153

Safety (green cross)

119,021

Safety (white cross, green ring)

Safety (white cross, white ring)

Salesmanship

9,151

Scholarship

126,447

Sculpture

2,791

Seamanship

(all except black anchor)

5,987

Seamanship

(black anchor)

Sheep Farming

2,328

Signaling

28,817

Soil Management

4,813

Stalking

3,496

Stamp Collecting

10,926

Surveying

14,226

Swimming

259,282

Taxidermy

4,412

Textiles

14,525

Weather (comet)

11,707

Weather (weather vane)

Wood Carving

103,045

Wood Turning

8,851

Woodwork

106,639

Zoology

6,242



2000-2017 by Tim Giesbers, ISCA #1232

 

James E. West Award - 2007

Den Leader Coach Award - 2002, Pack 527, Hillsboro, OregonBoy Scout Leader's Training Award - September 2004, Troop 855, Hillsboro, OregonDistrict Award of Merit, Tuality District, Cascade Pacific Council, April 2006

Eagle Scout - November 1977, Troop 240, Hillsboro, OregonAdult Religious Award - 2001Cub Scouter Award - 2001, Pack 527, Hillsboro, Oregon

 

Order of the Arrow, Vigil Honor, April 2005, Wauna La-Mon'tay Lodge (442), Cascade Pacific Council

 

Last updated on Thursday, July 20, 2017