Babysitter

The magic age for babysitting is 12. That’s when most girls say they began sitting—and it’s the youngest age at which most parents say they’ll allow someone to babysit for their children. Whether you’re getting ready to babysit in the future or have already started, this badge will help you become the best babysitter you can be.

1. Get to know how kids develop
2. Prepare for challenges
3. Focus on play
4. Find potential employers
5. Practice your babysitting skills

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll be prepared to babysit and will have tried out my skills on the job.

Earned by Scouts.

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Car Care

Driving is an exciting step toward independence, a chance to have fun going new places—and a big responsibility. In this badge, you’ll master maintenance tips that keep a car in top form and driving skills that will help you rule the road safely.

1. Get a handle on basic car maintenance
2. Investigate vehicle safety
3. Research safe driving practices
4. Find out what to do in case of an emergency
5. Drive for a greener world

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know tips for driving safely and how to take care of a car.

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Independence

As you grow up, it’s time to start taking care of yourself. It’s a big task, but it can be fun to get to know yourself and what you’re capable of. These steps will start you on the road to riding solo, so you can feel confident on your own, show your family they can trust you, and get comfortable striding down your path to changing the world.

1. Get transportation smart
2. Make your clothes look great
3. Break a bad habit
4. Help around the house
5. Show off your independence!

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll feel more confident doing things on my own — and know how to help others be confident in me.

Earned by Scouts.

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My Great Day

Life is more fun when it’s running smoothly. Try out some great ways to get organized. Help your family and friends stay organized, too. When you’re organized, there’s more time to play!

1. Start your day right
2. Sort out your stuff
3. Make homework a breeze
4. Plan ahead
5. Help others get organized

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll be able to organize myself to have a great day every day.

Earned by Scouts.

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