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.
Part of the Practical Life Skills sequence. Earned by Senior Scouts.
No matter what you do with your collage, there won’t be another just like it in the world. Everything—from the materials you choose to how it’s assembled—is up to you. Get ready to see the creative possibility in everyday objects: This badge is an opportunity to make art as unique as you are.
1. Explore collage
2. Focus on composition
3. Create with color
4. Use found objects
5. Share a message
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to create collages using different materials and color themes.
Part of the Artist sequence. Earned by Senior Scouts.
Whether you’re a competitive athlete, new to exercise, or want to improve your skills in surfing, hiking, or even throwing a Frisbee, this badge will help you customize a cross-training fitness program that’s effective and, most important, fun! The idea of cross-training is to incorporate a variety of cardio, strength, and conditioning exercises into a routine that trains your whole body. Ready? Grab your sweatband, and create a plan that’s perfect for your body, mind, and goals.
1. Set your cross-training goal
2. Start a stretching and flexibility program
3. Add a cardio element
4. Add a toning or strengthening element
5. Stay motivated to reach your goal
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll have developed a great cross-training routine that keeps my workouts interesting and fun.
Part of the Athlete sequence. Earned by Senior Scouts.
When you earn the Financial Literacy badge called Buying Power, you find out how to make wise judgments about how to spend your money — including what companies or products you’ll stick with over the long haul. In this badge, you’ll use what you learned as a consumer to find out how to engage your customers and ensure their loyalty beyond the cookie sale season, so they’ll keep coming back for more.
1. Show how cookie money helps girls
2. Connect with former cookie sellers
3. Build your customer list
4. Create a customer-appreciation program
5. Keep your customer connection
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to build my cookie business by increasing customer loyalty.
Part of the Cookie Business sequence. Earned by Senior Scouts.
How much do you know about how your government works? In one 2019 survey, only 39 percent of adults were able to name all three branches of government. In this badge, you’ll learn all about those branches—and more. Get ready to wow the adults in your life!
- Find out about local government
- Find out about state government
- Find out about the federal legislative branch
- Find out about the federal executive branch
- Find out about the federal judicial branch
When I’ve earned this badge, I will have expanded my knowledge about how my local, state, and national government works.
Part of the Democracy sequence. Earned by Senior Scouts. Download Additional Resources.