Stories, movies, and television are full of amazing detectives solving mysteries and bringing criminals to justice. Their jobs are important, exciting, and take serious skills—skills you can try in this badge. Grab your magnifying glass and dive into the science of detecting.

1. Practice the power of observation
2. Communicate in code
3. Fingerprint for fun
4. Try out detective science
5. Follow the clues to solve a real mystery!

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to follow clues and discover facts like a real detective.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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3 Replies to “Detective”

  1. We are planning to possibly take a trip to the police station and have them help with the first few steps. For step 5 we will do a (clean) murder mystery dinner party!

  2. The new Escape Room in State College- IQ Escape will give a discounted rate of $10/person for non-profits. Could be fun for a detective badge when combined with some forensic learning from the police.

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