Template:Portalpar A merit badge is a badge or award given to recognize meritorious achievement or the completing of a set of requirements to obtain an award. It is often used to refer to awards given to Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts upon completing the requirements for a badge. The completion of merit badges is required for advancment within Scouting.
Articles dealing with merit badges:
- Anahaw, in the Boy Scouts of the Philippines, this is the equivalent of the Boy Scouts of America's Eagle Palms
- History of merit badges (Boy Scouts of America), a history of the types or generations of merit badges in the BSA
- Merit badge (Boy Scouts of America), a history of individual merit badges in the BSA