As I've mentioned in previous posts (here, here, here, and here), I have a special interest in bookbinding-related scout badges. I recently discovered the Reader Interest Badge from SCOUTS South Africa and while not a bookbinding badge, it does include a requirement that's conservation-related (just in time for Preservation Week). 6.
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Quite a while ago, I went through an obsessive bookbinding scout badge phase. I found a scout badge from New Zealand, but was unable to find any details about it. I contacted the Scouts New Zealand office for more information on what one has to do to earn the badge. I
Earlier this month, I talked about the Bookbinding/Librarian merit badge from Ireland. I contacted the Ireland National Office for more information on what one has to do to earn the badge. I quickly heard back from Conor McKeon, Programme Commissioner (Scouts) from Scouting Ireland. He was kind enough to send me a
Ireland is another country that has a scout bookbinding badge - a Bookbinding/Librarian merit badge, to be exact. In Ireland, scouts are 12 - 15 years of age. The purpose of the merit badge is to allow a scout to focus on an interest and decide if he'd like to pursue
As I've mentioned before, I get obsessed with stuff. I found another bookbinding scout badge, this one from New Zealand. The badge is considered a Personal Challenge Badge. A scout chooses one of these badges based on a personal interest and can work towards earning it on his own time. The goal is