Badges? We Need Mappin' Badges!
The Boy Scouts of America have announced a new, map related, merit badge: Geocaching!
According to the "Official Blog of Scouting Magazine", here are a few highlights of what Scouts will learn while earning the Geocaching merit badge:
- Precautions necessary to have a safe time while searching for geocaches
- Geocaching etiquette and how the principles of Leave No Trace apply
- Geocaching terms
- How GPS technology works
- Steps for finding and logging a cache
- How to use geocaching.com, the official online home of geocaching
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|Not to be outdone by the boys, the Girl Scouts of America also offer a badge with a map, "Girl Scouting in My Future"|
Via The Map Room