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AHG Merit Badge Help: Insect-a Inspect-a #14

State symbols embody who we are.  Currently 48 of the 50 states have officially designated a state insect, with a hand full having selected more than one. If you live in Iowa or Michigan, now is the time to select … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Insect-a Inspect-a #18

Considering a career in entomology? Wanting to complete the Insect-a Inspect-a merit badge? Or does the thought of working with insects every day bug you?

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AHG Badge Help – Home Decorating #10

What can be more fun than re-decorating your bedroom for a young girl.  While helping my daughter with this badge over the summer this Explorer requirement caught my eye. The requirement gives the option of creating a miniature model or … Continue reading

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Badge Help – Photography #26

While earning the Photography merit badge PiPas not only practice their photography skills, they also look at the history of photography.  Requirement 26 has them research two individuals that impacted photography.  While Joseph Nicephore Niepce is created as inventing photography,  … Continue reading

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How to sew on merit badges

Over the last 8 years I have spent many hours sewing on merit badges.  I went back and looked, Lily has earned over 100 merit badges, 45 service stars and countless fun patches.  I have always used invisible thread on … Continue reading

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Badge Help – Freedom Seekers #10

Who was John W. Anderson?  A quick Google search provided multiple answers. Commodore John William Anderson was the longest serving captain of the SS United States John W Anderson,  Automotive Hall of Fame member, and prolific inventor. Sheriff John W … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Insect-a Inspect-a #17

Now that I’m home from summer camp I dream of knitting. But instead of relaxing with the rhythm of the needles, I’m preparing for our troop’s PiPa Badge Bash.

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