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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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AHG Badge Help – Social Skills and Etiquette #19

Many of us dislike – yes, loathe is a better word – having to speak in front of a group. Even though being in American Heritage Girls has helped me improve in this area, it can be nerve-wracking. One of … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Zoology #18

How does two ladies having tea in Boston in 1895 relate to a boy born in Haiti a little over 100 years before? All history is a web of seemingly unrelated events tied together in unexpected ways.

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AHG Badge Help – Engineering #1

You probably remember the Sunday School lesson we heard as children about the wise man who built his house upon the rock. And let’s not forget the foolish man who built his house upon the sand.  And of course you … Continue reading

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