Sunday, June 29, 2014

Canoeing Merit Badge

BSA apparently released a new set of requirements for the Canoeing Merit Badge about a month ago.  The new requirements were posted on, and are now also posted on, and  I've also updated and uploaded a new version of the workbook to both and

In general, the changes involve more renumbering than content changes.

Other than wording changes, here's how the old and new requirements compare: 

Old requirements 1, 2, and 4 were replaced by new requirements 1a - 1c.
Old requirement 3 became requirement 2.
Old requirements 5a-5k became requirements 3a-3c, 4a-4b, 5a-5b, 6, and 7a-7c.
Old requirements 6a-6h became requirements 8a-8d and 9a-9d.
Old requirement 7a-g became requirements 10a-g, and a new requirement 10h was added.
Old requirement 8 became requirement 11.
Old requirement 9 became requirement 12, the introduction was revised, and old requirement 9e was dropped.
Old requirement 10a was replaced with requirements 13a and 13b, and 10b-10f became 13c-13g.

The details of all the changes can be seen at:

Paul S. Wolf
Secretary, U.S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. 

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