Are you an official Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) website?
Are you endorsed by the BSP?
You are one of the sites linked on the BSP website, isn't that a sign of endorsement?
Our inclusion in the affiliate list of the official BSP website does not mean recognition or endorsement.
How much acceptance does the materials on the website receive from the BSP?
Almost all the documents and materials on the website has been used by the local councils and districts of the BSP. Patrol Leader Training Courses (PLTC) and Basic Training Courses (BTC) in the country have includes materials from the website as part of a CD-ROM distribution.
Do you sell Boy Scout merchandise?
all inquiries to the official
How do I link to your site?
Link to www.MeritBadge.org.ph. If interested, you may also use
our banner ads or our Merit
Badge Quick link.
How can I help the Merit Badge Center?
There are many ways of helping.
- Spread the word about the Merit Badge Center within your
- If you have your own website, you can provide a link to
the Merit Badge Center. Doing so however does not guarantee
- If your website offers assistance in earning advancement
ranks or merit badges, submit
your site so we may consider them into our massive
list of resource links.
- If you have original works such as publications, cliparts,
or resources that are Scouting related, share them with us
so we can share them to everyone! Appropriate credits will
be accorded to you. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Participate in the Discussion
The Merit Badge Center does not accept
monetary assistance. Please direct your monetary assistance
to your local Scout council.
May I link to a specific
merit badge instead of the main page?
Yes. Please limit your links to one specific merit badge. If
you plan to link to two or more merit badges, please use our
Merit Badge Quick Link or link
to our main
merit badge list page.
May I use or modify the Merit Badge
Yes. I don't see why you will need to, but you can go
ahead and modify it to fit your needs. You may also freely distribute
Can the Merit Badge Worksheet be used in lieu of a Merit Badge Counselor?
No. The Merit Badge worksheets were created to assist in the counseling process. The worksheets were not created to substitute or replace the Merit Badge Counselor. BSP advancement scheme requires a duly registered Merit Badge Counselor to certify the completion of the Merit Badge.
May a Counselor simply require the worksheet to complete a Merit Badge?
That is up to the counselor whether it meets his or her requirement as satisfactorily meeting the requirements of the Merit Badge as setforth by the BSP.
May I use the merit
badge and advancement rank graphics?
The BSP allows the use of these graphics for the purpose of
the Scouting program. They should never be used for any other
purpose, especially if its use will blemish the good name of
the BSP, solicit donations for groups other than the BSP, or
promoting a product not endorsed by the BSP.
May I used the Merit Badge Center
Logo for our school publication?
You are granted limited use of the
logo as provided by our
terms and conditions.
The logo may not be altered in any way and may not be made
part of a bigger picture. It should be on solid background
(preferably white) with nothing covering any part of it. The
logo may not be used for any other purpose without the consent
of the Merit Badge Center.
May I print all the merit badge requirements
and distribute it to my unit?
Yes. But it will definitely be more economical to purchase
Badge and Advancement Handbook from your local Scout
Shop. It will cost five to ten times as much to print all
these requirements out by yourself. The book includes all
rank requirements, merit badge requirements, steps in advancement,
steps in earning merit badges, list of specialist ratings,
and merit badge groups.
May I distribute the
Adobe Acrobat BSP forms?
Yes. You may post these forms on your website or include them
into your CD distribution.
Do you publish a list
of merit badge counselors?
No. We will not publish such a list for reasons of safety. Consult
your unit leader for your own unit's list or your district leaders
for a copy of the district list of counselors.
May I copy the contents
of pages linked as resource links?
You must direct your question to the owners or administrators
of these resource links. Resources under "Local
Links" are the property of the Merit Badge Center
and may be freely copied and distributed.