Category Archives: The Computer Merit Badge

Articles related to The Computer Merit Badge itself, teaching the badge, taking the badge, etc.

Resources for Programming Merit Badge Counselors

Since The Programming Merit Badge is a brand new badge, and it was hard enough to find resources for the super general Computer Merit Badge, I’ve begun putting together a list of resources. The first site that I would like … Continue reading

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Introducing the Programming Merit Badge

The long anticipated Programming Merit Badge has been released, http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2013/07/15/programming-merit-badge-requirements-released/ The requirements are fairly comprehensive, and provide much deserved attention to the discipline of programming – something that The Computer Merit Badge was not able to do. Also noted at … Continue reading

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What is Virtual Box? You want this.

Few pieces of software excite me with possibilities as Virtual Box. It offers many potential uses – especially for students, recipients, and counselors of The Computer Merit Badge. Virtual Box is a cross-platform program that will let you run multiple … Continue reading

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