Boy Scout Meritbadge Requirements

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Bugling Meritbadge

  1. Give a brief history of the bugle.
  2. Do the following:
    1. Explain and demonstrate how the bugle makes sound, and explain how the bugle is related to other brass wind instruments.
    2. Compose a bugle call for your troop or patrol to signal a common group activity, such as assembling for mealtime or striking a campsite.
  3. Sound the following bugle calls:
    1. "First Call"
    2. "Reveille"
    3. "Assembly"
    4. "Mess"
    5. "Drill"
    6. "Fatigue"
    7. "Officers"
    8. "Recall"
    9. "Church"
    10. "Swimming"
    11. "Fire""Retreat"
    12. "To the Colors"
    13. "Call to Quarters"
    14. "Taps."
  4. Explain when each of the calls in requirement 3 is used.
  5. Explain how to care for, clean, and maintain a bugle.
  6. Serve as bugler in your troop for three months. *

NOTE: A bugle, trumpet, or cornet may be used to meet these requirements.

Source: 2007 Boy Scout Requirements (33215)

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