Basketry Merit Badge Requirements
Scoutmaster Bucky Basketry
Scoutmaster Bucky offered this merit badge:
Saturday, May 12, 2018 Shoreview, MN 5 Scouts
Saturday, May 13, 2017 Shoreview, MN 7 Scouts
Saturday, December, 19, 2015 Base Camp Fort Snelling, MN 2 Scouts
Saturday, March 15, 2014 Maple Plain, MN 3 Scouts
Saturday, March 10, 2012 Maple Plain, MN 3 Scouts
Saturday, January 9, 2010 Richfield, MN 8 Scouts
Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet
Created: 1927
Scoutmaster Bucky Class Prep Page: click here
Scoutmaster Bucky Workbook: click here
Merit Badge History Page: click here
MERIT BADGE REQUIREMENTS source: 2020 Scouts BSA Requirements

1. Do the following:

a. Explain to your counselor the hazards you are most likely to encounter while using basketry tools and materials, and what you should do to anticipate, help prevent, mitigate, and respond to these hazards.

b. Discuss the prevention of and first-aid treatment for injuries, including cuts, scratches, and scrapes, that could occur while working with basketry tools and materials.


2. Do the following:

a. Show your counselor that you are able to identify each of the following types of baskets: plaited, coiled, ribbed, and wicker.

b. Describe three different types of weaves to your counselor.


3. Plan and weave each of the following projects:

a. a square basket

b. a round basket

c. a campstool seat

this page last reviewed / updated: March 2020