Basketry Merit Badge Requirements
Scoutmaster Bucky Basketry
Scoutmaster Bucky offered this merit badge:
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Shoreview, MN

7 Scouts
Saturday, December, 19, 2015

Northern Star 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: 1914 / 1928
Scoutmaster Bucky Class Prep Page: click here
Scoutmaster Bucky Workbook: click here
Merit Badge History Page: click here
MERIT BADGE REQUIREMENTS source: Boy Scout Requirements: 2017 Edition

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: October 2017