Bugling Merit Badge


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Bugling Merit Badge Requirements

1) Give a brief history of the bugle.

2) Do the following:
A) Explain and demonstrate how the bugle makes sound, and explain how the bugle is related to other brass wind instruments.
B) 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:
·   First Call
·   Reveille
·   Assembly
·   Mess
·   Drill
·   Fatigue
·   Officers
·   Recall
·   Church
·   Swimming
·   Fire
·   Retreat
·   To the Colors
·   Call to Quarters
·   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 3 months.

Source: Boy Scout Requirements, 33215, revised 2004