Basketry

You can find a list of counselers for this merit badge on the following page: Basketry Counselor List

Basketry Merit Badge Patch
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

Current requirements are available at Basketry Merit Badge Requirements

Eagle RequirementNo
CategoryArts and Crafts
Requirements Date2015
Current Pamphlet Number35864
Current Pamphlet SKU619632
Current Pamphlet Copyright Date2014
Additional Formats
BSA Requirement Date2017
BSA Requirement PDFBasketry Merit Badge Requirements