Bugling

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

Bugling Merit Badge Patch
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. Play the call that you have composed before your unit or potrol.
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,” and “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. *

Current requirements are available at Bugling Merit Badge Requirements

Eagle RequirementNo
CategoryArts and Crafts
Requirements Date2012
Current Pamphlet Number35921
Current Pamphlet SKU619150
Current Pamphlet Copyright Date2013
Additional Formats
BSA Requirement Date2013
BSA Requirement PDFBugling Merit Badge Requirements