Coming to a Merit Badge Sash Near You

Get a preview of the new Mining in Society merit badge at the Jamboree. The new badge will officially launch in February 2014 at the annual meeting of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) in Salt Lake City, Utah – but scouts can get the inside scoop right here.

Visit the tent at Action Point 25 to check out mining and safety equipment – and get a special preview patch. History runs deep at Bechtel Summit Reserve because it’s built atop surface and deep mines.

When you visit, look for Steven Gardner, president and CEO of ECSI. He’s in line to become president of the 14,000 member SME professional association in 2015.

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