Boy Scouts of America Troup 152 Computing Merit Badge Requirement 4
Below is an approximate summary of requirement 4.
Be sure to check the official set of requirements in effect.
Do 3 of the following:
- Use a database manager to create a troop roster,
providing name, rank, patrol, and telephone
number of each Scout. Sort the register by rank,
by patrol, and alphabetically by name.
- Use a spreadsheet program to develop a weekend
campout food budget for your patrol.
- Use a word processor to write a letter to parents
of your troop's Scouts, inviting them to a court
of honor. Use the mail merge feature to make a
personalized copy of the letter for each family.
- Use a computer graphics program to design and
draw a camp-site plan for your troop.
This calls for a little reading and then a lot of doing,
with assistance by the counselors.
Show each part that you accomplish to the counselor to get
Please start by reading
a short online
introduction to the common applications involved.
You can learn more about word processing.
You might also look at a related online course.