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Alternative Scouting: Earn Your Merit Badge in Grave Robbing, Hexes, and Other Horrible Things
Get your badge in grave robbing, cryptozoology, espionage, curses and hexes, home dentistry, cannibalism, mind control, time travel, necromancy and more.
Artist Luke Drozd created these Alternative Scouting merit badges based on a comic strip from his book Threnodies: Odes, Laments and Yarns. This is scouting for all of us weird kids. If you’re here on Cult of Weird right now, you’ve probably earned at least a few of these already:
- Home Dentistry
- Curses & Hexes
- Grave Robbing
- Violent Revenge
- Prank Calls
- Spirit Medium
- Mind Control
- Money Laundering
- Mob Justice
- Time Travel
Alternative Scouting merit badges are available to order now from the artist’s store right here.
Which badges have you already earned?