Lawndale Backwards Beekeeper Dennis passes along this link:
Christopher Stowell, a Boy Scout in Troop 250, Skiatook, OK, needs our help! He's submitting a proposal to the National Boy Scout Council to reinstate the Beekeeping merit badge (discontinued in 1995) encouraging more young people to become beekeepers.
Beekeeping Merit Badge Petition (experienceproject.com)
Robo's World has more on the story.