One of the requirements for this troop award is for the troop to earn at least one outdoor-related merit badge per Scout. The acceptable merit badges are: Backpacking, Camping, Canoeing, Cooking, Emerg Prep, Environ Science, First Aid, Fish and Wildlife, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Forestry, Hiking, Lifesaving, Orienteering, Pioneering, Rowing, Scuba, Snow Sports, Soil and Water, Swimming, Water Sports, Whitewater.
But not Kayaking, Search and Rescue, Geology, Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, Astronomy, Bird Study, Climbing, Cycling, Mammal Study, Reptiles and Amphibians, Nature, Sailing, Motor Boating, Oceanography, Skating, Weather, Wilderness Survival.
By not including these other merit badges makes it tough for the troop to earn this award.
Are the approved merit badges for this award the only merit badges that can be used when considering this award or can we include the other merit badges?