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The Anderson Scouts: Merit Badges

A project in Washington, DC by Tracie Ching

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The Anderson Scouts want YOU! Earn your custom embroidered, Wes Anderson-themed merit badges today!
Backers: 201
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $9,929 of $2,500
Dates: Aug 3rd -> Sep 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Tracie Ching
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Latest News


September 2nd - via:
The Dedicated Aquatic Scout is eligible for the bullion crest. It is the Aquatic Decorator Scout that is ineligible as no full set of badges is awarded. Sorry for the mix up. Thanks!  (Read More)

The Final Countdown

September 1st - via:
Only 20 hours left until this wild campaign comes to a close. We have officially surpassed the 5th and final stretch goal which awards an Anderson Scout bullion crest to all scouts who backed a full set (which is any level of $30 or more, with the... (Read More)

Only 3 days left!

August 29th - via:
Hey gang!Quick update. The first batch of patches arrived this weekend (only a few shown below) and they look awesome and larger than life! Super excited to get the second batch in a few weeks from now and start the packaging process! Later this week... (Read More)

More free stuff!

August 24th - via:
You guys just don't quit! We have surpassed the 4th stretch goal of $6,500! This means all patch and/or print backers will receive a free sketch, Anderson Scout member badge, Kickstarter merit badges, AND an Anderson Scout merit pin! I will be... (Read More)

VICE and New Stretch Goal Rewards

August 21st - via:
Hey guys!It's been such a crazy weekend I've stopped posting updates before the end of the day because you keep surprising me!My thanks to Beckett Mufson of VICE's The Creators Project who posted a lovely write-up about the campaign this morning.... (Read More)

Officially funded - Stretch goal rewards revealed!

August 19th - via:
First things first, we are officially funded! Thank you all so much for making this little dream a reality. The badges have already been sent into production. Next I will begin commissioning the printing of the Life Aquatic silkscreens and the sewing... (Read More)

New Rewards and News

August 18th - via:
With two weeks left in the campaign we are only $300 away from our goal! I've put the order in to my embroiderer here in the US to start production. They are lightning quick and intend to have the badges delivered by the end of this campaign. Look... (Read More)

"This is an adventure" - Steve Zissou

August 13th - via:
Hello backers, new and old!Ten days into The Anderson Scouts campaign and we're more than three-quarters of the way to our goal! You may tire of hearing me say it, but thank you guys so much! Really can't express my gratitude enough.As we move... (Read More)

Halfway funded!

August 10th - via:
Just wanted to drop a quick line to share the news that we're already 51% funded after our first week! My sincerest thanks to you, my awesome backers. We're on pace to meet our goal and I'm very much looking forward to revealing some of the stretch... (Read More)

Hey Kickstarters!

August 5th - via:
We are already 34% funded and only 3 days in! Thank you so much to those of you who have already backed. I am immensely humbled by your support. Should you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to comment below or message me... (Read More)

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