Franklin learns it's not easy to earn a badge, but that scouting has its own rewards. Franklin is joining the Trailblazers, and he can hardly wait to start earning badges. At his first meeting, he learns the Trailblazer promise, the Trailblazer call, and the Trailblazer handshake. But when he finds out that it takes months to earn even one badge, his enthusiasm begins to falter. Nevertheless, Franklin enjoys the activities, the snacks, and the games. He even gets an unexpected reward for his help in cleaning up and decides that the best thing about Trailblazers is that he has years of fun ahead as he works towards earning all his badges.