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Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad and James H. Andrew Railroad Museum

225 10th Street

Boone, IA 50036

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This signup is for Troop 766 Scouts Only!

Railroading Merit Badge

In 1952, the Boy Scouts of America established the Railroading Merit Badge. By earning this badge, Scouts can learn about the history of railroading, its place in modern society, careers in railroading, and hobbies related to railroading.

For many years, the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum has been involved with the Boy Scouts and the Railroading Merit Badge and they are offering this Merit Badge on Saturday, June 3rd.

We have reserved spots for 15 Scouts, the deadline to signup is Monday, May 15th.

We will need Adults and Drivers to help supervise and transport Scouts to the event.

The cost is $20 per Scout and it includes a special Patch!

Lunch is not provided, please pack a small cooler or lunchbox.

Scouts must wear a Class A Uniform and bring paper, and pen or pencil.

There are no prerequisites, the merit badge will be completed with the following requirements: 1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b, 3a, 4, 5e, 5f, 5g, 6, 7 and 8b

Blue Cards and Merit Badge Workbooks will be provided.

Schedule:

  • 6:00 am Meet at Kennedy and Drive to Boone, IA
  • 8:30 am Class begins
  • 12:45 pm Break for lunch (bring a sack lunch)
  • 1:00 pm Gather in depot lobby for boarding
  • 3:15 pm Train returns to depot
  • 3:25 pm Museum tour begins
  • Depart Break for dinner (bring money for dinner)
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Boone, IA 50036

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