|Railroading merit badge|
|BSA Advancement ID:||94|
|Latest pamphlet revision:||2003|
|“||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.||”|
Railroading merit badge requirements
| A FREE workbook for Railroading is available here! |
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
|meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of|
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.
- Per the BSA: "You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject." Pamphlets (books) are at local Scout Shops and online at ScoutStuff.org.
- "Get a signed Merit Badge application from your Scoutmaster." An online, printable Word doc file version is available.
- 1a: Freight Trains from RailsWest
- 1b: Class 1 Railroad Directory
- 1c: Union Pacific Car types
- 2: Amtrak
- 3c: Support Activities for Transportation From the US Census Dept
- 4: Operation Lifesaver
- 5: Safety for Railfans
- 6: Know Your Railroad Signs Part of Operation Lifesaver
- 7d: APR Cabooses Scroll to the bottom of the page.
- 8b: Railfan.net
- 8b4: Amtrak Schools on Trains: Cascades
- 8b4: Amtrak Schools on Trains: Hiawatha
- Boy Scout Merit Badges: Art - Chess - Coin Collecting - Collections - Computers - Dog Care - Fishing - Gardening - Genealogy - Golf - Horsemanship - Pets - Photography - Radio - Railroading - Reading - Stamp Collecting
- Venturing: Arts and Hobbies Bronze Award; Ranger Award electives: Cave Exploration - Cycling - Equestrian - Fishing
- Webelos Activity Badges: Artist - Traveler
- Cub Scout Belt Loops & Pins: Art - Chess - Collecting - Computers
General Merit Badge information
- An Introduction to Merit Badges – how to get started, who chooses the counselor, etc.
- Merit Badge Worksheets & Requirements – with the revision dates, diagrams, charts, checklists, logs, and links you need.
- Merit Badge Application – offers online resources to let you print "Blue Cards," etc.
- Merit Badge FAQ – answers dozens of questions like: Who can be a counselor? Can requirements be added or removed?
- Merit Badges Requiring Prior Approval – Certain requirements need prior approval. Most do not. Here is the list.
- Also see: List of how many boys have earned each Merit Badge – Merit Badge policies – Merit badges required for the Eagle Scout rank – Merit Badge Days
- Additionally: List of Merit Badges by Field of Study – Merit Badge Pamphlets & Libraries
- Merit Badge Counselors must complete Youth Protection Training, file an Adult Application (and Merit Badge Counselor Information Form); and be approved by the local council. (See the Guide for Merit Badge Counselors for additional details.)
- Niles Canyon Railway Railroading Merit Badge - 2011 Program Information — Last accessed: April 12, 2011