"IRON HORSE ENCOUNTER"

Railroading Merit Badge

May 20 - 22, 2016

Camping at

Tobyhanna State Park

and Train Ride to

Steamtown National Historic Site

REGISTRATION CLOSED

COST

$35. - EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT - If paid by April 30, 2016

$45. - REGULAR FEE - If paid after April 30, 2016

Absolutely NO Registration after May 7th!

And absolutely NO WALK-INS AT EITHER LOCATION!

Fee Includes:

  • Camping Fees at Tobyhanna State Park
  • Train Ride to/from Steamtown
  • Admission to Steamtown
  • Patch
  • Lunch

PROGRAM

Saturday’s Activities will include train rides to/from Steamtown National Historic Site, (with activity sessions during the train rides), tour(s) and activity sessions at Steamtown.  Each Scout will be given a “Scouting.org” style worksheet at the event.  Scouts wishing to earn the Merit Badge may do so by completing the worksheet during the course of Saturday’s activities & turning it in for review by approved Merit Badge counselor(s) at the end of the activities. An integral part of the program, Scouts will be required to take photos on their activities during the day to fulfill various requirements of the merit badge.

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, May 20

 4:30
 5:30 – 7:30
 8:30
10:00
Units May Begin Arriving / Setup
Registration / Setup
Senior Patrol Leaders’ / Scoutmasters’ Meeting
Taps / Lights Out
  SATURDAY, May 21
 7:00
 7:00 - 8:30
 8:30
 9:00
 9:30     
 9:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
10:30
10:45 - 11:30
11:45 - 12:30
12:45 - 1:30
 1:45 - 2:30
 2:30
 3:00
 3:00 - 4:00
 4:00
 4:30 - 7:00
 7:30
10:00
Reveille
Breakfast
Gather / travel to Tobyhanna Station
Board train for trip to Steamtown
Train Departs Tobyhanna Station
Activity Session I or II (depending upon train car)
Activity Session I or II (depending upon train car)
Train Arrives at Steamtown
Activity Period 1 (Classroom Session, Lunch or Tour A or B)
Activity Period 2 (Classroom Session, Lunch or Tour A or B)
Activity Period 3 (Classroom Session, Lunch or Tour A or B)
Activity Period 4 (Classroom Session, Lunch or Tour A or B)
Gather / board train for Return trip to Tobyhanna Station
Train Departs Steamtown
Train Ride Back to Tobyhanna - Free Time 
Train Arrives at Tobyhanna Station
Dinner / Free Time
OA Call-Out / Campfire
Taps / Lights out
SUNDAY, May 21
7:00
7:00 - 8:30
9:00
10:00  
Reveille
Breakfast
“Scouts Own” Interfaith Service
Cleanup / Depart Camp

 

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