Boy Scouts

Events at the Bradford House

Boy Scout Workshop 

American Heritage Merit Badge

Offered by Appointment

The workshop will be administered by our Historical Consultants and qualified docents.  Participants will satisfy merit badge requirements with a merit badge counselor on site to sign Blue Cards (provided by each Scout, completed legibly with troop leader’s signature).

Workshop specifics:

  • Prerequisites #3a AND #3c – to be finished before the workshop and brought to workshop as written paragraphs with scout’s name on the page(s)

3a. Select a topic that is currently in the news. Be prepared to describe to your counselor and/or the workshop group what is happening and to explain how today’s events are related to or affected by the events and values of America’s past.

3c. Research your family’s history. Find out how various events and situations in American history affected your family. If your family immigrated to America, tell the reasons why. Be prepared to share what you find with your counselor and/or the workshop group.

  • $15 per person (one adult leader admitted free per troop; additional adults $5 each)
  • Workshop can be scheduled with minimum 3 weeks’ notice
  • 9 am – 3 pm
  • Class size limited to 8-20 participants
  • Lunch (please bring a brown bagged lunch)

Pins and belt loops are not provided.  Certificate of completion and a Whiskey Rebellion Flag Badge will be distributed.

Contact Bradford House Administrator, Tracie Liberatore, 724-222-3604 or

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