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Trains: Tracks of the Iron Horse - Merit Badge Program

January 14, 2006

All sessions except for the model railroading demonstrations and the exhibit tour will take place in the theater at the George Bush Presidential Library. The cost will be $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for Boy Scouts ages 6-17. The program will last all day and will include 90 minutes for lunch on your own. Reservations are not required but are encouraged to secure a place. If you are participating, please bring the Boy Scout Railroading Merit Badge work book, a writing pad, and pens/pencils.

Schedule

9:30-10:00 - Registration (A table will be set up in the rotunda as you enter.)

10:00-10:50 - Session 1
Introductions
Instructions
Work on Requirements #1, 2, & 4

10:50-11:00 - Break

11:00-12:00 - Session 2
Work on Requirements #5, 6, 7

12:00-1:30 - Lunch Break (on your own)

1:30-4:30 - Workshops and viewing exhibits at the Bush Library
Model Railroading Workshops: Conducted by the Galveston County Model Railroad Club
Rail Fan Workshops: Conducted by Bill Pollard

4:30-5:00 - Wrap-up and complete paperwork

5:00 - Return home

If you have any questions or would like to reserve a place in the workshop, please call Robert Holzweiss at 979-691-4074 or email at Robert.Holzweiss@nara.gov.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091