Badge Related Scouting Activities

  • Orienteering
  • Insects in Winter
  • Animals in Winter
  • Tree ID
  • Wetlands Ecology
  • Forest Ecology
  • Bird Behavior and Identification
  • Night Hikes
  • Owl Prowls
  • Wildlife Observation Hike
  • Watershed and Groundwater Conservation
  • Environmental Education Games

Boy Scout Engineering Merit Badge Class

This 90 minute program includes:

  • The history and role of the Burlington County Bridge Commission
  • A general discussion of engineering and engineering concepts
  • A general discussion of bridges
  • A specific discussion of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge
  • A display of bridge materials, components and artifacts
  • The showing of a video of draw-span openings at the Tacony-Palmyra, Burlington-Bristol and Riverside-Delanco movable bridges. 

The length of this class can be adjusted to meet the needs of any scout group. After the indoor class discussion is completed, a field trip is usually made to the New Jersey side of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge to learn about some of the bridge components and to review the classroom discussion.

For pricing and to schedule a trip call Kristina Merola 856-829-1900 ext 1267 or email