| Invention merit badge has been discontinued. (See discontinued merit badges.)|
For the currently active merit badge, see Inventing.
|Invention merit badge|
|Status:||Discontinued||BSA Advancement ID:||n/a|
|Created:||1911||Origin:|| One of the original|
57 merit badges
|Discontinued:||1915||Replaced by:||Inventing (95 years later)|
The Invention merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911.
Invention merit badge requirements at inception
- Only 10 Scouts are known to have earned this badge.
- This is the most rare merit badge. No copies of this merit badge are known to exist.
- See the new Inventing merit badge released on June 17, 2010.