links, and cross-references to related Merit Badges and Boy Scout Awards.
Composite Materials is a fun, hands-on Merit badge. -
|Composite Materials merit badge|
|Created:|| 2006 (premiered at the|
2005 National Scout Jamboree)
|BSA Advancement ID:|
|Latest pamphlet revision:||2006|
Composite Materials requirements
| A FREE workbook for Composite Materials is available here! |
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
|meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of|
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.
- Per the BSA: "You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject." Pamphlets (books) are at local Scout Shops and online at ScoutStuff.org.
- "Get a signed Merit Badge application from your Scoutmaster." An online, printable Word doc file version is available.
- This merit badge was first shown at the 2005 National Scout Jamboree.
1a. Safety & Health:
1b. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) List
2a. What are composites? - Wikipedia: Composite Materials
2b. Benefits of composites - Composites products examples by market - Composite Material Key Concepts
3. Overview of composites manufacturing processes
3. Overview of composite materials - SME Society of Manufacturing Engineers Composites
4. Resource of companies who make composites
5. Project ideas
- Group Projects
- Surf board
- Canoe or kayak
- Troop box
- Totem poles
- Snow shoes
- Lightweight troop/patrol kitchen
- Troop trailers
- Klondike derby sled
- Snow boards
- Camp signage
- Individual Projects
- Skate board
- Skim board
- Walking sticks
- Car or Boat Repair
- Tool Handle Repair
- Window flower box
- Camp fire bucket
- Small toy boat
- Modified pinewood derby cars
Science Awards Science-related awards
- Boy Scout Merit Badges: Animal Science - Archaeology - Astronomy - Architecture - Chemistry - Composite Materials - Computers - Electricity - Electronics - Energy - Environmental Science - Geology - Nuclear Science - Radio - Space Exploration - Weather
- Webelos Activity Badge: Engineer - Geologist - Scientist
- Cub Scout Belt Loops & Pins: Astronomy - Geography - Geology - Science - Weather
Merit Badge information
- An Introduction to Merit Badges – how to get started, who chooses the counselor, etc.
- Merit Badge Worksheets & Requirements – with the revision dates, diagrams, charts, checklists, logs, and links you need.
- Merit Badge Application – offers online resources to let you print "Blue Cards," etc.
- Merit Badge FAQ – answers dozens of questions like: Who can be a counselor? Can requirements be added or removed?
- Merit Badges Requiring Prior Approval – Certain requirements need prior approval. Most do not. Here is the list.
- Also see: Most Popular Merit Badges – Merit Badge Policies – Eagle-Required Merit Badges – Merit Badge Days
- Additionally: List of Merit Badges by Field of Study – Merit Badge Pamphlets & Libraries
- Merit Badge Counselors must complete Youth Protection Training, file an Adult Application (and Merit Badge Counselor Information Form); and be approved by the local council. (See the Guide for Merit Badge Counselors for additional details.)