Backpacking Merit Badge HISTORY
 
Other Backpacking MERIT BADGE PAGES
 
Backpacking Merit Badge Current Requirements
 
Scoutmaster Bucky's - Backpacking Merit Badge Class Preparation Page
 
Scoutmaster Bucky's - Backpacking Merit Badge Workbook
 
Backpacking MERIT BADGE History
 
Preceded by: Introduced: Discontinued: Replaced with:
New 1982 current current
       
The Backpacking merit badge is one of the favorites for Scouts who visit Philmont.
 
Backpacking Merit Badges Earned by Year
             
    1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
                   
                   
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
      8,864     7,800      
                   
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
7,038 6,175 6,582 6,026 6,572 5,092 5,003 4,974 5,005 5,003
                   
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
4,377 4,445 4,878 4,114 4,169 3,973 3,963
                   
            Grand Total: 222,212
                   
Cells shown in green indicate that merit badges were earned during the year but the exact number is not currently known. The Grand Total is based off of official reports and research and includes all known and unknown yearly numbers.  Detailed annual numbers will be updated after being found and validated.  Grand Total is for merit badges earned through 2016.
 
Backpacking MERIT BADGES
 
Backpacking Merit Badge - Type H DOES NOT EXIST IN THIS STYLE Backpacking Merit Badge - Type J Backpacking Merit Badge - Type K Backpacking Merit Badge - Type L
Type H Type I Type J Type K Type L
1982-2002   2003-2009 2010-2014 2015-current
(clear and molded)   (Scout Stuff back) (BSA 2010 back) (Since 1910 back)
 
Backpacking MERIT BADGE PAMPHLETS
 
Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9A-1 Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9A-2 Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9B Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9C
Type 9A-1 Type 9A-2 Type 9B Type 9C
1983-1994 1995-2001 2002-2006 2007
       
Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10A Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10B Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-1 Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-2
Type 10A Type 10B Type 10C-1 Type 10C-2
2008 2009 2010-2013 2014-2015
       
Backpacking Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10D      
Type 10D      
2016-current      

 

KNOWN BACKPACKING MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HARD COVER VARIETIES

None confirmed at this time
 
 
this page last reviewed / updated: October 2017
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