Mizzou Merit Badge University 2017

Mizzou Merit Badge University 2017
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University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65201, US
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October 7, 2017

University of Missouri | Columbia, Mo.

Hosted by the University of Missouri-College of Engineering and the Great Rivers Council, BSA at the University of Missouri-Columbia


Greetings! The Great Rivers Council is excited to partner with the College of Engineering to bring you a number of merit badges this year. Classes will be taught by faculty from the University of Missouri, along with a number of community volunteers and Scouters. 

The University of Scouting (training sessions for adult leaders) will be taking place at the same time and location. Registration for that event can be accessed here 

Tentative Schedule of Events:

  • 9:30 a.m.- Live Webcast Opening Ceremony in your assigned classrooms
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch rotations begin
  • 1:00 p.m.- Morning half day classes end
  • 1:30 p.m.- Afternoon half day classes begin
  • 4:30 p.m.- Classes end

$20.00 if registered by the early-bird deadline of August 26, 2017. This includes a bag lunch, event patch, merit badge cards, commemorative give-away and materials needed for the course. After August 26, registrations will be considered late and be accessed an additional $10 late fee. Adults may purchase a lunch for $8 by sending an email to Missy.Gerardy@icloud.com and submitting payment, cash or check, to the Great Rivers Council, 1203 Fay Street, Columbia, MO 65201. NO registrations will be accepted after September 16, 2017, including the day of the event.

All registration for merit badge classes will occur online at www.bsa-grc.org. By clicking on the name of a particular course, Scouts will be able to see prerequisites for that course, if they are required. If there are none, that will be noted as well. Scouts must complete all prerequisites prior to arriving the day of the event if they wish to earn the merit badge that day.
Here is a list of the pre-requisites.

What to Bring:
All Scouts are required to be in their Field Uniform during the entirety of the event and must conduct themselves by the Scout Oath and Law at all times. Please bring your completed prerequisite requirements (if applicable), the Merit Badge Workbook, pencil/paper and any additional supplies for your merit badge. **Scouts taking half-day courses must take a morning AND an afternoon half-day class ** Note: * indicates a half-day class (once confirned). 

Merit Badges being offered are as follows

American Business*
Automotive Maintenance

Citizenship in the Community
Citizenship in the Nation

Citizenship in the World
Crime Prevention Trio
Digital Technology
Disabilities Awareness*
Emergency Preparedness
First Aid
Fish & Wildlife
Game Design

Mining in Society
Nuclear Science
Personal Management



Search & Rescue
Signs, Signals and Codes

Vet Medicine
Venturing Advancement Workshop

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$20.00 per Participant
Late fee
After 8/26/2017 a fee of $10.00 will apply.
Cancellation Policy
Merit Badge University Refund Policy Refund requests must be submitted in writing to bryon.haverstick@scouting.org prior to September 26, 2017. If the refund is granted, a 20% readiness fee will be withheld. After September 26, 2017 no refunds will be given, no exceptions. A unit leader, parent, or Scout may only request a refund of the fees under the following conditions: 1. Illness or serious accident of the Scout prevents his attendance at the Merit Badge University 2. A family illness or an emergency prevents the Scouts attendance at the Merit Badge University.