2016 Course Listing

Listings are now finalized!


Information about Adult Courses is now online!

Every course will be taught by a Merit Badge Councilor registered with the Capitol Area Council. Our teachers for MBU are all highly knowledgeable in their field, and often are university professors, industry professionals, community members, or highly committed graduate and upper division students at the university.

Every class will be capped at 20 scouts, so make sure to sign up right away! Several sections of classes are already full. This information can bee seen on our registration site

Merit Badges marked with * are newly offered this year.

NOTE: Commas indicate separate classes (1 = 8:30 to 10:25) and dashes indicate a continuation of classes (1-2 = 8:30 to 12:25)

Course Name Sessions
American Business* 1, 2
American Culture 3, 4
American Labor 3, 4
American Heritage* 1, 2
Animation* 1, 2, 3, 4
Archaeology* 1, 2, 3, 4
Architecture 1-2, 3-4
Art 1, 2, 3, 4
Astronomy* 1, 2, 3, 4
Aviation 1, 2, 3, 4
Bird Study* 2, 3
Bugling* 1, 2, 3, 4
Chemistry 1, 2, 3, 4
Chess* 1, 2, 3, 4
Citizenship in the Community 1, 2, 3, 4
Citizenship in the Nation 1-2, 3-4
Citizenship in the World 1, 2, 3, 4
Coin Collecting* 1, 2, 3, 4
Collections* 1, 2, 3, 4
Communication 1, 2, 3, 4
Cooking 1, 2, 3, 4
Crime Prevention 1, 2, 3, 4
Digital Technology* 1, 2, 3, 4
Disabilities Awareness* 1, 2, 3, 4
Electricity* 1, 2, 3, 4
Electronics* 1, 2, 3, 4
Emergency Preparedness 1-2, 3-4
Energy 1, 2, 3, 4
Engineering 1-2, 3-4
Family Life 1, 2, 3, 4
Fingerprinting 1, 2, 3, 4
Fire Safety 1, 2, 3, 4
First Aid 1-2, 3-4
Geology 1, 2, 3, 4
Game Design* 1, 2, 3, 4
Inventing 1, 2, 3, 4
Law 1, 2
Medicine 1-2, 3-4
Moviemaking 1, 2, 3, 4
Music 1, 2, 3, 4
Nuclear Science 1-2, 3-4
Oceanography* 1, 2, 3, 4
Painting 1, 2, 3, 4
Personal Fitness 1-2, 3-4
Personal Management 1-2, 3-4
Photography 1, 2, 3, 4
Programming* 1, 2, 3, 4
Public Speaking 1, 2, 3, 4
Public Health 1, 2, 3, 4
Radio 1-2, 3-4
Railroading 1, 2, 3, 4
Safety 3, 4
Salesmanship 1, 2, 3, 4
Scholarship 1, 2, 3, 4
Sculpture 1, 2, 3, 4
Space Exploration 1, 2, 3, 4
Sports 1, 2, 3, 4
Surveying 1-2
Tenderfoot Program 1-4
Veterinary Medicine 1, 2, 3, 4
Weather 1, 2, 3, 4