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Event Details

Merit Badge University at U of Iowa APO

20 East Washington Street, Iowa City IA 52245

Merit Badge
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
0 (# badges a single scout can attend)
$0.00 (Cost to attend this event)
any scout who wants to attend (Who is invited)
Hawkeye Area
Southern Prairie

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Most of your questions about payment, start and end times, and where to be are explained beneath the list of badges on this page.
Please read everything we've included in the event description. If you still have questions, contact the event manager by clicking this button.

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ActivitySessionClass FeeSeats Available
Aviation All Day 10 0
Camping* Half Day (PM) 10 1
Citizenship in Society* All Day 10 2
Citizenship in the Nation* All Day 10 1
Citizenship in the World* All Day 10 1
Communication* All Day 10 3
Digital Technology Half Day (AM) 10 1
Energy All Day 10 4
Genealogy Half Day (AM) 10 1
Personal Management* All Day 10 6
Scouting Heritage Half Day (PM) 10 4
Theater Half Day (PM) 10 4
Register my unit

Sponsor Information

Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed service fraternity founded in 1925 on the principles of Scouting. Keeping with our Scouting heritage and spirit of service, the chapter hosts youth achievement days every year. 

We hope to continue these traditions and bring more university resources together.

At each of our workshops, scouts will try and complete as many requirements for their badge of choice as possible during the allotted time, while still giving each requirement the time it deserves.

Registration fee is $10.00 per scout per class, and the deadline to register is February 15th. This cost is the same whether it is a full-day or a half-day class. If a scout takes 2 half-day classes it would total out to $20. Whereas if a scout takes a single full-day class it will only cost the $10. The fee includes all supplies needed for the classes and a participation patch for each scout.

Event Description

A brother of Alpha Phi Omega or a Merit Badge Counselor will be teaching each badge. APO will also be providing the blue card for each workshop. Merit Badge University will be held on Saturday, March 4 on the University of Iowa Campus.

The schedule is as follows:

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration

9:00 AM - 12 Noon Scout Classes

12 Noon - 1 PM Lunch**

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Scout Classes

** PLEASE NOTE: Scouts are responsible for lunch on their own, and will be released directly from class. Please make appropriate arrangements for meeting as a troop in advance. The Iowa Memorial Union, Old Capitol Mall, downtown, and outside will be available to sit and eat if your troop chooses to bring lunch, but there is to be no food or drink in the University buildings.

Counselor Information


Unit Sign-up Instructions

To sign up for our event you first need to click on enter registration system, by clicking on that a new page will appear that will show all the events that are available. In the upper right-hand of the new page, there is the option to register new users. If you are new to the website you must sign up as a troop leader, in order to register your scouts. Once you are registered in the system you can sign up for the event. The event is entitled Merit Badge University at U of Iowa APO. If changes need to be made in registration numbers, please contact me immediately, but changes cannot be guaranteed due to the sheer volume of scouts.

Unit Payment Instructions

Make checks payable to: Alpha Phi Omega, Omicron Chapter

Even though the registration is online, the checks still need to be mailed because of University of Iowa guidelines.

Please include the troop number and the names of the scouts for which you are paying. Checks will not be deposited until the week after the event in case of any cancellations.

Please send your payments to our VP of Finance, Eric Aschbrenner at:

427 S. Van Buren Street

Apt. 1

Iowa City, IA 52240