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Event Details

Merit Badge University at The University of Iowa

20 East Washington Street, Iowa City, IA

Merit Badge
3/2/2024
9:00 am
3/2/2024
4:00 pm
1/10/2024
2/25/2024
0 (# badges a single scout can attend)
$0.00 (Cost to attend this event)
any scout who wants to attend (Who is invited)
Troop

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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.

Email Ms Hope Livermore (apo@uiowa.edu), the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionClass FeeSeats Available
Aviation All Day 10 0
Camping* Half-day PM 10 0
Citizenship in Society* All Day 10 0
Citizenship in the Nation* All Day 10 0
Citizenship in the World* All Day 10 1
Communication* All Day 10 0
Digital Technology Half-Day AM 10 0
Energy All Day 10 15
Genealogy Half-Day AM 10 4
Personal Management* All Day 10 8
Scouting Heritage Half-Day PM 10 6
Theater Half-Day PM 10 0
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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. Last year, our chapter served over 700 youth from the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in two separate events. This year, we hope to continue these traditions. At each of our workshops, scouts may complete as many requirements for their badge of choice as possible during the allotted time, while still giving each requirement the time it deserves.

Event Description

The event will take place at Schaeffer Hall here on the campus of UIowa. The address is 20 East Washington Street, Iowa City, IA. The schedule is as follows:


8:30AM-9:00AM Sign In

9:00AM-12:00PM AM Class Session/First Half of All-Day Classes

12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch Break*

1:00PM-4:00PM PM Class Session/Second Half of All-Day Classes


*Lunch will not be provided to participants. Please plan accordingly. Additionally, there is to be no food or drink aside from water inside Schaeffer Hall, or any other school buildings.


Counselor Information

Please remember that this is a Boy Scout event and we ask that each troop provide 2 adults to follow Youth Protection Guidelines.

Unit Sign-up Instructions

 In order to sign up for our event, you first need to sign in. In the upper right corner of the 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 signed in, click the ‘events’ tab in the upper left corner, and search for "Merit Badge University at The University of Iowa".

Unit Payment Instructions

Registration fee is $10.00 per Scout per class and the deadline is Sunday, February 25thThe fee includes all supplies needed for the classes, the blue card, and a participation patch for each Scout. Registrations received after Sunday February 25th will incur a $5 late fee for a total of $15 per class


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 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.

Registration fees should be mailed to our VP of Finance, Benjamin Plath. The mailing address is below:

100 Currier Hall

Room N409

Iowa City, IA 52242

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