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Stover Scholar Merit Badge University

The Stover Center for Constitutional Studies and Moral Leadership is hosting Waynesburg University's annual spring Merit Badge University on Saturday, March 30, 2019.

Scout Registration

Cost for the day is $20 and includes lunch, a patch, a T-shirt, and instruction. A space will not be held for scouts until payment is made. All spaces are first come, first served. Walk-in registrants will be accepted as space allows, but patches are not guaranteed. Registration is limited to 300 scouts. 



The merit badges being offered at the March event are Citizenship in the Nation (multiple sections) and Music.

The pre-requisites are:

  • Citizenship in the Nation: 3
  • Music: Bring Instrument!

Adult Registration

At this event, adults can participate in merit badge sessions with scouts. Adults who participate in class should be in Class A/Field Uniform and must present evidence of their BSA registration and current Youth Protection training.

The cost is $20 per participant, which includes lunch, a patch, a t-shirt, and instruction. 


Already Registered?

You will be informed which badge you were placed in within one week of registration. Scouts are not guaranteed a spot in their first preference, as the badges are filled on a first come, first served basis. Scouts should read the merit badge pamphlet for their badge prior to arrival at MBU.

Please remember to complete all prerequisite requirements prior to arriving on campus. You must bring evidence of completion of the prerequisite requirements or documentation from a unit leader that the prerequisite requirements have been completed to his or her satisfaction. If you do not have evidence or documentation of completion, you will leave with an incomplete blue card.

Click here to pay your remaining balance.

What to Wear and Bring

Scouts should wear their Class A/Field Uniform to MBU.

All scouts must bring a blue card with all their personal information completed and the merit badge indicated. The blue card must be signed by their unit leader. Scouts should also bring a tablet and pencil or pen, a water bottle, and evidence of completed prerequisites, if applicable. In addition, all scouts should bring rain gear and dress for the weather.

Registered Adult Participants should be in Class A/Field Uniform and must present evidence of their BSA registration and current Youth Protection Training.

Check In & Check Out

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Check in for Stover Scholar Merit Badge University is from 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. on the first floor of Buhl Hall (Number 2 on the campus map). Please park in the parking lots marked "PP" or "VP" on the campus map. City parking on the street may also be available. Check out will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the same location as check in (see below for check out procedures).

Checkout Procedures

Scouts will only be released to individuals identified on their registration form. Individuals picking up scouts should bring photo identification. Those identified must come into the gym to retrieve scouts. No scouts will be sent outside to waiting cars. If the person to whom the scout may be released changes, that person must be identified no later than check in by the person who registered the scout or by the person dropping the scout off at the time of registration for Waynesburg University Merit Badge University.


Scout Schedule

Saturday, March 30, 2019

  • 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - Check in
  • 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Instruction (lunch provided in class)
  • 2:30 p.m. - Check out

PARENTS: Please be prompt in arriving for check in and check out. 


Do you have questions about Merit Badge University? Email or call Sarah Bell at 724-852-7790 for more information.