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MBU - Merit Badge University
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 08:00am - 04:00pm
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Welcome to Merit Badge University

Last day to register or make changes is February 9th

When MBU began 21 years ago - less than 100 Scouts attended. Today, nearly 2,000 Scouts from all over the United States attend this single-day event - making our MBU one of the largest in the Nation. Whether this is your first visit to MBU or you are a veteran - please read the instructions carefully - as some of our registration procedures have changed.

Ready to get started? First, review the Class Schedule and read through the Event Class Catalog. These documents contain class times, descriptions, requirements and special instructions from our Instructors. Next, click the Registration button. Follow the instructions carefully, enter your classes and make your payment. That's it! 

Here's the fine print. Registration and payment are online ONLY. Registration fee includes a hot lunch and a MBU Patch. Mail-in payments will not be accepted. Payments may not be made at the Scout Shops. We have added electronic check processing this year. Please follow all payment instructions carefully. Registration fees are NOT REFUNDABLE under any circumstances. There will be no on-site/day-of registrations. Payment must be received prior to the date of the event. A registration without payment does not constitute enrollment in a class. You will receive a registration confirmation email as well as a receipt-for-payment email. If you have questions pertaining to registration or payment, please review our Frequently Asked Questions document first, pose your question on our Facebook page or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please allow 24 hours for one of our volunteers to respond. 

Important Dates:

7 January 2018        General Registration Opens

9 February 2018       Last day to make changes/registration closes

17 February 2018     Merit Badge University

General Information:

MBU is a uniformed event. Scouts, Venturers, Adult Leaders and Instructors are required to be in uniform throughout the day.

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We're always looking for Merit Badge Counselors! Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to join the MBU Team.

Are you looking for the MBU Leadership Academy? Adults can take classes too! 

Ready to get started?  Please use the Registration button at the top of this page. 

See you at MBU '18!

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