Downtown Springfield Association
Merit Badge University

Merit Badge University

January, 28 2023 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

438 E St Louis St Springfield, Missouri 65806


Merit Badge University at the Discovery Center on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Earn up to three merit badges, enjoy lunch, and meet other scout families at this scouts-only event! Merit Badge University is for Scout badge requirements (Weeblo and Cub Scout options are not available at this time).
Full Day: 10 a.m.– Expected end time 6 p.m.
Half Day: See below for schedule options
$40: Full Day (Scout admission, merit badge supplies, Scout lunch, and adult admission (Adult chaperone not required. +$5 additional for optional adult lunch)
$15: Half-Day (Scout admission, merit badge supplies) + $12 adult chaperone admission (Adult chaperone is required. +$5/person for optional lunch for classes starting at 10 am ONLY)
Badge Options: Full Day
Scouts can select one of the following when enrolling for full day:
Options A & B: Electronics, Fingerprinting, Chemistry*
Option C: Environmental Science, Fingerprinting
Badge Options: Half-Day
Scouts can select from the following when enrolling for a half-day:
Chemistry: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; 2:15 – 6:00 pm
Electronics: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm; 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Environmental Sciences: 10:00 am- 4:30 pm
Fingerprinting: 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm; 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Questions regarding Merit Badge University can be sent to Riana Clark, DCS Education Director, at
*Options A & B are identical in their content coverage and merit badges
See more regarding badge prerequisites, policies, and more at