Merit Badge University

Welcome Boy Scouts!!!  Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences welcome you to the 7th Annual STEM Merit Badge University at Kutztown University.

Date: Nov. 20, 2021
Time: 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Place: Boehm Science Center

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­2021 Merit Badges:

    • Chemistry
    • Digital Technology
    • Electronics
    • Mining in Society
    • Plant Science*
    • Soil and Water Conservation
    • Weather

Please check back as additional merit badges may be added to the list

* Requires follow-up after the Merit Badge University, to complete the requirements.  More information will be given to the scouts in the session.


8 - 8:45 a.m. Registration open

8: 45 - 9 a.m. Welcome and organize into groups

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. First Merit Badge Session

12 - 12: 55 p.m. Lunch

1 - 4 p.m. Second Merit Badge Session

4 - 4: 30 p.m. Close out, MBU complete


Link to Registration

Session Registration: Register for one morning session and one afternoon session. Each session is limited to 25 scouts.

Merit Badge Selection:  Select the top three merit badges that you want to take.  If you don't get your first two choices, we will try to get you into your third choice if possible. We will try to accommodate as much as possible your top two choices, but it is not guaranteed.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Scouts must bring their signed blue card and merit badge book to the event.

Fee: $10 includes lunch, souvenir, and lab supplies.

Mail a check (Payable to: KUSSI) to arrive by November 14 to:

Jerry Schearer
McFarland Student Union 253
PO Box 730
Kutztown, PA 19530

Once registered, you will receive information such as directions, a waiver form that must be signed, etc. Please be accurate with your email address and check it often.

Questions or concerns about registration?
Please contact Jerry Schearer, advisor for Alpha Phi Omega, at  or 610-683-4923 during regular business hours.