Montana Council - 2023 Merit Badge University - Missoula

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2023 Merit Badge University - Missoula

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Merit Badge University brings together Scouts and adults from across Montana Council, providing them the opportunity to earn merit badges in a collegiate setting with college-level tutoring. Join us for our MBU23 at University of Montana - Missoula for fun and education.


MBU23 is sponsored by UM ROTC and University of Montana - Missoula

When: February 25th, 2023
Where: University of Montana - Missoula
       - Scouts – $20 includes patch and lunch
       - Adults – $10 includes patch and lunch
       - Overnight - $7 includes breakfast (Preregistration Required)
       - Friday All-you-Care-to-Eat Buffet availability @ UM Dining Hall $10.50 (Preregistration Required)
       - Leader’s Training - $5

Unit Registration: December 1st, 2022
Classes posted on: December 14th, 2022
Merit Badge Sign-up opens:  January 23rd, 2023 - 7pm 
Sign-up closes:  February 17th, 2023
Overnight camping: Tent camping or in Schreiber Gym
Parking: Free
Registration check in: Schreiber Gym



Friday night, February 24

  • MBU check in @ Schreiber Gym upon arrival (5 to 8pm)
  • UM Tour 3-5pm (Participants must be 16 and older, Preregistration Required)
  • Movie 8:00pm
  • 2 Planetarium Shows - 7pm & 8pm (Preregistration Required)
  • Game room at UC open between 7:30pm and 9:30 pm
  • BSA Concessions and Trading Post open 5-10pm

Saturday, February 25

  • Morning registration 6:30am-7:45am @ Schreiber gym
  • Breakfast 7am
  • Opening ceremony at 7:45am @ Urey Lecture Hall
  • Period 1- 8:30am-12:00pm
  • Lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm @ Schreiber Gym
  • Period 2 - 1:15pm-4:45pm
  • Closing Ceremony 5:15pm @ Urey Lecture Hall
  • Check-out 5:45 @ Schreiber Gym


Current List Of Merit Badges:

  • Animation
  • Art/Sculpture
  • Athletics
  • Chemistry
  • Citizenship in the Community
  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Citizenship in the Society
  • Citizenship in the World
  • Climbing
  • Crime Prevention
  • Electricity/ Electronics
  • Engineering
  • First Aid
  • Geology
  • Indian Lore
  • Leatherwork
  • Personal Fitness
  • Plumbing
  • Surveying
  • Welding

Campus Tour Opportunity (Pre-Registration Required):

The Undergraduate Admissions Office will be offering a campus tour to interested scouts and their families on Friday afternoon at 3pm. This event is open to all scouts, and will focus on visiting the campus with a perspective off attending as a student when the scout comes of age. The tour will be followed by an opportunity to talk directly to representatives from different departments and colleges at the University.

To PreRegister for this event, please visit:


Adult Training Opportunities:

  • SM/ASM Training
  • Troop Committee Training

Contact MBU Committee at

When & Where
2023 MBU - Missoula
University of Montana
Friday 02-24-2023 5:00 PM MT to
Saturday 02-25-2023 5:45 PM MT Past
Limit One Registration Per Unit
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