Merit Badges Offered at the 2017 UCM Merit Badge University and Aviation Encampment!

April 14, 2018

Welding

08:30  -  15:00
Grain Valley, MO

Maximum Class Size: 24 Scouts Age Restriction:  None Pre-Requisites:  TBA Required Equipment or Supplies:  Long pants, close toed shoes, Merit Badge Worksheet (Link below), Paper, and Pencil or Pen Welding Merit Badge Worksheet

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Traffic Safety Session 1

08:30  -  11:00
Airport Hangar - Warrensburg, MO

Staying safe in traffic wherever you live is getting more difficult all the time, as more and more people take to the road. Earning the Traffic Safety merit badge and will give Scouts some crucial tools to stay safer, when

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Fire Safety Session 1

08:30  -  11:00
Johnson County FPD - 122 West Young

The ability to use fire safely is essential to human survival. By earning this merit badge, Scouts will learn to uses fire safely and responsibly, how to prevent home fires, and how to handle fire safely, as well as burn

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Crime Prevention Session 1

08:30  -  15:00
UCM Airport Hangar

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportuntities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of

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Nuclear Science Session 1

08:30  -  11:00
UCM Airport - Hangar

Nuclear Science can be fun!  Tossing statically charged balloons to see how electrons couple atoms, building an electroscope and seeing atomic particles cutting thru a cloud chamber.  All part of earning your Nuclear Science Merit Badge!   Maximum Class Size: 30

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Trail to First Class

08:30  -  18:00
Skyhaven Airport

The Trail to First Class program is designed for boys who have just begun Scouting and are working toward the rank of First Class.  The program centers around the outdoor requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class. The staff

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Veterinary Medicine

08:30  -  11:00
Warrensburg Animal Hospital - 316 W Young Street

The field of veterinary medicine in the 21st century is one of the most exciting medical professions in which to work. The skills of a veterinarian are practiced with cutting-edge technology and treatment options, and the profession offers a wide

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Horsemanship

08:30  -  18:00
Johnson County Fairgrounds - 386 NW 145th Rd

In addition to learning how to safely ride and care for horses, Scouts who earn this merit badge will gain an understanding of the instincts and behaviors of horses and humane and effective methods for training horses.   Maximum Class

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Golf

08:30  -  18:00
Royal Oaks Golf Course - 985 SE 130 Rd Knob Noster, MO

Golf is unique because the players police themselves. Other sports depend upon referees or umpires to apply penalties when there are infractions of the rules. In golf, every player is expected to act honorably, and the welfare and integrity of

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First Aid

08:30  -  18:00
Airport Hangar

First aid – caring for injured or ill persons until they can receive professional medical care – is an important skill for every Scout. With some knowledge of first aid, a Scout can provide immediate care and help to someone

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Fingerprinting Session 1

08:30  -  11:00
Airport Hangar

In earning the Fingerprinting merit badge, Scouts will learn about and use an important technique that is used by law enforcement officers, along with other materials like matching dental records and DNA sampling, to help identify amnesia victims, missing persons,

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Electronics

08:30  -  15:00
UCM Campus - TR Gaines Room 301

Electronics is the science that controls the behavior of electrons so that some type of useful function is performed. Today, electronics is a fast-changing and exciting field.   Maximum Class Size: 30 Scouts Age Restriction:  None Pre-Requisites:  Requirement 6;    Read

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Chess Session 1

08:30  -  11:00
Airport Hangar

It’s the newest edition in the Merit Badge Pamphlet series. Earning this badge lets you play your way to enhanced chess skills! Learn all the fundamentals of chess plus advanced strategies and tournament play.   Maximum Class Size: 30 Scouts Age

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Medicine

08:30  -  15:00
UCM Campus - TR Gaines 216

The practice of medicine has a rich history that spans several centuries. Since the first use of plants and other items as simple medicines and balms, many men and women have contributed to the advancement of the “healing arts.”  

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Drafting Session 1

08:30  -  11:00
UCM Campus - Grindstead 206

Drafting is a highly refined form of drawing used to communicate ideas to engineers, architects, and craftspeople. In earning this badge, Scouts learn the importance of accuracy and simplicity in developing a drawing that shows precise details in a simple

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Aviation

08:30  -  18:00
Skyhaven Airport

“For most of history, people have dreamed of flying, imagining how it would feel to soar through the sky like an eagle or hover in midair like a hummingbird, to float on unseen currents, free of Earth’s constant tug, able

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Digital Technology

08:30  -  18:00
Warrensburg Municipal Center - 200 S Holden Street

Technology has come a long way since Computers merit badge was first introduced in 1967. This badge will teach Scouts about technology in the digital age.   Maximum Class Size: TBA Age Restriction:  TBA Pre-Requisites:  TBA Required Equipment or Supplies:  Merit

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Traffic Safety Session 2

12:30  -  15:00
Airport Hangar - Warrensburg, MO

Staying safe in traffic wherever you live is getting more difficult all the time, as more and more people take to the road. Earning the Traffic Safety merit badge and will give Scouts some crucial tools to stay safer, when

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Fire Safety Session 2

12:30  -  15:00
Johnson Co Fire Department - Warrensburg, MO

The ability to use fire safely is essential to human survival. By earning this merit badge, Scouts will learn to uses fire safely and responsibly, how to prevent home fires, and how to handle fire safely, as well as burn

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Automotive Maintenance

12:30  -  18:00
UCM Campus - TR Gaines Room 101 & 111

Modern automobiles are important to many aspects of American life. Those who service automobiles must understand each principle, and how these principles interact to provide smooth, efficient performance. Owners of cars also benefit by understanding how their vehicles operate. This

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Fingerprinting Session 2

12:30  -  15:00
UCM Airport - Hangar

In earning the Fingerprinting merit badge, Scouts will learn about and use an important technique that is used by law enforcement officers, along with other materials like matching dental records and DNA sampling, to help identify amnesia victims, missing persons,

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Chess Session 2

12:30  -  15:00
UCM Airport - Hangar

It’s the newest edition in the Merit Badge Pamphlet series. Earning this badge lets you play your way to enhanced chess skills! Learn all the fundamentals of chess plus advanced strategies and tournament play. Maximum Class Size: 30 Scouts Age Restriction: 

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Drafting Session 2

12:30  -  15:00
UCM Campus - Grindstead

Drafting is a highly refined form of drawing used to communicate ideas to engineers, architects, and craftspeople. In earning this badge, Scouts learn the importance of accuracy and simplicity in developing a drawing that shows precise details in a simple

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Astronomy

12:30  -  18:00
UCM Campus - WC Morris Room 228 and Farm

In learning about astronomy, Scouts study how activities in space affect our own planet and bear witness to the wonders of the night sky: the nebulae, or giant clouds of gas and dust where new stars are born; old stars

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Traffic Safety Session 3

15:30  -  18:00
Airport Hangar - Warrensburg, MO

Staying safe in traffic wherever you live is getting more difficult all the time, as more and more people take to the road. Earning the Traffic Safety merit badge and will give Scouts some crucial tools to stay safer, when

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Crime Prevention Session 2

15:30  -  18:00
UCM Airport - Hangar

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportunities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of

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Radio Session 1

15:30  -  18:00
UCM Airport - Hangar

Radio is a way to send information, or communications, from one place to another. Broadcasting includes both one-way radio (a person hears the information but can’t reply) as well as two-way radio (where the same person can both receive and

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Fingerprinting Session 3

15:30  -  18:00
UCM Airport - Hangar

In earning the Fingerprinting merit badge, Scouts will learn about and use an important technique that is used by law enforcement officers, along with other materials like matching dental records and DNA sampling, to help identify amnesia victims, missing persons,

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Chess Session 3

15:30  -  18:00
UCM Airport - Hangar

It’s the newest edition in the Merit Badge Pamphlet series. Earning this badge lets you play your way to enhanced chess skills! Learn all the fundamentals of chess plus advanced strategies and tournament play. Maximum Class Size: 30 Scouts Age Restriction: 

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April 15, 2018

Nuclear Science Session 2

08:30  -  10:30
UCM Airport - Hangar

Nuclear Science can be fun!  Tossing statically charged balloons to see how electrons couple atoms, building an electroscope and seeing atomic particles cutting thru a cloud chamber.  All part of earning your Nuclear Science Merit Badge! Maximum Class Size: 30 Scouts

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Traffic Safety Session 4

08:30  -  10:30
Airport Hangar - Warrensburg, MO

Staying safe in traffic wherever you live is getting more difficult all the time, as more and more people take to the road. Earning the Traffic Safety merit badge and will give Scouts some crucial tools to stay safer, when

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Airplane Flights – For Non-Aviation Students

08:30  -  10:30
UCM Airport Terminal

This year UCM has agreed to offer airplane flights on Sunday morning!!  These flights are for those boys who did not take the Aviation Merit Badge!  Those in Aviation, will get their flight time scheduled during their merit badge time

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Radio Session 2

08:30  -  10:30
UCM Airport - Hangar

Radio is a way to send information, or communications, from one place to another. Broadcasting includes both one-way radio (a person hears the information but can’t reply) as well as two-way radio (where the same person can both receive and

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Fingerprinting Session 4

08:30  -  10:30
UCM Airport - Hangar

In earning the Fingerprinting merit badge, Scouts will learn about and use an important technique that is used by law enforcement officers, along with other materials like matching dental records and DNA sampling, to help identify amnesia victims, missing persons,

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Totin’ Chip

08:30  -  10:30
UCM Airport

The Totin’ Chip certification grants a Boy Scout the right to carry and use woods tools.   Maximum Class Size: None Age Restrictions:  None Pre-Requisites:  None Required Equipment or Supplies:  Paper, and Pencil or Pen

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