Event Details

Quapaw Area Council, Merit Badge University

800 W. Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201

Merit Badge
6 (# badges a single scout can attend)
$7.00 (Cost to attend this event)
any scout who wants to attend (Who is invited)
Quapaw Area

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ActivitySessionClass FeeSeats Available
American Labor PM 0 8
Animal Science AM 0 15
Archaeology All Day 0 -1
Architecture All Day 0 6
Art PM 0 9
Art AM 0 10
Astronomy AM 0 16
Automotive Maintenance PM 0 20
Automotive Maintenance AM 0 20
Aviation All Day 0 30
Bird Study AM 0 16
BSA Scuba BSA All Day 0 15
Camping* All Day 0 16
Canoeing All Day 0 12
Chemistry All Day 0 12
Chess All Day 0 8
Citizenship in the Nation* All Day 0 90
Citizenship in the World* All Day 0 40
Coin Collecting AM 0 16
Collections PM 0 16
Collections AM 0 16
Collections PM 0 16
Communication* PM 0 16
Communication* AM 0 16
Cooking* All Day, tba 0 32
Cooking* PM 0 20
Crime Prevention AM 0 20
Crime Prevention PM 0 20
Cycling* All Day 0 8
Dentistry AM 0 0
Digital Technology All Day 0 12
Disabilities Awareness PM 0 12
Dog Care PM 0 11
Dog Care AM 0 12
Electricity PM 0 20
Electricity AM 0 20
Electronics AM 0 10
Electronics PM 0 10
Emergency Preparedness* All Day. June 3, 2020 0 20
Engineering PM 0 16
Engineering AM 0 16
Environmental Science* AM 0 10
Environmental Science* PM 0 10
Fingerprinting AM 0 0
Fingerprinting PM 0 0
Fire Safety AM 0 16
Fire Safety PM 0 16
First Aid* AM 0 12
First Aid* PM 0 12
Forestry All Day 0 12
Genealogy PM 0 11
Geocaching All Day 0 10
Geology   0 0
Graphic Arts AM 0 1
Graphic Arts PM 0 0
Indian Lore AM 0 12
Indian Lore PM 0 12
Journalism not in 2020 0 0
Law AM 0 16
Medicine AM 0 20
Metalwork wait list, May 2-3 0 2
Metalwork May 2-3, 2020 0 3
Mining in Society AM 0 16
Motorboating All Day 0 0
Music AM 0 16
Music PM 0 16
Nuclear Science All Day 0 16
Oceanography PM 0 16
Painting AM 0 12
Painting PM 0 12
Personal Fitness* PM 0 7
Personal Fitness* AM 0 8
Personal Fitness* AM 0 12
Personal Fitness* PM 0 12
Personal Management* All Day 0 10
Photography PM 0 12
Photography AM 0 12
Pottery AM 0 16
Pottery PM 0 10
Programming AM 0 10
Programming PM 0 10
Public Health AM 0 0
Public Speaking AM 0 8
Pulp and Paper PM 0 16
Radio AM 0 16
Railroading PM 0 12
Reading AM 0 12
Reading PM 0 12
Reptile and Amphibian Study AM 0 16
Robotics All Day 0 8
Safety   0 0
Scuba Diving 0 0
Sculpture PM 0 10
Search and Rescue All Day 0 16
Small Boat Sailing All Day 0 3
Space Exploration   0 0
Sports AM 0 16
Surveying AM 0 15
Sustainability* AMDunbar 0 15
Sustainability* AMRecycle 0 16
Theater PM 0 0
Traffic Safety PM 0 12
Truck Transportation PM 0 16
Veterinary Medicine PM 0 15
Weather AM 0 16
Welding All Day 0 24
Woodwork All Day 0 15
Register my unit

Sponsor Information

Class locations and maps will be available at the Facebook page.

Facebook for updates:Merit Badge University Quapaw Area Council 2020


Registration is April 9, 5:00 pm - April 30, 2020 ,8:00 pm. (I will open it manually at 5pm, April 9 to account for our time zone). Please have ONE adult register each Scout in your unit. A 2nd adult needs to be linked to your troop. The payment of $7 per Scout (adults are free) goes to the Council office by 3:00 pm, May 1, 2020 or registrations will be dropped. Please submit your troop roster with payment so the office knows which Scouts are included. 

Council office: 501-664-4780

Scout Shop: 501-663-7157


Event Description

 Packet pickup for the troops will begin at the east side of the Capitol, 7:30 a.m. Report to the Governor is at 8:15 with Flag ceremony. Classes begin at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. with some leeway for classes that are all day and farther away. Scouts in all day classes should bring a bag lunch.

   Registration Mechanics: be sure that the event has been opened and that you have toggled down and selected the correct event. The event password and other information will be emailed to all QAC units and will be furnished to others by request. You must select a troop adult before adding Scouts and the Scout must be old enough for the class.

Call the QAC office at 501-664-4780 X225 to call in your payment of $7 per Scout. One payment per troop PLEASE, if possible. Mail: Quapaw Area Council, BSA, 3220 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR 72202. Please email or fax a copy of your class roster with the number of Scouts/money due to Scout office also...kim.brainard@scouting.org or fax 501-664-5454.

Council office: 501-664-4780

Scout Shop: 501-663-7157


Astronomy -- a list of star parties to complete the m.b. will be given at the class and those before the class will be emailed to those who have pre-registered up to that date.

Cit. in Community --NOT OFFERED in 2020 due to too many out of class requirements

Cooking -- Date not set, Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts Institute. Cooking more meals at home or on campouts will be needed. These meals can not be used for rank advancement, so this m.b. is best suited to Scout finishing First Class and above. We also have a class May 11 also to cover nutrition/health/food safety.

Cycling -- must have operating mt. or road bike with tires pumped up. Helmet and water bottle required. Cycling gloves optional

Digital Technology -- earn Cyber Chip on your own (see scouting.org)

Emergency Prep. -- Bring a lunch.  THIS CLASS IS WED., June 3, 2020

Graphic Arts -- TBA (probably at Innovation Hub, NLR

Reading -- must read or have read 6 books and give info and short synopsis to counselor. Do 4 hours of service outside of the class.

Sports -- must be in 2 team sports of 4 months each

X Class Location
AM=Morning, PM=Afternoon

AM American Heritage NOT IN 2020 Old Statehouse Museum, 300 W. Markham, LR (west side of the large hotels)
AM Animal Science Ark. Cattlemen’ s Assoc., 310 Executive Court, LR (south side of Markham, just east of I-430)
AD Architecture WER Architects, 901 W. 3rd St., Little Rock, AR. Do 1b later.
AD Archeology Toltec State Park, 490 Toltec Mounds Road, Scott (west side of Hwy 165, between Scott and England, arrive at 9:15 am , done at 4pm.  
AM, PM Art Arkansas Arts Center, 2510 Cantrell Road, LR
AM Astronomy Federal Bldg.
AM, PM Auto Maintenance 3315 J.E. Davis, off of Scott Hamilton. just south of I-30, LR
AD Aviation North Little Rock Airport, 204 Aviation Way, NLR (off of Remount north on Camp Robinson Road), lunch provided by Experimental Aircraft Association
  Bird Study tba
AD BSA Scuba (patch)

The Dive Shop, 1222 Westpark Dr. (off of 12th St. just east of Rodney Parham)


bring lunch or Subway 2 blocks east on same side of road
AD Camping

Hinton Center, 3805 W. 12th. LR (at Pine/Cedar), Room 104

AD Canoeing Lakeside Club, 2423 E. Woodson Lateral Road, Henlsey (1/2 mile west of

I-530, Woodson Lateral Road exit, call Bill, 501-590-8176) To reach Lakeside, take exit 12 off Pine Bluff freeway, go right on Woodson Lateral Road for 1 mile, turn in Lakeside gate on left.  (Stop at club house and sign in), cross dam, stay on main road to yellow cabin, #36.)   ***Important:  the gate code is 3648. Swimmer level

AD Chemistry UALR, 2801 S. University, LR, SCLB 250 Bring lunch
AD Chess  Fletcher Library, 823 N. Buchanan at “H” St.,

east of University Ave. LR    
AD Citizenship in the Nation Clinton Library, 1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock. Bring lunch. A troop adult must pick up the Scouts by 3:00 to 3:30 PM
AD Citizenship in the World Capitol, Rooms 138 and 149
AM Coin Collecting St. Paul UMC, 2223 Durwood Road, LR
AM, PM Communication TBA, Pulaski Heights UMC, 4823 Woodlawn, LR (Lee St. west of Kavanaugh)
AD Cooking U.A. Pulaski Tech Culinary Institute, 13000 I-30, LR 72210 (exit for Bass Pro Shop and Outlet Mall off of I-430)
A Cooking, May 11 TBA, Nutrition, health and safety reqs. only, Pulaski Heights UMC, 2823 Woodlawn, LR
AM, PM Crime Prevention Capitol, Room 272 (12:15pm: Optional tour of County Jail, 3201 W. Roosevelt Rd., LR, Upper parking deck, go to Visitation desk)  
AD Cycling Bring lunch in day pack, helmet, water bottle and optional cycling gloves, Firehouse Hostel, 1201 S. Commerce St., LR (by Arts Center)


AD Digital Technology Main Library, 100 Rock St., 1 block south of President Clinton, 3rd Floor Computer Room. Library does not open until 9:00 am. Must complete Cyber Chip on your own.

PM Disability Aware. Capitol, Room 130
AM, PM Dog Care Must have a dog but don’t bring it. SW side of Capitol (picnic area)
AM, PM Electricity

Curtis Stout, Inc., 2400 Cantrell Road, Ste. 100, LR (back east end of complex)

AM, PM Electronics

Curtis Stout, Inc., 2400 Cantrell Road, Ste. 100, LR (back east end of complex)

AD Emergency Preparedness Wed. June 3rd.  Bring lunch. County Command Center, 3200 Brown Street, (off Roosevelt Rd) LR
AM, PM Engineering Federal Bldg., 700 W. Capitol Ave., LR, Room 7208
AM, PM Environmental Science Federal Bldg., 700 W. Capitol Ave., LR, Room 4509
M, A Fingerprinting With Crime Prevention

AM, PM Fire Safety Fire Training Facility, 7000 Murray Street, LR
AM, PM First Aid MEMS,1121 W 7th Street, Little Rock, AR   
AD Forestry Dee Brown Library, 6325 Baseline Road, LR

Genealogy State Archives, 2B215, 2nd Floor, 1 Capitol Mall, Do family tree, bring a marriage, death, or birth certif. copy. Cell phone helpful to call a family member for more family info during the class.
AD Geocaching UALR Science Lab, Room 160, bring GPS or smart phone with app. if you can. Bring lunch
tba Graphic Arts Innovation Hub, 201 E. Broadway, NLR
AM, PM Indian Lore Historic Arkansas, 200 E. 3rd. St. LR (2nd floor)
A Journalism  (Newspaper) NOT IN 2020 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, enter on 5th Street at Scott, LR
AM Law Capitol, Room 130, must attend a trial later  
AM Medicine / Public Health tba
2 Days Metalwork (Blacksmithing), bring eyeglasses or protection, jeans, long shirt.  22622 Wilson St., Mabelvale 72103; this is a 2-day class for age 13 and up.
AM Mining in Society UALR Science Lab, Room 162
AM, PM Music   Capitol, Room 171 Won’t do Req/ #4
AD Nuclear Science  

Sue Cowan Library,1800  S. Chester at 16th/17th St., LR  
PM Oceanography UALR Science Lab, Room 160
AM, PM Painting Bring old shirt. 3315 J.E. Davis, LR, off of Scott Hamilton
AM, PM Personal Fitness House at 7301 Kingwood Road, LR and

 Jim Dailey Fitness Center, 300 S. Scott, LR (near Zoo)
AD Personal Management Butler Bldg./Arkansas Studies Institute, President Clinton Ave.

at Rock St, River Market, LR, Room 124. 3-month budget and other

at-home reqs. laterWill not do 1A,B,C; 2A, B(3-mo budget); 8C; D; 10B
AM, PM Photography Heritage Center, 506 Main Street (Argenta), NLR
PM Pottery Arkansas Arts Center, 2510 Cantrell Road, LR
AM, PM Programming Capitol, Room 207 (Scout can bring his own Win10 laptop if desired)
AM Public Speaking Capitol, Old Supreme Court
PM Pulp and Paper Game and Fish Nature Center classroom, River Market, downtown LR.
AM Radio South side of Big Mac Bldg., under overhang, west of the Capitol
PM Railroading LR Port on Lindsay Road
AM, PM Reading Sue Cowan Williams Library, 1800 S. Chester at 16-17th St., LR
AM Reptile and Amphibian Study Hillary Clinton Children’s Library, 4800 W. 10th St. at Monroe (south side of I-630 from the Zoo), LR  
AD Robotics tba
AD Scuba (patch) See BSA Scuba

PM Sculpture Arkansas Arts Center, 2510 Cantrell Road, LR
AD Space Exploration NOT in 2020 UALR, ETAS (Engineering Tech. and Applied Sciences) Bldg., Room 326

2801 South University Ave.

Little Rock, AR 72204
AM Sports Curtis Stout, Inc., 2400 Cantrell Road, Ste. 100, LR (back east end of complex) Must  do 2 team sports of 4 mos each
AM Surveying NE side of Capitol lawn
AM Sustainability Dunbar Community Garden, 1800 S. Chester, LR
PM Theater Capitol, Old Supreme Court
PM Traffic Safety Capitol  
PM Truck   Transportation Ben E. Keith, 1 Ben E Keith Way, NLR (Hwy 70 at I-440)
PM Veterinary Medicine Allen Veterinary Clinic, 4100 E 43rd St, North Little Rock, AR 72117 (at Landers Road , east side of Hwy 167   
PM Weather Game and Fish Nature Center classroom, River Market, downtown LR. Wont’ do 5 min. talks
AD Welding Ark. Welding Academy,1920 N. Redmond road, Jacksonville (bring consent form)
AD Woodwork Massie Road, north off of Maumelle Blvd., NLR bring lunch or McDonalds’s nearby




Counselor Information

   Have 1 or 2 adults register your Scouts. There must be at least 2 adult linked to your registration (BE SURE ALL HAVE YOUR CURRENT DISTRICT NAME IN YOUR PROFILE) site before you can add a Scout.  Be sure that you have toggled down to the Quapaw event toward the top of the registration page. 

   I suggest putting the email address for a troop adult who will be at the event where it asks for the Scout's email, in case I need to email an entire class about a class change that day. Be sure the email is a correct one, or I can't send a mass email.

 Send your payment to Quapaw Area Council, $7 per Scout. No charge for adults. Contact Jim Britt, Dean, with questions, 501-912-1449, jobritt@sbcglobal.net


Unit Sign-up Instructions



Unit Payment Instructions

Call the QAC office at 501-664-4780 X225 to call in your payment of $7 per Scout. One payment per troop PLEASE, if possible. Mail: Quapaw Area Council, BSA, 3220 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR 72202. Please email or fax a copy of your class roster with the number of Scouts/money due to Scout office also...Kimb@quapawbsa.org  .or fax 501-664-5454.

Please submit your troop roster with payment so the office knows which Scouts are included. 

Council office: 501-664-4780

Scout Shop: 501-663-7157