The Adventures of Captain Mercaptan℠
A BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge

Who Is Captain Mercaptan?

Calling all elementary school teachers! Would you like to help your school win $10,000 in grant funding? Participate in The Adventures of Captain Mercaptan®, BGE’s Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge and your school could win BIG. The contest is open to all public and private elementary schools (grades K-5) within the BGE service area.

Visit to download the official entry kit, which also includes grade specific lessons plans that meet Maryland State STEM Standards of Practice.

Entries will be accepted until November 11, 2018. The online public voting period will run from November 19 – Decembers 2 and winners will be announcement in January 2019.