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

Who Is Captain Mercaptan?

Calling all elementary school teachers! Are you interested in a new art or science project? Looking for a STEM focused lesson plan? Would you like to help your school win $10,000?! Participate in The Adventures of Captain Mercaptan and your school could win BIG. The contest is open to all elementary schools (grades K-5) within the BGE service area. Read the Marvel® and Captain Mercaptan comic book with your students and have them create a comic strip about an important gas safety message they learned.

Entries accepted until November 13, 2017. The online public voting period will run from November 20 – December 3 and winners will be announcement in January 2018.

Visit to download the official entry kit or sign up for a free BGE safety presentation at your school.