The Adventures of Captain Mercaptanâ„ 
A BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge

Who Is Captain Mercaptan?

Calling all elementary school teachers! Are you interested in a new art project? Looking for a creative way to teach your students about science? 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 new Captain Mercaptan comic book and then draw a comic book cover about the important gas safety message you learned from the comic book.

Visit to learn more and to download the official entry kit.