The Merit Badge Program

In 1911, Boy Scouts were able to earn as many as 57 merit badges. Today, that number has grown to more than 100, with new badges regularly being added in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.


Merit Badge Library


Merit Badge Clinics

  • Three Harbors Council offers several merit badge clinics to its Scouts
  • Walk-ins are not allowed. (This is to ensure that all Scouts have the necessary materials and receive the best clinic instruction possible).
  • All merit badge clinics are $6.00 per Scout.
  • All clinics require pre-registration
  • Registration for clinics offered in fall will be available September 1 until all spots are filled.
  • Registration for clinics offered in spring will be available January 1 until all spots are filled.

American Labor

Here's an opportunity for Boy Scouts to earn the American Labor Merit Badge.


Coin Collecting

Have your Scouts find out about this interesting lifetime hobby.  This clinic is conducted by the Milwaukee Numismatic Society.

Dog Care

Join the Wisconsin Humane Society to work on the requirements needed to earn your Dog Care Merit Badge and have a howlin’ good time in the process!


Clinic is run in partnership with We Energies to help Boy Scouts earn their Electricity Merit Badge. 

First Aid

This half-day program will test a Scout's knowledge on the First Aid Merit Badge requirements.  
Note: This clinic is not for new Scouts.

Fire Safety

The clinic will consist of a lecture followed by breakout groups for a hands-on experience. 


This merit badge is not for brand new Scouts. The clinic will fulfill all requirements for the Law Badge.  This will take place at the Milwaukee Bar Association. 

Motor Boating

Must have Boating Safety DNR license to receive merit badge. (The DNR Safe Boating class is not included in this merit badge class. Space is limited so please register early!


Earn the Railroading Merit Badge and learn about the operations of real railroading! 

Small Boat Sailing

This program is offered to allow each participant to learn how to sail with classroom and on the water training at the William Russell Sea Base. No prior sailing experience is required.

Snow Sports

Scouts will work on down hill skiing and snowbaording in this clinic.

Merit Badge Counselors


Finding a Merit Badge Counselor

Click here for instructions to access the Merit Badge Counselor Directory
Click here to access the Merit Badge Counselor Directory.

Becoming a Merit Badge Counselor

Click here to apply to be a Merit Badge Counselor.
Click here to renew your status as a Merit Badge Counselor for Three Harbors Council.



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