Boy Scouts

Merit Badge Programs for Boy Scout Packs

We offer many guided programs at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and Brinn Labs that will help you meet your specific project and merit badge requirements including:

  • Robotics
  • Woodworking
  • Tool Safety
  • Sewn or Soft Circuits
  • Rocket Making
  • Engineering
  • LED Art
  • Animation
  • Race Car Design
  • Fluid Formation
  • Learn to Solder
  • Ceramics/Pottery
  • Casting In Concrete
  • Introduction to Arduino
  • Introduction to Raspberry Pi
  • Learn to Sew
  • Cyanotype
  • Printmaking
  • Screen Printing
  • Natural Fabric Dyes
  • Design Thinking

Looking for a different skill-building program? We have dozens of hands-on programs that meet STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art/design, and math) education goals.

Our maker and badge-work programming, can be done after-school or on the weekends. These workshops will last 60-90 minutes.

Reservations are required in advance. For more information, or to book a program contact us!

Experience Maker Faire Milwaukee with your Pack!

Learn, build, craft, meet, MAKE! It’s all at Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth. We invite Scout troops to attend this free event – and to exhibit! It’s free to exhibit for non-commercial makers, so show the community what you are working on and what you are learning through scouting. Find out more at