Scouting the Zoo: May 31 - June 2, 2019

At the Milwaukee County Zoo

Scouting the Zoo showcases the Scouting program of Three Harbors Council. This program is open to every Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturer, Explorer, Scout leader, their families and the general public. The program will provide hands-on experiences for youth members that are exciting for all ages.

Participation Opportunities:

Lion, Tiger, Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts are invited to attend for the day on Saturday and can participate in all activities before and after regular zoo hours. Packs who are selected for the camping pilot program will be invited to camp Saturday night only.
Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts are encouraged to camp with a local troop during the weekend. This will help foster the Arrow of Light-to-Scout transition program. Coordination with a troop is required. Please arrange proper adult leadership with the troop you will accompany.
Boy Scouts, Venturers and Explorers are invited to camp Friday and Saturday or attend for the day on Saturday with their unit under the rules and regulations of the Boy Scouts of America.

Informational Meetings

Has your unit considered attending Scouting the Zoo? Do you have questions about the programs and competitions? Would you like to meet some of the staff members and hear more about this exciting council-wide event? If so, please plan on attending one of our informational meetings:

  • January 22, 2019: Gateway iMET Center, Sturtevant 7:00 p.m.
  • January 24, 2019: Milwaukee Scout Service Center (Lower Level PPLC) 7:00 p.m.

The event staff will be offering a presentation what the event has to offer and ways your unit can participate. Members of the event leadership team will be around after the presentation to answer questions as well. For additional information please e-mail

Registration opening soon,
stay tuned!

Cub Scout Resources:

  • Event Guide


Boy Scout/Venturing Resources:

  • Event Guide

  • Program Roster


 Other Resources:

  • Camping Area Map

  • Campsite Availability and Unit Camping Locations

Scouting the Zoo Contacts:   414.443-2843


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