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Merit Badge Programs

Course List

  • Youth group and scouts: Guided adventures

    Share unique discoveries with your youth group or scout troop during a guided adventure at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Youth groups and scouts: Self-guided adventures

    Register your youth group or scout troop for a self-guided adventure at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Citizenship in the World Merit Badge

    Learn what it takes to be a good citizen in the world. Compare the rights we have in the United States with the rights of two other countries. All sections are SOLD OUT. Two Sundays, December 8, 2019 and January 5, 2020, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., or Two Sundays, February 2 and March 1 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

    How much do you know about your national government? In this merit badge class, held at The Morton Arboretum, explore the three branches of our national government. All sections are SOLD OUT.Two Sundays, December 8 and January 5, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or December 15 and January 12, 2019, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge

    How much do you know about government where you live? Just as ecosystems within The Morton Arboretum are a complex web, you live in a complex web of government units. All sections are SOLD OUT. Two Sundays, December 15 and January 12, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or Two Sundays, February 2 and March 1, 2020, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Geology Merit Badge

    Explore the geology at The Morton Arboretum while earning your merit badge. Sunday, February 16, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Geocaching Merit Badge

    Earn your merit badge at The Morton Arboretum and learn all about geocaching. Two Sundays, March 15, and April 19, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.