In addition to learning how to safely ride and care for horses, Scouts who earn this merit badge will gain an understanding of the instincts and behaviors of horses and humane and effective methods for training horses.
See Ranch Hands Program
See Ranch HandsProgram
See Ranch Hands
Entering 8th Grade in the Fall
All requirements can be earned at camp
Cattle, horses, sheep, goats, hogs, poultry, and other domesticated animals are important to people for many reasons. They supply us with food and clothing, we use them for recreational purposes, they work with and for us
Check out the various critters from Northern WI!
Ride horseback out to our Logging Camp for dinner and ride back before night fall. The ultimate horse experience outside of our Ranch Hands program.
In this program, you will learn all about farm animals and have plenty of hands-on time with horses. Scouts will earn the horsemanship merit badge and animal science merit badge. Scouts will spend their time hands-on with the horses learning to care for them and ride them! If you like hitting the dusty trail this program is for you!
Get a introduction to working with horses by taking them through our activity course. Head over to the ring arena and get an up close experience with the horses without a long horseback ride.
Ride through the woods and see some of camps natural beauty from horseback! Take a 40 minute trail ride and experience camp from a whole new perspective. No horse experience needed!
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Merit Badge and Advancement Procedures
Horse Corral Segment
N1910 Scout Road
Birchwood, WI 54817
6202 Bloomington Road
Fort Snelling, MN 55111
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