Three Harbors Council, BSA
330 South 84th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53214-1468

Scouting the Zoo 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.


Critter Crawl Run


T-shirt and Sling Bags are now Available

2020 Animal Revealed!

Here are some some facts about Sweet Pea:

  • Sweet Pea is a 19 year old barred owl.
  • Sweet Pea has been captive since she was a baby and fell out of her nest.
  • She has been at the Milwaukee County Zoo since 2016.
  • Sweet Pea is a picky eater and prefers small mice to big mice.
  • She does not like to take selfies because of the reflection of the sun hitting the phone.
  • She is good friends with Hedwig from Harry Potter but she will not deliver your letters for you.  


Participation Opportunities:

Lion, Tiger, Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts are invited to attend for the day on Saturday and can participate in all activities prior to, and after, regular zoo hours. Packs that are selected for the Cub camping program will be assigned a camping space and time.
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.
Scouts BSA/Venturers and Explorers are invited to camp Friday through Sunday or attend for the day on Saturday with their unit under the rules and regulations of the Boy Scouts of America.





  2020 Scouting the Zoo Patch

Upcoming Events


Cub Scout Program:
Scouts BSA/Venturing Program:
 Camping Information:
Frequently Asked Questions
Critter Crawl Run

T-shirt and Sling Bag



Scouting the Zoo Contacts:   414.443-2842


Three Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America  I  330 South 84th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53214-1468