Scoutmaster Bucky has been run by Brian Reiners since 2009, and offers events for Scouts to earn merit badges and rank advancement, as well as leader training opportunities. The events are council-approved, and open to all Scouts.
Ten Ring is a non-profit specializing in firearm and archery training for youth and leaders. They typically offer Archery merit badge and Rifle Shooting merit badge classes.
The Northwest Coin Club offers a one-day Coin Collecting merit badge class at their annual Money Show in March.
The North Star Museum of Boy Scouting & Girl Scouting offers dozens of Scouts BSA merit badge workshops every year, using registered merit badge counselors to lead these workshops. Most workshops take place at the museum in North St. Paul.