Scouts who complete the requirements to earn the Leatherwork merit badge will explore leather’s history and its endless uses. They will learn to make a useful leather item using the same types of raw materials that our ancestors used; be challenged to master skills like hand-stitching, lacing, and braiding; and learn how to preserve and protect leather items so they will last a lifetime and beyond.

Requirements & Worksheets

Complete details and worksheets for this merit badge are available here.


None. However, Scouts are required to pay an additional $5 to cover supplies when registering.