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Hands On Activities at Den Meetings

A reader asks “Our den leader does 90% paperwork and talking at den meetings on the items in the handbook. Is this they way it is or are there other packs and dens that do hands on activities to accomplish same goals? “

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Fall Fun Rally 2014

In a couple of weeks, our crew is going to Fall Fun Rally. This annual event, which started 41 years ago in the Greater St. Louis Area Council, claims to be the largest annual gathering of Venturers and Explorers.

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Helping an Auditory Learner with Webelos Requirements

A reader asks about helping an auditory learner with the Webelos requirements. Songs can be a big help to auditory learners.

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Outdoor Ethics Awareness

Boy Scout Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award

By earning this award, Boy Scouts become more aware of the principles of Leave No Trace and the Outdoor Code and learn to have minimal impact on the environment when hiking, camping, and participating in other outdoor activities.

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Webelos Requirements

A reader who is a new Webelos den leader is confused about how many activity badges must be completed. We try to sort it out.

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First Aid Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts

The focus of the First Aid troop program feature is learning to assess an emergency and practical first aid skills.

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Cub Scout Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award

Cub Scouts and their leaders can earn the Outdoor Ethics Awareness award to start learning about being responsible citizens while outdoors.

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Water Bottle Holder Projects

Here are some water bottle holder projects I came across recently. Scouts will want to keep their water bottles with them when they can carry them in a water bottle holder they made themselves.

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Getting Parents to Sign Boys Up for Cub Scouting

A reader writes in looking for advice about convincing parents to sign their children up for the Cub Scouts. What ideas can you share with her?

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Bear Marble Madness

Bear Elective Adventure Requirements: Marble Madness

For the Marble Madness adventure, Bears learn all about marbles and play a variety of games with them, from ringer to marble mazes.

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Webelos AOL Looking Back Looking Forward

Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Looking Back, Looking Forward

For the Looking Back, Looking Forward adventure, Webelos learn about the past and create a time capsule.

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Wolf Grow Something

Wolf Elective Adventure Requirements: Grow Something

For the Grow Something adventure, Wolves learn about plants and gardening.

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Tiger Stories in Shapes

Tiger Elective Adventure Requirements: Stories in Shapes

For the Stories in Shapes adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about art and explore their own creativity.

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Webelos AOL Sportsman

Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Sportsman

For the Sportsman adventure, Webelos learn about sportsmanship and play individual and team sports.

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Bear Super Science

Bear Elective Adventure Requirements: Super Science

For the Super Science adventure, Bears do some simple science investigations involving static electricity, buoyancy, and colors.

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Wolf Paws of Skill

Wolf Elective Adventure Requirements: Paws of Skill

For the Paws of Skill adventure, Wolves learn about sportsmanship and using sports to stay physically fit.

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Tiger Elective Adventure Requirements: Tiger-iffic!

For the Tiger-iffic! adventure, Tigers and their adult partners play games and can even create their own games.

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Webelos AOL Project Family

Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Project Family

For the Project Family adventure, Webelos learn learn about family history and discover different ways they can participate as a family member.

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Bear Salmon Run

Bear Elective Adventure Requirements: Salmon Run

For the Salmon Run adventure, Bears learn swimming and boating safety rules and then go have fun in the water.

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Wolf Spirit of the Water

Wolf Elective Adventure Requirements: Spirit of the Water

For the Spirit of the Water adventure, Wolves learn about water conservation and how to enjoy swimming and boating safely.

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