Webelos Fitness Activity Badge

Webelos Fitness Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan

My Webelos den has started working on Fitness. This activity badge is required for the Webelos badge.

When I told my guys we were working on Fitness activity badge, they were all ready to go outside and do some situps and pushups. I had to break the news to them that they’ll have to wait for Athlete activity badge to do that. Fitness is all about healthy habits.

Most of the requirements must be done with a parent. So at our meeting, I talked to them about what they needed to discuss with their parents and sent them home with some handouts. We’ll follow up on what they did at home at a later meeting.

When we were finished with all of the talking we played a team building game and then headed out to the playground for ten minutes. That was their reward for being really well behaved during the discussion part.

Printable copy of    Webelos Den Meeting Plan for Fitness Activity Badge (includes timetable)

Webelos Fitness Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan


Your will need to gather these materials beforehand:

  • A US flag for the opening ceremony
  • Printouts for the meeting

Gathering Activity

Play Human Knot Game

Prep one Scout to plan and lead the opening flag ceremony. That Scout will complete requirement 6 for his Webelos badge.

See simple opening flag ceremony

Do the Fitness Character Connection (Requirement 1)

Discuss the requirements 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Explain what they will need to discuss with their parents. Give them handouts to help:

For Requirement 2:

For Requirement 3: Weekly Meal Planner

For Requirement 4: Weekly Meal Log

For Requirements 5, 6, and 7: Fitness Activity Badge Worksheets


Play an active game for a few minutes

Hand out recognitions
Announcements for upcoming pack and den events
Close with the Scout Law

More Information

5 Responses to Webelos Fitness Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan

  1. Merry September 9, 2012 at 6:01 PM #

    Thank you for posting these! This is SO helpful!!!

  2. sharon October 26, 2012 at 12:03 PM #

    Thanks so much for this info and the pre-made sheets…so helpful! Saved me hours of prep time. God Bless!

  3. Bridget November 12, 2012 at 12:18 PM #

    Thanks for all the useful worksheets and ideas! It helps me out a ton when my husband has to work a lot of over time and I plan the Den meetings for him! :)

  4. Greg November 3, 2013 at 2:38 PM #

    I think you may save my Webelos den!!!!!

  5. Michelle January 6, 2014 at 6:16 PM #

    I love your site!! Your ideas are always so helpful. Thank you – thank you – thank you! from Hampton, CT

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