Wolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 4 – Know Your Home and Community

Wolf Achievement 4 – Know Your Home and Community – helps Cub Scouts learn how to take care of themselves and be safe. This den meeting plan covers requirements a, b, c, d, and e.

For requirement f, you will need to go on a field trip to a government center or a historic location. One of my dens went to a local historic home. The other den went to a local “one lot” graveyard on our street which dates back to the mid 1800’s. They had fun looking at all of the names and dates on the headstones.

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Den Meeting Plan

Preparation:
Ask the Scouts to bring some phone numbers for family, neighbors, doctors, etc with them for requirement 4a

Your will need to gather these materials beforehand:

  • A US flag. If you have a Den or Pack flag, bring that also.
  • Pencils
  • Crayons or markers
  • Pieces of rope for the gathering activity
  • Printouts for the meeting

Gathering Activity

  • Practice tying overhand knots and square knots (Elective 17 a)
  • Prep one Scout to plan and lead opening flag ceremony (Wolf requirement 2b for the scout leading)

Opening

Activities

  • Make emergency phone number lists. (Emergency Phone Number List (Worksheet)) After they fill in the numbers, have them decorate the lists by drawing pictures on them. (Requirement 4a)
  • Role play what to do when someone knocks at the door or when the phone rings. Practice several different scenarios for each. See Phone Etiquette (Requirements 4b and 4c)
  • Talk about what they need to do before leaving the house. (Requirement 4d)
  • Play an active game – see the Games page for ideas

Closing and Announcements

  • Hand out recognitions
  • Announcements for upcoming pack and den events
  • Hand out aids for keeping track of chores at home for one month. See  One Month Chore Chart . (Requirement 4e)
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7 Responses to Wolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 4 – Know Your Home and Community

  1. Tim Swenson September 28, 2012 at 2:10 PM #

    Wonderful resources. Thank you from Pack 9007, Olympia Washington.

  2. Erica Smalls September 30, 2012 at 1:08 PM #

    Thanks for the wonderful tips and resources.

  3. Laura Wackerly October 2, 2012 at 9:02 AM #

    Thank you so much for the resources from Pack 923 in Canton, Ohio.

  4. Matt Crowell October 18, 2012 at 12:12 AM #

    Great resources! Thank you from our Wolf den in Seoul Korea. (Pack 89)

  5. heather November 7, 2012 at 5:33 PM #

    bless your soul. you saved me. just got called as wolf leader and we’re figuring out what we’re doing.. all the scouts needed to do achievement 4 and here you are with all the handouts ready to go. Thank you!!!!!!!! from 1606.

  6. Traci December 13, 2012 at 11:28 AM #

    Thanks! I was a bit lazy and put off making my worksheets, I’m glad I found you quicker than I could make one this week! :)

  7. Bryan November 11, 2013 at 5:58 PM #

    Thank you very much for your time and help! Great job!
    Pack 5 Lancaster Ohio

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