Boy Scout Archives: Helpful
A Scout cares about other people. He willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward.
Service Hours Form What should be on a service hours form for Scouts or units wanting to record their participation in service projects?
Messengers of Peace The Boy Scouts of America joined the Messengers of Peace initiative in 2012. This program encourages Scouts around the world to work for peace by being a positive force in their communities.
Scout Law I like the simplicity of the Scout Law. It is brief and therefore easy for youth to memorize. But it covers a lot of ground.
How the Boy Scout Law Relates to the Ten Commandments Comparing the 10 Commandments to the Boy Scout Law is an interesting activity for any Boy Scout group.
The Scouting Way The Scouting Way can help everybody: men and women, young and old, Scouts and non-Scouts alike incorporate the core ethics and principles of Scouting into their daily lives, in just minutes a day.
The Scoutmaster Minute: Your Handbook for Inspiring Moments The Scoutmaster Minute presents verses of honesty, courage, service, sacrifice and more-right at your fingertips and right when they're needed, fitting easily into a pocket or backpack.
The Scoutmaster's Other Handbook Proven ideas for building strong, successful, sustainable troops that truly achieve the promise of Scouting - from meetings and outings to administration.
A Scout Leader's Guide to Youth Leadership Training: Working the Patrol Method A must read for anyone involved in Boy Scouts. The patrol method can seem illogical and inefficient if you don’t understand it’s purpose and implementation. This book will help both Scouters and parents.
Journey To Excellence Service Projects The Journey to Excellence Service Project initiative encourages Scouting units to carry out meaningful service projects.
Thanksgiving Scoutmaster (or Cubmaster) Minute This makes a nice Scoutmaster Minute or Cubmaster Minute or even just a good reflection for a family gathering at this time of year. This is based on something in some old BSA program helps
A Scout's Prayer by Lord Baden-Powell This prayer is attributed to Lord Baden-Powell himself. B-P clearly believed that faith was an important component of his Scouting program. So while Scouting is not specific to any particular faith, there is a spiritual aspect to it. This prayer, based on the Scout Law, would be appropriate for most groups of Scouts.
Scoutmaster Minute – Only One Here is a Scoutmaster Minute which reminds us not to focus on the big insurmountable problem. Instead, just do what you can.
Scout Law Prayer A Scout is Reverent. This prayer incorporates the twelve points of the Scout Law.
Trustworthy Tommy Song Webelos need to learn about the Scout Law for their Webelos badge and their Arrow of Light Award. This classic Scout song is a fun way to help them learn it.
Scouting For Food The featured core value for Cub Scouts for the month of November is citizenship. Our Pack will help encourage citizenship in our Cub Scouts by participating in the local Scouting for Food program.
Memorial Day Yesterday we went out to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and participated in the 61st annual Memorial Day Good Turn. This event really seems to help our Scouts understand what Memorial Day is all about.