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Tiger Cub ScoutsBSA Tiger Den Meeting 4 - Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe   This is an overview of the fourth Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I've included some additional information I think would be helpful. The main focus for this meeting is the Go See it for Achievement 3. You will be going to a sporting event.

 

Character CountsWolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 12 - Making Choices  I found that the best way to make this fun was to turn it into a role play game. We started out with the Character Connection, and then we started going through the scenarios. We went through more than four. They really enjoyed doing them. And with a couple of the scenarios there was some lively discussion over what they should do.

 

Boy Scout Tenderfoot BadgeTenderfoot Rank Requirements for Boy Scouts  The requirements for Tenderfoot mostly introduce the new Scouts to the basic skills they should know now that they are Boy Scouts. They are completely age appropriate for a typical 10, 11, or 12 year old.

 

FitnessBSA Tiger Den Meeting 3 - Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe (Food Pyramid and Fire Drill)  This is an overview of the third Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I've included some additional information I think would be helpful.

 

MusicWebelos Showman Activity Badge Den Meeting   The Showman activity badge offers a lot of choices, so this is less of a step by step den meeting plan and more a set of suggestions.

 

Venturing Bronze AwardVenturing Bronze Award  The Venturing program offers a flexible recognition program to meet the interests of its members. The first award Venturers work on is the Bronze award.

 

FamilyBSA Tiger Den Meeting 2 - Bobcat and Making My Family Special   This is an overview of the second Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I've included some additional information I think would be helpful.

 

ConservationWolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 7 - Your Living World  Wolf Achievement 7 - Your Living World - focuses on conservation. This den meeting plan covers the whole achievement.

 

Webelos Engineer Activity BadgeWebelos Engineer Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 2  Today I am posting another den meeting plan for Webelos Engineer activity badge. This meeting plan, along with the first meeting plan, completes all of the requirements.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingBSA Methods - Advancement  Advancement is one of the "Methods of Scouting" used in Boy Scouts. I am the Advancement Chair for our troop, so I am always interested in other Scouters' thoughts on advancement.

 

Eagle Scout is the highest advancement rank in Boy Scouting. Eagle is earned after the rank of Life. "Once an Eagle, always an Eagle".Life to Eagle Reports  One thing we have done in our troop which seems to motivate our Life Scouts a little is the Life to Eagle reports at every Court of Honor. Each Life Scout gets up in turn and tells what he has done since the last Court of Honor to try to advance and what he plans to do next on his path to Eagle.

 

FamilyBSA Tiger Den Meeting 1 - Bobcat and Making My Family Special  For the most part, I like the new BSA Program helps. Sometimes the helps are a little light on specifics or you have to hunt around in another publication or online for some additional resources. So I've included some additional information I think would be helpful.

 

FamilyWolf 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.

 

Webelos Cub Scout badgeWebelos Den Meeting Plan - Webelos Badge  Instead of giving you a typical den meeting plan, I am going to list the badge requirements below and explain what we are doing for each one.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingSetting Advancement Goals with Boy Scouts  My plan is to get all of the Scouts of the same rank together at one time and give them some encouragement. I'll give each of them an advancement goals sheet to fill out.

 

Webelos Cub Scout badgeWebelos Badge Scramble Puzzle  I am going to go over some of the requirements for the Webelos badge with my den at our next meeting. We'll use this word scramble puzzle as a gathering activity. It is based on the requirements for the Webelos badge.

 

Praying handsWolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 11 - Duty to God  Don't be afraid to talk about faith with your Cub Scouts. Even if your group represents very diverse faiths, they should be able to learn to talk about faith respectfully with each other.

 

Fire TrucksTiger Achievement 2 - Where I Live - Go See It  The Go See It for Tiger Achievement 2 (Where I Live) is always a lot of fun. I haven't met a first grade boy yet who doesn't want to see a fire truck or police car up close.

 

Family Life Merit BadgeFamily Life Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  I like this badge because it makes them think about the many aspects of being a member of a family, from pitching in on chores to considering outside influences on our families.

 

Webelos Communicator Activity BadgeWebelos Communicator Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 2  Giving the talks was definitely the high point of this meeting. My den all brought in props and were well prepared for the talks.

 

Webelos Communicator Activity BadgeWebelos Communicator Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 1  My den seemed to enjoy doing this badge. They are all good at talking, but they had to spend some time listening and cooperating to finish the requirements.

 

Camping EquipmentCamping Log for Boy Scouts  Camping is an essential part of the Boy Scout program and Scouts need to keep track of how much camping they have done. There is a space for this in the back of their handbook, but as a Camping merit badge counselor, I know that there are some other aspects of their campouts they need to record.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingTrustworthy 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.

 

communicationTiger Den Meeting Plan | How I Tell It  This plan completes Tiger requirements 4D and some Tiger electives.

 

US FlagWolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 2 - Your Flag  Wolf Achievement 2 - Your Flag - helps instill one of the three Aims of Scouting in our young Scouts - citizenship. By learning about how to properly display the US flag, they learn about respect.

 

Fire TrucksTiger Den Meeting Plan | Where I Live  This den meeting plan assumes you will be doing your visit to a fire station or police station as a separate activity. So to fill out the meeting for this achievement, I added in the Map and Compass belt loop.

 

US FlagMovies for Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge  Sometimes when I am doing an initial interview with a Scout for the Citizenship in the Community merit badge, they don't have any idea of which movie to watch for requirement 5.

 

Webelos Super AchieverWebelos Super Achiever Award  The Webelos Super Achiever award is for Webelos who earn all 20 Webelos activity badges. This is a council specific award, not a national award.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingWhat Is a Board of Review?  When a Scout has completed all of the requirements for a rank, he must appear before a board of review. A board of review is NOT the same as a Scoutmaster Conference but just with more people.

 

FitnessTips for Wolf Achievement 1 - Feats of Skill  There are a couple of different ways to work on Wolf Achievement 1 - Feats of Skill - with your den. One way is to do all of the requirements in one meeting. Another is to spread them out between different meetings.

 

HammerWolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 5 - Tools for Fixing and Building  This is a fun, hands-on achievement for the Wolves. Boys of all ages love getting to work with tools.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingWhat Is a Scoutmaster Conference?  One thing which sometimes throws new Scouts (and their parents) off guard is the Scoutmaster Conference. What in the world is a Scoutmaster Conference? Am I going to have to tie knots? What if I get nervous and forget how?!!!

 

Webelos Cub Scout badgeWebelos Activity Badges Matching Quiz  When Cub Scouts enter their Webelos year, a few things change. One of the things which is different is that they work on activity badges instead of achievements.

 

American Labor Merit BadgeAmerican Labor Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Labor Day marks the end of summer, but it is also a good excuse to introduce the American Labor merit badge to your Scouts.

 

BobcatTiger Den Meeting Plan for Bobcat Badge  When a new Tiger den is formed, the first advancement step is for them to earn their Bobcat badge. This den meeting plan also throws in some other fun

 

Webelos Citizen Activity BadgeWebelos Citizen Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 2  This meeting plan completes the requirements for the Webelos Citizen activity badge which were started in Webelos Citizen Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 1.

 

Webelos Citizen Activity BadgeWebelos Citizen Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 1  We'll be focusing on the flag requirements at this meeting (requirement 3, 4, and 5). The following week we will do the requirements which relate to government and personal citizenship.

 

When a new Scout joins a troop, the first thing he must do is meet the joining requirements listed for the Scout badge.Scout Badge (Joining) Requirements  In Boy Scouts, each Scout goes at his own pace. Hopefully it doesn't take him too long to meet the requirements for the Scout badge.

 

FamilyTiger Den Meeting Plan | Making My Family Special  This Tiger den meeting plan focuses on Achievement 1 - Making My Family Special. It also covers Tiger Electives 1 and 4.

 

Summer CampWebelos Mini Week Camp at Pine Ridge  I'm looking forward to three days and two nights of camping fun at Pine Ridge Scout Camp.