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Tiger 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
Tiger Den Meeting Plan | How I Tell It This plan completes Tiger requirements 4D and some Tiger electives.
Wolf 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.
Tiger 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.
Movies 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 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.
What 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.
Tips 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.
Wolf 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.
What 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 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 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.
Tiger 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 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 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.
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.
Tiger 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.
Webelos Mini Week Camp at Pine Ridge I'm looking forward to three days and two nights of camping fun at Pine Ridge Scout Camp.
Wolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 6 | Start a Collection Wolf Achievement 6 - Start a Collection can be combined with the Collecting belt loop. Requirements 6b and 6c for the achievement completely overlap with requirements 1 and 2 for the belt loop.
Webelos Family Member Activity Badge Summertime is a good time for your Webelos to work on their Family Member activity badge. With the extra time on their hands, they can learn how to do some more chores around the house.
Tiger Den Meeting Plan | Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe You can do most of Tiger Achievement 3 at a single meeting. One of the requirements (a fire drill) will have to be completed at home. The Go See It - visiting a sporting event - can be done as a separate activity.
Budget Worksheet for Family Member Activity Badge Requirement 4 for the Webelos Family Member activity badge requires the Scout to plan a budget for 30 days. This simple worksheet will provide a way to do that.
Basketry Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Basketry merit badge is always a favorite for our first and second year campers. It doesn't have a lot of requirements and is pretty straightforward.
Webelos Forester Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan This den meeting should take place at a nature center or park where forest trails are available. If you visit a nature center, see if there is a naturalist available to go on a hike with you.
Tiger Den Meeting Plan – 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 plenty of fun
Webelos Parent Orientation A brief explanation of the Webelos program. Den leaders can use this to give a mini-orientation to new Webelos parents.
Webelos Traveler Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 2 This den meeting completes the requirements for the Webelos Traveler activity badge. The plan for the first meeting for this badge is described in the previous post.
Planning for Webelos (18 Month Plan) Planning ahead will help you help your scouts achieve their ranks. This is a sample plan to help Webelos earn their Webelos badge and Arrow of Light.
New Den and Pack Meeting Resource Guides The new BSA resource guides for dens and packs are available in PDF format online. I'm so happy to see they are not going to make us go to the Scout Shop and buy them.
Wolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 8: Cooking and Eating Cub Scouts always enjoy a picnic. Line up some adults to help you and fulfill some of the requirements for Wolf Achievement 8: Cooking and Eating with this den meeting plan.
Tiger Den Meeting Plan – Let’s Go Outdoors A den meeting plan to fulfill Tiger Achievement 5: Let's Go Outdoors and Tiger Elective 33: Cleanup Treasure Hunt.
Boy Scout Basics Crossword for Webelos and Scouts A crossword puzzle for Webelos working on their Arrow of Light award or for new Boy Scouts who are working toward their Scout rank. This puzzle has clues from the Boy Scout oath, law, motto, and slogan.
Wolf Achievement 3: Keep My Body Healthy - Healthy Habits Worksheet To help the Wolves complete Wolf Achievement 3 - Keep Your Body Healthy at home, send them home with a check-off chart of healthy habits already printed out.
Webelos Den Meeting Plan – Scientist Part 2 This meeting plan completes the requirements for the Webelos Scientist activity badge which were started in Webelos Den Meeting Plan - Scientist Part 1. This den meeting should be held about two weeks after the first meeting.
Webelos Den Meeting Plan – Scientist Part 1 The Scientist activity badge for Webelos can be a little intimidating at first, but as long as you are prepared and keep the activities simple it is manageable. This den meeting plan covers half of the requirements. An separate article (to be posted tomorrow) describes a den meeting plan to complete the badge.