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Webelos Fitness Activity Badge and Food Choices Here are some links which will help you with the food choices and menu planning requirements for the Webelos Fitness activity badge.
December Pack Meeting Plan – Passport to Other Lands (Respect) The Passport to Other Lands Cub Scout pack meeting plan features ideas for the core value of respect- games, group activities, songs, and more.
Venturing TRUST Award The TRUST award is the religious and community life award for Venturers. A young man or woman can earn this award by learning more about faith and service.
Skating Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts working on the Skating merit badge can choose to fulfill the requirements by ice skating, roller skating, or inline skating.
Venturing World Conservation Award The Venturing World Conservation Award recognizes young men and women who increase their awareness of conservation and its impact on the world community.
Character Connection Activities A reader writes in asking for help with Character Connection activities. See my list of resources and add your own.
November Pack Meeting Plan – Your Vote Counts (Citizenship) The Your Vote Counts meeting plan features ideas for the core value of citizenship - games, group activities, songs, and more.
BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan I – More Make It Yourself BSA provides Wolf den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. Today's plan is a supplemental den meeting plan in which Cub Scouts make a bench fork and a door stop
Science Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts This science program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with a weather and energy theme.
Whoosh! – STEM Award for Boy Scouts (Engineering) STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The engineering Nova STEM award for Boy Scouts is called Whoosh explores machines and motion.
Genealogy Requirements and Non Traditional Families How do you do Cub Scout genealogy requirements when you have children from non-traditional families who may not know who their grandparents or even parents are?
BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan H – Space BSA provides Cub Scout Bear den meeting ideas for den leaders on the Scouting.org website. This plan covers part of Bear Elective 1 – Space.
November Cub Scout Theme - Your Vote Counts (Citizenship) This Cub Scout theme revolves around the ideas of citizenship, duties, and community service. Have a mock election in your pack. Find ideas here.
Did You Ever Do a Den Meeting on Bullying? This question was sent to me by reader Barbara: It has come to my knowledge that one of my boys (Webelos) is being bullied in school. Now, one of my new recruits is one of the bulliers. I would like to do a den meeting on bullying awareness. Maybe you can be of some help. Thanks.
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.
Disabilities Awareness Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts can learn to understand and appreciate each individual's strengths and challenges while working on the Disabilities Awareness merit badge.
Canoeing Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Canoeing merit badge is a favorite for our second year Boy Scouts at summer camp. Everyone likes to get out on the lake on a warm summer day.
Backpacking Merit Badge for Boy Scouts If your Boy Scout troop is planning some backpacking outings, check out the requirements for the Backpacking merit badge.
Losing Interest in Boy Scouts A reader asks "The fun is gone. I know Boy Scouts is different than Cubs, but is it supposed to be no fun? Is there a suggestion I can take to the Scoutmaster that might help him keep these boys interested?"
Aquatics Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts This aquatics program feature offers the opportunity to learn more about swimming and boating. Your PLC can plan a month of activities around this theme.
Venturing Quest Award Venturing is all about letting teens explore what interests them and achieving the aims of Scouting at the same time. The Quest award provides recognition for Venturers who pursue an interest in sports.
Backpacking Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts A backpacking programs feature offers the opportunity to learn the skills to successfully plan and carry out a backpacking trip.
Venturing Ranger Award Elective - Winter Sports To complete the Venturing Ranger Award requirements for Winter Sports, a Venturer must learn all about skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, or ice skating.
Water Sports Merit Badge for Boy Scouts The Water Sports merit badge focuses on water skiing. Boy Scouts will learn about safety and technique while working on this badge.
Summer Camp at Camp Gamble If you are looking for a summer camp for next year with plenty of activities for all of your Scouts, I highly recommend Camp Gamble.
Mile Swim BSA The Mile Swim is a tradition at most Boy Scout summer camps. It is a challenge for Scouts and those who complete it have a great sense of accomplishment.
Scuba Diving Merit Badge for Boy Scouts The Scuba Diving merit badge gives Boy Scouts the opportunity to learn all about scuba. Your local scuba shop might be a good resource. One in our area has chartered a Venture Crew with a scuba specialty.
Memorial Day Today we honor those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom. This poem by American author Francis Marion Crawford would make an excellent reading for any Memorial Day ceremony.
Rowing Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Rowing merit badge is often completed at Boy Scout summer camp. I always enjoy seeing their skill level improve over the series of days. The first day they are often rowing around in circles, but by the end of the week they have the hang of it.
Swimming Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts who have earned their Swimming belt loop can go a step further and earn the Swimming pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. By working on the requirements for the pin, Cub Scouts will improve the swimming techniques.
BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan G - Outdoor Adventure BSA provides Wolf den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. In this den meeting plan Wolf Cub Scouts go on a picnic and play some games together.
Volleyball Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts who have earned their Volleyball belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program can dig into the sport even more by earning the Volleyball pin. They will work on skills to improve their techniques and increase their knowledge of the game.
Golf Pin for Cub Scouts If you have a Cub Scout who really likes to golf, he can earn the Golf pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. Maybe he can even share some of his knowledge of the game with the other Scouts in his pack or den and get them interested also.
Bowling Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts who like to bowl can earn the Bowling pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. By earning this recognition, they will practice skills to improve their game and learn more about the sport.
American Heritage Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts who are interested in history can earn the American Heritage merit badge and learn about our past.
May Cub Scout Theme – Destination Parks (Health and Fitness) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One of the Cub Scout themes for the May core value of Health and Fitness is a Destination Parks theme.
Language and Culture Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts who are interested in other parts of the world can earn their Language and Culture pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. Maybe it will even interest them enough to find a Scout in another country to be a pen pal with.
Venturing Ranger Award Elective - Physical Fitness To complete the Venturing Ranger Award requirements for Physical Fitness, a Venturer must develop and carry out a physical fitness program. Then he or she must teach another group how to set up a physical fitness program.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 4 - Sportsman This idea from the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers part of the Sportsman Activity Badge with a focus on the Ultimate belt loop.