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Philmont Grace This grace is also known as the Wilderness Grace or the Worth Ranch Grace. It is attributed to Jerry Fulkerson from the Worth Ranch Scout Camp in Texas.
Aims of Scouting – Character The three aims of Scouting are Character Development, Citizenship Training, and Mental and Physical Fitness. Today we look at how character development is incorporated into the Scouting programs offered by BSA.
Scoutmaster Minute - Boredom Why not encourage our Scouts to take that unfilled space in their lives and turn it into something useful?
Respect Ceremony for Cub Scouts The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of December is Respect. This is a simple ceremony which can be used as an opening or a closing for a meeting.
Elbow Balloon Pass Game This game is all about cooperation. Talk afterwards about what made it easier to pass the balloon and what made it harder.
The Aims of Scouting The Boy Scouts of America enumerates three aims of Scouting – Character, Citizenship, and Fitness.
Tigers or Eagles Cubmaster Minute (Responsibility) This is a Cubmaster minute which is based on one of the old program helps plans. It goes well with this month's core value of responsibility.
Pets Merit Badge for Boy Scouts This is a good merit badge to recommend to your Scouts with pets. For those who are already taking care of their pets, it gives them some recognition for their efforts.
Make a Difference to One This can be used as a Cubmaster/Scoutmaster/Advisor Minute or it can be used with adults to encourage more participation in the Committee.
Spirit of Cub Scouting Opening Ceremony Turning off the lights and lighting candles is a great way to get the attention of the Cub Scouts.
Johnny Appleseed Grace (Song) Duty to God is an important part of Scouting, so don't forget to say grace at Scouting events. This is a non-denominational grace which would be appropriate at any meal.
October Pack Meeting - Good Manners Belt Loop (Responsibility) The core value for October is Responsibility. So we are going to let the Cub Scouts work on the Good Manners belt loop.
Chaplain Aide Description and Self Evaluation The Chaplain Aide works with the Troop Chaplain to meet the religious needs of the Scouts in the troop and to promote religious emblems programs.
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.
Thank You Note Template for Thanking a Special Person It is really important for kids to learn how to say "Thank You". Gratitude is something which needs to be taught, and Cub Scouts is a perfect forum for doing this.
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.
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.
Cub Scout Law of the Pack Letter Tile Puzzle Cub Scouts should know the Law of the Pack, but unless they are reciting it all of the time, they aren't going to remember it. This puzzle will help reinforce the Law of the Pack.
Respectful Listening Dealing with Scouts who won't listen when somebody is speaking can be a real challenge. Here are some tips and a code of conduct to help them listen and ask questions respectfully.
Good Manners Belt Loop for Cub Scouts One of the new additions to the Cub Scouts Academics and Sports program last year was the Good Manners belt loop and pin. What a great addition!
Video Games Belt Loop for Cub Scouts There has been a lot of hubbub lately about the addition of Video Games to the Cub Scouts Sports and Academics Program. I've heard it referred to as the latest Boy Scout merit badge. Of course, it is not a Boy Scout merit badge, it is a Cub Scout belt loop and pin.
Show Me the Truth Game Let's be honest. Some of the Cub Scout requirements which are all talking can be tough to do with a group of restless boys. Sometimes when I am looking at a requirement and I see the words Character Connection, my first instinct is to sigh. But then I take a deep breath and remember that playing a game can make it fun.
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