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Scout Oath When you read the Scout Oath as is used by the BSA below, it is clear that the Scout Oath contains the same or parallel thoughts for the concepts in Baden-Powell's original promise.
Snow Ski and Board Sports Pin for Cub Scouts Snow season is here. If you have an opportunity to get out snowboarding or skiing, your Cub Scout can earn the Snow Ski and Board Sports pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Auld Lang Syne Grace Here's a grace which is sung to the tune of Auld Lang Syne. This makes a really wonderful Thanksgiving grace. Or it would be a good addition to a Scout's Own prayer service.
Nutrition Pin for Cub Scouts Do you have a picky eater in your family? Your Cub Scout can learn why it is important to eat the right foods when he earns his Nutrition pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Pack Meeting Plan for November: Fifty Great States (Citizenship) The Cub Scout core value for the month of November is Citizenship. BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Fifty Great States for this core value.
Skateboarding Belt Loop for Cub Scouts If you know a Cub Scout who enjoys riding his skateboard, he can earn the Skateboarding belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. These requirements can be done anywhere. You don't need to have a skate park close by.
Venturing Ranger Award Requirements - Cycling/Mountain Biking Elective Venturing Ranger Award Requirements: A young man or woman must complete eight core requirements and four electives. One elective is Cycling/Mountain Biking.
State Capitals Bingo Cards In this picture bingo game, the cards have images of the states with the capitals on them. As each state name is called, players must try to find the capital on their card and mark it.
Good Manners Pin for Cub Scouts Miss Manners move over! There are Cub Scouts in the room! Well, maybe our Cub Scouts aren't etiquette experts, but they can earn their Good Manner pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
One Scout Oath and Law - Our Changing World All BSA programs to use the Scout Oath and Law - Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. I think the consistency is good, but I will miss some aspects of the old versions,.
Climbing Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts might be able to earn the Climbing merit badge in their own neighborhood. Our local climbing gym gives Scouts the opportunity to earn this badge.
November Cub Scout Theme - Fifty Great States (Citizenship) This Cub Scout theme revolves around the ideas of flag etiquette and service to the community, with a little geography thrown in. Find some ways to form your pack and den programs around this theme in this article.
Volleyball Belt Loop for Cub Scouts We are right in the middle of volleyball season. If you have a Cub Scout who plays on a volleyball team, he has probably already met the requirements for the Volleyball belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Hiking Pin for Cub Scouts Don't forget to put the "outing" in Cub Scouting. :-) One easy way to get some outdoor adventure into your program is hiking. And while your pack or den is out hiking, your Cub Scouts can work on their Hiking pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Pack Meeting Plan for October: Jungle of Fun (Responsibility) The Cub Scout core value for the month of October is Responsibility. BSA has released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Jungle of fun related to this core value.
Pet Care Pin for Cub Scouts If you have a pet, then your Cub Scout can probably earn the Pet Care pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. And he will learn more about his pet and how to be more responsible for his pet's well being.
Marble Mat for Indoor Marbles Games A marble mat will make it easy to play marbles indoors. Great for any Cub Scouts working on the Marbles Belt Loop and Pin
Marbles Set with Shooters (Taws) This set will help any Cub Scouts working on the Marbles Belt Loop and Pin. Set includes 35 toy marbles plus one large marble and two medium marbles.
Kickball Pin for Cub Scouts Our grade school's annual kickball tournament is coming up next month. It will benefit a charity chosen by the Student Council. Cub Scouts from our pack who participate will probably be able to earn the Kickball pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Whitewater Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts can choose between a canoeing option and a kayaking option when they earn the Whitewater merit badge.
Tennis Pin for Cub Scouts I haven't played tennis much lately, but I used to play with my brother and sister when I was young. There was a tennis court in a park near our house. We would ride our bikes over and then play a game or two. If your Cub Scout enjoys tennis, he might want to earn the Tennis pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Reptiles and Amphibians for Dummies This book will help Scouts learn how to care for reptiles and amphibians. Perfect for Cub Scouts working on their Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin or Boy Scouts working on the Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge or the Pets Merit Badge.
Catching Flies for Reptiles - A Homemade Trap Here is a tip for Scouts working on the Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge for a homemade fly trap to help save money feeding your critters.
BSA Tiger Supplemental Den Meeting Plan B - Make a Model (Pinewood Derby Car) BSA provides a set of Tiger den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. This is the second of the supplemental tiger den meeting plans. It starts Tiger Elective 17 – Make a Model.
September Cub Scout Theme - Hometown Heroes (Cooperation) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the September core value of Cooperation is a Hometown Heroes theme.
Golf Belt Loop for Cub Scouts I am not a golfer at all and my husband only golfs about once every five years. But some, including kids, are passionate about the game. If you know a Cub Scout who enjoys golfing, introduce him to the Golf belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Roller Skating Pin for Cub Scouts If you have a lot of skaters in your pack, you could plan a skating event based on the requirements for the roller skating pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
Flag Football Belt Loop for Cub Scouts Whenever I go to a camporee, I see at least a couple of units playing flag football. If your Cub Scouts enjoy a good game of football, have them look at the requirements for the Flag Football belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Inexpensive Bird House Kits (Pack of 12) These inexpensive bird house kits are perfect for your den meeting. The pieces are all pre-cut, so your Cub Scouts just need to assemble and finish them.
The Science of Fire – The Fire Triangle Knowledge of fire safety and the fire triangle is an essential outdoor skill. Scouts should understand the science of fire when camping. Understanding the way fire works and what is required to start and sustain a fire not only helps them build fires. It also helps scouts know how to contain fires and put them out.
Disabilities Awareness Belt Loop for Cub Scouts The Disabilities Awareness belt loop is another of the recognitions from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. This belt loop encourages Cub Scouts to find out what it is like to live with a disability. We had a lady who trains assistance dogs come to a pack meeting and show the Scouts all of the ways the dogs can help people with disabilities. The kids were amazed.
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.
Head West Young Man Cub Scout Pack Meeting Plan (Perseverance) The core value for the month of May is Perseverance. BSA has just released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Head West Young Man related to this core value.
BSA Bear Den Meeting Ideas: Plan 10 - Saving Well, Spending Well and Games, Games, Games! Bear den meeting ideas: This plan focuses on Bear Achievement 13 – Saving Well, Spending Well and Bear Achievement 15 – Games, Games, Games!
Boating/Canoeing Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts Boating/Canoeing Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts: The focus of this program feature is on fitness, boating skills, and swimming skills.
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.
Scouting For Boys This book is the foundation document for scouting by Robert Baden-Powell. Profusely illustrated.
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.