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Physical Fitness Pin for Cub Scouts The core value for the month of May for the Cub Scout program is Health and Fitness. If you are still looking for ideas for your May pack or den meetings, consider the Physical Fitness pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
Star Boy Scout Rank Requirements The Star Boy Scout rank is the fourth rank a Boy Scout can earn. It is earned after First Class. With Star, the focus shifts from scout skills to leadership, service, and merit badges.
Dog Care Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Our local Humane Society does a Dog Care merit badge skill center for Boy Scouts once or twice a year. Several of our Scouts have gone and been enthusiastic about what they learned.
Cub Scouts Give Thanks Cub Scout Pack Meeting Plan (Faith) The core value for the month of April is Faith. BSA has just released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Cub Scouts Give Thanks related to this core value.
Horseback Riding Pin for Cub Scouts (Requirements) Some younger Scouts will find horses intimidating, but others will be completely comfortable around them. If your Cub Scout loves being around horses, he can earn the Horseback Riding pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
BSA Methods - The Outdoors One of the methods for Boy Scouts is “the outdoors”. Being outdoors presents Boy Scouts with challenges and adventures. Boys enjoy the independence of getting away from home and taking care of themselves.
Thank You Ceremony I found this ceremony in some old program helps. I thought it would go well with the Cub Scouts Give Thanks supplemental program theme for April.
Thankfulness Zone Cub Scout Gathering Activity An appropriate Cub Scout gathering activity for your den or pack will get your meeting off to a good start. This gathering activity works well with the April Cub Scout theme of Cub Scouts Give Thanks.
Nutrition Belt Loop for Cub Scouts If you are looking for something related to May's Health and Fitness theme, check out the Nutrition belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. A pack meeting with a cookout could incorporate the requirements for this belt loop.
Table Tennis Belt Loop for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts who are interested in table tennis can earn the Table Tennis belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. If you don't have your own table, check your local community center.
Religious Emblems Programs Faith is an important part of Scouting programs and religious emblems programs for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers reinforce what is stressed in the 12th point of the Scout Law
Cub Scout April Theme - Cub Scouts Give Thanks (Faith) The Cub Scout April theme is Faith. I hear that the new supplemental April pack meeting theme will be Cub Scouts Give Thanks.
Softball Pin for Cub Scouts It's softball season! If you know a Cub Scout who really enjoys playing softball, have him check out the Softball pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. A softball clinic would make a fun pack meeting or activity. Plan one for May, when the core value for the month is Health and Fitness.
BSA Tiger Den Meeting Plan 12 - Go See It: Transportation This is the twelfth in the series of Tiger Cub Scout den meeting plans provided by BSA. This Tiger Cub Scout den meeting plan focuses on Tiger Cub Scout elective 41 - Transportation
Citizenship Pin for Cub Scouts One of the Aims of Scouting is to instill a sense of citizenship in our Scouts. Cub Scouts can learn about our government and how they can get involved in the community by earning the Citizenship pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Citizenship Belt Loop for Cub Scouts One of the Aims of Scouting is to train youth in the responsibilities of citizenship. One way to promote citizenship in our younger scouts is to encourage them to earn the Citizenship belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
Journey To Excellence Service Projects The Journey to Excellence Service Project initiative encourages Scouting units to carry out meaningful service projects.
Ice Skating Pin for Cub Scouts Ice skating makes a great pack activity, especially if you have a nice rink nearby. If your pack or den is going skating this winter, your Cub Scouts might be able to complete some of the requirements for the Ice Skating Pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
Problem - Scouters Too Involved in Meetings The adults involved are very enthusiastic, which is great, but they tend to talk over the kids and take over the meetings. Some of the adults are keeping the kids form running the meetings successfully.
BSA Webelos Den Meeting Plan 7 - Citizen BSA provides den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders on the Scouting.org website. This plan completes many of the requirements for the Citizen Activity Badge.
Gymnastics Pin for Cub Scouts If you have a Cub Scout who is really into gymnastics and he has already earned the Gymnastics belt loop, he can learn more about the sport by earning the pin.
Bring Back My Bunny to Me Song This song is from the old program helps and fits in well with the Abracadabra program theme . Add some actions (shown in italics) and ham it up to get the Cub Scouts involved.
More Pack Meeting Ideas for February – Resourcefulness I posted a few ideas last year, but here are some more ideas for incorporating resourcefulness into your Cub Scout program.
Magic Words Ceremony This is a ceremony from an old roundtable handout. It would fit with the Abracadabra program theme for Cub Scouts or for Cub Scouts working on the Good Manners Belt Loop and Pin. Use it as a closing ceremony.
Heritages Belt Loop for Cub Scouts Most Cub Scouts enjoy learning about their families and where they came from, so the Heritages belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program makes a fun activity for them.
Citizenship in the World Merit Badge for Boy Scouts The Citizenship in the World merit badge is required for Boy Scouts to earn the rank of Eagle Scout
BSA Webelos Den Meeting Plan 6: Citizen and Webelos Badge This plan continues work on the Citizen activity badge and covers Webelos badge requirement 3 (meaning of the Webelos badge), Webelos badge requirement 4 (Webelos uniform), and Webelos badge requirement 7 (Boy Scout knowledge) .
Fresh Start Scoutmaster (or Cubmaster) Minute The New Year is traditionally a time for beginning again. The thoughts below can be used as a Scoutmaster or Cubmaster Minute to encourage Scouts to look forward to a fresh start rather than focusing on the past.
Snow Ski and Board Sports Belt Loop for Cub Scouts We have had a couple of kids in our Pack get the Snow Ski and Board Sports Belt Loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. We tend to have ice storms here more than good snow storms, so they have to be ready when the snow comes or go to a resort to get this recognition.
Prayer of Saint Francis (Peace Prayer) Today I'd like to share a prayer with you which reflects a message of peace.
Finishing Up Webelos In a little over a month, my youngest son and his den will cross over to Boy Scouts. I've been thinking about how much this group has changed over the years.
More Ideas for January Pack Meeting - Positive Attitude The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of January is Positive Attitude. According to the program helps, this means being cheerful and setting our minds to look for and find the best in all situations.
BSA Wolf Den Meeting Plan 6: Know Your Home and Community This plan completes Wolf Achievement 4 - Know Your Home and Community, which was started in the previous meeting plan. It also includes some electives - Let's Have a Party and Sing-Along.
Venturing Religious Life Bronze Award Requirements The Religious Life Bronze award works well for Crews who are organized as church youth groups as ours is. While none of our members have earned this recognition yet, I do present it to them as an option from time to time.
Public Service Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts The focus in this program feature is citizenship and service. Younger Boy Scouts can work on flag etiquette, flag ceremonies, and their rights and duties as US Citizens. Older Scouts could work on the Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, and Citizenship in the World merit badges.
BSA Bear Den Meeting Plan 4 - Law Enforcement Is a Big Job This plan covers Bear Achievement 7 – Law Enforcement Is a Big Job. I'll include some links and other ideas to help you with this meeting plan.
BSA Webelos Den Meeting Plan 5 – Citizen This meeting plan starts the Citizen activity badge. This is an important meeting, since Citizen is required for the Webelos badge.
Gratitude Scoutmaster Minute Here is a Scoutmaster minute which is appropriate this time of year. Challenge your Boy Scouts to show their thankfulness for their freedom by doing more than just say the Scout Oath and Law, but by living them.
S bar F Scout Ranch Grace Our council has several properties, but the one most Boy Scouts attend for summer camp is S bar F Scout Ranch. This is the S bar F Ranch grace.
Roller Skating Belt Loop for Cub Scouts I have to admit that I have never been much of a roller skater. My kids really enjoy it though and it is a popular venue for birthday parties around here. So the Roller Skating belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program would make a great den activity.