Aims of Scouting

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout painting

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.

Continue Reading
Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout painting

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?!!!

Continue Reading
venturinglogo

Regular Crew Meetings

Our Crew has been going for about 10 months now and our officers are still trying to determine what will work for the group. Up until now, our meeting schedule has been pretty irregular. Things have been going pretty smoothly for the group, but it seems like regular meetings would help with planning and growing.

Continue Reading
Crafts

Craft Stick Pencil Holders

Now that school is starting up again, Cub Scouts might enjoy making craft stick pencil holders to keep some of their school supplies in. Or they can give it to somebody else as a gift. This craft is very easy.

Continue Reading
Music

Ticks on a Toilet Seat Song

This song goes along with yesterday’s Ticks on a Toilet Seat recipe. Sing while you snack and you can fulfill Tiger Elective 6, Wolf Elective 11f, or Webelos Showman requirement 9.

Continue Reading
Sailing at Swift Base

Camping at Swift Base

Swift offers weeks of summer camp for Venturers and Explorers. Activities include water skiing, tubing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, rock climbing, rappelling, ropes challenge courses, horseback riding, mountain biking, rifle shooting, and archery.

Continue Reading
Magic

Dark Magic Mind Reading Trick

This magic trick will amaze your Scouts. They might be able to figure it out after a few tries, but that is part of the fun. It is very easy to perform and doesn’t require a lot of preparation.

Continue Reading
Skittles Candy

Skittles Skit

This skit, like many of the Boy Scout skits I have seen, is full of boy humor. That is why they like it so much.

Continue Reading

Copyright © 2012 A2ZWare