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Webelos WalkaboutWebelos Adventure Requirements: Webelos Walkabout  For the Webelos Walkabout adventure, Webelos plan and carry out a three mile hike and complete a service project.

 

Bear Paws for ActionBear Adventure Requirements: Paws for Action  For the Paws for Action adventure, Bears learn about history, law enforcement, and conservation.

 

Tigers in the Wild csTiger Adventure Requirements: Tigers in the Wild  For the Tigers in the Wild adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn some outdoor skills, go hiking, and participate in other outdoor activities.

 

Grin and Bear ItBear Adventure Requirements: Grin and Bear It  For the Grin and Bear It adventure, Bears play a game and hold a Cub Scout Carnival at a pack meeting.

 

Tiger BitesTiger Adventure Requirements: Tiger Bites  For the Tiger Bites adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about nutritious food choices, participate in mealtime chores and hygiene, and make a snack.

 

AOL Scouting AdventureArrow of Light Adventure Requirements: Scouting Adventure  For the Scouting adventure, Webelos learn what it will be like to be a member of a Boy Scout troop and they learn some outdoor skills.

 

Webelos First ResponderWebelos Adventure Requirements: First Responder  For the First Responder adventure, Webelos learn some basic first aid and emergency preparedness skills.

 

Team TigerTiger Adventure Requirements: Team Tiger  For the Team Tiger adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn how cooperation and pitching in can improve their homes and communities

 

AOL Faith in ActionArrow of Light Adventure Requirements: Faith in Action   For the Faith in Action AOL adventure, Webelos either earn the religious emblem of their faith or create and carry out a plan to strengthen their own beliefs.

 

Bear Fellowship of FaithBear Adventure Requirements: Fellowship of Faith  For the Fellowship of Faith adventure, Bears learn either earn the religious emblem for their faith or explore the practice and history of their beliefs.

 

Wolf Footsteps of FaithWolf Adventure Requirements: Footsteps of Faith  For the Footsteps of Faith adventure, Wolves visit a religious monument and create a display about their trip. They also explore other aspects of faith.

 

Tiger My Familys FaithTiger Adventure Requirements: My Family’s Faith  For the My Family's Faith adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners talk about faith and family and participate in an activity related to their beliefs.

 

AOL CamperArrow of Light Adventure Requirements: Camper  In the Camper Arrow of Light core adventure, Webelos learn how to camp and outdoor skills such as geocaching, knot tying, the Outdoor Code, and Leave No Trace.

 

Webelos Faith In ActionWebelos Adventure Requirements: Faith in Action  For this adventure, Webelos either earn the religious emblem of their faith or plan and take part in an interfaith service and explore their own beliefs.

 

Wolf Council FireWolf Adventure Requirements: Council Fire  For the Council Fire adventure, Wolves learn about being a member of a community. They plan a service project, look for ways they can help in their area, and actively participate in making their community better.

 

Games Tigers PlayTiger Adventure Requirements: Games Tigers Play  For the Games Tigers Play adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about teamwork while playing games. They also explore how active games and nutritious food keep us healthy.

 

AOL Building a Better WorldArrow of Light Adventure Requirements: Building a Better World  In the Building a Better World Arrow of Light adventure, Webelos learn all about citizenship including about the rights and duties of citizens, local government, improving our communities through conservation, and connecting with Scouts in different countries.

 

Webelos Cast Iron ChefWebelos Adventure Requirements: Cast Iron Chef  In the Cast Iron Chef adventure, Webelos learn about healthy food choices and how to safely prepare food in an outdoor setting.

 

religious emblem knotYouth Religious Emblem Knot  A reader asks if a Boy Scout may wear the religious emblem knot if he earned a religious emblem as a Cub Scout. Yes, he may.

 

airplane wingApril Pack Meeting Plan – Soaring the Skies (Faith)  The Cub Scout core value for the month of April is Faith . BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Soaring the Skies related to this core value.

 

soaring the skiesApril Cub Scout Theme – Soaring the Skies (Faith)  One theme for the April Cub Scout core value of Faith is a Soaring the Skies theme. This theme focuses on depending on faith to reach lofty goals.

 

Silent PrayerFaith Requirements for Cub Scouts and Agnostics  Two Cub Scout leaders ask about how to complete Wolf Achievement 11 - Duty to God with Cub Scouts who are raised in agnostic homes.

 

Boy-with-binocularsGoing on a Bear Hunt  Like many skits, it has multiple versions. It is actually based on the book We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.

 

petsMarch Pack Meeting Plan – Pet Pals (Compassion)  The Pet Pals Cub Scout pack meeting plan features ideas for the core value of compassion- games, group activities, songs, and more.

 

cute poodle dog wearing party hatMarch Cub Scout Theme – Pet Pals (Compassion)   One Cub Scout theme for the March core value of Compassion is a Pet Pals theme. This theme focuses on taking care of our pet companions.

 

Fun for the FamilyBSA Family Award  Keith asked " Is there a difference between the BSA Family Award and the BSA Fun for the Family Award? " These are part of the same program, but like many BSA programs it has changed over the years.

 

WildernessWilderness Survival Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This wilderness survival program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with a focus on outdoor skills and survival techniques.

 

Positive AttitudeJanuary Cub Scout Theme – Yes I Can (Positive Attitude)  BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the January core value of Positive Attitude is a Yes I Can! theme.

 

Helping HandsService Hours Form  What should be on a service hours form for Scouts or units wanting to record their participation in service projects?

 

Trust awardVenturing 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.

 

Cub Scouts - Strong Values - Strong Leaders - Character CountsCharacter Connection Activities  A reader writes in asking for help with Character Connection activities. See my list of resources and add your own.

 

HonestyDid 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 PeaceMessengers 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 ScoutsDisabilities 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.

 

leadershipLeadership Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This program feature offers the opportunity to explore different aspects of leadership. This would be an especially relevant program theme if your troop youth leadership elections are approaching.

 

Language and Culture PinLanguage 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.

 

Family PortraitFaith and Our Ancestors Game  The Faith and Our Ancestors Game is an icebreaker activity with a genealogy twist. Players ask each other questions about how they think their ancestors lived.

 

Disabilities Awareness PinDisabilities Awareness Pin for Cub Scouts  Cub Scouts can learn how people with disabilities are different from them but also how they are like them by earning the Disabilities Awareness pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. This recognition also fits in well with the Cub Scout core value of Compassion.

 

A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, ReverentScout Law  I like the simplicity of the Scout Law. It is brief and therefore easy for youth to memorize. But it covers a lot of ground.

 

Silent PrayerAuld 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.