The Summit award is the highest award a Venturer can earn. This award emphasizes leadership, mentoring, planning, and service.
A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and nation.
The Pathfinder award is the third level award in the newly remodeled award system for Venturers. This award emphasizes leadership, responsibility, planning, goal development, and training.
Flip the Bird tag is an active game which is a combination of tag and keep away. In it, a players work together to keep their friends from being tagged.
Today is Veteran’s Day. I’d like to thank all of the veterans who have kept us safe and free over the years. If you have a Scouting event today, this is the perfect opportunity to teach your Scouts to thank these heroes.
The Discovery award is the second level award in the newly remodeled award system for Venturers. This award emphasizes participation, skill development, and goal setting.
The Venturing award is the lowest level award in the newly remodeled award system for Venturers. It is a joining award, with an emphasis on commitment and personal safety.
For the Project Family adventure, Webelos learn learn about family history and discover different ways they can participate as a family member.
For the Tiger Tag adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners play some active games and think about what it means to be a good sport.
For the Good Knights adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about the Scout Law and knights, make a code of conduct, and participate in a service project.
For the Build My Own Hero adventure, Webelos learn how to be a hero in their own communities, recognize real life heroes, and design their own superhero.
For the Earning Your Stripes adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners practice loyalty and good manners. They also do a service project.
For the Paws for Action adventure, Bears learn about history, law enforcement, and conservation.
For the Scouting adventure, Webelos find out what it will be like to be a member of a Boy Scout troop and they learn some outdoor skills.
For the Team Tiger adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn how cooperation and pitching in can improve their homes and communities
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.
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.
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.
Comparing the 10 Commandments to the Boy Scout Law is an interesting activity for any Boy Scout group.
This prayer is attributed to Lord Baden-Powell himself. B-P clearly believed that faith was an important component of his Scouting program. So while Scouting is not specific to any particular faith, there is a spiritual aspect to it. This prayer, based on the Scout Law, would be appropriate for most groups of Scouts.
A Scout is Reverent. This prayer incorporates the twelve points of the Scout Law.
Webelos need to learn about the Scout Law for their Webelos badge and their Arrow of Light Award. This classic Scout song is a fun way to help them learn it.
The purpose of the game is to reinforce the ideas which are discussed in the Webelos Citizen activity badge.
Yesterday we went out to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and participated in the 61st annual Memorial Day Good Turn. This event really seems to help our Scouts understand what Memorial Day is all about.