The Summit award is the highest award a Venturer can earn. This award emphasizes leadership, mentoring, planning, and service.
A Scout can face danger although he is afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh at him or threaten him.
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.
The High Adventure troop program feature for Boy Scouts will help a PLC plan a month of activities based on a high adventure campout. The campout should enourage Scouts to get out of their comfort zones and try something new
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 focus of the First Aid troop program feature is learning to assess an emergency and practical first aid skills.
For the Safe and Smart adventure, Tigers and their adult partners how to be safe at home and in emergencies.
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 Castaway adventure, Webelos learn survival skills for situations where shelter, water, and electricity might not be available.
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 Floats and Boats adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn boats, swimming, and water safety.
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 First Responder adventure, Webelos learn some basic first aid and emergency preparedness skills.
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.
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.
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.
The newest theme for the July core value of Courage will be a Cubs in Shining Armor theme. This theme will revolve around the ideas of honor and service.
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.