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Webelos 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.
Bear Adventure Requirements: Bear Necessities For this Bear Necessities adventure, Bears learn some outdoor skills, go camping, do some cooking, and learn a little about the weather.
Wolf 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.
Tiger 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.
Scheduling a Boy Scout Board of Review Can a troop place requirements on how a Board of Review must be requested? For example, can a troop require that the Scout request the BOR by phone rather than in person?
Wolf Adventure Requirements: Call of the Wild Call of the Wild is one of the Wolf CORE Adventure Requirements. Wolves go camping, learn some Scout skills, think about being prepared for outdoor adventure, and learn about Leave No Trace.
Picture Telephone Game Picture Telephone is a visual version of the classic telephone game. Our Crew recently played this during the Communication section of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews course.
Engineering Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts The engineering troop program feature helps a PLC plan a month's worth of activities with an engineering theme.
Sleeping Guard Game Sleeping Guard is a fun game for a den. The object of the game is for the Scouts to be quiet enough to sneak up on a blindfolded guard and steal an object. Perfect for a bunch of noisy Cub Scouts!
Digital Technology Merit Badge Scouts today are familiar with many types of digital technology - the Internet, smart phones, tablets, computers. The Digital Technology merit badge teaches Boy Scouts how to use technology safely and responsibly.
BSA Substance Abuse Prevention Program Scott sent in this question: My son is home schooled and has to do the requirement for second class 9a. The drug awareness part. do you have any suggestions on what he can do to meet this requirement?
BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan S - Tall Tales In this idea from the Bear den meeting plans, Cub Scouts learn about folklore and storytelling for Bear Achievement 4 – Tall Tales.
Communication Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts BSA has a set of troop programs which can help PLCs plan activities around a theme. This communication program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities which focus on giving and receiving information.
Inactive Scouts in Patrols A reader is involved in a large troop, but due to low participation from scouts it is difficult to have patrol leader elections and a youth led program.
Introduction to Youth Leadership Skills (ILSC or ILST) This weekend our Venturing Crew did the Introduction to Youth Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC). This course teaches Crew members basic leadership skills. There is a corresponding course for Boy Scout troops (ILST).
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 15 - Sportsman (Marbles) This idea from the Webelos den meeting for the Sportsman Activity Badge, Cub Scouts learn about the game of marbles and earn their Marbles Belt Loop.
Forces of Flight Game The Forces of Flight game would make a fun addition to a pack meeting for the Soaring the Skies Cub Scout theme. Use this game when the Cub Scouts have been sitting for too long and need to get up and move around.
Business Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts BSA has a set of troop programs which can help PLCs plan activities around a theme. This business program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with business theme.
Den Leader Asked to Lead a Different Den A Wolf den leader is seeking feedback about being asked to stay with the Wolf den next year instead of continuing with her son's den when they move to Bears.
Disbanding a Very Small Boy Scout Troop A reader reports My son has been in a very small Boy Scout Troop for 2 years now. Our scoutmaster had a meeting to discuss the fact that the boys scouting experience is very limited because of the troops size and suggested that the scouts transfer to another troop.
BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan O - Say It Right Today's plan is a supplemental den meeting plan in which Wolf Cub Scouts learn about language and storytelling to fulfill some requirements from Wolf Elective 22 – Say It Right.
Mining in Society Merit Badge The Mining in Society merit badge encourages Boy Scouts to learn more about how materials are obtained, the different types of mining, safety and environmental concerns in the mining industry, and careers in mining.
Programming Merit Badge Today's youth are more and more connected via technology. Understanding programming will help them understand how to use that technology safely and effectively.
BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan O - Build a Model In this idea from the Bear den meeting plans, Cub Scouts take a trip to see a building model for the requirements for Bear Achievement 21 – Build a Model.
Cyber Chip Program The BSA Cyber Chip program encourages Scouts to learn how to use their electronic devices safely. Some of the issues the program addresses are protecting personal information, cyber bullying, appropriate use of social media, cell phones, texting, and netiquette.
BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan N - American Indian Life This idea from the Bear den meeting plans focuses on the culture of the first Americans. It covers requirements for Bear Elective 24 – American Indian Life.
Conflicts with Unit Fundraising The best way to handle possible conflicts between unit fundraisers is to talk it out.
Pizza Man Song The Pizza Man song is a camp classic. This is one of those songs that has many different versions and they are all fun. All of the catch phrases rhyme (somewhat) with "man" and a lot of emphasis is usually put on the rhyme.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 13 - Communicator This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers part of the Communicator Activity Badge. Webelos visit a library, learn how to use computers, and earn their Computers Belt Loop during this meeting.
BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan M - Family Alert This idea from the wolf den meeting plans covers part of Wolf Elective 16 – Family Alert in which Wolf Cub Scouts learn about emergency preparedness.
Medicine Merit Badge for Boy Scouts If you know a Boy Scout who thinks he might want to be a doctor, have him look at the requirements for the Medicine merit badge
Art Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scout learn to appreciate and create art while working on the requirements for the Art merit badge. If you have a Scout with some artistic talent, he will probably love this badge.
Numbers Don’t Lie - STEM Award for Venturers (Mathematics) This module is designed to help you explore how math affects your life each day. It provides an age appropriate program to get teenagers interested in mathematics.
Archaeology Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts who prefer a hands on method to learning about the past should check out the Archaeology merit badge.
Space Exploration Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts learn about reaching for the stars when they work on the requirements for the Space Exploration merit badge.
Wilderness 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.
BSA Tiger Supplemental Den Meeting Plan O – Go See It: Healthy Teeth and Gums In this den meeting plan from the Tiger den meeting ideas, the Tiger Cub Scouts visit a dentist for Tiger Elective 46 – Healthy Teeth and Gums.
BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan K – Be an Artist This Wolf den meeting plan is a supplemental den meeting plan in which Wolf Cub Scouts learn about colors and communicating through art.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 9 – More Readyman This den meeting idea from the BSA Webelos den meeting plans covers part of Readyman Activity Badge.
Theater Merit Badge for Boy Scouts The Theater merit badge will appeal to Boy Scouts who enjoy being on stage. Many have opportunities at school to do some of these requirements.
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