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Outdoor Ethics AwarenessCub Scout Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award  Cub Scouts and their leaders can earn the Outdoor Ethics Awareness award to start learning about being responsible citizens while outdoors.

 

Reusable Stainless Steel Water BottlesWater Bottle Holder Projects  Here are some water bottle holder projects I came across recently. Scouts will want to keep their water bottles with them when they can carry them in a water bottle holder they made themselves.

 

Wolf Grow SomethingWolf Elective Adventure Requirements: Grow Something  For the Grow Something adventure, Wolves learn about plants and gardening.

 

Bear Salmon RunBear Elective Adventure Requirements: Salmon Run  For the Salmon Run adventure, Bears learn swimming and boating safety rules and then go have fun in the water.

 

Wolf Spirit of the WaterWolf Elective Adventure Requirements: Spirit of the Water  For the Spirit of the Water adventure, Wolves learn about water conservation and how to enjoy swimming and boating safely.

 

Webelos AOL Into the WoodsWebelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Into the Woods  For the Into the Woods adventure, Webelos learn all about trees and the forest ecosystem.

 

Webelos AOL Into the WildWebelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Into the Wild  For the Into the Wild adventure, Webelos learn about wildlife and the balance of nature.

 

Wolf Finding Your WayWolf Elective Adventure Requirements: Finding Your Way  For the Finding Your Way adventure, Wolves learn map and compass skills.

 

Webelos AOL CastawayWebelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Castaway  For the Castaway adventure, Webelos learn survival skills for situations where shelter, water, and electricity might not be available.

 

Tiger Floats and BoatsTiger Elective Adventure Requirements: Floats and Boats  For the Floats and Boats adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn boats, swimming, and water safety.

 

Webelos AOL Build ItWebelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Build It  For the Build It adventure, Webelos learn about using tools safely and carpentry. Then they use what they have learned to build a project.

 

Bear Baloo the BuilderBear Elective Adventure Requirements: Baloo the Builder  For the Baloo the Builder adventure, Bears learn about tools and make a wood project.

 

Webelos AOL AquanautWebelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Aquanaut  For the Aquanaut adventure, Webelos learn about safety in the water while swimming and boating and practice their aquatics skills.

 

A Bear Goes FishingBear Elective Adventure Requirements: A Bear Goes Fishing  For the A Bear Goes Fishing adventure, Bears learn about fishing regulations and equipment. Then they try to catch some fish.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Wolf Paws on  the Path csWolf Adventure Requirements: Paws on the Path  For the Paws on the Path adventure, Wolves learn how to hike safely and under the guidelines of the Outdoor Code and LNT. Then they go on a hike.

 

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.

 

Bear Fur Feathers and Ferns csBear Adventure Requirements: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns  For the Fur, Feathers, and Ferns adventure, Bears learn about wildlife and plants in their area and about endangered species.

 

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.

 

Bear NecessitiesBear 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 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.

 

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.

 

Bear ClawsBear Adventure Requirements: Bear Claws  Bear Claws is one of the Bear CORE Adventure Requirements. In this adventure, Bears learn how to use their pocketknives safely and carve a couple of items.

 

Wolf Call of the WildWolf 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.

 

Tiger Backyard JungleTiger Adventure Requirements: Backyard Jungle  For this adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn to really observe the outdoors and see all of the life and activity that happens in nature.

 

WildlifeEnvironment Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  The focus of the Environmental troop program feature for Boy Scouts is on the interdependence of living things.

 

Hiking the 1000 Steps TrailJune Cub Scout Theme - Over the Horizon (Perseverance)  One of the Cub Scout themes for the June core value of Perseverance is an Over the Horizon theme. This program theme is based on hiking.

 

Camping EquipmentScouts Who Don't Enjoy the Outdoors  Reader question: There is a cub in our pack that has no interest in the outdoors. He and I were talking about our upcoming family camp and he is dreading it. How can I help get him interested in being outdoors?

 

outdoor-games-backyardFish and Chips and Vinegar Song  

 

Campsites at Swift BaseThemed Summer Camps for Scouts and Venturers  Catholic Adventure Week, STEM Camps, Sea Scouts vs Pirates, camps for those who like to rough it, fishing camp, Eagle Trail camp, horse camp, and more.

 

CampingBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan R - Let's Go Camping  In this idea from the Bear den meeting plans, Cub Scouts learn how to prepare for a campout for Bear Elective 25 – Lets Go Camping.

 

Bear Family Outdoor AdventureBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan Q - Family Outdoor Adventure  In this idea from the Bear den meeting plans, Cub Scouts go on a family hike for Bear Achievement 12 – Family Outdoor Adventure and the Hiking Belt Loop.

 

Sustainability Merit BadgeSustainability Merit Badge  The Sustainability Merit Badge was added as a new merit badge in the summer of 2013. This badge focuses on lifestyle adaptations which use our planet's natural resources more wisely.

 

backpackingBackpacking Troop Program Feature  This backpacking program feature offers the opportunity to learn more about hiking and low impact camping. A Boy Scout troop PLC can plan a whole month of activities incorporating a backpacking theme.

 

finalAn Unconventional Arrow of Light Award  Stephen made a light up Arrow of Light for his son and was kind enough to send in pictures and instructions if anyone else would like to make one.

 

Square LashingScout Pioneering Website  Larry sent in this helpful suggestion for a site with lots of pioneering projects.

 

Winter-ForestWinter Camp Games and Activities  Nancy sent in this question: "I would like ideas for a winter camp that we either play inside or outside in the snow at a cub camp with 3rd year Beavers."

 

Boys RunningWolf Adventure Trail  A reader asks "What is an adventure trail for Wolf Elective 18?". An adventure trail is five activities or games set up in different areas of a park.