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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.

 

Litter to GlitterFebruary Pack Meeting Plan – Litter to Glitter (Resourcefulness)  The Cub Scout core value for the month of February is Resourcefulness. BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Litter to Glitter related to this core value.

 

Bear Cub Scout BoatsBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan M – Boats  Because of the age appropriate guidelines for Cub Scouts, this meeting must be done as a part of a district or council event.

 

Litter to GlitterFebruary Cub Scout Theme – Litter to Glitter (Resourcefulness)  One theme for the February core value of Resourcefulness is a Litter to Glitter theme. Cub Scouts think of ways to use things we might otherwise toss away.

 

Gardening Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsGardening Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Gardening merit badge helps Boy Scouts develop their green thumbs. While working on this badge, the learn all about growing plants.

 

Wolf Grow SomethingBSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan L – Grow Something  For this Wolf den meeting plan Cub Scouts take a field trip to a botanical garden. This plan covers part of Wolf Elective 15 – Grow Something.

 

Bear Cub Scout Farm AnimalsBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan K – Farm Animals  This idea from the Bear den meeting plans covers part of Bear Elective 16 – Farm Animals. Cub Scouts learn about how people raise and use farm animals.

 

Handyman Bicycle RepairBSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 11 – Handyman  This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers the Handyman Activity Badge. Webelos learn how to take care of bicycles and automobiles.

 

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.

 

Mammal Study Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsMammal Study Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts can learn all about mammals while working on the Mammal Study merit badge. This is one our Boy Scouts often earn at summer camp.

 

Bear Cub Scout LandscapingBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan J – Landscaping  This Bear den meeting plan covers part of Bear Elective 14 – Landscaping. Cub Scouts learn about using the beauty of plants.

 

Scuba BSAScuba BSA  Scuba BSA introduces qualified Boy Scout, Venturing, and registered adult participants to the special skills, equipment, and safety precautions associated with scuba diving;

 

canoe50 Mile Canoe Trip Pin  Reader Bruce asked "Does anyone know where I can buy a pin for scouts who completed a 50 mile canoe trip? I would ideally like a paddle shaped pin with 50 Mile on the paddle."

 

Pioneering Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPioneering Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts can practice their knot skills and build amazing projects when they work on the Pioneering merit badge. This is another one our Scouts often earn at summer camp.