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Tiger Elective Adventure Requirements: Earning Your Stripes For the Earning Your Stripes adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners practice loyalty and good manners. They also do a service project.
Webelos Adventure Requirements: Webelos Walkabout For the Webelos Walkabout adventure, Webelos plan and carry out a three mile hike and complete a service project.
Bear Adventure Requirements: Paws for Action For the Paws for Action adventure, Bears learn about history, law enforcement, and conservation.
Tiger Adventure Requirements: Tiger Bites For the Tiger Bites adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about nutritious food choices, participate in mealtime chores and hygiene, and make a snack.
Webelos Adventure Requirements: First Responder For the First Responder adventure, Webelos learn some basic first aid and emergency preparedness skills.
Tiger Adventure Requirements: Team Tiger For the Team Tiger adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn how cooperation and pitching in can improve their homes and communities
Arrow of Light Adventure Requirements: Faith in Action For the Faith in Action AOL adventure, Webelos either earn the religious emblem of their faith or create and carry out a plan to strengthen their own beliefs.
Bear Adventure Requirements: Fellowship of Faith For the Fellowship of Faith adventure, Bears learn either earn the religious emblem for their faith or explore the practice and history of their beliefs.
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.
Arrow 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.
BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan P - Family Fun In this idea from the Bear den meeting plans, Cub Scouts go on a short trip with their families for one of the requirements for Achievement 10 – Family Fun.
Flag Retirement and Grommets A reader asks about what to do with the grommets after a flag retirement ceremony. What are your opinions?
Another Citizenship Pack Meeting Plan A Citizenship-themed Pack meeting need not be boring. Add a little fun to your teaching, and good luck!
Service Hours Form What should be on a service hours form for Scouts or units wanting to record their participation in service projects?
November Pack Meeting Plan – Your Vote Counts (Citizenship) The Your Vote Counts meeting plan features ideas for the core value of citizenship - games, group activities, songs, and more.
November Cub Scout Theme - Your Vote Counts (Citizenship) This Cub Scout theme revolves around the ideas of citizenship, duties, and community service. Have a mock election in your pack. Find ideas here.
Messengers of Peace The Boy Scouts of America joined the Messengers of Peace initiative in 2012. This program encourages Scouts around the world to work for peace by being a positive force in their communities.
Memorial Day Today we honor those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom. This poem by American author Francis Marion Crawford would make an excellent reading for any Memorial Day ceremony.
American Heritage Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts who are interested in history can earn the American Heritage merit badge and learn about our past.
Language and Culture Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts who are interested in other parts of the world can earn their Language and Culture pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. Maybe it will even interest them enough to find a Scout in another country to be a pen pal with.
Simple Indoor Closing Flag Ceremony Basic instructions for a very simple closing flag ceremony. This simple closing flag ceremony is appropriate for a den, pack, or other meeting.
Disabilities Awareness Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts can learn how people with disabilities are different from them but also how they are like them by earning the Disabilities Awareness pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. This recognition also fits in well with the Cub Scout core value of Compassion.
Citizenship Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts The citizenship troop program feature offers the opportunity to introduce concepts of history, flag etiquette, and responsibilities in a troop setting.
Law Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Boy Scouts from our troop often earn the Law merit badge at a skill center at the historic Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis - a great venue to see how law has shaped our history. They even get to have a mock trial in one of the courtrooms.
Crime Prevention Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Our local police department holds a Crime Prevention merit badge skill center for Boy Scouts every year. If there is nobody in the lockup, they even get put in jail, which is always what they talk about afterwards.
Pack Meeting Plan for November: Fifty Great States (Citizenship) The Cub Scout core value for the month of November is Citizenship. BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Fifty Great States for this core value.
State Capitals Bingo Cards In this picture bingo game, the cards have images of the states with the capitals on them. As each state name is called, players must try to find the capital on their card and mark it.
Pack Meeting Plan for September: Hometown Heroes (Cooperation) The Cub Scout core value for the month of September is Cooperation. The Hometown Heroes meeting plan features ideas for the core value of cooperation - games, group activities, songs, and more to help kids learn to cooperate
September Cub Scout Theme - Hometown Heroes (Cooperation) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the September core value of Cooperation is a Hometown Heroes theme.
BSA Bear Den Meeting Ideas: Plan 10 - Saving Well, Spending Well and Games, Games, Games! Bear den meeting ideas: This plan focuses on Bear Achievement 13 – Saving Well, Spending Well and Bear Achievement 15 – Games, Games, Games!
The Scouting Way The Scouting Way can help everybody: men and women, young and old, Scouts and non-Scouts alike incorporate the core ethics and principles of Scouting into their daily lives, in just minutes a day.
Scouting For Boys This book is the foundation document for scouting by Robert Baden-Powell. Profusely illustrated.
The Scoutmaster's Other Handbook Proven ideas for building strong, successful, sustainable troops that truly achieve the promise of Scouting - from meetings and outings to administration.
BSA Wolf Den Meeting Plans: #11 - Making Choices BSA provides Wolf den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. This Wolf den meeting plan covers Wolf Achievement 12 – Making Choices.
BSA Tiger Den Meeting Plans #13 – Phone Manners, Emergency!, Our Colorful World, and A Friendly Greeting BSA provides a set of Tiger den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. This is a review of the 13th den meeting plan in the series. This den meeting covers four Tiger Cub Scout electives.
Planting Seeds of Kindness Cub Scout Pack Meeting Plan (Compassion) BSA has just released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Planting Seeds of Kindness for the March Cub Scout core value of Compassion.
Citizenship Pin for Cub Scouts One of the Aims of Scouting is to instill a sense of citizenship in our Scouts. Cub Scouts can learn about our government and how they can get involved in the community by earning the Citizenship pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Citizenship Belt Loop for Cub Scouts One of the Aims of Scouting is to train youth in the responsibilities of citizenship. One way to promote citizenship in our younger scouts is to encourage them to earn the Citizenship belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
Journey To Excellence Service Projects The Journey to Excellence Service Project initiative encourages Scouting units to carry out meaningful service projects.