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Venturing Award Requirements  The Venturing award is the lowest level award in the newly remodeled award system for Venturers. It is a joining award, with an emphasis on commitment and personal safety.


Water 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.


Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Sportsman  For the Sportsman adventure, Webelos learn about sportsmanship and play individual and team sports.


Wolf Elective Adventure Requirements: Paws of Skill  For the Paws of Skill adventure, Wolves learn about sportsmanship and using sports to stay physically fit.


Bear 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 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.


Tiger Elective Adventure Requirements: Tiger Tag  For the Tiger Tag adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners play some active games and think about what it means to be a good sport.


Tiger Elective Adventure Requirements: Rolling Tigers  For the Rolling Tigers adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about bicycle safety, equipment, and laws. They also go on a bike ride.


Bear Elective Adventure Requirements: Bear Picnic Basket  For the Bear Picnic Basket adventure, Bears learn to plan, shop for, and prepare healthy meals, both indoors and outdoors.


Webelos Adventure Requirements: Webelos Walkabout  For the Webelos Walkabout adventure, Webelos plan and carry out a three mile hike and complete a service project.


Wolf Adventure Requirements: Running With the Pack  For the Running with the Pack adventure, Wolves improve their physical fitness by participating in some physical activities and planning a healthy meal.


Tiger 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.


Webelos Adventure Requirements: Stronger, Faster, Higher  For the Stronger, Faster, Higher adventure, Webelos work to improve their physical fitness, play some games, and try a new sport.


Wolf 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.


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.


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.


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.


Webelos 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.


Use the Force Star Wars Game  The idea of this game is for each player to "use the force" to keep a balloon on a pool noodle light saber.


May Pack Meeting - Backyard Fun (Health and Fitness)  BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Backyard Fun for the May core value of Health and Fitness - games, group activities, songs, and more.


May Cub Scout Theme - Backyard Fun (Health and Fitness)  One of the Cub Scout themes for the May core value of Health and Fitness is a Backyard Fun theme.


BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 14 - Sportsman  In this idea from the Webelos den meeting plans, Cub Scouts learn about cycling safety, go for a bike ride, and earn their Bicycling Belt Loop.


BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan N - Sports  In this idea from the Wolf den meeting plans, Cub Scouts get together to play a game of baseball or softball for Wolf Elective 20 – Sports.


BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 12 – Sportsman  This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers part of the Sportsman Activity Badge. Webelos earn their Soccer Belt Loop during this den meeting.


BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan L – Swimming  BSA provides Bear den meeting plans for den leaders. Today we will look at a den meeting plan which focuses on aquatics. It covers requirements for Bear Elective 19 – Swimming and the Swimming Belt Loop.


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.


The Food GroupsWebelos Fitness Activity Badge and Food Choices  Here are some links which will help you with the food choices and menu planning requirements for the Webelos Fitness activity badge.


Cooking Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This cooking program feature for Boy Scouts offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with food and cooking theme. The featured activity for this month is a patrol feast.


Skating Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsSkating Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts working on the Skating merit badge can choose to fulfill the requirements by ice skating, roller skating, or inline skating.


Group of Young Men PlayingAthletics Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This athletics program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with an athletics theme.


Canoeing Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsCanoeing Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Canoeing merit badge is a favorite for our second year Boy Scouts at summer camp. Everyone likes to get out on the lake on a warm summer day.


Backpacking Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsBackpacking Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  If your Boy Scout troop is planning some backpacking outings, check out the requirements for the Backpacking merit badge.


Aquatics Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts   This aquatics program feature offers the opportunity to learn more about swimming and boating. Your PLC can plan a month of activities around this theme.


Venturing Quest Award  Venturing is all about letting teens explore what interests them and achieving the aims of Scouting at the same time. The Quest award provides recognition for Venturers who pursue an interest in sports.


backpackingBackpacking Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  A backpacking programs feature offers the opportunity to learn the skills to successfully plan and carry out a backpacking trip.


Venturing Ranger Award Elective - Winter Sports  To complete the Venturing Ranger Award requirements for Winter Sports, a Venturer must learn all about skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, or ice skating.


Water Sports Merit BadgeWater Sports Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Water Sports merit badge focuses on water skiing. Boy Scouts will learn about safety and technique while working on this badge.


Mile Swim BSA  The Mile Swim is a tradition at most Boy Scout summer camps. It is a challenge for Scouts and those who complete it have a great sense of accomplishment.


Scuba Diving Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsScuba Diving Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Scuba Diving merit badge gives Boy Scouts the opportunity to learn all about scuba. Your local scuba shop might be a good resource. One in our area has chartered a Venture Crew with a scuba specialty.


Rowing Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsRowing Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Rowing merit badge is often completed at Boy Scout summer camp. I always enjoy seeing their skill level improve over the series of days. The first day they are often rowing around in circles, but by the end of the week they have the hang of it.