Bear Achievement 6 - Take Care of Your Planet

Bear Achievement 6 is about conservation. Find helps for this achievement here.

Bear Achievement 6 Requirements

Complete three of the requirements.

  1. Save 5 pounds of glass or aluminum, or 1 month of daily newspapers. Turn them in at a recycling center or use your community’s recycling service.
  2. Plant a tree in your yard, or on the grounds of the group that operates your Cub Scout pack, or in a park or other public place. Be sure to get permission first.
  3. Call city or county officials or your trash hauling company and find out what happens to your trash after it is hauled away.
  4. List all the ways water is used in your home. Search for dripping faucets or other ways water might be wasted. With an adult, repair or correct those problems.
  5. Discuss with an adult in your family the kinds of energy your family uses.
  6. Find out more about your family’s use of electricity.
  7. Take part in a den or pack neighborhood clean-up project.
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Earth Treats Recipe

In honor of Earth Day, here is an Earth themed snack. Basically these are rice krispie treats shaped like the earth. You can make small “earths” or larger ones, but it seems to set better if you don’t make them too big.

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Helps and Requirements for Bear

Bear is the Cub Scout program for boys in 3rd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Bear program on this page.

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