Cub Scout Archives: Bear Badge

Helps for the Bear Badge for Cub Scouts.


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Native American CraftBear Den Meeting Plan – Native American Games  This meeting plan will focus on Native American games. So it will fulfill part of Bear Acheivement 15 - Games, Games, Games and part of Bear Elective 24 - American Indian Life.

 

CampfireWhy Opossum Has a Bare Tail  This is a Native American story which scouts of all ages can enjoy. It is also a cautionary tale for young men who like to build huge campfires.

 

ZD made this egg carton caterpillarEgg Carton Caterpillar  This springtime craft could serve as a gathering activity at a den meeting. Use it to fulfill Tiger electives, Bear electives, a construction for the Artist activity badge, or for the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program Art pin.

 

Native American CraftPahsahëman - A Native American Field Game  Pahsahëman is similar to football. It has been played by the Lenape of the American Northeast for many generations. These instructions include tips for adapting this game for use with scouts.

 

ReadingThe Legend of The Pony Express  The story of the Pony Express at a 3rd grade level - written for use with Cub Scout Bear Achievement 4: Tall Tales

 

Fire ExtinguisherFire Drill Time!  Fire drills are encouraged throughout scouting programs, from the Tigers to Boy Scouts. Print out a basic plan for conducting a home fire drill.

 

LeafLeaf Print Craft  Make a print using leaves and paint. Cub Scouts can use this to fulfill or enrich Tiger Requirement 5D, Tiger Elective 2, Tiger Elective 12, Wolf Elective 12, Bear Elective 12, Webelos Artist activity badge, or the Art belt loop and pin.

 

picariaPicaria - A Native American Game  Picaria is a Native American board game. It is like a cross between tic-tac-toe and checkers. It could be used with Tiger, Wolf, or Bear electives or with a group working on the Indian Lore merit badge.

 

FruitsCub Scout Nutrition Game - Food Pyramid Go Fish Game  This is basically a go fish game with different types of food. I liked how the kids talked about the different types of food they saw on the cards.

 

Earth DayMake a Soda Bottle Terrarium  Making a terrarium is a great springtime activity. Plus - it reuses a plastic soda bottle, which is great for starting a discussion about Earth Day approaching.

 

CraftsSeed Mosaics Craft  Here's a spring craft idea for all of you Tiger leaders. Have the scouts make a seed mosaic to give to mom for Mother's Day. You can even fulfill Tiger elective 2: Make a decoration with your family or den. Display it or give it to someone as a gift.

 

Bear Cub Scout badgeHelps 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.

 

Native American CraftNative American Games  I've decided to work on Bear Elective 24 - American Indian Life. They have studied Native American culture this year in school and made model villages.