Cub Scout Archives: Bear Elective 18 - Backyard Gym

Have you ever visited a gym or health club? You can build your own gym in your backyard. If you don’t have room, don’t give up. Your den can build a gym set to use in a pack outdoor fun day.

Bear Elective 18 Requirements

  1. Build and use an outdoor gym with at least three items from this list:
    • Balance board
    • Trapeze
    • Tire walk
    • Tire swing
    • Tetherball
    • Climbing rope
    • Running long jump area.
  2. Build three outdoor toss games.
  3. Plan an outdoor game or gym day with your den. (This can be part of a pack activity). Put your plans on paper.
  4. Hold an open house for your backyard gym.

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