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Webelos Cub Scouts, Webelos Adventures, the Webelos Badge, and Arrow of Light
Sometimes Scouts have trouble coming up with new ideas when planning meals for camp. Foil packs, hamburgers, hotdogs, repeat. Get creative with some new ideas.
When preparing for a campout, one of the most common questions from less experienced campers is “What should I bring?” This article from Boy’s Life magazine is a good list of must haves for that campout.
John M sent in this certificate blank for use at your Webelos crossover. It would be appropriate for many different Cub Scout or Boy Scout achievements.
Marianna from Pack 377 in Fort Meade, MD sent in these two songs which she made up to help teach herWolves about square knots and overhand knots.
A mother asks ” I understand that I cant do his next advancements until after May graduation BUT can I keep doing electives and getting credit for them?”
Boy Scouts working on their Tenderfoot rank need to learn about poisonous plants. Being able to identify hazardous plants will help all Scouts who are in the outdoors, so this knowledge is not just for rank advancement.
The new Cub Scout program introduces the SCOUT water safety chant. This helps younger Scouts learn the rules for safe aquatics activities.
If your Cub Scouts attended day camp or resident camp over the summer, you might want to encourage them to work on their Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award.
When Scouts build a catapult, they can learn about physics and energy. An easy way to do this is with a small scale catapult.
A reader asks how to approach games when the smallest kids are always “out” first and the stronger kids get to play longer.
A reader asks if he can do the den visit to a Boy Scout troop without the rest of the den.
With the updates to the Cub Scout program, many of the requirements for various awards need to be updated also. These are the new requirements for the Emergency Preparedness BSA award for Cub Scouts.
Amy wrote me and asked me if I would post a Cub Scout song book she made to fill a ticket for her Woodbadge course. My answer was yes!
A reader asks about how to involve younger Cub Scouts in the Blue and Gold activities to make it more engaging for them.
Cub Scouts and their leaders can earn the Outdoor Ethics Awareness award to start learning about being responsible citizens while outdoors.
For the Looking Back, Looking Forward adventure, Webelos learn about the past and create a time capsule.
For the Sportsman adventure, Webelos learn about sportsmanship and play individual and team sports.
For the Project Family adventure, Webelos learn learn about family history and discover different ways they can participate as a family member.
For the Moviemaking adventure, Webelos learn write a story and make a movie.
For the Maestro! adventure, Webelos learn about music from singing songs to musical instruments.
For the Into the Woods adventure, Webelos learn all about trees and the forest ecosystem.
For the Into the Wild adventure, Webelos learn about wildlife and the balance of nature.
For the Game Design adventure, Webelos create a game and teach somebody else how to play it. They also learn about Internet safety.
For the Fix It adventure, Webelos learn to do simple repairs and home maintenance.
For the Engineer adventure, Webelos learn about how engineers design new things and make two projects of their own.
For the Earth Rocks! adventure, Webelos learn all about geology and discover the many ways rocks and minerals are found in natural and man-made settings.
For the Castaway adventure, Webelos learn survival skills for situations where shelter, water, and electricity might not be available.
For the Build My Own Hero adventure, Webelos learn how to be a hero in their own communities, recognize real life heroes, and design their own superhero.
For the Build It adventure, Webelos learn about using tools safely and carpentry. Then they use what they have learned to build a project.
For the Aware and Care adventure, Webelos learn about the challenges faced by people with disabilities.
For the Art Explosion adventure, Webelos learn about all types of art – drawing, painting, sculpture, origami, digital art, graphic design, photography, comics, and more.
For the Aquanaut adventure, Webelos learn about safety in the water while swimming and boating and practice their aquatics skills.
For the Adventures in Science adventure, Webelos learn about the scientific method and explore some different areas of science.
For the Webelos Walkabout adventure, Webelos plan and carry out a three mile hike and complete a service project.
For the Stronger, Faster, Higher adventure, Webelos work to improve their physical fitness, play some games, and try a new sport.
For the Scouting adventure, Webelos find out what it will be like to be a member of a Boy Scout troop and they learn some outdoor skills.
For the First Responder adventure, Webelos learn some basic first aid and emergency preparedness skills.
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.
In the Camper Arrow of Light core adventure, Webelos learn how to camp and outdoor skills such as geocaching, knot tying, the Outdoor Code, and Leave No Trace.