Cub Scout Archives: Webelos Badge and Arrow of Light
Helps for the Webelos Badge and the Arrow of Light for Webelos Cub Scouts.
Helping an Auditory Learner with Webelos Requirements A reader asks about helping an auditory learner with the Webelos requirements. Songs can be a big help to auditory learners.
Webelos Requirements A reader who is a new Webelos den leader is confused about how many activity badges must be completed. We try to sort it out.
Youth Religious Emblem Knot A reader asks if a Boy Scout may wear the religious emblem knot if he earned a religious emblem as a Cub Scout. Yes, he may.
June Cub Scout Theme - Over the Horizon (Perseverance) One of the Cub Scout themes for the June core value of Perseverance is an Over the Horizon theme. This program theme is based on hiking.
Picture Telephone Game Picture Telephone is a visual version of the classic telephone game. Our Crew recently played this during the Communication section of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews course.
BSA Substance Abuse Prevention Program Scott sent in this question: My son is home schooled and has to do the requirement for second class 9a. The drug awareness part. do you have any suggestions on what he can do to meet this requirement?
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.
Welcoming Webelos to Boy Scout Troop Aaron sent in this question "I am looking for ways to welcome Webelos into Boy Scouts at Pack Meetings, any ideas? Like a cross over, but not as formal."
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 15 - Sportsman (Marbles) This idea from the Webelos den meeting for the Sportsman Activity Badge, Cub Scouts learn about the game of marbles and earn their Marbles Belt Loop.
Forces of Flight Game The Forces of Flight game would make a fun addition to a pack meeting for the Soaring the Skies Cub Scout theme. Use this game when the Cub Scouts have been sitting for too long and need to get up and move around.
Crossover Bridge Design Chip sent in this question: "Hi, We are looking to build a crossover bridge and was wondering if you know where we could find some plans Thanks, Chip"
April Cub Scout Theme – Soaring the Skies (Faith) One theme for the April Cub Scout core value of Faith is a Soaring the Skies theme. This theme focuses on depending on faith to reach lofty goals.
Flag Retirement and Grommets A reader asks about what to do with the grommets after a flag retirement ceremony. What are your opinions?
Cub Scout Badges and Awards Kristy asked about Cub Scout badges and awards. The Cub Scout advancement program can be confusing. Here is an explanation, but it will be changing in about a year.
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.
An Unconventional Arrow of Light Award Stephen made a light up Arrow of Light for his son and was kind enough to send in pictures and instructions if anyone else would like to make one.
Cyber Chip Program The BSA Cyber Chip program encourages Scouts to learn how to use their electronic devices safely. Some of the issues the program addresses are protecting personal information, cyber bullying, appropriate use of social media, cell phones, texting, and netiquette.
March Cub Scout Theme – Pet Pals (Compassion) One Cub Scout theme for the March core value of Compassion is a Pet Pals theme. This theme focuses on taking care of our pet companions.
Reverse Tracking Tool for Webelos Advancement A reader is looking for a tool to determine if an activity in the community corresponds/matches-up with a requirement toward an Activity Badge for Webelos.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 13 - Communicator This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers part of the Communicator Activity Badge. Webelos visit a library, learn how to use computers, and earn their Computers Belt Loop during this meeting.
February Cub Scout Theme – Litter to Glitter (Resourcefulness) One theme for the February core value of Resourcefulness is a Litter to Glitter theme. Cub Scouts think of ways to use things we might otherwise toss away.
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 Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 11 – Handyman This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers the Handyman Activity Badge. Webelos learn how to take care of bicycles and automobiles.
January Cub Scout Theme – Yes I Can (Positive Attitude) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the January core value of Positive Attitude is a Yes I Can! theme.
Broken Arrow Ceremony for Boys Joining in Webelos Reader Beth asked "Should I do a Broken Arrow Ceremony for boys who have just come into Scouting in Webelos 1? I did one when the other boys earned the Bear in the Spring, but now I have 3 new boys."
Webelos 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.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 10 – AOL Creation This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers making the commemorative arrows which represent everything the Webelos achieved as Cub Scouts.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 9 – More Readyman This den meeting idea from the BSA Webelos den meeting plans covers part of Readyman Activity Badge.
December Cub Scout Theme: Passport to Other Lands (Respect) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the December core value of Respect s a Passport to Other Lands theme.
1-2-3 Go! – STEM Award for Cub Scouts (Mathematics) STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The math award for Cub Scouts is called 1-2-3 Go! and focuses on calculations and secret codes.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 8 – Readyman This idea from the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers part of Readyman Activity Badge. This meeting focuses on first aid.
Genealogy Requirements and Non Traditional Families How do you do Cub Scout genealogy requirements when you have children from non-traditional families who may not know who their grandparents or even parents are?
November Cub Scout Theme - Your Vote Counts (Citizenship) This Cub Scout theme revolves around the ideas of citizenship, duties, and community service. Have a mock election in your pack. Find ideas here.
Messengers of Peace The Boy Scouts of America joined the Messengers of Peace initiative in 2012. This program encourages Scouts around the world to work for peace by being a positive force in their communities.
Swing! - STEM Award for Cub Scouts (Engineering) STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The engineering Nova STEM award for Cub Scouts is called Swing explores levers
Arrow of Light Requirements - Camping I received this question from a reader: Hello, Is camping over night with a boy scout troop, a "must" for Webelos for the Arrow of Light badge? If they just participate in Boy scout led activities during the day, is that enough? Thanks !
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 7 - Readyman This Webelos den meeting idea from the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers part of Readyman Activity Badge.
Bicycle Rodeo Applause A reader asked "Do you any applause that would work for the Bike Rodeo?" so here are an applause, a cheer, and a song you can use at your bicycle rodeo.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 6 - AOL Hike The sixth in the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers requirement 5 for the Arrow of Light emblem, which is a hike.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 5 - Scientist The fifth in the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers part of the Scientist Activity Badge.
Past Posts On This Day
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September 20, 2011
September 20, 2010