Cub Scout Archives: Webelos Badge and Arrow of Light

Helps for the Webelos Badge and the Arrow of Light for Webelos Cub Scouts.


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religious emblem knotYouth 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.

 

Hiking the 1000 Steps TrailJune 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.

 

PencilPicture 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.

 

choose_to_refuseBSA 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?

 

Boys RunningMay 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.

 

webelos neckerchiefWelcoming 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."

 

marblesBSA 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.

 

Boeing 747 Aircraft Taking OffForces 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.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingCrossover 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"

 

soaring the skiesApril 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.

 

US FlagFlag Retirement and Grommets  A reader asks about what to do with the grommets after a flag retirement ceremony. What are your opinions?

 

Cub Scout AwardsCub 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.

 

Sportsman BicyclingBSA 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.

 

finalAn 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.

 

CyberChipCyber 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.

 

cute poodle dog wearing party hatMarch 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.

 

Webelos Cub Scout badgeReverse 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.

 

Communicator ComputersBSA 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.

 

Litter to GlitterFebruary 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.

 

Sportsman SoccerBSA 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.

 

Handyman Bicycle RepairBSA 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.

 

Positive AttitudeJanuary 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.

 

Arrow of Light BandsBroken 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."

 

The Food GroupsWebelos 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.

 

Arrow of Light BandsBSA 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.

 

Readyman and  911BSA 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.

 

World GlobeDecember 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.

 

NOVA patch1-2-3 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.

 

Readyman First Aid KitBSA 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.

 

Family Tree TemplateGenealogy 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?

 

Vote ButtonNovember 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 PeaceMessengers 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.

 

NOVA patchSwing! - 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-lightArrow 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 !

 

Readyman First Aid BandaidBSA 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.

 

BicycleBicycle 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.

 

Arrow of Light HikeBSA 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.

 

Webelos Scientist Activity BadgeBSA 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.

 

Hiking the 1000 Steps TrailHiking Activities  If you are out with a goal oriented group and you want them to take some time to explore, consider adding one or more additional hiking activities.

 

Hispanic Man, Woman and Child having fun in the park.May Cub Scout Theme – Destination Parks (Health and Fitness)  BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One of the Cub Scout themes for the May core value of Health and Fitness is a Destination Parks theme.