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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US FlagCitizenship Football Game  The purpose of the game is to reinforce the ideas which are discussed in the Webelos Citizen activity badge.

 

RopeKnot Terminology  It is helpful to go over the terminology with Scouts before working on learning a knot. That way we have a common vocabulary to start with.

 

US FlagConstitution Word Search Puzzle  In honor of Independance Day, here is a word search with vocabulary related to the United States Constitution.

 

Webelos Family Member Activity BadgeWebelos Family Member Activity Badge  Summertime is a good time for your Webelos to work on their Family Member activity badge. With the extra time on their hands, they can learn how to do some more chores around the house.

 

Swimming Belt LoopSwimming Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  If your Cub Scouts go to the pool during the summer, they can earn their Swimming belt loop without a lot of effort.

 

First aidFake Wounds for First Aid Demonstrations  If your Webelos or Boy Scouts are working on first aid requirements, you can add in some fun by making a fake wound on a "victim" or two.

 

MoneyBudget Worksheet for Family Member Activity Badge  Requirement 4 for the Webelos Family Member activity badge requires the Scout to plan a budget for 30 days. This simple worksheet will provide a way to do that.

 

Fire ExtinguisherHome Safety Checklist for Cub Scouts  This is a home safety checklist for Cub Scouts to use. It can be used with Wolf Achievement 9 (Be Safe at Home and on the Street).

 

Webelos Forester Activity BadgeWebelos Forester Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan  This den meeting should take place at a nature center or park where forest trails are available. If you visit a nature center, see if there is a naturalist available to go on a hike with you.

 

Poison IvyPoison Ivy Fact and Fiction  Summertime activities in the outdoors are great, but watch out for poison ivy. The best way to avoid problems is to avoid poison ivy.

 

Map and CompassGuide Me Game for Webelos, Boy Scouts, and Venturers  This game makes a fun break in a meeting. It is appropriate for Webelos, Boy Scouts, or Venturers. The will have to work together to accomplish their goal.

 

TreeDraw the Layers of the Forest  This activity for the Webelos Forester activity badge is perfect if the Scouts in your den like to draw.

 

Wolf Neckerchief SlideWolf Neckerchief Slide Craft  Homemade neckerchief slides are a Scouting tradition. This slide is a fun way to get Cub Scouts involved in this tradition.

 

First aidFirst Aid for Tick Bites  Scouts like to get outdoors, but in many areas that brings the danger of tick bites. While most tick bites won't cause more than minor irritation, if treated incorrectly complications can occur.

 

EmergencyEmergency Phone Number List  Emergency preparedness is part of every level of Scouting program. For younger Scouts, that primarily means knowing how to get help.

 

BagI Can Do That With One Hand Tied Behind My Back Game  The goal of this game is for two Scouts to work together to make a simple lunch. The challenge is that they each have one hand tied behind their back.

 

HammerTwig Picture Frame Craft  Here is a simple frame craft to fulfill Webelos Craftsman activity badge requirement 3. You can also do this project with younger Cub Scouts if you do the gluing for them.

 

First aidFirst Aid Demonstration for Cuts  When you are doing first aid instruction, it is best to demonstrate it as much as possible. Here is a way they showed us at a Pow Wow a few years ago. I did this with my previous Webelos den and they really enjoyed it.

 

Webelos Cub Scout badgeWebelos Parent Orientation  A brief explanation of the Webelos program. Den leaders can use this to give a mini-orientation to new Webelos parents.

 

US FlagRaising and Lowering the US Flag  With Memorial Day approaching, it might be time to review how to raise and lower the United States flag. These are some basic rules for raising and lowering the US flag.

 

Map and CompassWebelos Traveler Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 2  This den meeting completes the requirements for the Webelos Traveler activity badge. The plan for the first meeting for this badge is described in the previous post.

 

Map and CompassWebelos Traveler Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 1  The Traveler activity badge is a nice one to do during the summer. If one of the Scouts misses a meeting due to vacation, they can do some of the alternate requirements while they are away.

 

Webelos Cub Scout badgePlanning for Webelos (18 Month Plan)  Planning ahead will help you help your scouts achieve their ranks. This is a sample plan to help Webelos earn their Webelos badge and Arrow of Light.

 

Astronomy Belt LoopAstronomy Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  In honor of Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you!), today my focus is on the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Astronomy Belt Loop. Help your Scouts reach for the stars by encouraging them to work on this belt loop.

 

Neckerchief Slide HolderNeckerchief Slide Holder  Making and collecting neckerchief slides is a Scouting tradition. A neckerchief slide holder will help keep them organized. This project can be used to fulfill one of the Webelos Craftsman activity badge requirements.

 

First aidFirst Aid Baseball Game for Boy Scouts and Webelos  First aid baseball is a fun way to review first aid skills with Boy Scouts and Webelos. There are instructions for the game and a set of question cards included in the printable file.

 

Boy Scouts of AmericaBoy Scout Basics Crossword for Webelos and Scouts  A crossword puzzle for Webelos working on their Arrow of Light award or for new Boy Scouts who are working toward their Scout rank. This puzzle has clues from the Boy Scout oath, law, motto, and slogan.

 

ScienceWebelos Den Meeting Plan – Scientist Part 2  This meeting plan completes the requirements for the Webelos Scientist activity badge which were started in Webelos Den Meeting Plan - Scientist Part 1. This den meeting should be held about two weeks after the first meeting.

 

ScienceWebelos Den Meeting Plan – Scientist Part 1  The Scientist activity badge for Webelos can be a little intimidating at first, but as long as you are prepared and keep the activities simple it is manageable. This den meeting plan covers half of the requirements. An separate article (to be posted tomorrow) describes a den meeting plan to complete the badge.

 

Camping EquipmentCamping Packing List  One thing new scouts (and new leaders) often ask the first few times they go camping is "What do I need to bring?" Download a suggested list of personal camping gear.

 

FruitsBuild Your Own Food Pyramid  Most Scouts are probably familiar with the food pyramid from school. To make the nutrition and fitness components of the Scout program more interesting, turn them into a hands-on activity.

 

Safety AfloatSafety Afloat  Before embarking on a boating activity with your scouts, make sure everyone is aware of the Safety Afloat guidelines.

 

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.

 

Weather Belt LoopWeather Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  Get your Cub Scouts outside to work on their Weather Belt Loop. If you don't have time to do this at a meeting, send a copy of the requirements home with your scouts.

 

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.

 

Baseball Belt LoopBaseball Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  The Cub Scout Academics and Sports program lets Cub Scouts at all levels receive recognition for whatever their special interests are. Look at the baseball belt loop this month. If your Cubs are on a baseball team, they have probably almost earned this award.

 

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.

 

WeatherWater Cycle Demonstration  This project will demonstrate the water cycle to scouts. This demonstration can be used with requirement 1 for the Weather belt loop for Cub Scouts or with requirement 6 for the Weather merit badge for Boy Scouts.

 

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.

 

Webelos Cub Scout badgeHelps and Requirements for Webelos  Webelos is the Cub Scout program for boys in 4th and 5th grade. Find helps and requirements for the Webelos program on this page.