Webelos Badge and Arrow of Light

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

Rope

Knot 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.

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First aid

First 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.

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Hammer

Twig 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.

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First aid

First 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.

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Astronomy Belt Loop

Astronomy 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.

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Neckerchief Slide Holder

Neckerchief 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.

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Science

Webelos 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.

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Camping Equipment

Camping 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.

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Fruits

Build 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.

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Safety Afloat

Safety Afloat

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

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ZD made this egg carton caterpillar

Egg 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.

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Fire Extinguisher

Fire 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.

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Baseball Belt Loop

Baseball 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.

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Leaf

Leaf 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.

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Weather

Water 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.

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