A reader asks “In working on BL and pin requirements, do the scouts need to complete the requirements during a current “year” (their Wolf or Bear year for example)? ” The requirements are not year specific, so we have always allowed our Cub Scouts to work on the requirements at any time since they joined […]
Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop and Pin
The Wildlife Conservation belt loop and pin are part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. This program gives Cub Scouts the opportunity to receive recognition for exploring different areas of interest.
Webelos who earn the Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop while a Webelos also complete requirement 13 for the Naturalist activity badge.
A reader asks when a Cub Scout may work on a belt loop. Any Cub Scout can work on the belt loops and pins in the Academics and Sports program at any time.
Working on the Wildlife Conservation pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program helps Cub Scouts think about how they can protect wildlife habitats. By understanding what wildlife need to live, they can help with conservation efforts in ways that are meaningful to them.
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.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. There is an award for each discipline at each level of Scouting. The science Nova award for Cub Scouts is called Science Everywhere.
This theme revolves around the ideas of conservation and using natural resources wisely with an emphasis on how we treat other living beings.
Bear Den Meeting Ideas: This plan focuses on Bear Achievement 5 – Sharing Your World with Wildlife and the Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop.
Conservation and Scouting have always gone hand in hand. And our young Cub Scouts are fascinated by wildlife and are usually eager to learn how to participate in conservation projects. You can spark that interest with the Wildlife Conservation belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
I posted a few ideas last year, but here are some more ideas for incorporating resourcefulness into your Cub Scout program.
Native American lore is an important part of the Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs. This prayer is attributed to Chief Sealth (for whom Seattle is named).
Scouts always enjoy playing with their food! This would make a nice snack for any den meeting based on one of the ecology lessons.
The Cub Scout Academics and Sports program gives Cub Scouts the opportunity to receive recognition for exploring different areas of interest. Cub Scouts earn belt loops which can be worn on the official Cub Scout belt when they investigate one of these areas. When they explore one of the topics further, they earn a pin. […]