BSA provides Wolf den meeting ideas for Cub Scout den leader. Today’s plan is a supplemental den meeting plan which gives Wolves the opportunity to do some activities related to nature.
Wolf Elective 13 - Birds
Some birds are summer visitors. Others pass through in the spring and fall, while still others live in the same area all year. They all need homes and food.
Wolf Elective 13 Requirements
- Make a list of all the birds you saw in a week and tell where you saw them (field, forest, marsh, yard, or park).
- Put out nesting material (short pieces of yarn and string) for birds and tell which birds might use it.
- Read a book about birds.
- Point out 10 different kinds of birds (5 may be from pictures).
- Feed wild birds and tell which birds you fed.
- Put out a birdhouse and tell which birds use it.
This theme revolves around the ideas of conservation and using natural resources wisely with an emphasis on how we treat other living beings.
BSA provides Wolf den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders on the Scouting.org website. Today, I am going to go through the tenth Wolf Cub Scout den meeting plan. This plan covers Wolf Elective 13 – Birds, and part of Wolf Achievement 10 – Family Fun.
This award is available to Wolves, Bears, and Webelos. The purpose of the award is to help Cub Scouts think about how we are all interdependent on our environment. The requirements are differnent depending which year the Cub Scout is in.
Use dried gourds to make a birdhouse. If you didn’t grow any yourself, you can probably find some in your area at a farmer’s market or even a craft shop.
Wolf is the Cub Scout program for boys in 2nd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Wolf program on this page.