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.
Wolf Elective 23 - Lets Go Camping
Every Cub Scout loves to camp. Go camping with your family.
Wolf Elective 23 Requirements
- Participate with your pack on an overnight campout.
- Explain the basics of how to take care of yourself in the outdoors.
- Tell what to do if you get lost.
- Explain the buddy system.
- Attend day camp in your area.
- Attend resident camp in your area.
- Participate with your den at a campfire in front of your pack.
- With your den or pack or family, participate in a worship service outdoors.
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.
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.
Nylon pouch, multi-tool, miniature light, hand saw, signaling mirror, survival blanket, fire starter, waterproof matches, cotton ball fire tinder, snare wire, emergency cord, waxed thread, fishing kit, sewing kit, pocket survival guide, and rescue instructions.
This walking stick comes in 4 different lengths so you can get the correct size for your height, resulting in more comfortable hiking.
This is great for Scout units, because you can pick up the book and know you are going to be able to find something within a reasonable driving distance.
Word on the street is that BSA will release a June Cub Scout theme called “Head West Young Man” for the June core value of Perseverance.
Tonight, our Boy Scout Troop is running the Pack meeting for our Cub Scouts. They are going to divide into dens and each den will have several Boy Scouts doing skill instruction with them. They are working on things like knots and outdoor skills which relate to the advancement for each den. While they are […]
Heres another silly song for you. This works well at Christmas (because of the tune) or at camp (because of the theme).
Even as winter approaches and it gets to cold for the Cub Scouts to get out tent camping, we can still get them outdoors on a day hike. Make sure your Cub Scouts know the 10 Outdoor Essentials.
If your Cub Scouts attended day camp or resident camp over the summer, you might want to encourage them to work on their Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award.
Hiking is one of the new additions to the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. I really like this added incentive to get our Cub Scouts outdoors.
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.
Wolf is the Cub Scout program for boys in 2nd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Wolf program on this page.