A reader’s son has been asked to wait two months for his board of review. This does seem like a long delay for rank advancement.
For the Adventures in Coins adventure, Wolves play games and do activities related to coins. In the process, they learn all about coins.
For the Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about magic, science, secret codes, and other “mysteries”.
For the Webelos Walkabout adventure, Webelos plan and carry out a three mile hike and complete a service project.
For the Paws for Action adventure, Bears learn about history, law enforcement, and conservation.
For the Running with the Pack adventure, Wolves improve their physical fitness by participating in some physical activities and planning a healthy meal.
For the Tigers in the Wild adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn some outdoor skills, go hiking, and participate in other outdoor activities.
For the Stronger, Faster, Higher adventure, Webelos work to improve their physical fitness, play some games, and try a new sport.
For the Grin and Bear It adventure, Bears play a game and hold a Cub Scout Carnival at a pack meeting.
For the Paws on the Path adventure, Wolves learn how to hike safely and under the guidelines of the Outdoor Code and LNT. Then they go on a hike.
For the Tiger Bites adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about nutritious food choices, participate in mealtime chores and hygiene, and make a snack.
For the Scouting adventure, Webelos learn what it will be like to be a member of a Boy Scout troop and they learn some outdoor skills.
For the First Responder adventure, Webelos learn some basic first aid and emergency preparedness skills.
For the Fur, Feathers, and Ferns adventure, Bears learn about wildlife and plants in their area and about endangered species.
For the Howling at the Moon adventure, Wolves practice their communication skills by creating a skit and performing it at a pack campfire program.
For the Team Tiger adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn how cooperation and pitching in can improve their homes and communities
For the Faith in Action AOL adventure, Webelos either earn the religious emblem of their faith or create and carry out a plan to strengthen their own beliefs.
For the Fellowship of Faith adventure, Bears learn either earn the religious emblem for their faith or explore the practice and history of their beliefs.
For the Footsteps of Faith adventure, Wolves visit a religious monument and create a display about their trip. They also explore other aspects of faith.
A reader asks if Scout skills can only be learned at Scout events. While this is typical, if a Scout learned the skill elsewhere and can fulfill the requirement then it should be signed off.
For the My Family’s Faith adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners talk about faith and family and participate in an activity related to their beliefs.
In the Camper Arrow of Light core adventure, Webelos learn how to camp and outdoor skills such as geocaching, knot tying, the Outdoor Code, and Leave No Trace.
For this adventure, Webelos either earn the religious emblem of their faith or plan and take part in an interfaith service and explore their own beliefs.
For this Bear Necessities adventure, Bears learn some outdoor skills, go camping, do some cooking, and learn a little about the weather.
For the Council Fire adventure, Wolves learn about being a member of a community. They plan a service project, look for ways they can help in their area, and actively participate in making their community better.
For the Games Tigers Play adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about teamwork while playing games. They also explore how active games and nutritious food keep us healthy.
Can a troop place requirements on how a Board of Review must be requested? For example, can a troop require that the Scout request the BOR by phone rather than in person?
In the Building a Better World Arrow of Light adventure, Webelos learn all about citizenship including about the rights and duties of citizens, local government, improving our communities through conservation, and connecting with Scouts in different countries.
In the Cast Iron Chef adventure, Webelos learn about healthy food choices and how to safely prepare food in an outdoor setting.
Bear Claws is one of the Bear CORE Adventure Requirements. In this adventure, Bears learn how to use their pocketknives safely and carve a couple of items.
Call of the Wild is one of the Wolf CORE Adventure Requirements. Wolves go camping, learn some Scout skills, think about being prepared for outdoor adventure, and learn about Leave No Trace.
For this adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn to really observe the outdoors and see all of the life and activity that happens in nature.
A reader asks if a Boy Scout may wear the religious emblem knot if he earned a religious emblem as a Cub Scout. Yes, he may.
The focus of the Environmental troop program feature for Boy Scouts is on the interdependence of living things.
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.
Reader question: There is a cub in our pack that has no interest in the outdoors. He and I were talking about our upcoming family camp and he is dreading it. How can I help get him interested in being outdoors?
Picture Telephone is a visual version of the classic telephone game. Our Crew recently played this during the Communication section of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews course.
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 […]
The idea of this game is for each player to “use the force” to keep a balloon on a pool noodle light saber.
The engineering troop program feature helps a PLC plan a month’s worth of activities with an engineering theme.