Medicine Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Medicine Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

If you know a Boy Scout who thinks he might want to be a doctor, have him look at the requirements for the Medicine merit badge

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How to Reboot a Venturing Crew

Karah asks “Is there anything I can do to bring new life to the Crew? ” Readers, what are your ideas for breathing new life into a Crew?

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BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 12 – Sportsman

This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers part of the Sportsman Activity Badge. Webelos earn their Soccer Belt Loop during this den meeting.

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Gardening Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Gardening Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

The Gardening merit badge helps Boy Scouts develop their green thumbs. While working on this badge, the learn all about growing plants.

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Crossover and Webelos Who Did Not Complete Requirements

A reader asks “What should we do if we know some of the boys won’t be continuing on to Boy Scouts? What about boys not completing AOL requirements? “

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Combining Bears and Wolves

Tracy asked this question: Has anyone had experience combining the wolf and bear dens (due to low numbers)? Is it possible and what is the best way to do this?

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Mother’s Ribbons at Court of Honor

A reader’s troop is handing out mothers ribbons to some of the moms at a Court of Honor. How should this be handled since not every mom paid for a ribbon.

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BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan L – Grow Something

For this Wolf den meeting plan Cub Scouts take a field trip to a botanical garden. This plan covers part of Wolf Elective 15 – Grow Something.

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Art Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Art Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Boy Scout learn to appreciate and create art while working on the requirements for the Art merit badge. If you have a Scout with some artistic talent, he will probably love this badge.

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Numbers Don’t Lie – STEM Award for Venturers (Mathematics)

This module is designed to help you explore how math affects your life each day. It provides an age appropriate program to get teenagers interested in mathematics.

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BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan L – Swimming

BSA provides Bear den meeting plans for den leaders. Today we will look at a den meeting plan which focuses on aquatics. It covers requirements for Bear Elective 19 – Swimming and the Swimming Belt Loop.

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Archaeology Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Archaeology Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts who prefer a hands on method to learning about the past should check out the Archaeology merit badge.

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BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan K – Farm Animals

This idea from the Bear den meeting plans covers part of Bear Elective 16 – Farm Animals. Cub Scouts learn about how people raise and use farm animals.

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BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 11 – Handyman

This idea from the Webelos den meeting plans covers the Handyman Activity Badge. Webelos learn how to take care of bicycles and automobiles.

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Space Exploration Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Space Exploration Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts learn about reaching for the stars when they work on the requirements for the Space Exploration merit badge.

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Wilderness Survival Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts

This wilderness survival program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities with a focus on outdoor skills and survival techniques.

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January Cub Scout Theme – Yes I Can (Positive Attitude)

BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the January core value of Positive Attitude is a Yes I Can! theme.

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Broken Arrow Ceremony for Boys Joining in Webelos

Reader Beth asked “Should I do a Broken Arrow Ceremony for boys who have just come into Scouting in Webelos 1? I did one when the other boys earned the Bear in the Spring, but now I have 3 new boys.”

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BSA Tiger Supplemental Den Meeting Plan O – Go See It: Healthy Teeth and Gums

In this den meeting plan from the Tiger den meeting ideas, the Tiger Cub Scouts visit a dentist for Tiger Elective 46 – Healthy Teeth and Gums.

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Mammal Study Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Mammal Study Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts can learn all about mammals while working on the Mammal Study merit badge. This is one our Boy Scouts often earn at summer camp.

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