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 find out 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.
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.
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.
BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Backyard Fun for the May core value of Health and Fitness – games, group activities, songs, and more.
Sleeping Guard is a fun game for a den. The object of the game is for the Scouts to be quiet enough to sneak up on a blindfolded guard and steal an object. Perfect for a bunch of noisy Cub Scouts!
The Fish and Chips and Vinegar song fits in well with this month’s Backyard Fun theme. It includes a reminder to keep our backyards free of trash! It would also fit in well with a conservation theme. The song is sung as a round. If you don’t know the tune, here is a YouTube video […]
Scouts today are familiar with many types of digital technology – the Internet, smart phones, tablets, computers. The Digital Technology merit badge teaches Boy Scouts how to use technology safely and responsibly.
Catholic Adventure Week, STEM Camps, Sea Scouts vs Pirates, camps for those who like to rough it, fishing camp, Eagle Trail camp, horse camp, and more.
Scott sent in this question: My son is home schooled and has to do the requirement for second class 9a. The drug awareness part. do you have any suggestions on what he can do to meet this requirement?
Steve sent in this question about Eagle palms: In terms of earning Palms. Do MB’s earned before getting Eagle count towards Palms?
BSA has a set of troop programs which can help PLCs plan activities around a theme. This communication program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities which focus on giving and receiving information.