This athletics program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities with an athletics theme.
Scouting Program Archives: Athletics Troop Program Feature
Physical fitness has always been one of the aims of the Boy Scouts of America, so this program feature is right on target. The objective in athletics is not to produce super athletes but to promote fitness; to encourage Scouts to make steady improvement in strength, coordination, and agility; and, of course, to have fun.
Troop meetings will include plenty of physical activity, as well as some instruction on the importance of good nutrition and abstinence from smoking, alcohol, and other drugs.
Find the complete plans for the Athletics Troop Program Feature on the BSA website.
Scouting and sports go together. Many recognitions require that the Scout discuss sportsmanship. So what does good sportsmanship mean?
Sports drinks like Gatorade or Power Aid are designed to replenish the water and salt your body loses when you are active or exercising. You can mix up your own powdered mix to accomplish this for a fraction of the cost of purchasing these drinks by the bottle.
The Scoutmaster, Senior Patrol Leader, and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader work together to develop long term plans for a Boy Scout troop. One thing which can help with this is the BSA troop program features.
Boy Scout program features let a troop to plan its meetings around a theme.