Scouting Program Archives: Boy Scout Program Features


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First Aid Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  The focus of the First Aid troop program feature is learning to assess an emergency and practical first aid skills.

 

Environment Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  The focus of the Environmental troop program feature for Boy Scouts is on the interdependence of living things.

 

Picture Telephone Game  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.

 

Engineering Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  The engineering troop program feature helps a PLC plan a month's worth of activities with an engineering theme.

 

Digital Technology Merit Badge  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.

 

communicationCommunication Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  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.

 

Business Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  BSA has a set of troop programs which can help PLCs plan activities around a theme. This business program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with business theme.

 

Backpacking Troop Program Feature  This backpacking program feature offers the opportunity to learn more about hiking and low impact camping. A Boy Scout troop PLC can plan a whole month of activities incorporating a backpacking theme.

 

Scout Pioneering Website  Larry sent in this helpful suggestion for a site with lots of pioneering projects.

 

Space Exploration Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsSpace 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.

 

WildernessWilderness 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.

 

Mammal Study Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsMammal 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.

 

Pioneering Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPioneering Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts can practice their knot skills and build amazing projects when they work on the Pioneering merit badge. This is another one our Scouts often earn at summer camp.

 

Cooking Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This cooking program feature for Boy Scouts offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with food and cooking theme. The featured activity for this month is a patrol feast.

 

Public Health Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsPublic Health Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts learn about their personal responsibilities and the community aspects of public health while working on the Public Health merit badge.

 

Science Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This science program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with a weather and energy theme.

 

Genealogy Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsGenealogy Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who enjoy delving into their family history can earn the Genealogy merit badge. There is a local LDS church which holds a skill center for this badge every year. Some of our scouts have attended and it has sparked an interest in genealogy.

 

Fish and Wildlife Management Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsFish and Wildlife Management Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who are interested in learning more about conservation and wildlife can earn the Fish and Wildlife Management merit badge.

 

Electronics Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsElectronics Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Electronics merit badge introduces Boy Scouts to the concepts and devices which make a lot of the technology they use possible.

 

Group of Young Men PlayingAthletics Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This athletics program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month's worth of troop activities with an athletics theme.

 

Disabilities Awareness Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsDisabilities Awareness Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts can learn to understand and appreciate each individual's strengths and challenges while working on the Disabilities Awareness merit badge.

 

Canoeing Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsCanoeing Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Canoeing merit badge is a favorite for our second year Boy Scouts at summer camp. Everyone likes to get out on the lake on a warm summer day.

 

Aquatics Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts   This aquatics program feature offers the opportunity to learn more about swimming and boating. Your PLC can plan a month of activities around this theme.

 

Water Sports Merit BadgeWater Sports Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Water Sports merit badge focuses on water skiing. Boy Scouts will learn about safety and technique while working on this badge.

 

Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who want to learn more about reptiles will enjoy the Reptile and Amphibian Study merit badge. They will learn how to classify reptiles and find out about their habitats and how they live.

 

Dutch OvenSpecial Cooking Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  The Special Cooking Troop Program Feature offers the opportunity to explore cooking with special equipment and techniques, including Dutch oven cooking, foil packs, and camp stoves.

 

The Noble Captain Kirk Song  Everyone familiar with the Star Trek series knows how much they like to beam people back and forth the transporter. Sing this song as a tribute to the series.

 

Indian Lore Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsIndian Lore Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Indian Lore merit badge is a favorite for our first year Boy Scouts at summer camp. I can always tell which Scouts are working on the badge because they are usually walking around with a necklace with beads on.

 

Wilderness Survival Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsWilderness Survival Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who like building their own shelters and making survival packs will enjoy the Wilderness Survival merit badge.

 

leadershipLeadership Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  This program feature offers the opportunity to explore different aspects of leadership. This would be an especially relevant program theme if your troop youth leadership elections are approaching.

 

American Heritage Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsAmerican Heritage Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts who are interested in history can earn the American Heritage merit badge and learn about our past.

 

physical fitnessPhysical Fitness Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  The physical fitness troop program feature offers the opportunity to introduce concepts of exercise diet, and healthy habits in a troop setting.

 

Absurd PhotoCaption Contest Gathering Activity  An idea for your gathering activities for photography or camera themes is to have a caption contest with some silly or unusual photos.

 

Entrepreneurship Merit BadgeEntrepreneurship Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  The Entrepreneurship merit badge for Boy Scouts is all about what it takes to start a business. So if you know a Boy Scout who is thinking about starting up a lawn mowing business or some other enterprise, this is the badge for him. Some high schools have students start a small business as part of their program, so that would be a good opportunity to work on this badge also.

 

American eagle with flagCitizenship Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  The citizenship troop program feature offers the opportunity to introduce concepts of history, flag etiquette, and responsibilities in a troop setting.

 

Engineering Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsEngineering Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Engineers use their knowledge to solve a wide variety of problems. Boy Scouts can investigate this profession by earning the Engineering merit badge.

 

Drafting Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsDrafting Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  I took a drafting course in college and enjoyed it. Boy Scouts can learn more about this precise way of drawing a design by earning the Drafting merit badge.

 

Electricity Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsElectricity Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts can learn all about circuits and energy while earning the Electricity merit badge.

 

American Cultures Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsAmerican Cultures Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Boy Scouts will learn to appreciate the rich cultural diversity of our country when they earn the American Cultures merit badge.

 

Rifle Shooting Merit Badge for Boy ScoutsRifle Shooting Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  Many of our Boy Scouts earned their Rifle Shooting merit badges at our August campout. Shooting is always a popular activity for our Scouts.