A reader asks about what to do with the grommets after a flag retirement ceremony. What are your opinions?
Citizenship is contributing service and showing responsibility to local, state, and national communities.
The November Pack Meeting Tips from BSA remind us “Cub Scouts develop good citizenship when they are learning about respecting the flag and providing service to the community.”
A reader writes in asking for help with Character Connection activities. See my list of resources and add your own.
The Your Vote Counts meeting plan features ideas for the core value of citizenship – games, group activities, songs, and more.
The Cub Scout core value for the month of November is Citizenship. BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Fifty Great States for this core value.
In this picture bingo game, the cards have images of the states with the capitals on them. As each state name is called, players must try to find the capital on their card and mark it.
The Journey to Excellence Service Project initiative encourages Scouting units to carry out meaningful service projects.
The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of November is Citizenship. According to the program helps citizenship is “Contributing service and showing responsibility to local, state, and national communities. Cub Scouts develop good citizenship when they are learning about respecting the flag and providing service to the community.”
The US Flag is the symbol of our country. Scouts should know how to fold it, fly it, and handle it. Flag etiquette is part of many of the Scout requirements. In many cases, the rules are pretty straightforward. But in other cases, you just need to know the rules. For example, it gets more […]
This plan covers most of Achievement 3 – What Makes America Special – and completes Bear Achievement 8 – The Past Is Exciting and Important – which was started in the first meeting.
This is the sixth in the series of Tiger den meeting plans provide by BSA. If you are using this series, it works best if you do the plans in order. So do the previous meetings before this one. This meeting plan covers part of Tiger Achievement 2 – Where I Live and part of […]
BSA provides den meeting plans for den leader on the Scouting.org website. Today, I am going to go through the first Wolf plan. This plan covers Bobcat and part of Wolf Achievement 2 – Your Flag. If you don’t have any new Cub Scouts in your den, then nobody needs to earn Bobcat, but it […]
This is a crossword puzzle I made for a gathering activity for a den meeting. It’s purpose is just to familiarize the Cub Scout with the 12 core values
You need to highlight the flag during this ceremony. Put a spotlight on it or have two scouts hold it up, or something like that.
This is a very easy achievement to cover in a den meeting. You can even do an extra requirement or two.
The core value for Cub Scouts in November is citizenship. Here is a Cubmaster’s Minute which goes well with that theme. Use it at the end of your pack meeting.
The featured core value for Cub Scouts for the month of November is citizenship. Our Pack will help encourage citizenship in our Cub Scouts by participating in the local Scouting for Food program.
This can be used as a Cubmaster/Scoutmaster/Advisor Minute or it can be used with adults to encourage more participation in the Committee.
This meeting plan completes the requirements for the Webelos Citizen activity badge which were started in Webelos Citizen Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 1.
We’ll be focusing on the flag requirements at this meeting (requirement 3, 4, and 5). The following week we will do the requirements which relate to government and personal citizenship.
When retiring a United Stated flag, some people will say that you must do it this way or that way, but according to the Flag Code, it just needs to be done with dignity.
The purpose of the game is to reinforce the ideas which are discussed in the Webelos Citizen activity badge.
In honor of Independance Day, here is a word search with vocabulary related to the United States Constitution.
Yesterday we went out to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and participated in the 61st annual Memorial Day Good Turn. This event really seems to help our Scouts understand what Memorial Day is all about.
With Memorial Day approaching, it might be time to review how to raise and lower the United States flag. These are some basic rules for raising and lowering the US flag.