Scouting Program Archives: Perseverance

Perseverance
Perseverance is sticking with something and not giving up, even if it is difficult.

The June Pack Meeting Tips from BSA remind us “Boys will realize that they must continue to work hard in order to improve their skills in activities where they want to excel.”


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antique wooden wagonJune Cub Scout Theme - Head West Young Man (Perseverance)  Word on the street is that BSA will release a June Cub Scout theme called "Head West Young Man" for the June core value of Perseverance.

 

Chess Belt LoopChess Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  Chess is a great game. And it really isn't as difficult to learn as you might think. I know many young kids who can grasp the concepts and play a good game of chess. Chess also teaches kids to look ahead and to stick with something, In today's world of video games and instant gratification, chess teaches Scouts to look, observe, and persevere. I have seen kids who are normally bouncing off the walls sit down and become very absorbed in a chess game.

 

Cubmaster Minute – Science and Perseverance  The Cub Scout core value for the month of June is perseverance. Here is a brief Cubmaster minute to help Cub Scout understand why perseverance is important.

 

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Ideas for June Pack Meeting – Perseverance  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of June is Perseverance. According to the program helps perseverance is: Sticking with something and not giving up, even if it is difficult.

 

Webelos Athlete Activity BadgeDen Meeting Plan for Webelos Athlete Activity Badge  For this badge your Webelos have to do several fitness tasks. Then they are supposed to work on these skills on their own and then do the tasks again 30 days later to see if they improved. This is similar to the fitness requirements for the Tenderfoot badge and for the Personal Fitness merit badge which they will work on when they get to Boy Scouts.

 

Cub Scout Perseverance Ceremony  The Cub Scout core value for the month of June is perseverance. This word might be unfamiliar to your Cub Scouts. This ceremony will help them understand the meaning of the word. This would work especially well as part of an opening ceremony.

 

Fishing Belt LoopFishing Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  If you have a favorite spot to go fishing in your neighborhood, take a look at the Fishing belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.

 

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Human Knot Game  This is an icebreaker in which a group must work together to "untie" themselves from a knot. This is a cooperative rather than competitive game.

 

I Can Do That With One Hand Tied Behind My Back Game  The goal of this game is for two Scouts to work together to make a simple lunch. The challenge is that they each have one hand tied behind their back.