Scouting Program Archives: Resourcefulness

Resourcefulness
Resourcefulness is using human resources and other resources to their fullest..

The February Pack Meeting Tips from BSA remind us “Cub Scouts will gain the knowledge and the means to meet situations effectively
whether they are working on a service project or completing a den activity.”


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Litter to GlitterFebruary Cub Scout Theme – Litter to Glitter (Resourcefulness)  One theme for the February core value of Resourcefulness is a Litter to Glitter theme. Cub Scouts think of ways to use things we might otherwise toss away.

 

Cub Scouts - Strong Values - Strong Leaders - Character CountsCharacter Connection Activities  A reader writes in asking for help with Character Connection activities. See my list of resources and add your own.

 

Model RocketBSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan D - Build a Model (Rockets)  BSA provides a series of Bear den meeting plans for Cub Scout Leaders. This den meeting idea covers Bear Achievement 21 – Build a Model

 

ResourcefulnessPack Meeting Plan for February - Invention Convention (Resourcefulness)  Use the Invention Convention Cub Scout pack meeting plan for February's Cub Scout core value of Resourcefulness.

 

Egg Drop ChallengeEgg Drop Challenge - An Engineering Project  In an egg drop challenge, Scouts try to design a container which can prevent an egg from breaking when dropped. This is an excellent project to get kids interested in science and engineering.

 

The Scouting Way can help everybody: men and women, young and old, Scouts and non-Scouts alike incorporate the core ethics and principles of Scouting into their daily lives, in just minutes a day.The Scouting Way  The Scouting Way can help everybody: men and women, young and old, Scouts and non-Scouts alike incorporate the core ethics and principles of Scouting into their daily lives, in just minutes a day.

 

The Scoutmaster Minute presents verses of honesty, courage, service, sacrifice and more-right at your fingertips and right when they're needed, fitting easily into a pocket or backpack.The Scoutmaster Minute: Your Handbook for Inspiring Moments   The Scoutmaster Minute presents verses of honesty, courage, service, sacrifice and more-right at your fingertips and right when they're needed, fitting easily into a pocket or backpack.

 

ClockTurn Back the Clock Pack Meeting Plan Available for February Core Value - Resourcefulness  The core value for the month of February is Resourcefulness. A February supplemental meeting plan theme called Turn Back the Clock has recently been posted to the BSA website. This plan assumes that your February Pack meeting will be your annual Pack Blue and Gold banquet.

 

Turn Back the ClockFebruary Cub Scout Theme – Turn Back the Clock (Resourcefulness)  One of the supplemental plans for February will be the old Turn Back the Clock theme. This one was the program theme at least a couple of times in the past.

 

Model ShipMore Pack Meeting Ideas for February – Resourcefulness  I posted a few ideas last year, but here are some more ideas for incorporating resourcefulness into your Cub Scout program.

 

BicycleBike Repair Tips  This month I am focusing on cycling. If you are going to ride a bike, you'd better make sure it is in good repair first. You don't want to be riding along and have your front wheel fall off or your brakes not work. I found a great website called How To Fix Bikes which offers all sorts of advice on - drum roll... - how to fix bikes!

 

CDCD Fish Craft  Instructions for a fish shaped craft made from old CDs. Make one or make several and put them together as a mobile.

 

Cub Scouts - Strong Values - Strong Leaders - Character CountsCub Scout Core Values  One of the three Aims of Scouting is character development. In the Cub Scouting program, character development is emphasized through twelve core values.

 

PocketknifeHiking Stick Craftsman Project  Cub Scouts love to get their pocketknives out and strip bark from fallen sticks. Why not make it into a project?

 

FrisbeeThe Versatile Frisbee  Many campers consider the frisbee an indispensable piece of gear for camp. How do you use your frisbee to improve camp life?

 

HammerDuct Tape Wallet Craftsman Project  I came across this idea and thought they would enjoy it. After all, what Scout doesn't enjoy using duct tape?

 

ResourcefulnessIdeas for February Cub Scout Theme - Resourcefulness  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of February is resourcefulness. How can resourcefulness be incorporated into a pack program?

 

Respect Ourselves, Others, and Our WorldCub Scout Gathering Activity - Core Values Crossword Puzzle  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