Scouting Program Archives: Respect
Respect is showing regard for the worth of someone or something.
The December Pack Meeting Tips from BSA remind us “Through interacting with pack families, Cub Scouts will develop appreciation and respect for different families and traditions. Through pack service projects, they will
learn to treat the environment with care.”
December Cub Scout Theme - Holiday Lights (Respect) The Cub Scout Holiday Lights theme for the December core value of respect incorporates the ideas of cultures and service.Get ideas for your pack and den.
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: 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.
Thanksgiving Scoutmaster (or Cubmaster) Minute This makes a nice Scoutmaster Minute or Cubmaster Minute or even just a good reflection for a family gathering at this time of year. This is based on something in some old BSA program helps
More Ideas for December Pack Meeting - Respect The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of December is Respect. According to the program helps respect is "Showing regard for the worth of someone or something."
Finding Out About Endangered Species in Your Area Conservation and Scouting go hand in hand. Since getting outdoors is a big part of the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs, it makes sense that we should teach Scouts about protecting our natural resources. The US Fish and Wildlife Service has an Endangered Species Page where you can look up endangered species in your state or even your county. There is also a Weird and Wonderful Wildlife Page on the site where kids can learn about 14 different endagered species and play some games to find out even more.
BSA Bear Den Meeting 1 - The Past Is Exciting and Important and Building Muscles BSA provides den meeting plans for den leader on the Scouting.org website. Today, I am going to go through the first Bear plan and including some tips and ideas which are related to the covered requirements. If you don't already have the BSA den meeting plans, download BSA Bear Den Meeting Plan 1 to follow along with this article.
Tell It Like It Isn’t Game Every now and then people will contact me with a question about how I did this requirement or that. One question I have received a few times is "What are the rules for Tell It Like It Isn't for Tiger Achievement 4?" The instructions can be found in the Tiger handbook, but I think sometimes as den leaders we look at something and think it must be more complicated. Tell It Like It Isn't is the game most of us know as Telephone. Yes, it really is that simple.
Den Meeting Plan for Bear Achievement 6 - Take Care of Your Planet One of the achievements in the "For Country" category is Achievement 6 - Take Care of Your Planet. This achievement can be really fun for your Bears to do as a den if you can team up with your chartered organization or another community organization. Find a place you can go to do some litter cleanup and plant a tree.
Cub 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.
Bazooka Bubblegum Song This is one of DS's favorite scout songs. We hear this one a lot at camp, on hikes, and on hayrides. I'll warn you that when they start singing this, they tend to sing it over and over and over again. The best I can describe the tune is that it is sort of a rap style tune.
Phone Etiquette Phone etiquette does not come naturally to most kids. It needs to be taught. Here are some very basic rules for talking on the phone. These could be used with Tiger Elective 26 - Phone Manners or Wolf Achievement 4 - Know Your Home and Community. It will also help Cub Scouts working on the Good Manners Pin.
Cub 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
Kwanzaa Candle Ceremony for Cub Scouts This ceremony relates the seven principles of Kwanzaa to the values of Cub Scouting. It goes along well with the December theme of respect also.
Ideas for December Pack Meeting - Respect The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of December is respect. At your December pack meeting, do something which helps Cub Scouts practice respect for others.
Heritages Pin for Cub Scouts Holidays are a great time for kids to learn some family history. Cub Scouts who really delve into their history can earn the Heritages Belt Loop and Pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
Respect Ceremony for Cub Scouts The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of December is Respect. This is a simple ceremony which can be used as an opening or a closing for a meeting.
Thank You Note Template for Thanking a Special Person It is really important for kids to learn how to say "Thank You". Gratitude is something which needs to be taught, and Cub Scouts is a perfect forum for doing this.
Respectful Listening Dealing with Scouts who won't listen when somebody is speaking can be a real challenge. Here are some tips and a code of conduct to help them listen and ask questions respectfully.
Good Manners Belt Loop for Cub Scouts One of the new additions to the Cub Scouts Academics and Sports program last year was the Good Manners belt loop and pin. What a great addition!
Leave No Trace Frontcountry Guidelines Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethics program which encourages responsible use of outdoor resources. The frontcountry guidelines are the guidelines for day-use areas like parks and trails.