Scouting Program Archives: Responsibility

Responsibility
Responsibility is fulfilling our duty to God, country, other people, and ourselves.

The October Pack Meeting Tips from BSA remind us “Responsibility is fulfilling our duty to help others and take care of ourselves. It is
behaving safely and appropriately without having to be told.”


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Video Games PinVideo Games Pin for Cub Scouts  I remember a couple of years ago when this recognition was introduced. There was a lot of buzz about an award for video gaming. Hopefully your Cub Scout will learn to use video games responsibly by earning the Video Games pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.

 

Tiger and Parrot in JunglePack Meeting Plan for October: Jungle of Fun (Responsibility)  The Cub Scout core value for the month of October is Responsibility. BSA has released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Jungle of fun related to this core value.

 

JungleOctober Cub Scout Theme - Jungle of Fun (Responsibility)  This theme revolves around the ideas of conservation and using natural resources wisely with an emphasis on how we treat other living beings.

 

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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.

 

cornucopiaThanksgiving 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

 

ConservationFinding 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.

 

Boy Washing CarIdeas for October Pack Meeting – Responsibility  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of October is Responsibility. According to the program helps responsibility is fulfilling our duty to God, country, other people, and ourselves. Responsibility is fulfilling our duty to help others and take care of ourselves. It is behaving safely and appropriately without having to be told.

 

ConservationDen 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 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.

 

MusicBazooka 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.

 

FamilyBSA Tiger Den Meeting 2 - Bobcat and Making My Family Special   This is an overview of the second Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I've included some additional information I think would be helpful.

 

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

 

Pet Care Belt LoopPet Care Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  If you have a pet, have your Cub Scout check out the Pet Care Belt Loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. He will have to take care of the pet for two weeks (a positive from any parent's point of view) and learn about his pet. Then all he has to do is make a poster about his pet and show it off.

 

American eagle with flagTigers or Eagles Cubmaster Minute (Responsibility)   This is a Cubmaster minute which is based on one of the old program helps plans. It goes well with this month's core value of responsibility.

 

Inspiration and MotivationMake a Difference to One  This can be used as a Cubmaster/Scoutmaster/Advisor Minute or it can be used with adults to encourage more participation in the Committee.

 

HandshakeOctober Pack Meeting - Good Manners Belt Loop (Responsibility)  The core value for October is Responsibility. So we are going to let the Cub Scouts work on the Good Manners belt loop.

 

PencilThank 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.

 

FamilyTiger Den Meeting Plan | Making My Family Special  This Tiger den meeting plan focuses on Achievement 1 - Making My Family Special. It also covers Tiger Electives 1 and 4.

 

Good Manners Belt LoopGood 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!

 

Video Games Belt LoopVideo Games Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  There has been a lot of hubbub lately about the addition of Video Games to the Cub Scouts Sports and Academics Program. I've heard it referred to as the latest Boy Scout merit badge. Of course, it is not a Boy Scout merit badge, it is a Cub Scout belt loop and pin.

 

Leave No TraceLeave 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.