One of the methods for Boy Scouts is “the outdoors”. Being outdoors presents Boy Scouts with challenges and adventures. Boys enjoy the independence of getting away from home and taking care of themselves.
Fishing Troop Program Feature
Give a boy some line and a hook and let him go fishing and he can have endless fun. The sport of fishing can be done with a simple cane pole or a fancy graphite pole and specialty reel.
What a great way to spend a weekend outing! You can catch your supper and prepare it (but take along some hot dogs, just in case). You can have fun, learn about nature, and have the thrill of preparing something you caught.
Have a family weekend outing. Everyone can participate, or it might be a chance for a Scout and one parent to get to know each other better. Your Fishing Frolic weekend can be a super event, regardless of how you plan it.
Find the complete plans for the Fishing Troop Program Feature on the BSA website.
Fishing merit badge is a fun one for Boy Scout summer camp. Of the eleven Scouts who went to camp from our troop a couple of weeks ago, seven did this badge. My favorite part when I am with Scouts working on this badge – watching them cook the fish.
The Scoutmaster, Senior Patrol Leader, and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader work together to develop long term plans for a Boy Scout troop. One thing which can help with this is the BSA troop program features.
Every Scout who is spending time outdoors should be familiar with the Outdoor Code. It is especially important for Webelos, Boy Scouts, and Venturers who are out camping regularly.
Boy Scout program features let a troop to plan its meetings around a theme.