Scouting Program Archives: Leave No Trace


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Cub Scouts - Strong Values - Strong Leaders - Character CountsCub Scout Awards  Cub Scouts do not earn badges like Boy Scouts do, but there are a number of supplemental award programs they can work on. They should focus on rank achievements first, but these programs will provide an opportunity for some extra activities.

 

Forest HikeForestry Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts  The forestry program feature offers the opportunity to introduce natural resource management and conservation in a Boy Scout troop setting.

 

Outdoorsman Activity BadgeBSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 3 - Outdoorsman  Webelos Den Meeting Plans: This plan for Outdoorsman activity badge can be completed with or without an overnight campout.

 

Leave No TraceCub Scout Leave No Trace Award  While you are doing your outdoor activities, your Cub Scouts can earn the Cub Scout Leave No Trace award.

 

Venturing Ranger Award - Leave No TraceVenturing Ranger Award Core Requirement - Leave No Trace  

 

lnttrainerLeave No Trace Trainer Description and Self Evaluation  The Leave No Trace Trainer is a youth member of the troop who ensures that Leave No Trace principles are followed on all troop outings and activities.

 

CampfireFirem'n Chit Certification  Boy Scouts are going to build fires. That is pretty much a given. So they should be trained to use fire safely. This BSA certification provides a set of rules which can be used for training with Scouts. A pocket card is also available at your local Scout shop, to indicate that the Scout has completed the training and agrees to the rules.

 

Leave-No-TraceBoy Scout Leave No Trace Award  Boy Scouts will complete a couple of the requirements for the Boy Scout Leave No Trace award while working their way toward Eagle Scout.

 

Leave-No-TraceDisposing of Dishwater at Camp  Scouts should know how to dispose of water which has been used for cleaning dishes, which is also known as gray water. One easy way to strain dishwater is to use a plastic grocery bag.

 

Cub Scout Outdoor Activity AwardCub Scout Outdoor Activity Award  If your Cub Scouts attended day camp or resident camp over the summer, you might want to encourage them to work on their Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award.

 

LeafOutdoor Scavenger Hunt  Doing a scavenger hunt while hiking will help scouts really explore the world around them while they are walking. This post includes a suggested list in printable format.

 

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.