Scouting Program Archives: Science Troop Program Feature
Science is a method of learning about the world by observation, study, and experimentation. We might say that Scouting is a science because that’s the way Scouts learn.
In this program feature we will explore two scientific subjects, weather and energy. During troop meetings, Scouts will discover how to use weather signs. They will also learn about the importance of conserving energy sources.
The big event will be a weather bivouac. Ask patrols to predict the weather for the bivouac as the date draws near. The highlight of the bivouac will be an adventure obstacle trail with problems patrols might have to solve during a hurricane.
Find the complete plans for the Science Troop Program Feature on the BSA website.
The Noble Captain Kirk Song Everyone familiar with the Star Trek series knows how much they like to beam people back and forth the transporter. Sing this song as a tribute to the series.
Cubmaster Minute – Science and Perseverance The Cub Scout core value for the month of June is perseverance. Here is a brief Cubmaster minute to help Cub Scout understand why perseverance is important.
Troop Program Features - Program Planning 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.
Plant Science Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Spring is around the corner and the seed catalogs have been arriving in the mail. So this is a good time to take a look at the plant science merit badge.
A Simple Explanation of the Scientific Method If you don't have a background in science, helping your Cub Scout out with this might seem a little intimidating. But the scientific method is really very basic and only involves a few simple concepts.
Troop Program Features for Meetings and Outings Boy Scout program features let a troop to plan its meetings around a theme.
Nitro Transport Game This is an initiative game. Its purpose is to get a group to work together to solve a problem. This should build teamwork and cooperation in the group.
Finding the Big Dipper, the North Star, and the Little Dipper One of the requirements for Bear Elective 1: Space is to locate the North Star and two constellations in the night sky. This printable aid will help find it.
Pin Hole Planetariums Make pinhole planetariums to fulfill Cub Scout Bear Elective 1b. This project involves hammers, nails, and flashlights, so it should be a hit with the Cub Scouts. Includes patterns for the pinholes.