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Games promote team building, cooperation, and friendly competition. Active games also promote the BSA aim of personal fitness.


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First aidFirst Aid Baseball Game for Boy Scouts and Webelos  First aid baseball is a fun way to review first aid skills with Boy Scouts and Webelos. There are instructions for the game and a set of question cards included in the printable file.

 

Native American CraftPahsahëman - A Native American Field Game  Pahsahëman is similar to football. It has been played by the Lenape of the American Northeast for many generations. These instructions include tips for adapting this game for use with scouts.

 

Smiling TeenagersWon't You Smile Game  Won't You Smile is a team-building or icebreaker game suitable for Venturers or Boy Scouts.

 

Character CountsShow Me the Truth Game  Let's be honest. Some of the Cub Scout requirements which are all talking can be tough to do with a group of restless boys. Sometimes when I am looking at a requirement and I see the words Character Connection, my first instinct is to sigh. But then I take a deep breath and remember that playing a game can make it fun.

 

FitnessIsland Tug of War Game  Island tug-of-war is an adaptation of traditional tug of war which not only requires strength but also agility and balance. This game is appropriate for all ages from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts to Venturers.

 

picariaPicaria - A Native American Game  Picaria is a Native American board game. It is like a cross between tic-tac-toe and checkers. It could be used with Tiger, Wolf, or Bear electives or with a group working on the Indian Lore merit badge.

 

FruitsCub Scout Nutrition Game - Food Pyramid Go Fish Game  This is basically a go fish game with different types of food. I liked how the kids talked about the different types of food they saw on the cards.

 

BobcatBobcat Dice Roll  Here is a game you can play if you have a group working on Bobcat together.