Welcome Scouts and Scouters! Here you can find resources for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA (formerly Boy Scouts), and Venturers. I also have ideas for games, crafts, recipes, ceremonies, songs, skits, themes and more.

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  • 911 Song

    911 Song

    This silly 911 song is a favorite on the playground. Yes, it involves crashing into trees, ambulance rides, blood, and the word cops. Use it to educate youth about emergency preparedness and safety.

  • Quest Award

    Quest Award

    While working on the Quest Award, Venturers learn about the importance of healthy eating habits and physical activity. They learn the importance of participating in sports, either as individuals or as a member of a team.

  • Snow Sports Merit Badge Helps and Documents

    Snow Sports Merit Badge Helps and Documents

    Scouts learn to plan and execute winter sports activities safely while working on the Snow Sports merit badge. The requirements for this merit badge can be completed by doing alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snow boarding, or snowshoeing.

  • Bear Fellowship and Duty to God Adventure Helps and Documents

    Bear Fellowship and Duty to God Adventure Helps and Documents

    Fellowship and Duty to God is one of the Bear required adventures. For this adventure, Bears either earn the religious emblem for their faith or explore the practice and history of their beliefs.

  • Ideas for Gift Exchange

    Ideas for Gift Exchange

    A reader asks for ideas for the troop gift exchange. I’ve listed a few of my own. Readers, add your ideas also.

  • Stocking Surprise Christmas Game

    Stocking Surprise Christmas Game

    Stocking Surprise is an easy game for your Christmas themed meeting or party. It works with almost any age group. When choosing items for the “stocking”, think of all of the senses. Include something with a scent, or something which makes noise. Include it in your Christmas games this year.

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  • Pathfinder Rank for Venturers

    Pathfinder Rank for Venturers

    The Pathfinder award is the third level award in the award system for Venturers. This award emphasizes leadership, responsibility, planning, goal development, and training.

  • Theater Merit Badge Helps and Documents

    Theater Merit Badge Helps and Documents

    Scouts get a taste of life on the stage while doing the requirements for the Theater merit badge. They read several plays and write one of their own. Scouts explore skills such as acting, directing, set design, costume design, hair and makeup design, lighting, sound and more. They also perform a pantomime and entertain their…

  • Tiger Bites Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas

    Tiger Bites Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas

    Tiger Cub Scouts learn about good food choices and hygiene while working on the Tiger Bites adventure. They also help out at mealtime, learn some manners, and make a healthy snack.

  • Troop Program Features for Scouts BSA

    Troop Program Features for Scouts BSA

    By utilizing these troop program features, youth leaders can ensure that their troop program is well-rounded, engaging, and meaningful. The program features provide a structured framework that guides troop activities and ensures that Scouts have the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics and develop various skills.

  • Sock Snowball Fight Cub Scout Pack Meeting

    Sock Snowball Fight Cub Scout Pack Meeting

    The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, and what better way to embrace the festive spirit than by incorporating fun activities into Cub Scout meetings? One exciting idea that can bring a lot of laughter and camaraderie is a sock snowball fight.

  • Program Themes

    Program Themes

    Program themes let you add a focus to your Pack, Troop, or Crew program. You don’t have to do everything according to a theme, but adding a few theme based activities to your program will help tie things together.