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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Do you have a Scouting question you can’t find the answer to? Contact me and I’ll share it so you can get answers from the Scouting community.

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  • Health and Fitness Cub Scout Theme

    Health and Fitness Cub Scout Theme

    One of the Aims of Scouting is Fitness. According to the Cub Scout program helps health and fitness is: Being personally committed to keeping our minds and bodies cleanand fit.Cub Scouts will learn that it is important and easy to eat a healthy diet and how a fitnessprogram can be part of their daily routine.

  • Horsemanship Merit Badge Helps and Documents

    Horsemanship Merit Badge Helps and Documents

    By doing the requirements for the Horsemanship merit badge, Scouts learn to safely enjoy riding a horse. They find out about the care and anatomy of horses. They show that they can groom a horse and care for the saddle and bridle. Scouts demonstrate their knowledge by riding a horse and using a variety of skills.

  • What Is a Court of Honor?

    What Is a Court of Honor?

    A Court of Honor is a ceremony held by Scouts to formally recognize and honor those who have achieved specific ranks or earned awards. An Eagle Court of Honor is a special type of Court of Honor ceremony that is held to recognize and celebrate a Scout who has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in Scouting.

  • Projects for Scouts

    Projects for Scouts

    Projects for Scouts give youth an opportunity to build something useful. Make sure your project is appropriate for the age group and don’t forget about safety instruction for any tools you will be using.

  • What Does the Pack Secretary Do?

    What Does the Pack Secretary Do?

    Pack Secretary is a position which can be filled on a Cub Scout Pack Committees. This is one of those roles which can be filled by a parent who wants to help out, but is not sure how. With some clear instruction anyone should be able to do what is required in this position, even if they are new to Scouting.

  • Fire Drill Time!

    Fire Drill Time!

    Fire departments often recommend that you check your smoke detectors and change batteries when daylight savings time begins and ends. This is a good time to conduct a fire drill with your family also. Fire drills are encouraged throughout scouting programs, from the Lions to Scouts BSA.

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  • Fun on the Run Lion Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas

    Fun on the Run Lion Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas

    For the Fun on the Run adventure, Lion Cub Scouts learn about healthy habits including the importance of making good food choices and getting enough rest.

  • Crafts for Scouts

    Crafts for Scouts

    Crafts can be used to complete rank advancement requirements or just for fun. Crafts are especially important as a way for boys and girls in the Cub Scout program to express themselves and develop creativity. Do you have a craft that you’d like to share? Contact me and I’ll share it here with a picture of your creation.

  • Plant a Pizza Garden

    Plant a Pizza Garden

    Spring is in the air! Get your Scouts out gardening. One way to get them interested in playing in the dirt and in healthy eating habits is to plant a pizza garden. They might be more willing to try different fresh foods if they harvest them from plants they tended.

  • Eagle Scout’s Mother Illustrates Cards for Eagles and Crossing Over

    Eagle Scout’s Mother Illustrates Cards for Eagles and Crossing Over

    Mrs. Achilles’ online Etsy shop has cards for Eagle Scouts, Cubs that are Crossing Over into Scouts and gift boxes of “Trustworthy” notecards that make great gifts for Scouts and leaders. She also has Eagle thank-you notes and an inexpensive downloadable Eagle Court of Honor Invitation.

  • Family Tree Template

    Family Tree Template

    Helping Scouts look back at their family heritage fits in with the Turn Back the Time program theme. Scouts can download this family tree template to write in their family back to their great grandparents.

  • First Aid for Cuts Demonstration

    First Aid for Cuts Demonstration

    When you are doing first aid instruction, it is best to demonstrate it as much as possible. Here is a way they showed us at a Pow Wow a few years ago. I did this with my previous Webelos den and they really enjoyed it.