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A Scout Is Helpful

A Scout is Helpful

A Scout is helpful. A Scout cares about other people. He willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward.

3rd point of the Scout Law

Scouts are helpful through the many service projects in their communities. They are also helpful in their homes, by doing their chores.

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Resources

Service Project Ideas

Service Project Ideas for Scouts BSA

Scouts BSA are required to participate service projects for rank advancement. Our troop encourages all Scouts to participate in service projects whether they need the hours or not.

Service Project Ideas for Cub Scouts

Coming up with feasible service project ideas for young Cub Scouts can be a challenge. Lions (who are in kindergarten) need to do a good turn for the Pick My Path adventure. And Tigers (who are in first grade) need to do a service project for the Tiger Circles adventure. There are many possibilities though.

Den Job Chart

Cub Scouts love to help out at den meetings! A den job chart will help you spread the jobs around. Ideally each member of your den would have at least one job at every meeting.

Scoutmaster Minute – Only One

Here is a Scoutmaster Minute which reminds us not to focus on the big insurmountable problem. Instead, just do what you can.

Gives Goodwill (Citizenship and Service) Pack Meeting Plan

The Gives Goodwill meeting plan features ideas for the core value of citizenship – games, group activities, songs, and more. This theme has an emphasis on the importance of serving others in need.

More Pack Meeting Plans Related to Helpful

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

To The Rescue

Cubs In Action

The Scout Law 1

The Scout Law

I like the simplicity of the Scout Law. It is brief and therefore easy for youth to memorize. But it covers a lot of ground. A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, Reverent.

What Is Scout Spirit

What Is Scout Spirit?

Scout spirit is mentioned in several of the requirements for Scouts BSA ranks. But what is Scout spirit and how does a Scout go about demonstrating it? Hint: Think about the Scout Law.

Trustworthy Tommy Song

Trustworthy Tommy Song

Scouts of all ages need to learn the Scout Law. This classic Trustworthy Tommy song will help them remember the twelve points of the Scout Law and to understand what the points mean.

A Scout’s Prayer by Lord Baden-Powell

This prayer is attributed to Lord Baden-Powell himself. B-P clearly believed that faith was an important component of his Scouting program. So while Scouting is not specific to any particular faith, there is a spiritual aspect to it. This prayer, based on the Scout Law, would be appropriate for most groups of Scouts.

Scout Law Prayer

A Scout is Reverent. This is another Scout Law prayer which incorporates the twelve points of the Scout Law.

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