Wednesday, March 3, 2021
World Wildlife Day is held on March 3 of every year. It’s purpose is to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the world’s plant and animal life and to celebrate the natural diversity found on our planet. So this is a good day to talk about environmental issues with Scouts of all ages.
Here are some ways for you to observe World Wildlife Day in your Scouting program:
- Learn about endangered species in your area
- Review the Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace
- Cub Scouts can work on the Cub Scout World Conservation Award
- Tigers can do the My Tiger Jungle adventure
- Wolves can check out the Spirit of the Water adventure
- Bears can do the Furs, Feathers, and Ferns adventure
- Webelos can work on the Into the Wild adventure
- Cub Scouts can work on the Nova WILD! award
- Scouts BSA can look at the Scouts BSA World Conservation Award
- Scouts BSA can start the Environmental Science Merit badge
- Venturers can work on the Venturing World Conservation Award
- Check out the Outdoor Ethics Awareness award
What are your ideas for how Scouts can observe World Wildlife Day? Add your thoughts to the comments below.