These instructions are for a pot and towel drying rack. There is a small picture of a similar gadget in the Boy Scout handbook.
Boy Scout First Class Rank
The First Class requirements may be worked on simultaneously with the requirements for Tenderfoot and Second Class; these ranks must still be earned in sequence though.
Printable helps for requirements:
Helps for specific requirements:
A Scout is Reverent. This prayer incorporates the twelve points of the Scout Law.
Camping is an essential part of the Boy Scout program and Scouts need to keep track of how much camping they have done. There is a space for this in the back of their handbook, but as a Camping merit badge counselor, I know that there are some other aspects of their campouts they need […]
Scouts should know how to dispose of water which has been used for cleaning dishes, which is also known as gray water. One easy way to strain dishwater is to use a plastic grocery bag.
When a Scout has completed all of the requirements for a rank, he must appear before a board of review. A board of review is NOT the same as a Scoutmaster Conference but just with more people.
One thing which sometimes throws new Scouts (and their parents) off guard is the Scoutmaster Conference. What in the world is a Scoutmaster Conference? Am I going to have to tie knots? What if I get nervous and forget how?!!!
We know of a number of middle school students who are not currently involved in Scouting. So this is a good time of year to try to recruit them into the Troop.
The purpose of the game is to reinforce the ideas which are discussed in the Webelos Citizen activity badge.
It is helpful to go over the terminology with Scouts before working on learning a knot. That way we have a common vocabulary to start with.
This is a traditional Scout game which might date back to Baden-Powell himself. It practices Scoutcraft (lashings) as well as cooperation and problem solving.
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.
Before embarking on a boating activity with your scouts, make sure everyone is aware of the Safety Afloat guidelines.
Take the fear out of being a grubmaster for their Boy Scout patrol by giving your scouts an instruction sheet.
The Committee recommended that the patrol leaders try to convince some of the other scouts to take a turn.