Wearing a uniform identifies youth as Scouts BSA. It give them a sense of belonging to a group. The Scout uniform is associated with the ideals of Scouting.
Scouts BSA 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:
This aquatics program feature offers the opportunity to learn more about swimming and boating. Your PLC can plan a month of activities around this theme.
The most familiar application of skill level limits is the swim tests which are administered at summer camp. But there are other examples as well.
Our council has a “Toasted Chit” training for pressurized fuel use. I believe this is a local requirement, but I thought the organization of the material might be helpful to anyone doing pressurized fuel instruction.
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.
International Bacon Day is observed on the Saturday before Labor day. It is a celebration of crispy bacon. So make a camp recipe with bacon or play Steal the Bacon. What are your favorite camp recipes containing bacon? Send them to me and I will post them.