Scott sent in this question about participating in a substance abuse prevention program: My son is home schooled and has to do the requirement for second class. The drug awareness part. do you have any suggestions on what he can do to meet this requirement?
Scouts BSA Second Class Rank
The Second Class requirements may be worked on simultaneously with the requirements for Tenderfoot and First Class; these ranks must still be earned in sequence though.
Printable helps for requirements:
Helps for specific requirements:
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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?!!!
The US flag is the symbol of our country and every Scout should know how to handle it. One thing I emphasize when working with Scouts on flag etiquette is that the most important thing is respect. Scouts are going to make mistakes from time to time, but they should always do their best to be respectful.
The Camping program feature teaches Scouts helps Scouts experience the fun and adventure of camp life. Theses camping program ideas include some general information and some more specific ideas for meetings
Skits can be a great way to start an instruction program. They get everyone’s attention focused. I saw this How to Build a Fire skit at a camporee, but it would also work as an introduction to a session on fire building
In this hospital tag game, players pretend they are wounded and go to the hospital to get fixed up.