The focus in this program feature is citizenship and service. Younger Scouts BSA can work on flag etiquette, flag ceremonies, and their rights and duties as US Citizens. Older Scouts could work on the Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, and Citizenship in the World merit badges.
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:
This athletics program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities with an athletics theme.
When you go on an orienteering course, you need to have some ways to measure things. Some of the methods used require you to have something of known length for comparison. A personal measurement log will help you with this.
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.
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.
This variation of campfire potatoes is hearty enough to serve as a main dish.
Our troop was asked to help set up for a blood drive at our church. The only hitch – it had to be set up by 7:30 AM! Getting Scouts to arrive that early can be difficult. It’s not necessarily the boys who are the hold up either. Many of the parents don’t enjoy getting up that early to drive them up there. Their solution – spend the night.
In this game, players pretend they are wounded and go to the hospital to get fixed up.
How did maps develop? How were early maps used? Have you ever heard of the Anaximander map? Who are some people and cultures from around the world who helped improve maps throughout the ages? How did cartography influence how we see ourselves?
Here’s another recipe for those who are looking for some variety when making foil packets. Pizza flavors come through in these beef and potato based hobo meals.