This program feature offers the opportunity to explore different aspects of leadership. This would be an especially relevant program theme if your troop youth leadership elections are approaching.
Scouts BSA Tenderfoot Rank
The Tenderfoot requirements may be worked on simultaneously with the requirements for Second Class and First Class; these ranks must still be earned in sequence though.
Printable helps for requirements:
Helps for specific requirements:
We are coming up on some prime hiking season. In the spring the temperatures are mild and it isn’t buggy yet. So I am reviewing my favorite hiking book – 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles. Hopefully there is one available in your area.
The Boy Scout Roundtable Planning Guide suggests a Health Care troop program feature for Scouts BSA for June 2012. BSA provides the troop program feature guides as a resource for Scouts BSA Troops.
This athletics program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities with an athletics theme.
The forestry program feature offers the opportunity to introduce natural resource management and conservation in a Scouts BSA Troop setting.
The Boy Scout Roundtable Planning Guide suggests a Camping troop program feature for Scouts BSA. The focus of this program feature is on outdoor skills.
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.
Many outdoor activities require extensive knowledge of knots: camping, climbing, rappelling, spelunking, and more.
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.
This science program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities with a weather and energy theme.