Coming up with feasible service project ideas for young Cub Scouts can be a challenge. Lions (who are in kindergarten) need to do a good turn for the Pick My Path adventure. And Tigers (who are in first grade) need to do a service project for the Tiger Circles adventure. There are many possibilities though.
Scout spirit is mentioned in several of the requirements for Scouts BSA ranks. But what is Scout spirit and how does a Scout go about demonstrating it?
This Wolf den meeting plan covers the requirements for the Council Fire adventure. The focus of this meeting is all about flag etiquette and service!
Does your unit want to send a care package to our troops? This article will help you locate a USO center to get started and has some ideas for what to put in the perfect care package.
Learning the Scout Law will be more enjoyable with a Scout Law game. This game helps Scouts learn all twelve points of the law in order.
This prayer is attributed to Lord Baden-Powell himself. B-P clearly believed that faith was an important component of his Scouting program. So while Scouting is not specific to any particular faith, there is a spiritual aspect to it. This prayer, based on the Scout Law, would be appropriate for most groups of Scouts.
Cub Scouts love to help out at den meetings! A den job chart will help you spread the jobs around. Ideally each member of your den would have at least one job at every meeting.
A Scout is Reverent. This prayer incorporates the twelve points of the Scout Law.
What should be on a service hours form for Scouts or units wanting to record their participation in service projects?
I like the simplicity of the Scout Law. It is brief and therefore easy for youth to memorize. But it covers a lot of ground.
This makes a nice Scoutmaster Minute or Cubmaster Minute or even just a good reflection for a family gathering at this time of year. This is based on something in some old BSA program helps
Webelos need to learn about the Scout Law for their Webelos badge and their Arrow of Light Award. This classic Scout song is a fun way to help them learn it.
The Boy Scouts of America joined the Messengers of Peace initiative in 2012. This program encourages Scouts around the world to work for peace by being a positive force in their communities.
Here is a Scoutmaster Minute which reminds us not to focus on the big insurmountable problem. Instead, just do what you can.
The Journey to Excellence Service Project initiative encourages Scouting units to carry out meaningful service projects.
Our Cub Scouts participate in the local Scouting for Food program every November.
The focus of the First Aid troop program feature is learning to assess an emergency and practical first aid skills.
Yesterday we went out to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and participated in the 61st annual Memorial Day Good Turn. This event really seems to help our Scouts understand what Memorial Day is all about.
While working on the Home Repairs merit badge, Scouts learn to identify and fix various issues in their homes. They learn why maintaining a home is important and how making repairs in a timely manner can eliminate problems in their homes and improve safety and save money.