Bear Necessities is one of the Bear required adventures. For this adventure, Bears learn some outdoor skills, go camping, do some cooking, and learn a little about the weather.
Bear Adventure: Bear Necessities
Printable helps for requirements:
How do Scouts and Scouters survive buggy nights in open-air platform tents? The A-frame canvas tents have been used by generations of Scouts but are open to bugs and lots of other critters.
When preparing for a campout, one of the most common questions from less experienced campers is “What should I bring?” This article from Boy’s Life magazine is a good list of must haves for that campout.
This Bear den meeting plan covers the requirements for the Bear Necessities adventure. The focus of this meeting is all about preparing for an outing. Going on the outing (an outdoor activity, day camp, resident camp or a pack/den camp out) will complete requirement 1 for the adventure. You can use this meeting to prepare for your specific activity.
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?
Bear is the Cub Scout program for girls and boys in 3rd grade.