Bear Elective Adventure: Beat of the Drum

Bear Beat of the DrumBeat of the Drum is one of the Bear elective adventures. For the Beat of the Drum adventure, Bears learn about native American culture.

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Printable requirements for Bear Adventure: Beat of the Drum

Printable checkoff sheet for Bear Adventure: Beat of the Drum

Printable note sheet for Bear Adventure: Beat of the Drum


Tabletop Tipi Model

Scouts who are doing a Native American themed meeting or activity can create a simple tipi model to get the idea of how these versatile dwellings are constructed. We made these at a Cub Scout training session and they were very easy.

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Praying hands

Native American Prayer

Native American lore is an important part of the Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs. This prayer is attributed to Chief Sealth (for whom Seattle is named).

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Order of the Arrow

What Is the Order of the Arrow?

Some of you may have Boy Scouts in your families who are in the process of becoming members of the Order of the Arrow. Just when you thought you were getting a grasp on Boy Scouts, they threw something new at you!

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Picaria – A Native American Game

Picaria is a Native American board game. It is like a cross between tic-tac-toe and checkers. It could be used with Tiger, Wolf, or Bear electives or with a group working on the Indian Lore merit badge.

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