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.
Bear Cub Scouts, Bear Adventures, and the Bear Badge
Printable helps for requirements:
Other helps for den leaders:
Click on one of the links below for helps, ideas, and requirements for working on a specific Bear adventure
Here is a game to go with an aquatic theme. It can be used at your pack pool party or at a meeting focused on swimming skills.
Although this recipe has “minestrone” in the name, it is more like a stew than a soup. So if you are looking for a traditional minestrone recipe, keep searching. If you are looking for an easy to put together camp meal, then try this.
Pumpkin bread is a favorite snack bread and dessert at our house. This recipe is easy enough for kids to make.
Don’t get stuck in a rut when making foil packets. This variation of the hobo meal features ham and sweet potatoes. Perfect for a fall campout!
July 24 is Tall an Old Joke Day. Bear Cub Scouts can work on their Roaring Laughter adventure, and all Scouts can incorporate some laughs into their program.
International Strange Music Day is a day to listen to new types of music. We all have our favorite music, but this day encourages us to listen to a new genre and appreciate different types of music. Here are some ways to celebrate this day with your Scouting program.
August 31 is Trail Mix Day. So mix up a batch of trail mix with your Scouts. What do you like to put in your trail mix? Send me your favorite recipe and I’ll post it.
August 6 is Wiggle Your Toes Day. Go barefoot. Put those toes in the pool. Wiggle those toes. Here are some suggestions for your Scouting program: Scouts of all ages can have fun playing Sharks and Minnows. Tigers can take their shoes off for their one foot hike in My Tiger Jungle or while swimming in Floats and Boats. Wolves can have some pool fun in Spirit of the Water. Bears can do their Salmon Run adventure. Webelos can work on Aquanaut. Scouts BSA have the Swimming merit badge.