Our pack might be doing a bike rodeo this year. I have visited these before, but we have never put one on ourselves. So I am researching possible “stations” which the kids can rotate through for the activity.
Tiger Scouts, Tiger Adventures, and the Tiger Badge
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Safe Swim Defense provides the steps which a BSA unit must take to safely participate in an activity which involves swimming.
Scouting and sports go together. Many recognitions require that the Scout discuss sportsmanship. So what does good sportsmanship mean?
Make pinhole planetariums to fulfill Cub Scout Bear Elective 1b. This project involves hammers, nails, and flashlights, so it should be a hit with the Cub Scouts. Includes patterns for the pinholes.
Doing a scavenger hunt while hiking will help scouts really explore the world around them while they are walking. This post includes a suggested list in printable format.
Helping Scouts look back at their family heritage fits in with February’s Turn Back the Time program theme. Scouts can download this family tree template to write in their family back to their great grandparents.
The new Cub Scout program introduces the SCOUT water safety chant. This helps younger Scouts learn the rules for safe aquatics activities.
Before riding a bike, Scouts should know how to do an inspection of the bicycle and check that it is in working order. The checklist below will give you a good starting point. You will need to explain each step to the Scouts so they learn the terminology and why each part is important.
BSA has a list of bike safety guidelines on the Scouting.org site. The guidelines and procedures apply to all BSA unit, council, and national program activities involving bicycling.
This is basically a go fish game with different types of food. I liked how the kids talked about the different types of food they saw on the cards.