Boy’s Life magazine has some tips includings finding a dealer, learning about coin grading, storing your collection, getting the supplies you need, and starting your collection.
Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections and Hobbies
Collections and Hobbies is one of the Wolf Cub Scout elective adventures. For the Collections and Hobbies adventure, Wolves start a collection and share it with their den. They also visit collection on display and play a game related to collecting.
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One of the Wolves didn’t know what to collect for Collections and Hobbies. I knew he spent a lot of time outdoors and enjoyed nature, so I suggested he make a leaf collection. His mom helped him make a display book for his leaves as described.
There are several Scouting achievements related to collecting. So how do you start a collection? Here are some tips to get started.
Science Everywhere is the Cub Scout Nova Award for investigating general science. To earn this award, Cub Scouts must complete one of their science related adventures, learn about the scientific method, and find out about career opportunities for scientists.
Down and Dirty is the Cub Scout Nova Award for investigating earth science. To earn this award, Cub Scouts explore topics such as weather, geology, volcanoes, or oceanography. They must also complete one of their adventures related to earth science or do a related investigation.
Uncovering the Past is the Cub Scout Nova Award for archaeology. To earn this award, Cub Scouts explore topics such as artifacts, ecofacts, dig sites, and petroglyphs . They must also complete one of their adventures related to culture and history.
Out of This World is the Cub Scout Nova Award for space exploration science. To earn this award, Cub Scouts explore topics such as planets, space, space exploration, or astronomy. They must also complete one of their adventures related to astronomy, health, or design or they must do a related investigation.