Thanksgiving is a good opportunity for Scouts to thing about gratitude and good manners. Here are some songs and activities for your Thanksgiving Scout meeting.
If your unit celebrates Christmas, here are a few ideas for gifts, activities, games, and songs for you.
Earth Day celebrates our care of our environment. This fits in well with so many Scouting activities. Here are some ideas for your Scouting unit to celebrate Earth Day.
This date encourages everyone to educate about and participate in recycling. Protecting the environment is a big part of Scouting.
January 4 is National Trivia Day. It celebrates all of those little bits of knowledge. This can be a fun one to celebrate with Scouts of all ages. Here are some ideas.
Celebrate April Fool’s Day with a fun trick or joke! Just make sure the joke is fun for everyone involved. A Scout is kind!
January 2 is Science Fiction Day. This day encourages everyone to pick up a science fiction book and immerse themselves in a new reality. Science fiction encourages us to consider that the world can be different than it is now – better or worse – and our actions will make an impact on the future. So read a book, sing a song or play a game saluting Star Wars or Star Trek. Some books, songs, and games are suggested in this article.
Here are a couple of ideas for Easter (and springtime in general). First of all, those Peeps are available in stores. So purchase them and then make some Toasted Peeps. If your Scouts are getting together with their families, make some Good Manners napkins.
On New Year’s Day we remember the past year and look to the future. You probably aren’t meeting on New Year’s Day, but if you are meeting near this date you can add some time related activities for fun with these ideas.