BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 10 – AOL Creation
Blog 3 Dec 2013 | 5:00 am
BSA provides Webelos den meeting ideas for Cub Scout den leaders on the Scouting.org website. The tenth in the Arrow of Light series of Webelos den meeting plans covers making the arrows which represent everything the Webelos have achieved as Cub Scouts.
It is traditional for Webelos to make commemorative arrows with markings to represent things like earning Tiger badge, Wolf badge, Bear badge, Webelos badge, religious emblems, arrow points, activity badges. Typically these are marked as bands on an arrow using electrical tape. You can gather all of the materials yourself or there are a lot of kits like these Arrow...
Information from New Scout Moms (or Dads)
Blog 2 Dec 2013 | 5:00 am
Reader Robin sent in this request:
I am working on a project to help get our new moms more involved. I would like to hear from new moms or even those who have been in scouting for a while (and wish they had this information) to see what information these moms (and dads) would like to know that no one has told them and not sure how to find out.
One of our parents once said that sometimes Scouting has a pretty large learning curve. There is lingo new parents might not understand, an unfamiliar program structure, and different rules about advancement....
BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan J – Landscaping
Blog 29 Nov 2013 | 5:00 am
BSA provides Bear den meeting ideas for den leaders on the Scouting.org website. These Cub Scout Bear den meeting plans are step by step guides to carrying out a den meeting. In addition to the basic den meeting plans, there are supplemental plans which can be used if you have additional meetings left. Today’s plan covers part of Bear Elective 14 – Landscaping. Cub Scouts learn about using the beauty of plants.
If you don’t already have the BSA den meeting plans, download BSA Bear Den Meeting Supplemental Plan J to follow along with this article.
Cub Scout Bear Den Meeting Plans: Landscaping
Preparation and Before...
December Pack Meeting Plan – Passport to Other Lands (Respect)
Blog 27 Nov 2013 | 8:00 am
The Cub Scout core value for the month of December is Respect. BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Passport to Other Lands related to this core value. The Passport to Other Lands meeting plan features ideas for the core value of respect- games, group activities, songs, and more.
For more ideas for use with this program theme, see the Passport to Other Lands page.
The core value of Respect should still be the focus for the month. Here is how the BSA plan suggests tying together this theme with December’s core value of Respect:
Today we recognize that people of many different nationalities live in our communities....
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