Cub Scout Badges and Awards
Blog 3 Mar 2014 | 8:00 am
Kristy sent in this question:
Hi my name is Kristy and I am brand new to the scouting world and I am a den leader for wolf. I am wondering how the boys earn belt loops badges etc I am lost and the other leaders confuse me more.
The Cub Scout advancement program can be confusing. Here is a brief explanation, but there will be significant changes to the Cub Scout program starting in May 2015.
For the Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, and Arrow of Light badges, there is a detailed explanation in the handbook for each level and the requirements are spelled...
America Has Spoken…
Blog 3 Mar 2014 | 6:56 am
…And the winner of the Girl Scout Cookie Championship is: Thank you to everyone who participated in the Girl Scout Cookie Championship! One lucky winner will be contacted via Twitter direct message with directions on how to collect your prize of a year’s supply of the Girl Scout cookie you crave!A huge Girl Scout CONGRATS to Thin Mints! It was a close race, but you’ve won the hearts of millions!...
Early Cherry Blossoms 2014
blog 3 Mar 2014 | 6:49 am
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We blossom in the light of our Dreams. ~ Lee Hiller
Love to ALL!
Filed under: Hot Springs National Park Tagged: Arkansas Cherry Blossoms, Cherry Blossoms, Hot Springs Arkansas, Hot Springs Cherry Blossoms, Hot Springs National Park, Nature Blog, Nature Photography, Photo Blog, Photography...
Gear Tip – Wet Fire ™
Blog 3 Mar 2014 | 6:05 am
Ok… all of this talk about being lazy.. and it caught me. Not really. I wanted to get a Saturday Quick tip out this week but once again my Scouting life got in the way of the blog.
Saturday, I was at a Staff Development session for the upcoming Wood Badge course. I am not on the staff this time, but I have been asked to be a Guest presenter during the course. I will be presenting the Teaching EDGE and more than likely will be doing dishes also… it’s what we Wood Badgers do.
Sunday was dedicated to one of my...
Blog 2 Mar 2014 | 9:12 am
When we teach leadership to our Scouts the best way to demonstrate that leadership is to be an example of expected behavior. We show them how to lead by being good examples. And we expect the youth leadership to follow suit. They in turn are expected to be good examples for those that they are leading.
This requires Action. Not just knowing how to lead, but applying that leadership.
A good foundation for leaders in Scouting is to be action oriented. Seek opportunities to be a teacher, coach, and mentor.
In our recent discussions on “Laziness”, we outlined some of the effects of...
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