Motivate Cub Scouts with the Outdoor Activity Award

Motivate Cub Scouts with the Outdoor Activity Award

Scouting is all about outing, and Cub Scouts are all about swag. With the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award, you can recognize Scouts who are active in the out-of-doors.  WHO CAN EARN THE CUB SCOUT OUTDOOR ACTIVITY AWARD? All Cub Scouts, from Tiger Cubs through Webelos...
Tips for teaching the Environmental Science merit badge

Tips for teaching the Environmental Science merit badge

More than two decades after earning the Environmental Science merit badge, Eagle Scout Jonathan Marchal still remembers the hours he had to spend observing nature (to which he had not looked forward). “It was an incredible experience to just sit quietly in the woods,”...
How to keep your pack active this summer

How to keep your pack active this summer

In her four years as a Cub Scout leader, Sara Banks had often heard that packs should remain active over the summer. But in Pack 555 in Midland, Ga., all that happened in June, July and August was sending boys to Cub Scout day camp and Webelos resident camp. As part...