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Important Update on BSA Response to COVID-19

 

Now is a Great Time to Build the Scouting Movement!

It’s a challenging time, to be sure. And while our first priority is to keep our community safe by helping stop the spread of Covid 19, there is still a lot we can do to support Scouting while many of us are working remotely.

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Earth Weekend - March 27-29, 2020

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20200401 Bay Lakes Council Scouting @ Home Camp-In April 1, 7:30pm EST

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20200401 Virtual Campfire April 1-30 – event on April 30

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Tiger Adventures

Structure and schedules are best for first-graders, too. Ideally, this schedule is as close to what they would experience at school.

  • Learn a magic trick.
  • Spell your name using sign language.
  • Create a secret code.
  • Learn about your family history. Interview a grandparent or parent about what life was like when they were young and what were their parents like, and make a family tree.
  • Observe the night sky. Identify two constellations.
  • (from Bryan on Scouting)
 
Backyard Jungle | This Adventure and is very hands-on with planting something and building birdhouses — this can be done as a solo family Adventure. | Required Adventure
My Family’s Duty to God | This is often an “at home” adventure anyway because faith beliefs in Scouting are determined by the family. | Required Adventure
Tiger Bites | An Adventure that covers food choices and preparation, manners and nutrition. | Required Adventure
Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries | An Adventure about magic, codes, sign language and more. | Elective Adventure
Family Stories | An Adventure about family heritage. | Elective Adventure
Sky is the Limit |  Adventure all about the night sky, constellations, astronauts, etc. | Elective Adventure
Stories in Shapes | An Adventure about art. | Elective Adventure
Tiger-Safe and Smart | An Adventure all about home and neighborhood safety. | Elective Adventure

Tiger Tales | An Adventure all about story-telling, tall tales, singing. | Elective Adventure

(From Atlanta Area BSA)

Lion Adventures

Kindergarten-age youth do best when they have structure and schedules. Keep it simple and routine. Here are a few fun activities to add to their schedule:

  • Make bubble juice – blow bubbles and pop them. Make homemade bubble wands with yarn and straws.
  • Put together a genius kit of miscellaneous items and make a gadget out of them. The gadget doesn’t have to work; they can use their imagination to describe what it does.
  • Make a container garden.
  • Complete the Rumble in the Jungle Adventure. Play a game and choose an animal they would like to be and why.
    (From Bryan on Scouting)
Animal Kingdom | This Adventure is all about community. | Required Adventure
Build it Up, Knock it Down | This Adventure is all about building. | Elective Adventure
Gizmos and Gadgets |  This Adventure is all about motion, force and creating objects. | Elective Adventure
I’ll Do It Myself |  This Adventure is all about being prepared. | Elective Adventure
Pick My Path |  This Adventure is all about to do a good turn daily. | Elective Adventure

Ready, Set, Grow | This Adventure focuses on plants and gardens. | Elective Adventure

(from Atlanta Area BSA)

 
Wolf Adventures

Second-graders are natural explorers. Create a list of home rules or expectations; allowing them to be part of the process can help chances they’ll follow them.

  • Make a clean room chart, and do the chores for at least one week.
  • Talk about why it is important to stretch before and after exercising. Demonstrate proper warm-up movements and stretches before and after each activity that involves action.
  • Select a seed, and plant it in a small container. Care for it for 30 days. Take a picture of your plant once each week.
  • Grow a mold culture.
    (From Bryan on Scouting)
Paws on the Path | An Adventure covering hiking skills and nature and maps. | Required Adventure
Adventures in Coins | An Adventure about Coins. | Elective Adventure
Code of the Wolf | An Adventure that uses math games and secret codes. | Elective Adventure
Digging in the Past | An Adventure about dinosaurs, fossils and archeology. | Elective Adventure
Finding Your Way | An Adventure about map and compass, hiking and a scavenger hunt. | Elective Adventure
Germs Alive | An Adventure about keeping clean and germs. | Elective Adventure
Grow Something | An Adventure about planting and make a terrarium. | Elective Adventure
Motor Away | An Adventure about cars, boats and paper airplanes. | Elective Adventure
Paws of Skill | An Adventure about fitness, sports, sporting event and obstacle courses. | Elective Adventure
(From Atlanta Area BSA)
Bear Adventures

As with all elementary-aged youth, a schedule and routine can help maintain normalcy and give them confidence to try new things. Here are a few activities they can do:

  • Create a cookbook, using at least five recipes that they could prepare with adult supervision.
  • Make a marble obstacle course.
  • Create a game using marbles, designing the rules of the game and sharing the game with a family member.
  • Make static electricity by rubbing a balloon or a plastic or rubber comb against another material, such as fleece blanket or wool sweater.
    (From Bryan on Scouting)
 
BALOO the Builder | An Adventure covering using tools and wood tools. | Required Adventure
Bear Claws | An Adventure all about knife use and knife safety. | Required Adventure
Fellowship and Duty to God | This is often an “at home” adventure anyway because faith beliefs in Scouting are determined by the family. | Required Adventure
Paws for Action | An Adventure that’s all about history/patriotism, visiting a law enforcement facility, basic emergency preparedness, energy conservation and a cleanup service project. | Required Adventure
Bear Picnic Basket | An Adventure about cooking. | Elective Adventure
Make It Move | An Adventure about fun Engineering. | Elective Adventure
Roaring Laughter | An Adventure about Fun, Jokes, Stories and Games. | Elective Adventure
Robotics | An Adventure about robots. | Elective Adventure
Super Science | An Adventure about Fun Science experiments. | Elective Adventure
A World of Sound | An Adventure about World Music and Instruments. | Elective Adventure
(From Atlanta Area BSA)
Webelos

Fourth- and fifth-graders are starting to become more independent and like to be part of making plans. At this age, you can have a discussion with them about the schedule and specific times things should happen and how much time should be allotted.

  • Build a model of the solar system. Chart the distances between the planets so that the model is to scale.
  • Put together a tool box with at least five tools. Describe what each tool is used for and how to properly use it.
  • Learn how to plunge a toilet and how a plunger works.
  • Show how to change a light bulb; learn about the difference in sizes, watts and measurements of brightness.
  • Discuss chores that each family member does. Develop a list of at least three tasks you can do on a daily basis and do them for at least two weeks.

(From Bryan on Scouting)

Duty to God and You | This is often an “at home” adventure anyway because faith beliefs in Scouting are determined by the family. | Required Adventure

First Responder | An adventure, covering basic first aid and emergency preparedness.
Adventures In Science | An Adventure about science. | Required Adventure
Art Explosion | An Adventure about art. | Elective Adventure
Aware and Care | An Adventure about Disabilities Awareness. | Elective Adventure
Build My Own Hero An Adventure about Citizen Heroes. | Elective Adventure
Engineer An Adventure about engineering. | Elective Adventure
Fix It An Adventure about home repairs. | Elective Adventure
Game Design An Adventure about games. | Elective Adventure
Looking Back, Looking Forward An Adventure about Your Own Timeline. | Elective Adventure
Maestro | An Adventure about music. | Elective Adventure
Movie Making | An Adventure about Movie Making. | Elective Adventure
Project Family An Adventure about family life. | Elective Adventure
(From Atlanta Area BSA)

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From Bryan on Scouting – Read More

  • American Business
  • American Heritage
  • Animation
  • Art
  • Basketry
  • Bird Study
  • Chemistry
  • Chess
  • Citizenship in the World
  • Collections
  • Composite Materials
  • Cooking
  • Digital Technology
  • Drafting
  • Electricity
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Family Life
  • Fingerprinting
  • First Aid
  • Game Design
  • Genealogy
  • Graphic Arts
  • Home Repairs
  • Leatherworking
  • Mammal Study
  • Metalwork
  • Mining in Society
  • Model Design & Building
  • Moviemaking
  • Music
  • Nuclear Science
  • Oceanography
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Plant Science
  • Plumbing
  • Pottery
  • Programming
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Railroading
  • Robotics
  • Salesmanship
  • Scholarship
  • Sculpture
  • Search & Rescue
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Space Exploration
  • Stamp Collecting
  • Sustainability
  • Textile
  • Theater
  • Weather
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Woodcarving
  • Woodwork

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20200322 Citizenship Classes – April & May

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20200330 Citizenship in the World Merit Badge: Monday – Thursday, 7 pm – 9 pm

Scouting From Home Citizenship in the World Merit Badge: Monday - Thursday, 7 pm - 9 pm Offered through Central Florida BSA using virtual classroom. HAVE A QUESTION?  HERE ARE ANSWERS! READ OUR FAQ!

20200330 Environmental Science Merit Badge: Monday – Friday, 4 pm – 5 pm

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Scouting From Home Game Design Merit Badge: Monday - Thursday, 6:30 pm - 8 pm Offered through Central Florida BSA using virtual classroom. Click heading above for registration page. HAVE A QUESTION?  HERE ARE ANSWERS! READ OUR FAQ!

20200330 Online Merit Badge Offerings from Piedmont BSA March 30-April 2

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20200330 Small Boat Sailing Merit Badge: Monday – Thursday, 3 pm – 5 pm

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