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Trail Mix: 10 of the Most Tasty Recipes

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on August 29th, 2017

Trail mix is a tasty treat for your outdoor activities. And it's one of the Cub Scout Six Essentials. Use one of these 10 great recipes to make your own! The post Trail Mix: 10 of the Most Tasty Recipes appeared first on Cub Scout Ideas ... [more]

How to Build a Simple Rube Goldberg Machine

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 23rd, 2017

Rube Goldberg was a cartoonist and engineer who drew elaborate contraptions which accomplished simple tasks. This article from TinkerLab gives step-by-step details for creating a unique Rube Goldberg machine. Follow the link below to read the... [more]

7 Easy Steps to a Useful Cub Scout Adventures Schedule

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on August 22nd, 2017

The easiest way to have a great year with your den is to start by making a Cub Scout adventures schedule. Use these 7 simple steps to create one. The post 7 Easy Steps to a Useful Cub Scout Adventures Schedule appeared first on Cub Scout Ideas ... [more]

How to Make a Simple Rainstick

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 20th, 2017

Kix cereal has an article which gives step-by-step instructions to make a rainstick from an empty paper towel roll, aluminum foil, paper, plastic wrap, popcorn or dry beans, and tape. A rainstick is an instrument which sounds like rain when you... [more]

How to Make a Simple Rainstick

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 20th, 2017

Kix cereal has an article which gives step-by-step instructions to make a rainstick from an empty paper towel roll, aluminum foil, paper, plastic wrap, popcorn or dry beans, and tape. A rainstick is an instrument which sounds like rain when you... [more]

Take Me Fishing: Places to Fish in Your Area

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 20th, 2017

TakeMeFishing.org has an interactive map which will help you to locate the places to fish closest to you. Just enter your zip code and then look at the map. If there is nothing available in your immediate area then zoom out to find the closest... [more]

The USO's Tips for Sending a Care Package to Troops

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 15th, 2017

Does your unit want to send a care package to our troops? The United Service Organizations (USO) has some tips to help you do this. This article will help you locate a USO center to get started and has some ideas for what to put in the perfect care... [more]

The Parts of a Map Lesson

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 13th, 2017

This short video from Leap Frog shows the different parts of a map including the compass rose, legend, and scale. It describes how these parts are used to read the map... [more]

American Sign Language Translator

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 13th, 2017

Hand Speak provides an American Sign Language Translator. Just type in a word and you will see a video of the sign for the word. Follow the link below to try it out... [more]

The Parts of a Coin and Mint Marks

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 13th, 2017

This article from Metals Wired includes simple explanations for obverse (heads), reverse (tails), field, relief, rim, edge, legend, motto, date, and mint marks. The definitions are simple and with coins in hand, any Scout should be able to use them... [more]

Tips for Coin Collectors From Boy's Life Magazine

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 12th, 2017

Boy's Life magazine has some tips and tricks for beginning your coin collection. Tips include finding a dealer, learning about coin grading, storing and protecting your collection, getting the supplies you need, and starting your collection. Follow... [more]

Skits for Campfire Programs and Meetings

Posted to Scouter Mom on August 12th, 2017

Every campfire program should have plenty of skits. They also make a great intermission in a meeting. Sometimes they teach a lesson, sometimes they don't, but they are always fun. Follow the link below to view the list of skits on this site... [more]

How to Easily Learn the Scout Oath and Law With Legos

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on August 10th, 2017

Use Legos to help Cub Scouts learn the Scout Oath and Law! Easily create puzzles using Legos and a labeler that are useful for several different games. The post How to Easily Learn the Scout Oath and Law with Legos appeared first on Cub Scout Ideas... [more]

Pee Wee's Mini Derby

Posted to Inside Boys' Life on August 7th, 2017

Avoid your opponents and collect all the stars in Pee Wee's Mini Derby http://media.boyslife.org/onlinegames/miniderby/ Avoid your opponents and collect all the stars in this raucous racing game. Avoid your opponents and collect all the stars in... [more]

August KNOTS Cartoon - Lost and Found

Posted to U.S. Scouting Service Project on August 3rd, 2017

Cowboy Boots at the Lost and Found August 2017 Cafe Press Items Copyright - U.S. Scouting Service Project | Visit us at http://usscouts.org | News at http://usssp.blogspot.com... [more]

KNOTS July Cartoon - Jamboree Weather Preparation

Posted to U.S. Scouting Service Project on August 3rd, 2017

Jamboree Weather Preparation July 2017 Cafe Press Items Keywords: Diesslin, knots scout cartoon, snow, weather preparation, summer, west virginia, jambo, july, cold, hot Copyright - U.S. Scouting Service Project | Visit us at http://usscouts.org |... [more]

3 Fun Balloon Games Your Cub Scouts Will Love

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on August 3rd, 2017

Balloon games are super fun for Cub Scouts. They can be part of your planned den meeting, or you can use them any time the boys get restless! The post 3 Fun Balloon Games Your Cub Scouts Will Love appeared first on Cub Scout Ideas ... [more]

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