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How to Easily Draw a Scientific Fair Test

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on May 26th, 2018

The elective adventure for Webelos and Arrows of Light, Adventures in Science, asks the Cub Scouts to draw a scientific fair test. Make it easy for them with the Cows Mooing Softly acronym. Read all about it, and get your FREE printable! The post... [more]

Simple Circuit Project for Kids to Make

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on May 24th, 2018

Are you looking for a simple circuit project for Adventures in Science, an elective adventure for Cub Scout Webelos and Arrows of Light? You'll find it here! This one is so easy--no stripping wires! Instead, it uses copper tape. Click on over to... [more]

BAND: The Best Cub Scout Pack Communication App

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on May 21st, 2018

When our kids are involved in activities such as Cub Scouts, sports, dance, and church youth groups, we want the group to keep us informed. BAND makes it easy! It's an easy to use, all in one communication app. Find out more about the free tool and... [more]

17 Excellent Scientists' Biographies Your Cub Scouts Will Love

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on May 11th, 2018

The Webelos and Arrow of Light elective adventure, Adventures in Science, has the Scouts reading about a scientist. But sometimes, they have trouble choosing who. This resource gives them ideas of scientists' biographies they can read. The list is... [more]

Game Over

Posted to Scoutmaster Musings on May 9th, 2018

In an official statement released today, the BSA and LDS announce a dissolution of their relationship. LDS will "discontinue its role as a chartered partner with BSA" effective at the end of 2019. A layperson's interpretation of that is "Game Over"... [more]

How to Make an Awesome Model Solar System From Toilet Paper

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on May 8th, 2018

This super fun way to make a model solar system uses toilet paper to show the distance between the planets. It's perfect for Webelos and Arrow of Light Cub Scouts who are working on the Adventures in Science adventure. And that adventure counts... [more]

Scouts BSA

Posted to Scoutmaster Musings on May 2nd, 2018

Get ready to recruit youth of all genders. The BSA announced a new recruiting campaign to attract all youth. It's called "Scout Me In" and is aimed at reaching girls to join Cub Scouts. I don't think it's really so "historic" as the BSA news... [more]

Slide of the Month - Soyuz Spacecraft

Posted to Channeling Whittlin Jim on May 1st, 2018

May 2018 Time to design: 2 hours Time to print: 2 hours (your times may vary Finishing: 2 hour Original design: Thingiverse Original designer:manboy Try it yourself: Soyuz spacecraft Designed for the Soviet Lunar Space program, the Soyuz spacecraft... [more]

World Challenge Help

Posted to Scoutmaster Musings on April 30th, 2018

I think the 29th Burscough Scout group would be a fun bunch of scouts to visit some day! They have come up with an energetic request to contact other scouts around the world by making a video on Facebook. Watch It This scout group has an active FB... [more]

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