Face-to-face meetings may be on hold, but Scouting continues, and great ideas for units can be found here at the “Virtual Scouting” Hub.
Activities for All Scouts
Cyber Chip: As Scouts do more and more activities online, the Cyber Chip moves to the top of the “must do” list. The Cyber Chip activities include developmentally appropriate online safety lessons and activities.
Emergency Preparedness Award: Activities are broken out for each Cub rank and each Scouting program, including Venturers, Sea Scouts, and adults! (That means adults can earn this, too!)
BSA Crime Prevention Award: Although the site explaining this award has not been updated for awhile, the award is still available to Scouts of all levels!
Cub Scout Resources
Cub Scouting Activity Videos
- “Lava Lamp” – way to teach about different liquid densities with household materials
- Cup Gliders
- “Never Ending” Fountain
- Foam Plate Gliders
- Harmonica – “Air of the Wolf” Achievement
- Balloon Rocket – “Air of the Wolf” Achievement
- Armpit Fudge
- Cub Scout Knots (many different ones, 40 minute video!)
- Quick video to teach Cub Scouts the Scout Oath
- “Akela’s Corner” – ~10 minute video that covers a few different aspects
(NOTE: These videos were not created by Hawk Mountain Council, BSA or Boy Scouts of America)
Cub Scout Activities you can do from home
- Balloon Rocket Race
- Float Your Boat
- Marshmallow Catapults
- Marshmallow Engineering
- Milk Carton Bird Feeder
- Spider Headbands
- Tic Tac Toe
Scouts BSA Resources
Requirements for all merit badges can be accessed on Scouting.org!
Trail to 1st Class
Click the ranks below to access videos and instruction to help new Scouts learn and prepare for the challenges ahead over the coming weeks. We would like to thank Del-Ma-Va Council for allowing our Scouts to use this resource that they have created!
(NOTE: These videos were not created by Hawk Mountain Council, BSA)
- 30 Day STEM Challenge
- Powerpoint Information about 2020 STEM Scouting Updates
- STEM Scouting Info Sheet
Virtual Meeting Information
Video Conferencing is a great way to stay connected with your units! This Bryan on Scouting article has links to Webex, Zoom, and Google. It offers an example of a Troop to the east of us that is up and running with remote meetings using Webex.