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Activities To Continue #ScoutingAtHome

Updated April 1, 2020

Here are resources to help your children continue Scouting while at home. Plus, you’ll find links at the bottom of this page to resources for educational activities.

 

For all Scouts

 

April 3-5 – Jamboree on the Internet “Special Edition” (Live event)
The World Organization of the Scout Movement will hold a “special edition” Jamboree on the Air/Jamboree on the Internet.

  • Sign up for the event by visiting www.jotajoti.info and logging in using your scout.org account (if you don’t have a scout.org account, you’ll need to register at the site)

 

Service project ideas during Covid-19 conditions
Scouting Magazine has some ideas for service projects that can be done from home.

 

Religious Awards
P.R.A.Y. has extended grade-level eligibility for Scouts to earn certain religious awards; learn more about that and ways to complete religious award requirements at home by watching this replay of P.R.A.Y.’s March Facebook Live broadcast.

 

Scouting at Home ideas from BSA National Council
The website, www.scouting.org/scoutingathome, has multiple activities divided by Scouting programs and/or subject areas for your Scout or unit.

 

Additional Scouting at Home ideas
The website, www.scoutshare.org, was created by a Scouting volunteer in Seneca Waterways Council in New York. It has several ideas on how to keep your unit’s Scouting programs active while Scouts are at home.

 

Scout on through Covid-19
ScoutWiki’s page of ideas for Scouting activities to be done remotely while still feeling like a part of the unit

For Cub Scouts

 

March 31/April 7 – BSA Emergency Preparedness Award (Live class, on demand video, at home activity)
Cubs will learn important first aid skills as well as, how to prepare and plan for an emergency. They will earn the award by attending the class online, watching the video links, then making a family plan and practicing/teaching skills to their family. Must attend both classes. All info may be found in the Facebook event on our council’s Facebook page.

 

At Home Adventures (Watch these on demand videos)
Lions – Rumble in the Jungle Adventure belt loop award
Tigers – Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries Adventure belt loop award
Webelos – Project: Family rank/Arrow of Light required Adventure pin
Webelos – Project: Family rank/Arrow of Light required Adventure pin

 

At Home Adventures (Worksheets for self-paced activity)
Wolf – Air of the Wolf rank elective Adventure belt loop award
Bear – Bear Picnic Basket rank elective Adventure belt loop award
Webelos – Project Family rank/Arrow of Light required Adventure pin
Webelos – Cast Iron Chef rank elective Adventure pin

 

30 day Cub rank challenge (Calendar for self-paced activity)
A 30 day calendar with daily activities organized by week; each week corresponds to a Cub Scout Adventure belt loop and its requirements found in your Handbook
Lion Tiger Wolf Bear Webelos

 

Completing Cub Scout rank Adventures
Scouter’s blog with free resources to help Cub Scouts continue rank advancement while at home

For Scouts BSA

 

March 31/April 7/April 14 – 30 day Rank Fitness Challenge (Live class plus at home activity)
Get fit while complete requirements for rank advancement!

  • Week 1 (week of March 31): See the list of exercises here; learn them Tuesdays at 5pm via Zoom, or Facebook Live on our council Facebook page.
  • Week 2 (week of April 7):
  • Week 3 (week of April 14):

 

April 3/April 4 – Citizenship in the World merit badge (Live class on Zoom)
Hosted by our council’s International Committee

 

April 4/April 11/April 18 – Emergency Preparedness merit badge (Live class on Zoom)
Hosted by Blackland Prairie District. Classes from 6pm-7pm on April 4, April 11, April 18. Scouts who have already earned the First Aid merit badge should be able to complete this merit badge over the three week course.

  • Click here to access the Facebook Event post and ask questions about the class
  • Click here to access the class

 

April 17-19 and 24-26 – Hornaday Award Weekend (Live classes)
Hosted by our council’s Hornaday Award Committee. This virtual edition of our popular Hornaday Award Weekend will offer conservation-themed merit badge classes via Zoom throughout these two weekends. Please visit the Hornaday website for more information.

 

Merit Badges
List of Scouts BSA merit badges that can be earned while Scouting at home

For Explorers

 

Details coming soon

Nova Awards/STEM

 

April 3 – Uncovering the Past (Live class on Zoom)
Cub Scout Nova Award class from 2pm-4pm

 

April 8 – Science Everywhere (Live class on Zoom)
Cub Scout Nova Award class from 2pm-4pm; additional details coming

 

April 10 – Down and Dirty (Live class on Zoom)
Cub Scout Nova Award class from 11am-1pm; additional details coming

 

April 15 – Swing! (Live class on Zoom)
Cub Scout Nova Award class from 2pm-4pm; additional details coming

 

April 17 – 1-2-3 Go! (Live class on Zoom)
Cub Scout Nova Award class from 11am-2pm; additional details coming

 

Nova Award activities
Activities both online and off to help Scouts work on earning Nova Awards, by our council’s STEM Nova Committee

 

Other online STEM activities
A list of options assembled by our council’s STEM Nova Committee

 

 

Activities Outside Scouting