But I did find a requirement that building a catapult would meet! [Read more…]
Cub Scouts always enjoy a fun camp out! As den leaders, this is a wonderful opportunity to complete some rank adventure requirements.
But if we haven’t reviewed all of the requirements looking for activities that can be done on Cub Scout camp outs, we may miss out on the opportunity.
That’s why I compiled lists of activities by rank that can be done without equipment during a camp out that will satisfy adventure requirements. So that it’s easier for you to use, I’m making the lists available in a pdf format. There is a master list of all ranks as well as one for each individual rank. [Read more…]
I love that we build Cub Scout wood projects at our day camp. The boys get to use tools that many of them have never used before. And they are creating something that is a lasting memory of their day camp experience.
Our Cub Scout wood projects vary in difficulty depending on rank. The Tigers build a birdhouse, and the Webelos 2s build a chair. If a boy comes to day camp every year that he is eligible, he’ll have five different projects.
With 200 boys coming to our camp, running the wood shop requires lots of volunteers. We’re fortunate to have Boy Scouts from our local troops who help us. We send many of them to the wood shop! [Read more…]
Our local day camp does awesome Cub Scout woodworking building projects! Each rank does a different project, so if a boy comes all five years that he is eligible, he will have constructed five unique wood items.
Here’s a list of the projects by rank:
One of the most awesome things we do at our Cub Scout day camp is building wood projects. For some of our boys, this is the first time they’ve used hammers and screwdrivers. The boys (and their parents) are so proud of their projects!
Our wood projects list by rank has been the same for at least the last seven years since I’ve been involved with the camp. The items vary in difficulty depending on rank. We continue doing the same wood projects every year so that if a boy comes to day camp every year, he’ll have five different projects.