Congratulations to James Mar! He’s the winner of the Hasbro toys.
Helpful is the third point of the Scout Law, and Cub Scouts are helpful through their community service projects. Did you know that your Cub Scouts can help even more people through the Joy Maker Challenge?
Hasbro and GenerationOn have partnered to create the Joy Maker Challenge. It’s simple. For every child and teen who volunteers between November 21st and December 23rd, Hasbro will donate a toy or game to Toys for Tots up to 1 million dollars’ worth.
When I attended the Philmont training session for the new Cub Scout program, I heard a new term, participatory citizenship. It encompasses civic awareness and patriotism, service and stewardship. This topic was one of the organizing principles of the new Cub Scout program.
In the new program, a service project is included in a required adventure for every rank (and even some electives). Here are the requirements: Continue reading →
I’m sure most of you have heard about Random Acts of Kindness. Ideas for these projects can be found all over the internet.
Every early November the past few years, I say to myself that we’ll do an act every day for the entire month of December. Then the next thing I know, it’s the middle of December, and we haven’t done any. I’m sure that hasn’t happened to any of you! 🙂 Continue reading →
Not long ago, I joined a Facebook group called Cub Scout Boy Scout Uniform Exchange. It is run by Tom Polis, a Scouter with Boy Scout Troop 92 in Deleware. Tom describes the group this way:
The Cub Scout Boy Scout Uniform Exchange is a place where Scout-Minded people can donate “experienced” scout uniforms for boys who are in financial need. Also a great place to “swap” Scout Patches and accessories, offer low-cost used uniforms and accessories, camping gear and even post your ISOs. Continue reading →