Good Knights

Tiger Good KnightsGood Knights,
a Tiger Elective Adventure

The Tiger Den Leader guide says, “This adventure will help Tigers realize that the Scout Law is a code of conduct they can follow to make their bodies and minds stronger.”

Read on to discover this adventure’s requirements and fun ways to complete them!

Requirements:

Complete Requirements 1 and 2 plus at least two others.

  1. With your den, parent/guardian, or other caring adult, say the Scout Law. Explain to your den one of the 12 points of the Law and why you think a knight would have the same behavior.
  2. If you have not already done so, make a code of conduct with your den that will describe how each person should act when you are all together. If your den has a code of conduct, discuss with your den the updates it might need. Vote on which actions should go in your den code of conduct.
  3. Create a den shield and a personal shield.
  4.  Using recycled materials, design and build a small castle to display at the pack meeting.
  5. Think of one physical challenge that could be part of an obstacle course. Then help your den design a Tiger knight obstacle course. Participate in the course.
  6. Show your understanding of knights’ service to others by participating in a service project in your community.

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Cub Scout Service Project IdeasComing up with good Cub Scout service project ideas can sometimes be difficult. There are many factors to consider when choosing a project for your den or pack.

  • Are the Cub Scouts old enough to participate? Can they do the work?
  • How much time or money will it take?
  • Is it big enough for the entire pack? Or is it small enough for the den?
  • Will the boys learn something? Is it worthwhile?

There are 11 Cub Scout adventures that have some type of service requirement, but the benefits of volunteering are much greater than simply crossing off a requirement.

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Cub Scout Food DriveWhen 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