The Tiger elective adventure is Family Stories, and the Webelos/AOL elective is Project Family.
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
Before the summer comes to an end, get a copy of the Cub Scout handbook for your son’s next rank even if your den doesn’t meet during the summer. Most of us don’t even think about buying any Cub Scout gear for the next rank until school starts and our dens begin meeting again.
However, there are great reasons to get the Cub Scout manual and read through it with your child. Whether you’re a Cub Scout den leader or a Cub Scout parent, there are four benefits you’ll get by spending some time perusing the handbook for your son’s next Cub Scout rank. Continue reading