Spirit of the Water

Wolf Spirit of WaterSpirit of the Water,
a Wolf Elective Adventure

The Wolf Den Leader Guide says, “Water, water everywhere–water to drink, water to cook our food, water to clean our bodies and our teeth, and water to play in!  In this adventure, Wolf Scouts will learn how to conserve water and keep it clean in their homes and neighborhoods.  Then they’ll have a chance to swim together, having fun and practicing aquatics safety.”

Below you’ll find the requirements for the adventure as well as links to posts that can help you as you and your Cub Scouts complete the Spirit of the Water adventure.

Requirements:

Complete the following Requirements.

  1.  Discuss how the water in your community can become polluted.
  2. Explain one way that you can help conserve water in your home.
  3. Explain to your den leader why swimming is good exercise.
  4. Explain the safety rules that you need to follow before participating in swimming or boating.
  5. Visit a local pool or public swimming area with your family or Wolf den. With qualified supervision, jump into water that is at least chest-high, and swim 25 feet or more.

4 Reasons Why You Should Buy Your Cub Scout Handbook in the Summer


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

Summer Family Fun Equals Cub Scout Achievement: Water Fun

Cub Scout Credit for Water FunSwimming, fishing and boating give everyone an opportunity to enjoy the water in the summer.  There are so many activities you can do that involve water, so your family is sure to find something that everyone enjoys.

The list of water-related activities for which your Cub Scout can earn credit is long.  Review this list before you head out to the water so that your Cub can mark off some requirements and electives. Continue reading