Learning about animals is a traditional part of scouting that our scouts have enjoyed. While you can actually visit domesticated animals and track some wild animals, not all are safe for that type of lesson. […]
Finding our way into scouting this fall is challenging. The pandemic means that many groups aren’t able to return to “normal” with meetings and activities. What are some reasonable ideas? The 17th Black Bears has […]
This is a set of ideas all around map skills to use while scouting during the 2020 Pandemic. Each zoom meeting idea is laid out below. The set is designed to progress from the most […]
This is a great time to have your pathfinders work on the Naturalist badge. You can see all the requirements below. Your pathfinders can tell you the answer to number 1, over the phone or zoom. […]
Recently, my mother texted me this picture with the questions: “Is this Bear Poop? I found it in the yard.” So, we created a scout zoom meeting around this question, and asked the scouts to […]
Now is the perfect time to actually use semaphore with your group. Scouts can social distance and send messages to each other! Semaphore a method of sending messages with 2 flags, where the flag positions […]
In light of COVID-19, the BPSA-US Board of Directors has recently added a new section to the Youth Protection Guidelines to address distance scouting.
As social distancing and the challenges of Covid-19 continue, your group may find they want to meet on-line. There are several ways to do this.