GSUSA Badge – Geocacher with Google Slides

Hey Scouters! Happy summertime to all of you. I hope this finds you well and enjoying the fruits of a year well-spent. I’m sure many of you are gearing up to plan for the Scouting year ahead, and if you’re a Girl Scout Troop Leader looking for a little help, I hope this is it.Continue reading “GSUSA Badge – Geocacher with Google Slides”

Scouting Tech: FREE Eagle Court of Honor Invitations

Hey Scouter! If you’re here because you’re preparing for your Scout’s upcoming Court of Honor, congratulations to all of you. What an awesome accomplishment! I hope this post finds you proud and happy, as you should be. A Scout Is Thrifty! While you make plans for your upcoming celebration, I’m sure you’re considering ways toContinue reading “Scouting Tech: FREE Eagle Court of Honor Invitations”

Scouts BSA Patrol Activities: JEOPARDY! Scouting Showdown

“I think what makes ‘Jeopardy!’ special is that, among all the quiz and game shows out there, ours tends to encourage learning.”-Alex Trebek When it comes to trivia, there’s one game show that stands out from the rest, and that’s Jeopardy! (Sorry, Cash Cab. Although that show was pretty great, too.) Even if you aren’tContinue reading “Scouts BSA Patrol Activities: JEOPARDY! Scouting Showdown”

Scouting Tech: Bear Den Slides and Meeting Resources

Well, we’ve made it to 2021! While there seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel, many units continue to encounter hurdles for meeting face-to-face. With winter weather bearing down on much of the U.S., outdoor meetings are a little less convenient, especially for Cubs. So, while we’re all still navigating aContinue reading “Scouting Tech: Bear Den Slides and Meeting Resources”

A Mother’s Musings: When Your Scout Saves a Life

“Being brave isn’t the absence of fear.Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.” – Bear Grylls, Chief Ambassador of World Scouting A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. From the very beginning of their Cub Scouting career, youth in the ScoutingContinue reading “A Mother’s Musings: When Your Scout Saves a Life”

Scouts BSA Patrol Activities: 2nd Class Rank Bingo Game

It’s hard to find fresh ideas to bring life to the Scouting program over Zoom, so when my son (a PL) asks to reinvent a tried and true game, we do it and we share. Back in May, he and I worked together to create a series of S.C.O.U.T. game boards to cover Scout RankContinue reading “Scouts BSA Patrol Activities: 2nd Class Rank Bingo Game”

Kids Stuff: Dad Jokes for Cubmasters – Christmas Edition

‘Tis the Season to be Jolly! Happy Holidays, Scouters! My gift to you this holiday season is a handful of groaners and some resources to make your virtual meetings a little easier to plan this month. Cheers to saving time in this, the happiest and busiest month of all. How about some Dad Jokes andContinue reading “Kids Stuff: Dad Jokes for Cubmasters – Christmas Edition”

Scouting Tech: Bitmoji Scout Setting Expansion Winter Holidays!

See my original post, Scouting Tech: Bitmoji Den and Pack MeetingĀ Settings, for the Base pack and Scouts Expansion pack, as well as a video tutorial to learn how to use Bitmoji! ‘Tis the season to be, well, a whole lotta things… jolly being at the top of the list! I have been blissfully and intentionallyContinue reading “Scouting Tech: Bitmoji Scout Setting Expansion Winter Holidays!”

Scouting Tech: Wolf Den Slides and Meeting Resources

Congratulations, Scouters, you have made it to your new Year in Scouting, which means you are likely up to your neck in to-do lists. While we’re all still navigating a very different year in programming, many of us are trying to find ways to present Cub Scout adventures in a virtual setting. Having been aContinue reading “Scouting Tech: Wolf Den Slides and Meeting Resources”

Kids Stuff: Dad Jokes for Cubmasters – Thanksgiving Edition

There’s always something to be thankful for! Happy Thanksgiving, ya turkeys! No matter how your Pack celebrates the holiday, make sure you throw a little humor into the plan. Dad Jokes are perfect for any and every occasion, and this collection of Thanksgiving jokes is sure to get a few clucks from your crowd. LookingContinue reading “Kids Stuff: Dad Jokes for Cubmasters – Thanksgiving Edition”