Webelos are learning a lot about how to be Boy Scouts. Our den became Webelos in Summer 2013 and we will post resources about each meeting as it happens. We also organized and were leaders at Webelos Day Camp this summer and the Day Camp page has a lot of resources by Webelos Activity Pins.
Webelos Rank Requirements
- 3: Know and explain the meaning of the Webelos badge.
- 4: Point out and explain the three parts of the Webelos Scout uniform. Tell when to wear the uniform and when not to wear it.
Webelos Activity Pins
- We worked on Aquanaut at Day Camp using this plan
- We also worked on Aquanaut in our pool in a summer den meeting
- The video of how to be a den leader comes from this meeting (and contains further information)
- 5. During a Webelos den meeting, discuss how to follow the Leave No Trace Frontcountry Guidelines during outdoor activities.
- Game ideas for Leave No Trace
- 6. Participate in an outdoor conservation project with your Webelos den or a Boy Scout troop
- Hiking and picking up trash while hiking is a great idea for this. If you make it a long enough hike, you can also accomplish 9. Discuss with your Webelos den leader the things that you need to take on a hike. Go on one 3-mile hike with your Webelos den or a Boy Scout troop.
- 2. With adult supervision, wash a car.
- 3. Help an adult change a tire on a car.
- 5. With adult supervision, show how to check the oil level and tire pressure on a car.
- One of the moms volunteered her car and we had a great den meeting washing and changing a tire. We didn’t get to checking the oil but we will do that next week.
- 6. Make a repair to a bicycle, such as tightening the chain, fixing a flat tire, or adjusting the seat or handlebars.
- 7. Properly lubricate the chain and crank on a bicycle.
- 8. Properly inflate the tires on a bicycle.
- We had a great second meeting on Handyman, focusing on bicycles and also finishing up the car.
- 5. Repeat the Pledge of Allegiance from memory. Explain its meaning in your own words.
- 7. Explain the rights and duties of a citizen of the United States. Explain what a citizen should do to save our natural resources.
- 14. Tell why we have laws. Tell why you think it is important to obey the law. Tell about three laws you obeyed this week.
- We held a den meeting where we practiced the flag ceremony for city council (shown below), pretended to be city council (so they were prepared for the meeting), and talked about rights and duties. We also talked about laws although it needs more coverage in a future meeting.
- 10. With your Webelos den or your family, visit a community leader. Learn about the duties of the job or office and tell what you have learned.
- We visited City Council, led the pledge of allegiance, briefly talked with the Mayor Pro Tem, and met with the police officer who guards City Council.