Webelos

 

The Webelos Den, Den 1,  is comprised of Scouts who are in the fourth grade or are at least 9 years old.  The Webelos program is designed to prepare Cub Scouts to join a Scouts BSA Troop in February of their fifth grade year.  This gives time for new Scouts to get familiar with the Troop and time to prepare for summer camp.

Den Leaders

Shawn Palermo – Den Leader

Meeting Schedule

Mondays at 6:30pm in the Atrium Room or on the back patio (except for pack meeting dates).

Adventures

Cub Scouts earn adventures that are specific to their grade and rank.  A number of adventures must be completed to earn the badge of rank for each grade level. Adventures may be earned in any order.  Completion of adventures is how the aims of character, citizenship, leadership, and personal fitness are developed.

Required Adventures

Cast Iron Chef

In this adventure, Webelos Scouts will learn about good nutrition, how to safely cook meals in the outdoors, and how to balance meal planning and finances.

Duty to God and You

A Scout is reverent. He is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties and respects the convictions of others in matters of custom and religion. The BSA Statement of Religious Principle “maintains that no member can grow into the best kind of citizen without recognizing an obligation to God.” This adventure provides each Webelos Scout an opportunity to learn about and practice his religious faith.

First Responder

This adventure will provide Webelos Scouts with an introduction to the skills and responsibilities of a first responder. Activities will cover essential personal safety and first-aid skills.

Stronger, Faster, Higher

This adventure promotes physical fitness and good health.

Webelos Walkabout

This adventure prepares Webelos Scouts for an outdoor experience and hiking activity.

Elective Adventures (shared with Arrow of Light)

Adventures on Science

Taking part in this Webelos/Arrow of Light elective adventure will help Webelos understand and apply the role of fair investigations in science. They will acquire and evaluate information using processes associated with science, such as experiments, observation, and note taking.

Aquanaut

This adventure will introduce Webelos Scouts to the key principles of aquatics safety as they develop their swimming and boating skills.

Art Explosion

Many things inspire artists to create their work. People, nature, feelings, textures (how things feel), colors—almost everything can be an inspiration! In this adventure, Webelos Scouts will have the opportunity to find what inspires them by visiting an art museum or exhibit and creating their own pieces from any materials they choose.

Aware and Care

Everyone has challenges—and understanding the challenges of others leads to acceptance. In this adventure, Webelos Scouts will learn firsthand how people live with disabilities that affect their sight, hearing, dexterity, and mobility; with this new understanding, they can help educate their peers and prevent the hurtful exclusion of others.

Build It

This adventure can assist Webelos Scouts as they develop building and motor skills, tool knowledge, and good safety practices. It also helps them gain appreciation for several forms of craftsmanship.

Build My Own Hero

Through this adventure, Webelos Scouts will discover what being a “hero” means to them as well as the community they live in. Boys will meet local heroes and learn about everyday heroism around the world. Each Scout will also imagine his own superhero and create a story of how that hero helps others.

Castaway

Survival skills are essential for anyone who might ever become lost in the wilderness—in a jungle, on a desert island, or, yes, during a Scout hike or campout! This adventure teaches several of those skills to Webelos Scouts, preparing them to deal with emergencies in an outdoor environment.

Earth Rocks!

Through this adventure, Webelos Scouts will see the relevancy of earth science and how it impacts their daily lives. They will begin to understand the use of rocks and minerals in everyday items. Their investigations will give them an understanding of geological events and they will have the opportunity to learn about geological features in their own state.

Engineer

This adventure will provide a fun way to learn about science and mathematics technologies and introduce Scouts to career options in engineering.

Fix It

This adventure will help Scouts develop their motor skills and increase their knowledge of tools and safety procedures. Each boy will gain the confidence he needs to react properly and help out if certain home or auto repairs are needed.

Game Design

Scouts will use technology safely in this adventure to make fun games fueled by their own ideas. They will learn to plan, organize, and execute those ideas while working as a team to create a finished product.

Into the Wild

In this adventure, Scouts will learn about our ecosystem and grow in their appreciation of nature.

Into the Woods

In this adventure, Scouts will learn to identify plants and trees and how they differ in locations around the world. They will gain knowledge about ecosystems and the importance of conserving our natural resources.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Webelos Scouts will learn in this adventure that few things ever remain the same: Information from the past has helped shape our world today, and information from today will help shape the future.

Maestro!

Listen! There is noise all around you. What changes noise into music? What is the difference? In this adventure, Webelos Scouts will discover ways to make and play music that sounds good to them.

Moviemaking

Webelos Scouts will use old and new media in this adventure to bring stories to life as movies. Lights! Camera! Action!

Project Family

There are many different kinds of families, related by birth, marriage, or adoption. Through the Project Family adventure, Webelos Scouts will experience new ways of taking part in family life and showing their family members that they love and care for them.

Sportsman

Sports are all about honesty, respect, fair play, and being physically fit. Playing a sport will build a Webelos Scout’s body and improve his skills—and learning to play more than one sport will help develop a lifelong habit of physical activity.

Uniform

The Webelos Cub Scout uniform has the following parts:

  1. Shirt – The official tan uniform shirt is available with long or short sleeves and has button-flap pockets.
  2. Pants – The official green shorts, long pants, skorts, and roll up pants.
  3. Belt – Official navy-blue web belt with metal buckle.
  4. Socks – Official green socks are available in three lengths: ankle, crew, and knee.
  5. Hat – Official green hat with Webelos plaid front and Webelos emblem.
  6. Neckerchief – Webelos plaid triangular neckerchief with Webelos logo. Official BSA neckerchiefs are the only neckerchiefs that are part of the uniform.
  7. Neckerchief slide -Official gold-tone metal slide with Webelos emblem. Cub Scouts may wear handmade neckerchief slides.
  8. Webelos Colors – The Webelos Colors is an optional uniform piece that is worn on the right sleeve to display the Webelos Adventure Pins that have been earned. If the Webelos Colors are not used, Webelos Adventure Pins may be worn on the Webelos hat.
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