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Webelos Requirements to aid in transition to Boy Scouts!

ARROW OF LIGHT Core Adventure - Scouting Adventure!

Scouting Adventure Adventure 

Do all of these:

  1. Prepare yourself to become a Boy Scout by completing all of the items below:
    a. Repeat from memory the Scout OathExternal LinkScout LawExternal LinkScout mottoExternal Link, and Scout sloganExternal Link. In your own words, explain their meanings to your den leader, parent, or guardian.
    b. Explain what Scout spiritExternal Link is. Describe for your den leader, parent, or guardian some ways you have shown Scout spirit by practicing the Scout Oath, Scout Law, Scout motto, and Scout slogan.
    c. Give the Scout signExternal LinksaluteExternal Link, and handshakeExternal Link. Explain when they should be used.
    d. Describe the First Class Scout badgeExternal Link, and tell what each part stands for. Explain the significance of the First Class Scout badge.
    e. Repeat from memory the Outdoor CodeExternal Link. In your own words, explain what the Outdoor Code means to you.
  2. Visit a Boy Scout troop meeting with your den members, leaders, and parent or guardian. After the meeting, do the following:
    a. Describe how the Scouts in the troop provide its leadership.
    b. Describe the four steps of Boy Scout advancementExternal Link.
    c. Describe ranksExternal Link in Boy Scouting and how they are earned.
    d. Describe what merit badgesExternal Link are and how they are earned.
  3. Practice the patrol method in your den for one month by doing the following:
    a. Explain the patrol methodExternal Link. Describe the types of patrols that might be part of a Boy Scout troop.
    b. Hold an election to choose the patrol leader.
    c. Develop a patrol name and emblem (if your den does not already have one), as well as a patrol flag and yell. Explain how a patrol name, emblem, flag, and yell create patrol spirit.
    d. As a patrol, make plans with a troop to participate in a Boy Scout troop’s campout or other outdoor activity.
  4. With your Webelos den leader, parent, or guardian, participate in a Boy Scout troop’s campout or other outdoor activity. Use the patrol method while on the outing.
  5. Do the following:
    a. Show how to tie a square knotExternal Linktwo half-hitchesExternal Link, and a taut-line hitchExternal Link. Explain how each knot is used.
    b. Show the proper care of a rope by learning how to whipExternal Link and fuseExternal Link the ends of different kinds of rope.
  6. Demonstrate your knowledge of the pocketknife safety rules and the pocketknife pledge. If you have not already done so, earn your Whittling ChipExternal Linkcard.

If you don't know which troop your Webelos should go to, contact Sarah Biltz at 330-473-9872 or sarah.biltz@scouting.org

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