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Unit Resources and Ideas

For all ages:

For Packs:

  • Try a preview adventure! Click here:…/cub-scouts/preview-adventures/
  • Virtual Derby
    • Did your spring Pinewood Derby, Rocket Derby or Sailboat Regetta get cancelled/postponed?
    • Scouts can still complete their vehicle and get them judged in other ways.
      • Design & Art Contests - awards for artistic creativity
      • Name That Car - Online voting contest
      • Guess that car's maker. Put pictures of all vehicles online but then have a contest to guess which car belongs to which Scout.
      • "Be Prepared" for the next derby.
  • Try one of the 30 day challenges below!
  • 30 Day K -2nd grade challenge videos - click here!
  • 30 Day 3rd - 4th grade challenge videos - click here!

For Troops:

  • Don't miss your monthly campout. Organize a "Virtual Campout"
    • Every Scout must pitch a tent in their own backyard.
    • Virtual campsite inspection. Judging for tent location, background, camp accessories and more.
    • Who is your Camping Buddy? Parent, sibling, scout buddy, family pet, etc?
    • Post your Virtual Campfire to #CampfireFridayBSA and share with other scouts around the world!


  • Virtual Jamboree
    • April 3rd - 5th: Jamboree-On-The-Air and Jamboree-On-The-Internet (JOTA-JOTI) is an official international event of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). JOTA-JOTI is a youth programme event intended for young people in Scouting of all ages.


  • Merit Badge Activities
    • Sign up for an online merit badge! Click here:
    • DON'T FORGET - Scouts should work these activities by themselves or with their buddy or patrol. 
    • Virtual Discussion: Note: Most merit badge requirements say "Discuss with Counselor". This does NOT mean filling out and turning in a worksheet (but could be one option.) Another option is do a phone call, virtual group conference chat (See virtual meetings below). Group email. Reminder for every discussion group per YPT -there should not be any 1-1 Adult/Youth discussions. Always include more than two (parent, scout buddy, another leader, etc.)
    • Merit Badge Research: - All merit badges require individual study before hand. Get the Merit badge booklet from your troop library or Amazon.
    • Check out these 58 Merit Badges that can be completed at home:
  • Check out Woodsmaster Will's Youtube videos for Scouting and Outdoor Skills!

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