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Baloo's Bugle

 

July 2004 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 10, Issue 12
August 2004 Theme

Theme: Scouting the Miday
Webelos: Forester & Naturalist
  Tiger Cub:
Activities

 

 

WEBELOS

It is a month for outdoor activity awards.  There are many good ideas here BUT the best idea is to get your Webelos to Webelos Resident Camp (or day camp) and have them earn them there.  CD

NATURALIST

OUTDOORS GROUP

Circle Ten Council

DEN MEETING ACTIVITIES

         Make insect cages

         Make ant houses

         Learn how to identify outdoor hazards

         Take a nature hike

         Have boys keep a nature notebook, jotting down discoveries while on field trips

         Make charts showing life cycle of an insect

         Collect tadpoles and watch them grow

         Go on bird watching hike

         Make birdfeeders

         Make a leaf or nut collection

         Make a leaf print

         Invite a naturalist or conservationist to your den meeting to talk about nature

PLACES TO GO

         Museum of Natural History

         Fish hatchery

         Zoo

         National Wildlife Refuge

RESOURCE

There is a great magazine called Ranger Rickís NATURESCOPE. It is published by the National Wildlife Federation.  It has wonder ideas for teaching and providing activities for school age children. You donít have to be an expert to teach, the activities are simple and easy to understand as well as FUN!

Books that are available from Ranger Rick include:

Incredible Insects                               Digging into Dinosaurs

Wild About Weather                                  Birds, Birds, Birds

Discovering Deserts                                    Trees Are Terrific

Astronomy Adventures                  Amazing Mammals 1& 2

Wading into Wetlands                Geology: The Active Earth

Endangered Species                       Reptiles and Amphibians

Diving into Oceans                                         Wild and Crafty

Rain Forests

Check them out at your local library for free or you can write for ordering and pricing information. Prices are subject to change, but at Pow Wow time in 2004 they were $6.00 each -

NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION

1400 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036-2266

 

You may want to download the Poison Ivy picture and then enlarge it  to be able to read it more easily.  CD

 

 

 

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