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Complete activities from the program book in which your son is working, as indicated below, and discuss how they relate to crime prevention in your family.
Tiger Cubs, BSA Family Activity Book
- "Know Your Family" - Hold a family meeting and discuss ideas from the "Youth" section in the Crime Prevention Award Guidelines for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.
- "Know Your Community" - Discuss how your family can better understand community resources related to crime prevention.
Wolf Cub Scout Book
- "Know Your Home and Community", pages 60-63
- "Making Choices", pages 96-101
The Bear Cub Scout Book
- "Law Enforcement is a Big Job", pages 58-63
- "Be a Leader", pages 154-157
Relate three of the requirements to crime prevention
Fourth - Fifth Grade:
Webelos Scout Book
- "Citizen", pages 156-177
- "Family Member", pages 208-226
Discuss items about drugs and crime, gangs and crime, graffiti and crime, peers and crime.
Participate with your family, den, pack, or friends in a crime prevention project, either an original project or a project of a neighborhood- or community-based organization. (Before beginning the project, have the unit leader approve your choice.)