1. Learn a magic trick. Practice your magic trick so you can perform it in front of an audience.
2. Create an invitation to a magic show.
3. With your den or with your family, put on a magic show for an audience.
4. Create a secret code.
5. With the other Scouts in your den or with your family, crack a code that you did not create.
6. Spell your name using sign language, and spell your name in Braille.
7. With the help of your adult partner, conduct a science demonstration that shows how magic works.
8. Share what you learned from your science demonstration.
1. Bring in and share with your den five items that are the color orange.
2. Demonstrate loyalty over the next week at school or in your community. Share at your next den meeting how you were loyal to others.
3. With your adult partner, decide on one new task you can do to help your family, and do it.
4. Talk with your den and adult partner about polite language. Include a discussion about the use of “please,” “thank you,” “you’re welcome,”
“excuse me,” “yes, sir,” “no, ma’am,” and last names. Learn how to shake hands properly and introduce yourself.
5. Play a game with your den. Then discuss how your den played politely.
6. With your adult partner and den work on a service project for your pack’s meeting place or chartered organization.
1. Discuss with your adult partner and/or family where your family originated. Discusstheir history, traditions, and culture—your family heritage. Share a story or bringsomething to share with your den about yourself and your family.2. Make a family crest.3. Visit your public library to find out information about your heritage.4. Interview one of your grandparents or another family elder, and share with your denwhat you found.5. Make a family tree.6. Share with your den how you got your name.7. Share with your den your favorite snack or dessert that reflects your cultural heritage.8. Learn where your family came from, and locate it on a map. Share this information with yourden. With the help of your adult partner, locate and write to a pen pal from that location.
1. Identify five different types of boats.2. Build a boat from recycled materials, and float it on the water.3. With your den, say the SCOUT water safety chant.4. Play the buddy game with your den.5. Show that you can put on and fasten a life jacket the correct way.6. Show how to safely help someone who needs assistance in the water, without having to enterthe water yourself.7. Show how to enter the water safely, blow your breath out under the water, and do aprone glide.
1. Do the following:a. With your den or adult partner, say the Scout Law. Explain to your den oneof the 12 points of the law and why you think a knight would have thesame behavior.b. If you have not already done so, make a code of conduct with your den thatwill describe how each person should act when you are all together. Vote on whichactions should go in your den code of conduct. If your den has a code of conduct,discuss with your den the updates it might need to help den members become morechivalrous. Vote on which actions should go in your den code of conduct.2. Create a den shield and a personal shield.3. Using recycled materials, design and build a small castle with your adult partner to display at thepack meeting.4. Think of one physical challenge that could be part of an obstacle course. Then help your dendesign a Tiger knight obstacle course. With your adult partner, participate in the course.5. Participate in a service project.
1. With your den or adult partner, discuss two different types of bicycles andtheir uses.2. With your den or adult partner, try on safety gear you should use while riding yourbike. Show how to wear a bicycle helmet properly.3. With your den or adult partner, learn and demonstrate safety tips to follow whenriding your bicycle.4. Learn and demonstrate proper hand signals.5. With your den or adult partner, do a safety check on your bicycle.6. With your den or family, go on a bicycle hike wearing your safety equipment. Follow thebicycling safety and traffic laws.7. Learn about a famous bicycle race or famous cyclist. Share what you learn with your den.8. Visit your local or state police department to learn about bicycle-riding laws.9. Identify two jobs that use bicycles.
1. With your den or adult partner, go outside to observe the night sky. Talk aboutobjects you see or might see.2. Look at a distant object through a telescope or binoculars. Show how to focus thedevice you chose.3. Observe in the sky or select from a book or chart two constellations that are easy to see in thenight sky. With your adult partner, find out the names of the stars that make up theconstellation and how the constellation got its name. Share what you found with your den.4. Create and name your own constellation. Share your constellation with your den.5. Create a homemade constellation.6. Find out about two different jobs related to astronomy. Share this information with your den.7. Find out about two astronauts who were Scouts when they were younger. Share what youlearned with your den.8. With your den, visit a planetarium, observatory, science museum, astronomy club, or college orhigh school astronomy teacher. Before you go, write down questions you might want to ask.Share what you learned with your family.
1. Visit an art gallery or a museum, explore an art website, or visit your library. Doeach of the following:2. Do the following:a. Look at pictures of some abstract art with your den or family. Decide whatyou like about the art, and share your ideas with the other Tigers.b. Create an art piece.a. Draw or create an art piece using shapes.b. Use tangrams to create shapes.
Complete 1–3 and one from 4–6.1. Play at least two different games by yourself; one may be a video game.2. Play a board game or another inside game with one or more members of your den.3. Play a problem-solving game with your den.4. With your parent’s or guardian’s permission:a. Play a video game with family members in a family tournament.b. List at least three tips that would help someone who was learning how to play yourfavorite video game.c. Play an appropriate video game with a friend for 30 minutes.5. With other members of your den, invent a game, OR change the rules of a game you know, andplay the game.6. Play a team game with your den.
1. Do the following:a. Memorize your address, and say it to your den leader or adult partner.b. Memorize an emergency contact’s phone number, and say it to your denleader or adult partner.c. Take the 911 safety quiz.a. Show you can “Stop, Drop, and Roll.”b. Show you know how to safely roll someone else in a blanket to put out a fire.2. Do the following:3. Make a fire escape map with your adult partner.4. Explain your map, and try a practice fire drill at home.5. Find the smoke detectors in your home. With the help of your adult partner, check the batteries.6. Visit an emergency responder station, or have an emergency responder visit you.
1. Choose one active game you like, and tell your den about it.2. Do the following:a. Play two relay games with your den and your adult partner.b. Tell your partner or the other Tigers what you liked best about each game.c. Have your den choose a relay game that everyone would like to play, andplay it several times.3. With your adult partner, select an active outside game that you could play with the members ofyour den. Talk about your game at the den meeting. With your den, decide on a game to play.4. Play the game that your den has chosen. After the game, discuss with your den leader themeaning of being a good sport.
1. Create a tall tale with your den.2. Create your own tall tale. Share your tall tale with your den.3. Read a tall tale with your adult partner.4. Create a piece of art from a scene in the tall tale you have read, using your choiceof materials. Share it with your den.5. Play a game from the past.6. Sing two folk songs.7. Visit a historical museum or landmark with your adult partner.
1. With your den, discuss the following types of theater: puppet shows, reader’stheater, and pantomime.2. As a den, play a game of one-word charades with your adult partners.3. Make a puppet to show your den or display at a pack meeting.4. Perform a simple reader’s theater. Make a mask afterward to show what yourcharacter looks like.5. Watch a play or attend a story time at a library.
- Your Den Leader will track the Den Activities and the “Go-and-See” for each of the five categories
- You should use the Scout Handbook to especially track each of the Family Activities. There are places to “Sign Off” on each activity in the handbook.
- So, use your handbook to track each of the family activities (among others) your scout completes.
- Start a Scout Folder to store papers and projects as your scout completes them.
- Bring the Handbook (and folder) to a Den meeting to have your family activities recorded by the Den Leader.