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Revision as of 10:29, 3 July 2020

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To get ready for future meetings that may be physically distant from each other, here's a list of things to do. This is meant to be a living document, so please add your own suggestions.

Contents

Gathering Games

Many gym games can be modified to be played outside. Use ropes (on the ground), pylons or even water bottles to mark your playing area. Some games that involve tagging, like What Time is it Mr. Wolf can be modified so that the players must pass a line to be "safe" and if the wolf passes before a player, that player is now the wolf.

Beavers

Cubs

Scouts

Venturers/Rovers

Getting To Know You Activities

Beavers

  • Show and Tell - have each Beaver bring in an item that is special to them and present it to their Lodge.
  • Name and Motion- each Beaver introduces themselves with their name and an action (e.g. "Hi, I'm Sammy" and then claps their hands three times). Go around the circle and repeat the name and actions of all of the people before you - see if you can remember everyone's name!
  • Come up with a Lodge name and cheer! Create an item (name badge, headband, etc) in a colour that represents your Lodge.
  • Two Truths and a Lie

Cubs

  • Show and Tell - have each Cub bring in an item that is special to them and present it to their Lair.
  • Name and Motion - each Cub introduces themselves with their name and an action (e.g. "Hi, I'm Sammy" and then claps their hands three times). Go around the circle and repeat the name and actions of all of the people before you - see if you can remember everyone's name!
  • Come up with a Lair name and cheer! Create an item (name badge, headband, etc) in a colour that represents your Lair.
  • Two Truths and a Lie

Scouts

  • Name and Adjective - have each Scout introduce themselves with their name and an adjective that describes them and starts with the same letter as their name (e.g. "Hi, I'm tall Thomas"). Go around the circle and repeat the names and adjectives of all the people before you!
  • Come up with a Patrol name and cheer! Create an item (name badge, headband, etc) in a colour that represents your Patrol.
  • Two Truths and a Lie

Venturers/Rovers

  • Name and Adjective - have each person introduce themselves with their name and an adjective that describes them and starts with the same letter as their name (e.g. "Hi, I'm tall Thomas"). Go around the circle and repeat the names and adjectives of all the people before you!
  • Two Truths and a Lie

General Meeting Activities

Beavers

  • Spray bottle sneezes - using a spray bottle, coloured water and paper, see what happens when we sneeze! Why is it important to cover your mouth?
  • Individual Skills development
  • Go on a hike
  • Knot tying (everyone gets their own rope)
  • Run a campfire with your favourite songs, skits and cheers!
  • Hike around your neighbourhood or meeting area - highlight key landmarks as you go.
  • Scavenger Hunt (because we will miss these over Zoom) - with well marked different locations. You can have each youth bring an egg carton to carry what they find.
  • Invite Guest Speakers to your meetings
  • Make Sit Upons
  • Learn about the Hug a Tree program
  • Practice signalling outdoors (use whistles, mirrors, etc)
  • Learn basic first aid and practice your skills on a stuffy friend
  • Build first aid kits
  • Learn about different emergency services and how to call 911
  • Try stargazing - can you see any pictures in the sky?
  • Do a Good Turn for someone

Cubs

  • Individual Skills development
  • Go on a hike
  • Knot tying (everyone gets their own rope)
  • Run a campfire with your favourite songs, skits and cheers! Each Lair can lead their favourites.
  • Hike around your neighbourhood or meeting area - what landmarks do the Cubs know? Do they know how to hike from one landmark to the other (e.g. from the library to the firestation?).
  • Scavenger Hunt (because we will miss these over Zoom) - with well marked different locations. If possible, youth can use a device to take photos of the things that they have found.
  • Invite Guest Speakers to speak to the Pack
  • Make Sit Upons
  • Learn about the Hug a Tree program
  • Practice signalling outdoors (use whistles, mirrors, etc)
  • Learn basic first aid and practice your skills on a stuffy friend
  • Build first aid kits
  • Learn about different emergency services and how to call 911
  • Try stargazing and learn about the constellations in the night sky
  • Do a Good Turn for someone
  • Sit and Listen - what nature sounds do you hear around you?
  • Learn about Leave No Trace

Scouts

  • Individual Skills development
  • Go on a hike
  • Knot tying (everyone gets their own rope)
  • Run a campfire with your favourite songs, skits and cheers! Encourage youth to lead some of their favourites.
  • Use a map (google maps or a physical map) to plan a hiking route around your neighbourhood - why have you chosen this route? How can you make sure you follow the route?
  • Scavenger Hunt (because we will miss these over Zoom) - with well marked different locations. See if you can use riddles to challenge the youth, rather than just giving them a list of items to find.
  • Invite Guest Speakers
  • Make Sit Upons
  • Practice signalling outdoors (use whistles, flares, etc)
  • Learn first aid and build your own first aid kit
  • Build bee hotels
  • Do some stargazing
  • Do a Good Turn for someone
  • Sit and Listen - what nature sounds do you hear around you?
  • Adopt a Tree
  • Learn about Leave No Trace
  • Go Geocaching

Venturers/Rovers

  • Individual Skills development
  • Go on a hike
  • Knot tying (everyone gets their own rope)
  • Run a campfire with your favourite songs, skits and cheers! Encourage youth to lead some of their favourites.
  • Use a map to plan a hike around your neighbourhood. What will you see? Why do you want to choose this route?
  • Guest Speakers
  • Build bat boxes
  • Learn about Leave No Trace
  • Go Geocaching


Steam-Off (High Energy) Games

Beavers

Cubs

Scouts

Venturers/Rovers

  • Run a Zumba Session

Cool Down (Low Energy) Games

Beavers


Cubs

Scouts

Venturers/Rovers