From the Scouter Manual:
Objective: I will learn about the helping heroes in my community and all the good things they do. When planning your adventures, you might like to
- learn about at least one real-life hero
- interview someone who is a community hero
- think about how these community heroes show you the Beaver Scout Promise, Law and/or Motto
Here are some ideas to help you start creating your own adventures
- Arrange a visit with a hero in your community and find out how he or she helps others (fire fighter, paramedic, police officer, community nurse, etc.).
- Write a story or draw a cartoon about a hero in your family or community. Why is this person your hero?
- Write a story or draw a cartoon about an imaginary hero for your community. Why does your community need this kind of hero?
- What is a hero? Who are your heroes? Create a display of photos or drawings of your heroes (real-life and imaginary).
- Make three Thank-you cards to give to heroes in your community. Tell your Lodge why you think these people are heroes.
- Find a hero in history. Why is he or she a hero? Tell the hero’s story with a play, song, storybook or cartoon.
- Invite someone who is a hero to visit with your Colony and share what he or she does in the community. How can your Beaver Scout Colony thank this person for what he or she does?
- Ask your parents or grandparents or another relative to tell you about one of their heroes. Why is this person a hero? Create a storybook about the hero.
- Find out about a child your age who is a community hero. What has he or she done to help others?
- Describe your favourite superhero. Why do you like this hero? What makes them special? What does this superhero do to help others?
- Go through a newspaper or, with an adult’s help, an online news site. Find a good news story of someone who is a hero. Why do you think they are a hero? How did they learn to be a hero?
Need some more ideas?
Look at the Trail Cards for Malak’s Maple: Leadership.
Pick a suitable adventure for this badge that you would like to try on your own.