World Cubbing Badge

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World Cubbing Badge Cub Scout Book Page


Contents

Outcomes

Cubs learn about how people live in another country, and enhance their understanding of the world. [1]

Requirements

  1. Find out how Scouts Canada helps developing countries to improve their living conditions. (Ask a leader about the Canadian Scout Brotherhood Fund"s Community Development Program and Scoutrees For Canada, or contact your local Scout office.)
  2. Make a simple scrapbook of another country, containing pictures, drawings or samples of some of the following:
    • (a) the country's flag
    • (b) people's daily dress
    • (c) the country's coins and stamps
    • (d) interesting places in the country
    • (e) how people get around
    • (f) people's houses
    • (g) what the weather is like
    • (h) what kind of food people grow and eat
    • (i) the kinds of things children your age like to do
  3. Do either (a) or (b):
    • (a) Make a presentation to your pack or six on the country you"ve chosen. Use your scrapbook and talk about: the language or languages people speak, the religions people follow, the geography and climate,the main cities in the country, the size of the country, the main things people grow and make, the kinds of things people do at home, school, work, in their places of worship, and in the outdoors
    • (b) Learn where the people in your neighbourhood or their ancestors came from. Make a presentation for your pack or six on one of these countries, describing: how people in that country express themselves today (language, beliefs, clothing, religion, ceremonies, etc.) why some people from the country came to Canada some of the country's customs your neighbours have kept (e.g. religion, food, clothing, games, etc.

Cross-badge links:

Pre 21001 version

Program Suggestions

References

  1. Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY