The COVID-19 virus has impacted all of us, including our Scouting units. If you haven’t already done so, take a moment to view the Council directives related to this unprecedented event, and then keep reading below for ideas and activities that you can implement in your units to keep the fun and learning going, even while physically separated.
In the age of technology, we are fortunate to have many different ways to connect remotely, including:
Here are a few activity ideas for remote meetings, or for Scouts to do while your unit meetings are on hiatus:
Especially for Cub Scouts
- Take a Virtual District Hike
- Explore a Museum or Zoo, such as:
- Set up a phone call/video call with a merit badge counselor to work on one of your requirements (NOTE: a parent must be present!)
- Use this “down time” to get together virtually to plan your next big Pack, Troop, Crew or Post activity or outing. One of the tools at left can help.