Go on a Scavenger hunt. Hike -N-Find game (find the items on the list 'biggest leaf...something red...flower...ect', matchs get crossed off most unique wins) Camping Travel Rel Things, Games, Ahg Badges, Finding, Camps, Leaf Something Red Flower Ect, Biggest Leaf Something, Cubs Scouts, American Heritage
For summer: Mom puts together lists under five different categories - Oh the Food we will Eat, Oh the Service that can be Done, Oh the Places we will Go, Oh the Crafts we will Make, and Oh the Activities we will Do; every Sunday, as a family, they plan out the week w/activities from the lists.
Hiking Activities: Sometimes when we are out hiking with Scouts it seems like they are so focused on getting from here to there that they forget to look around and see the sights. If you are out with a goal oriented group and you want them to take some time to explore, consider adding one or more additional hiking activities. You’ll find some suggestions below
Mineral Hardness Scale (Mohs’ Harness Scale Scratch Test): Scientists often use properties to distinguish items or groups of items. Students who are studying minerals can make a mineral hardness scale to determine mineral’s resistance to being scratched. Mohs’ hardness scale is used for this purpose. A mineral on this scale with a higher number can scratch a mineral with a lesser number