Did you know that today is American Eagle Day? Today we recognize the day that the bald eagle was added to the official seal of the United States in 1782.
Tenderheart requirement #5 of the Dawn of Our Country badge looks at this national symbol. The eagle represents freedom, strength and honesty. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Dawn of Our Country, Tenderheart #5”
As I shared previously, our PiPa unit has just finished the Bible Basics merit badge. To complete requirement #21 we examined the life of Priscilla.
Priscilla and her husband, Aquila, appear seven times in the New Testament. They were not only involved in Paul’s ministry and traveled with him, they were also teachers of the word. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Bible Basics #21”
Stamp collecting can be a great way to study modern history. By researching the people and places and things idolized on a stamp you can tell what is important to people throughout different decades. But did you know that stamp collecting can also be a great way to study geography? Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #20”
I know many of you shy away from the badges in the Supplemental Handbook. While the requirements seem to be more challenging, when broken down into smaller pieces they are doable. My PiPa unit is currently tackling the Pen and Paper Merit Badge. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Pen and Paper #25”
The next easy SWAP that I included in the SWAP kits I made for camp was a Tic Tac Toe in a bag SWAP. If you have ever looked on Pinterest, you will find dozens of these SWAPS. They are not very hard to make and this is not a new idea, but I hope you find the printable tag helpful.Into a 2×3 inch plastic jewelry bag place 10 pony beads (5 of each color) along with the tag. Just be sure to write your name and troop number on the back of each SWAP tag.
Tic Tac Toe SWAP tag