Week 10 Scout Challenge
Animals are Awesome!
Here you will find a resource hub for parents and leaders to help support Scouting at home, with stay-at-home educational activities for any Scout rank, tips for continuing to work on advancements and kid-friendly content that connects Scouting with their daily lives. We will continue to add new content and resources to this hub regularly.

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Week 10 Scout Challenge
Animals are Awesome!


  • Do you have pets at home? Make sure you have a small sign posted on your front door of how many animals you have! If there is an emergency, first responders can know!
  • Make your own dog treats. Share with a neighbor too! Check out this site for lots of different recipes: https://www.cesarsway.com/recipe-ideas-for-quick-and-healthy-homemade-dog-treats/ 
  • Can you name three endangered species? Do some research and learn about what makes them endangered. 
  • Learn all about sea turtles with this national geographic kids videos! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSPppmnTrWE 
  • What’s your favorite animal? Draw a picture of your favorite animal and share it with us! Be sure to include what your animal eats and where it lives! 

Virtual Training Opportunities

Adult Leaders-Complete your required  training this summer! Visit our website for sign up information for each training topic. More training opportunities come soon!  
Cub Leader Training :
  • June 16-18
  • July 14-16

Youth Protection Training
  • June 23rd
  • July 11th
  • August 13th

STEM Component: 

St Louis Science Center Life Science Lab-

St Louis Zoo Live Stream May 28th at 10am , Animal Behavior Observations - https://stlzoo.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ikrrHFnQSbah7CLf00zspw

Lions: NA

Tigers: NA

Wolves: NA

Bears: Critter Care
  • (1) Do one of the following: (A)If you have a pet, make a list of tasks that you did to take care of the pet for two weeks. (B)If you do not have a pet, research one that you would like to have and prepare a report about the care it needs.
  • (2)Complete one of the following: (A) Make a poster or a PowerPoint presentation about your pet or a pet you would like to have. Share the poster or presentation with your family. (B) Make a poster or PowerPoint presentation explaining three ways that animals can help people. Share the poster or presentation your family.
  • (3) Learn about careers that involve the care of animals. What education, training, and experience are required?

Webelos Into The Wild
  • Requirement: 1. Collect and care for an "insect, amphibian, or reptile zoo." You might have crickets, ants, grasshoppers, a lizard, or a toad (but be careful not to collect or move endangered species protected by federal or state law). Study them for a while and then let them go. Share your experience with your Webelos den.

Learn About Awesome Animals with the follow merit badge:
  • Animal Science
  • Bird Study
  • Dog Care
  • Mammal Study
  • Pets
  • Fish and Wildlife Management
  • Reptile and Amphibian Study 
  • Veterinary Medicine