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Bear Den 2018-2019


Meeting Schedule


All meetings are from 7-8pm unless otherwise noted. Please plan to arrive a little early so we can start promptly at 7pm.

 DATE  BELT LOOP REQUIREMENTS  LOCATION
 Sep 20   Bear Necessities  Carroll Center
 Oct 25  Paws for Action (Duty to Country)
 Newton Police Department 
1321 Washington St, Newton
(arrive by 6:50pm) 
 Nov 15  Elective (tentative "A Bear Goes Fishing")   Carroll Center
 Dec  No meeting; do Fellowship and Duty to God at home  -
 Jan 17
 Baloo the Builder 
 Carroll Center
 Feb 7  Bear Claws and Whittling Chip  Carroll Center
 Mar 
 No meeting  -
 Apr 25
 Complete Bear Claws/Whittling Chip; possible elective
 TBD
 May 5 (Sun)  Fur, Feathers, and Ferns 2:30pm - 4pm
Moose Hill
293 Moose Hill Pkwy
Sharon, MA 02067

Bear Requirements


If you miss a meeting and need to do activities at home please refer to the updated requirements, NOT YOUR HANDBOOK, as they have been simplified. It can be downloaded here. 
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BearScout requirements 2018-19.pdf  

At Home Meeting Requirements


The den meetings will cover most, but not all, of the Bear badge requirements. Here are a list of activities to do at home as they will not be covered as a group:

Bobcat Badge
If this is your first year scouting, start by completing the Bobcat requirements. (See Bear handbook.)

Cyber Chip
Complete all of the following.

1) Read, commit to, and sign the Level I Internet Safety Pledge. (BSA Cyber Chip blue card)
2) Watch the video “Bad Netiquette Stinks.” (NetSmartz.org/scouting )
3) Play the Router’s Birthday Surprise Interactive Adventure. (NetSmartz.org/scouting )
4) Show and tell your family what you have learned.

Note: All Cyber Chips will expire annually. Each Scout will need to “recharge” the chip by going back to the Netsmartz Recharge area. This space will hold new information, news, and a place for the Scout to recommit to net safety and netiquette. Then, with the unit leader, the Scout can add the new date to the Cyber Chip card or certificate.

How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide
With your parent, guardian, or other caring adult, complete the exercises in the pamphlet. (See Bear handbook.)

Paws for Action
After the October visit to the Police Department (tentative) complete either 3B or 3C.

3B) Make a list of emergency numbers and discuss with your family where the list should be kept. Show your family that you know how to call for help in an emergency. Talk with your family about people who could help you if a parent is not available. 

3C) With your family, develop a plan to follow in case of an emergency, and practice the plan at least three times. Your family can determine the emergency, or you can develop several plans.

Fellowship and Duty to God
We will not be covering any of this belt loop as a group. Complete the following requirements:

1) Discuss with your parent/guardian what it means to do your duty to God. Tell how you do your duty to God in everyday life.

2) Complete at least 1 of the following:
A) Identify a person whose faith you admire and discuss with your family.

B) With a family member, provide service to a place of worship or spiritual community, school, or community organization that puts into practice your ideals of duty to God and strengthens your fellowship with others.

3) Complete at least 1 of the following:
A) Earn the religious emblem of your faith that is appropriate for your age, if you have not done so already.

B) Make a list of things you can do to practice your duty to God as you are taught in your home or place of worship or spiritual community. Select 2 of the items and practice for 2 weeks.

Contact Information


Anna Hnasko
Hnasko5@gmail.com
617-515-7905

Nish Jobanputra
njobanputra@gmail.com
908-698-3949