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Scouting From Home

This page will be a resource for activities and ideas to execute “Scouting From Home” during the COVID-19 Quarantine efforts.

Follow our Twitter Account @Troop895FC, or search the hashtag #scoutingfromhome for ideas. Check out additional resources at

Before beginning any new online activities, don’t forget to earn or renew your Cyber Chip based on your current grade:
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12

Take the 30 Day Challenge to Rank Advancement. Courtesy of the Heart of America Council, rank up to the next level with these 30-day roadmaps:
Second Class
First Class
Check-In with an Adult Leader to signoff completed requirements.

Take a walk in your neighborhood (with social distancing). Identify or show evidence of at least ten kinds of wild animals(use a cell phone camera to take pictures). This addresses second class requirement 4.

Practice Your Knots. Animated Knots is a great resource of knot tying examples

Make a First Aid Kit. Tenderfoot Requirement 4d

The following Merit Badges you can do from home
Great resources:

  • Animation
  • Bird Study
  • Chess
  • Crime Prevention
  • Family Life
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid
  • Moviemaking
  • Personal Fitness
  • Personal Management
  • Photography
  • Public Health

Take A Virtual Tour:

Activities for Parents:
Take Youth Protection Training (Required by all participating adults)
Become familiar with Scoutbook
Register to be a merit badge counselor

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