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Required Adventures
Cast Iron Chef
Duty to God and You
First Responder
Stronger, Faster, Higher
Webelos Walkabout

Arrow of Light Required Adventures
Building a Better World
Duty to God in Action
Outdoor Adventurer
Scouting Adventure

Elective Adventures
Art Explosion
Aware and Care
Build It
Earth Rocks!
Game Design
Into the Wild
Into the Woods

Art Explosion Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Art Explosion
Complete Requirements 1-3. Requirement 4 is optional.

1. Visit an art museum, gallery, or exhibit. Discuss with an adult the art you saw. What did you like? 

2. Create two self-portraits using two different techniques, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and computer illustration. 

3. Do two of the following: 
A. Draw or paint an original picture outdoors, using the art materials of your choice. 

B. Use clay to sculpt a simple form. 

C. Create an object using clay that can be fired, baked in the oven, or air-dried. 

D. Create a freestanding sculpture or mobile using wood, metal, papier-mâché, or found or recycled objects. 

E. Make a display of origami or kirigami projects. 

F. Use a computer illustration or painting program to create a work of art. 

G. Create an original logo or design. Transfer the design onto a T-shirt, hat, or other object. 

H. Using a camera or other electronic device, take at least 10 photos of your family, a pet, or scenery. Use photo-editing software to crop, lighten or darken, and change some of the photos. 

I. Create a comic strip with original characters. Include at least four panels to tell a story centered on one of the points of the Scout Law. Characters can be hand-drawn or computer-generated. 

4. Choose one of the following methods to show your artwork: 

A. Create a hard-copy or digital portfolio of your projects. Share it with your family and members of your den or pack. 

B. Display your artwork in a pack, school, or community art show.

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Aquanaut Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Aquanaut
Complete Requirements 1-4 and at least two others

1. State the safety precautions you need to take before doing any water activity. 

2. Discuss the importance of learning the skills you need to know before going boating. 

3. Explain the meaning of “order of rescue” and demonstrate the reach and throw rescue techniques from land. 

4. Attempt the BSA swimmer test. 

5. Demonstrate the precautions you must take before attempting to dive headfirst into the water, and attempt a front surface dive. 

6. Learn and demonstrate two of the following strokes: crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, or elementary backstroke. 

7. Invite a current or former lifeguard, or member of a rescue squad, the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, or other armed forces branch who has had swimming and rescue training to your den meeting. Find out what training and other experiences this person has had. 

8. Demonstrate how to correctly fasten a life jacket that is the right size for you. Jump into water over your head. Swim 25 feet wearing the life jacket. Get out of the water, remove the life jacket, and hang it where it will dry. 

9. If you are a qualified swimmer, select a paddle of the proper size, and paddle a canoe with an adult’s supervision.
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Aware and Care Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Aware and Care
Complete the Following Requirements

1. Develop an awareness of the challenges of the blind or visually impaired through participation in an activity that simulates blindness or visual impairment. Alternatively, participate in an activity that simulates the challenges of being deaf or hard of hearing. 

2. Engage in an activity that simulates mobility impairment. Alternatively, take part in an activity that simulates dexterity impairment. 

3. With your den, participate in an activity that focuses on the acceptance of differences in general.Do two of the following: 

A. Do a Good Turn for residents at a skilled nursing facility or retirement community. 

B. Invite an individual with a disability to visit your den, and discuss what activities he or she currently finds challenging or found challenging in the past. 

C. Attend a disabilities event such as a Special Olympics competition, an adaptive sports event, a performance with sign language interpretation, or an activity with service dogs. Tell your den what you thought about the experience. 

D. Talk to someone who works with people who have disabilities. Ask what that person does and how he or she helps people with disabilities. 

E. Using American Sign Language, sign the Scout Oath. 

F. With the help of an adult, contact a service dog organization, and learn the entire process from pup training to assignment to a client. 

G. Participate in a service project that focuses on a specific disability. 

H. Participate in an activity with an organization whose members are disabled

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Build It Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Build It
Complete the Following Requirements

1. Learn about some basic tools and the proper use of each tool. Learn about and understand the need for safety when you work with tools. 

2. With the guidance of your Webelos den leader, parent, or guardian, select a carpentry project and build it. 

3. List the tools that you use safely as you build your project; create a list of materials needed to build your project. Put a checkmark next to the tools on your list that you used for the first time. 

4. Learn about a construction career. With your Webelos den leader, parent, or guardian, visit a construction site, and interview someone working in a construction career.

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Castaway Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Castaway
Complete the Following Requirements

1. Complete A. and your choice of B. or C. 

A. On a campout or outdoor activity with your den or family, cook two different recipes that do not require pots and pans. 

B. With the help of an adult, demonstrate one way to light a fire without using matches. 

C. Using tree limbs or branches that have already fallen or been cut, build a shelter that will protect you overnight. 

2. Do all of the following. 

A. Learn what items should be in an outdoor survival kit that you can carry in a small bag or box in a day pack. Assemble your own small survival kit, and explain to your den leader why the items you chose are important for survival. 

B. With your den, demonstrate two ways to treat drinking water to remove impurities. 

C. Discuss what to do if you become lost in the woods. Tell what the letters “S-T- O-P” stand for. Tell what the universal emergency signal is. Describe three ways to signal for help. Demonstrate one of them. Describe what you can do to help rescuers find you. 

D. Make a list of four qualities you think a leader should have in an emergency and why they are important to have. Pick two of them, and act them out for your den. Describe how each relates to a point of the Scout Law. Describe how working on this adventure gave you a better understanding of the Scout motto, "Be Prepared."

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Earth Rocks Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Earth Rocks
Complete the Following Requirements

1. Do the following: 
A. Explain the meaning of the word “geology.” 

B. Explain why this kind of science is an important part of your world. 

2. Look for different kinds of rocks or minerals while on a rock hunt with your family or your den. 

3. Do the following: 
A. Identify the rocks you see on your rock hunt. Use the information in your handbook to determine which types of rocks you have collected. 

B. With a magnifying glass, take a closer look at your collection. Determine any differences between your specimens. 

C. Share what you see with your family or den. 

4. Do the following: 

A. With your family or den, make a mineral test kit, and test minerals according to the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. 

B. Record the results in your handbook. 

5. Identify on a map of your state some geological features in your area. 

6. Do the following: 

A. Identify some of the geological building materials used in building your home. 

B. Identify some of the geological materials used around your community

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Engineer Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Engineer
Complete Requirements 1 and 2. Requirements 3 and 4 are optional.

1. Pick one type of engineer. With the help of the Internet, your local library, or an engineer, discover three things that describe what that engineer does. (To use the Internet, be sure that you have a current Cyber Chip or that you have permission from your Webelos den leader, parent, or guardian.) Share your findings with your Webelos den. 

2. Learn to follow engineering design principles by doing the following: 

A. Examine a set of blueprints or specifications. Using these as a model, prepare your own set of blueprints or specifications to design a project. 

B. Using the blueprints or specifications from your own design, complete your project. Your project may be something useful or something fun. 

C. Share your project with others at a den or pack meeting. 

3. Explore other fields of engineering and how they have helped form our past, present, and future. 

4. Pick and do two projects using the engineering skills you have learned. Share your projects with your den, and also exhibit them at a pack meeting.

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Game Design Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Game Design
Complete the Following Requirements

1. Decide on the elements for a game. 

2. List at least five of the online safety rules that you put into practice while using the Internet on your computer or smartphone. Skip this if your Cyber Chip is current. 

3. Create your game. 

4. Teach an adult or another Scout how to play your game.

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Into the Wild Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Into the Wild
Complete at Least 6 of the Following Requirements

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. 

2. Set up an aquarium or terrarium. Keep it for at least a month. Share your experience with your Webelos den by showing them photos or drawings of your project or by having them visit to see your project. 

3. Watch for birds in your yard, neighborhood, or area for one week. Identify the birds you see, and write down where and when you saw them.

4. Learn about the bird flyways closest to your home. Find out which birds use these flyways. 

5. Watch at least four wild creatures (reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, fish, insects, or mammals) in the wild. Describe the kind of place (forest, field, marsh, yard, or park) where you saw them. Tell what they were doing. 

6. Identify an insect, reptile, bird, or other wild animal that is found only in your area of the country. Tell why it survives in your area. 

7. Give examples of at least two of the following: 

A. A producer, a consumer, and a decomposer in the food chain of an ecosystem 

B. One way humans have changed the balance of nature 

C. How you can help protect the balance of nature 

8. Learn about aquatic ecosystems and wetlands in your area. Talk with your Webelos den leader or family about the important role aquatic ecosystems and wetlands play in supporting life cycles of wildlife and humans, and list three ways you can help. 

9. Do ONE of the following: 
A. Visit a museum of natural history, a nature center, or a zoo with your family, Webelos den, or pack. Tell what you saw. 

B. Create a video of a wild creature doing something interesting, and share it with your family and den.

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Into the Woods Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Into the Woods
Complete Requirements 1-4 and at least one other

1. Identify two different groups of trees and the parts of a tree. 

2. Identify four trees common to the area where you live. Tell whether they are native to your area. Tell how both wildlife and humans use them. 

3. Identify four plants common to the area where you live. Tell which animals use them and for what purpose. 

4. Develop a plan to care for and then plant at least one plant or tree, either indoors in a pot or outdoors. Tell how this plant or tree helps the environment in which it is planted and what the plant or tree will be used for. 

5. Make a list of items in your home that are made from wood and share it with your den. Or with your den, take a walk and identify useful things made from wood. 

6. Explain how the growth rings of a tree trunk tell its life story. Describe different types of tree bark and explain what the bark does for the tree. 

7. Visit a nature center, nursery, tree farm, or park, and speak with someone knowledgeable about trees and plants that are native to your area. Explain how plants and trees are important to our ecosystem and how they improve our environment.

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Sportsman Adventure Pin

Webelos Elective Adventure: Sports
Complete the Following Requirements

1. Show the signals used by officials in one of these sports: football, basketball, baseball, soccer, or hockey. 

2. Participate in two sports, either as an individual or part of a team. 

3. Complete the following requirements: 

A. Explain what good sportsmanship means. 

B. Role-play a situation that demonstrates good sportsmanship. 

C. Give an example of a time when you experienced or saw someone showing good sportsmanship.

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