Kites can be the focus of STEM activities featuring the science of weather, technology of flight, engineering of aeronautical design, and math for figuring angles and lengths. There are Scouting skills, too, including knot-tying, pocketknife use and making a strong square lashing.
Glenn Thompson, a Republican from Pennsylvania, and Sanford Bishop, a Democrat from Georgia, introduced a resolution celebrating the BSA’s 112th birthday, and recognizing Feb. 8, 2022, as Boy Scouts of America Day.
The Pinewood Derby is one of the highlights of the Cub Scout year. But it can be challenging to organize it in a way that keeps every family engaged throughout, even if their cars are eliminated from contention early.