Webelos & AOL Elective Adventures

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventures

Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Adventures in Science
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Aquanaut
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Art Explosion
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Aware and Care
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Build It
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Build My Own Hero
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Castaway
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Earth Rocks!
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Engineer
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Fix It
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Game Design
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Wild
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Woods
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Looking Back Looking Forward
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Maestro!
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Moviemaking
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Project Family
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Sportsman

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Sportsman

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Sportsman

Do all of these:
1. Show the signals used by officials in one of these sports: football,
basketball, baseball, soccer, or hockey.
2. While you are a Webelos Scout, participate in two individual sports.
3. While you are a Webelos Scout, play two team sports.
4. 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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Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Project Family

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Project Family

Do 1 through 5, then choose two of 6 through 8:
1. Interview a grandparent, another family elder, or a family friend about
what life was like when he or she was growing up. Share his or her
story with another family member.
2. Talk with members of your family about your family name, history,
traditions, and culture. Create a family tree of three generations, or
make a poster or Web page that shows the origins of your ancestors.
Or choose a special celebration or holiday that your family
participates in, and create either a poster, picture, or photo slideshow
of it. Share this project with your den.
3. Show your understanding of your duty to family by creating a chart
listing the jobs that you and other family members have at home.
Choose three of the jobs you are responsible for, and chart them for
two weeks.
4. Select ONE of the jobs below that belongs to another family member,
and help that person complete it:
a. Create a grocery shopping list for the week.
b. Complete the laundry for your family one time.
c. Help prepare meals for your family for one day.
5. Create a list of community service or conservation projects that you
and your family can do together, and present it to your family. Select
one project, plan it, and complete it with your family.
6. With the help of an adult, inspect your home and its surroundings.
Make a list of hazards or security problems you find. Correct one
problem you found, and tell what you did.
7. Hold a family meeting to plan an exciting family activity. The activity
could include:
a. A family reunion
b. A family night
c. A family outing
8. Have your family event. Afterward, tell your parent or
guardian what you liked best about the event.


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Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Moviemaking

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Moviemaking

Do all of these:
1. Write a story outline describing a real or imaginary Scouting
adventure. Create a pictured storyboard that shows your story.
2. Create either an animated or live action movie about yourself. Your
movie should depict how you live by the Scout Oath and Law.
3. Share your movie with your family, den, or pack.


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Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Maestro!

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Maestro!

1. Do a or b:
a. Attend a live musical performance.
b. Visit a facility that uses a sound mixer, and learn how it is
used.
2. Do two of the following:
a. Make a musical instrument. Play it for your family, den, or
pack.
b. Form a “band” with your den. Each member creates his own
homemade musical instrument. Perform for your pack at a
pack meeting.
c. Play two tunes on any band or orchestra instrument.
3. Do two of the following:
a. Teach your den the words and melody of a song. Perform
the song with your den at your den or pack meeting.
b. Create original words for a song. Perform it at your den or
pack meeting.
c. Collaborate with your den to compose a den theme song.
Perform it at your pack meeting.
d. Write a song with words and music that expresses your
feelings about an issue, a person, something you are
learning, a point of the Scout Law, etc. Perform it at your den
or pack meeting, alone or with a group.
e. Perform a musical number by yourself or with your
Webelos den in front of an audience.


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Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Do all of these:
1. Create a record of the history of Scouting and your place in that
history.
2. With the help of your den leader, parent, or guardian and with your
choice of media, go on a virtual journey to the past and create a
timeline.
3. Create your own time capsule.


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Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Woods

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Woods

Do all of these:
1. Identify three different groups of trees and the parts of a tree.
2. Identify six 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 six plants common to the area where you live. Tell which
animals use them and for what purpose.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.


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Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Wild

Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Wild

Do six from requirements 1 through 9.
1. Collect and care for an “insect, amphibian, or reptile zoo.” You might
have crickets, ants, grasshoppers, a lizard, or a toad. 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 town 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 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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    Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Game Design

    Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Game Design

    Do all of these:
    1. Decide on the elements for your 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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    Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Fix It

    Webelos & AOL Elective Adventure: Fix It

    Do all of these:
    1. Put a Fix It Tool Box together. Describe what each item in your
    toolbox can be used for. Show how to use three of the tools safely.
    2. Be ready. With the help of an adult in your family, do the following:
    a. Locate the electrical panel in your home. Determine if the
    electrical panel has fuses or breakers.
    b. Determine what sort of heat is used to heat your home.
    c. Learn what you would do to shut off the water for a sink, a
    toilet, a washing machine, or a water heater. If there is a
    main shut-off valve for your home, show where it is located.
    3. Describe to your Webelos den leader what you would do to fix or
    make safe the following circumstances:
    a. A toilet is overflowing.
    b. The kitchen sink is clogged.
    c. Some, but not all, of your lights go out.
    4. Let’s Fix It. Select and do eight of the following. You will need an
    adult’s supervision for each of these Fix It projects:
    a. Show how to change a light bulb in a lamp or fixture.
    Determine the type of bulb you are replacing. Learn how to
    properly dispose of a compact fluorescent bulb.
    b. Fix a squeaky door or cabinet hinge.
    c. Tighten a loose handle or knob on a cabinet or a piece of
    furniture.
    d. Demonstrate how to stop a toilet from running.
    e. Replace a furnace filter.
    f. Wash a car.
    g. Check the oil level and tire pressure in a car.
    h. Show how to replace a bulb in a taillight, turn signal, or
    parking light, or replace a headlight in a car.
    i. Help an adult change a tire on a car.
    j. Make a repair to a bicycle, such as adjusting or lubricating
    the chain, inflating the tires, fixing a flat, or adjusting the seat
    or handlebars.
    k. Replace the wheels on a skateboard, a scooter, or a pair of
    inline skates.
    l. Help an adult prepare and paint a room.
    m. Help an adult replace or repair a wall or floor tile.
    n. Help an adult install or repair a window or door lock.
    o. Help an adult fix a slow or clogged sink drain.
    p. Help an adult install or repair a mailbox.
    q. Change the battery in a smoke detector or a carbon
    monoxide detector, and test its operation.
    r. Help an adult fix a leaky faucet.
    s. Find wall studs, and help an adult hang a curtain rod or a
    picture.
    t. Take an old item, such as a small piece of furniture, a
    broken toy, or a picture frame, and rebuild and/or refinish it.
    Show your work to an adult or your Webelos leader.
    u. Do a Fix It project agreed upon with your parent.


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