Activity Badge Counselor

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|position = Activity Badge Counselor
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|position = Activity Badge/Adventure Pin Counselor
|image = WebelosActivityBadgePins.jpg
|image = WebelosActivityBadgePins.jpg
|purview = [[Webelos Scout]]s
|purview = [[Webelos Scout]]s
|report = [[Webelos Den Leader]]
|report = [[Webelos Den Leader]]
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An '''Activity Badge Counselor''' is an adult who works with [[Webelos Scout]]s on a particular [[Webelos Activity Badges|activity badge]].
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An '''Activity Badge or Adventure Pin Counselor''' is an adult who works with [[Webelos Scout]]s on a particular [[Webelos Adventures Pin|Webelos Activity Badges|activity badge]].
== Qualifications ==
== Qualifications ==
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The activity badge counselor may be an adult family member of a Webelos Scout, a pack leader, a teacher, a coach, or another adult qualified to teach one or more activity badges to Webelos Scouts. This is usually a temporary position and is not a registered BSA position.
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The counselor for Activity Badges or Adventure Pins may be an adult family member of a Webelos Scout, a pack leader, a teacher, a coach, or another adult qualified to teach one or more of the related subjects to Webelos Scouts. This is usually a temporary position and is not a registered BSA position.
== Responsibilities ==
== Responsibilities ==
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The activity badge counselor's responsibilities are to:
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The Activity Badge/Adventure Pin counselor's responsibilities are to:
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* Provide activity badge instruction at Webelos den meetings, as requested by the Webelos den leader. This could include, for instance, providing resources and instruction on model building, leading field trips, or providing instruction and help on collections and specimens, depending on the activity badge requirements. The service usually extends over three or four den meetings for each badge.
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* Provide instruction related to the requirements at Webelos den meetings, as requested by the Webelos den leader. This could include, for instance, providing resources and instruction on model building, leading field trips, or providing instruction and help on collections and specimens, depending on the requirements. The service usually extends over three or four den meetings for each award.
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* Be familiar with the Webelos Scout Book in presenting activity badge information and approving requirements.
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* Be familiar with the Webelos Scout Book in presenting related information and approving requirements.
* Help Webelos Scouts gain self-confidence in completing projects and in dealing with adults.
* Help Webelos Scouts gain self-confidence in completing projects and in dealing with adults.
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* Follow the Webelos den time schedule for activity badge instruction.
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* Follow the Webelos den time schedule for award instruction.
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* Help recruit other activity badge counselors.
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* Help recruit other Activity Badge/Adventure Pin counselors.
== See also ==
== See also ==

Revision as of 16:18, November 18, 2015

Activity Badge/Adventure Pin Counselor
Purview:Webelos Scouts
Reports to:Webelos Den Leader

An Activity Badge or Adventure Pin Counselor is an adult who works with Webelos Scouts on a particular Webelos Activity Badges|activity badge.

Qualifications

The counselor for Activity Badges or Adventure Pins may be an adult family member of a Webelos Scout, a pack leader, a teacher, a coach, or another adult qualified to teach one or more of the related subjects to Webelos Scouts. This is usually a temporary position and is not a registered BSA position.

Responsibilities

The Activity Badge/Adventure Pin counselor's responsibilities are to:

  • Provide instruction related to the requirements at Webelos den meetings, as requested by the Webelos den leader. This could include, for instance, providing resources and instruction on model building, leading field trips, or providing instruction and help on collections and specimens, depending on the requirements. The service usually extends over three or four den meetings for each award.
  • Be familiar with the Webelos Scout Book in presenting related information and approving requirements.
  • Help Webelos Scouts gain self-confidence in completing projects and in dealing with adults.
  • Follow the Webelos den time schedule for award instruction.
  • Help recruit other Activity Badge/Adventure Pin counselors.

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
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