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:1. With your parent, guardian, or Webelos den leader, complete the Responsibility Character Connection.
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::a. '''Know:''' List all the tasks you can think of that are necessary in keeping a household in good shape. Name the tasks that are your responsibility. Tell what it means to be responsible for these tasks.
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::b. '''Commit:''' Talk about what happens when people don't do their jobs. Tell why it is important to be helpful and to be responsible. List ways that you can be more responsible on your own.
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::c. '''Practice:''' Choose one of the requirements and show how you are responsible by doing that task well for two weeks.
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'''And do six of these:'''
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:2. With adult supervision, wash a car.
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:3. Help an adult change a tire on a car.
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:4. With adult supervision, replace a bulb in the taillight, turn signal, or parking light or replace a headlight on a car.
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:5. With adult supervision, show how to check the oil level and tire pressure on a car.
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:6. Make a repair to a bicycle, such as tightening the chain, fixing a flat tire, or adjusting the seat or handlebars.
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:7. Properly lubricate the chain on a bicycle.
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'''1'''. [[Character_Connection#Responsibility|Responsibility Character Connection]] - ''p. 300''<br>
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:8. Properly inflate the tires on a bicycle.
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'''2'''. Wash a car - ''p. 302'' - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/8522_car-detailing.htm Video: Car Detailing] - [http://www.familycar.com/CarCare/Waxing.htm Waxing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/8550_exterior-car-detail-tips.htm Video: Exterior Car Detail Tips]<br>
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:9. Change the wheels on a skateboard or pair of inline skates.
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'''3'''. Change a tire - ''p. 303'' - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/2463_flat-tire-change.htm Video: How to Change a Car Tire]<br>
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:10. Replace a light bulb in a fixture or lamp.
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'''4'''. Replace a bulb - ''p. 304'' - '''2.e.''' [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/27210_cars-care-lights.htm Video: Check and Replace Lights]<br>
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:11. With adult supervision, arrange a storage area for household cleaners and other dangerous materials where small children cannot reach them.
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'''5'''. Check the oil level and tire pressure - ''p. 305'' - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/27217_cars-care-engine-oil.htm Video: Checking Car Motor Oil Level] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/27212_cars-care-tire-pressure.htm Video: Checking Car Tire Pressure]<br>
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:12. Build a sawhorse or stool to be used around your home.
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'''6'''. Make a repair to a bicycle - ''pp. 306-7'' - [[Bike Maintenance]] - [[Bike Tires]] - [[Bike Chain]] - [[Bike Gears]] - [[Bike Handlebars]] - [[Bike Brakes]] - [[Bike Seat]]<br>
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:13. Help take care of the lawn.
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'''7'''. Properly lubricate the chain and crank on a bicycle - ''p. 308'' - [[Bike Chain]] - [[Bike Gears]]<br>
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'''8'''. Properly inflate the tires on a bicycle - ''p. 308'' - [[Bike Tires]]<br>
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:15. Clean and properly store hand tools or lawn and garden tools in their storage area.
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'''9'''. Change the wheels on a skateboard or pair of inline skates - ''p. 309''<br>
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:16. Label hand tools or lawn and garden tools.
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'''10'''. Replace a light bulb in a fixture or lamp - ''p. 310''<br>
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:17. Put together a toolbox for common repairs around the house. Be sure the toolbox and tools are stored safely.
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'''11'''. Arrange a storage area for household cleaners and other dangerous materials - ''p. 310''<br>
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'''12'''. Build a sawhorse or stool to be used around your home - ''pp. 311-3''<br>
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'''13'''. Help take care of the lawn - ''p. 314''<br>
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'''14'''. Arrange a storage area - ''p. 315''<br>
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'''15'''. Clean and properly store hand tools - ''p. 315''<br>
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'''16'''. Label hand tools or lawn and garden tools - ''p. 315''<br>
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'''17'''. Put together a toolbox for common repairs - ''p. 316''<br>
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;General Resources
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* [http://www.cubroundtable.com/assets/pdf-documents/Handyman-Activity-Badge-Outline.pdf CubRoundtable: Handyman 60 page reference guide- 952 KB)]
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* [http://kismif.org/category/webelos/webelos-activity-badges/handyman/ KISMIF: Handyman Links]
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*[http://wtsmith.com/rt/webactbadge/handyman.html Bill Smith's Webelos Leader Resources: Handyman]
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*[http://www.skcbsa.org/buckeye/roundtable/handyman.pdf Webelos Roundtable Packet: Handyman]
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== Related awards ==
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* The Webelos [[Handyman]] Activity Badge is preparing you for home maintneance in [[Home Repairs]] Merit Badge.
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* The Webelos [[Handyman]] Activity Badge is preparing you for car maintenance in [[Automotive Maintenance]] and [[Traffic Safety]] Merit Badges.
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# [[Cub_Scout_Academics#Earning_Loops_and_Pins_multiple_times |Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times]]
 
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== Related awards ==
 
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*[[Home Repairs]] Merit Badge
 
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**[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=repair+plumbing Plumbing Repairs], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/51_fix-leaky-faucet.htm Leaky Faucet], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52_garbage-disposal-repair.htm Garbage Disposal], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1359_running-toilet.htm Toilet], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/55_kitchen-sinks.htm Replace a Sink], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/17631_ball-valve-three.htm Copper Tubing]
**[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=repair+plumbing Plumbing Repairs], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/51_fix-leaky-faucet.htm Leaky Faucet], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52_garbage-disposal-repair.htm Garbage Disposal], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1359_running-toilet.htm Toilet], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/55_kitchen-sinks.htm Replace a Sink], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/17631_ball-valve-three.htm Copper Tubing]
**[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/54_install-dimmer-switch.htm Replace an Electrical Switch], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/390_wiring-electrical-outlets.htm Replace an Outlet], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18123_electrical-outlet-six.htm Test an Outlet], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/5003_wiring-electrical-outlets-testing-connectivity.htm Test GFCI], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/26232_basic-electric-safety.htm Safety]
**[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/54_install-dimmer-switch.htm Replace an Electrical Switch], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/390_wiring-electrical-outlets.htm Replace an Outlet], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18123_electrical-outlet-six.htm Test an Outlet], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/5003_wiring-electrical-outlets-testing-connectivity.htm Test GFCI], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/26232_basic-electric-safety.htm Safety]
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Handyman requirements

Do these:

  1. With your parent, guardian, or Webelos den leader, complete the Responsibility Character Connection.
    a. Know: List all the tasks you can think of that are necessary in keeping a household in good shape. Name the tasks that are your responsibility. Tell what it means to be responsible for these tasks.
    b. Commit: Talk about what happens when people don't do their jobs. Tell why it is important to be helpful and to be responsible. List ways that you can be more responsible on your own.
    c. Practice: Choose one of the requirements and show how you are responsible by doing that task well for two weeks.

And do six of these:

  1. With adult supervision, wash a car.
  2. Help an adult change a tire on a car.
  3. With adult supervision, replace a bulb in the taillight, turn signal, or parking light or replace a headlight on a car.
  4. With adult supervision, show how to check the oil level and tire pressure on a car.
  5. Make a repair to a bicycle, such as tightening the chain, fixing a flat tire, or adjusting the seat or handlebars.
  6. Properly lubricate the chain on a bicycle.
  7. Properly inflate the tires on a bicycle.
  8. Change the wheels on a skateboard or pair of inline skates.
  9. Replace a light bulb in a fixture or lamp.
  10. With adult supervision, arrange a storage area for household cleaners and other dangerous materials where small children cannot reach them.
  11. Build a sawhorse or stool to be used around your home.
  12. Help take care of the lawn.
  13. Arrange a storage area for hand tools or lawn and garden tools.
  14. Clean and properly store hand tools or lawn and garden tools in their storage area.
  15. Label hand tools or lawn and garden tools.
  16. Put together a toolbox for common repairs around the house. Be sure the toolbox and tools are stored safely.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Webelos Handbook, 2007 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #637685)



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Notes

Requirement resources

1. Responsibility Character Connection - p. 300
2. Wash a car - p. 302 - Video: Car Detailing - Waxing - Video: Exterior Car Detail Tips
3. Change a tire - p. 303 - Video: How to Change a Car Tire
4. Replace a bulb - p. 304 - 2.e. Video: Check and Replace Lights
5. Check the oil level and tire pressure - p. 305 - Video: Checking Car Motor Oil Level - Video: Checking Car Tire Pressure
6. Make a repair to a bicycle - pp. 306-7 - Bike Maintenance - Bike Tires - Bike Chain - Bike Gears - Bike Handlebars - Bike Brakes - Bike Seat
7. Properly lubricate the chain and crank on a bicycle - p. 308 - Bike Chain - Bike Gears
8. Properly inflate the tires on a bicycle - p. 308 - Bike Tires
9. Change the wheels on a skateboard or pair of inline skates - p. 309
10. Replace a light bulb in a fixture or lamp - p. 310
11. Arrange a storage area for household cleaners and other dangerous materials - p. 310
12. Build a sawhorse or stool to be used around your home - pp. 311-3
13. Help take care of the lawn - p. 314
14. Arrange a storage area - p. 315
15. Clean and properly store hand tools - p. 315
16. Label hand tools or lawn and garden tools - p. 315
17. Put together a toolbox for common repairs - p. 316

General Resources

Related awards

Trade-related awards

See also

Webelos Den Leader portal


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