Bear Achievement #3
WHAT MAKES AMERICA SPECIAL?
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Do requirements (a) and (j) and any two of the other requirements:

Den Meeting Ideas:

a. Write or tell what makes America special to you.

Citizen beltloop and pin requirements

Have all the boys write what makes America special to them in a piece of paper. Put them all in a bag. Read them at Pack Night.

b. With the help of your family or den leader, find out about two famous Americans. Tell the things they did or are doing to improve our way of life.

Invite some of the parents to come dressed up as a Famous American and tell "their" story.

c. Find out something about the old homes near where you live. Go and see two of them

Allandale Mansion
Netherland Inn

d. Find out where places of historical interest are located in or near your town or city. Go and visit one of them with your family or den.

Historical places, Kingsport
Historical places in the US

e. Choose a state; it can be your favorite one or your home state. Name its state bird, tree, and flower. Describe its flag. Give the date it was admitted to the Union.

Have a den party for your state. Come dressed in your state colors.

f. Be a member of the color guard in a flag ceremony for your den or pack.

g. Display the U.S. flag in your home or fly it on three national holidays.

h. Learn how to raise and lower a U.S. flag properly for an outdoor ceremony.

i. Participate in an outdoor flag ceremony

j. Complete the Character Connection for Citizenship

Know. Tell ways some people in the past have served our country. Tell about some people who serve our country today. (Don't forget about "ordinary" people who serve our country.)


Commit. Tell something that might happen to you and your family if other people were not responsible citizens. Tell one thing you will do to be a good citizen.


Practice. Tell three things you did in one week that show you are a good citizen.

 

Primary Faith in God program equivalent requirement: Serving Others #8

Related achievements: Wolf Achievement # 2
Webelos Citizen activity badge

Primary Faith in God program equivalent requirement:
Bear Achievement 3j: Serving Others #8

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