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Posts by Lake Minnetonka District BSA

Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19

Posted from National Association of School Psychologists Families across the country are adapting to the evolving changes in daily life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Most schools, places of public gathering, and nonessential businesses are closed, and parents and other caregivers are faced with helping their families adjust to the new normal. This includes trying…

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Scouting Tech: Online Conferencing Tools for Virtual Meetings

Cubmaster Rebekah, of Look Wider Still, wrote an informative piece about Scouting online. (source) We’re navigating some seriously uncharted territory right now, trying to find ways to maintain some normalcy and keep the kids from physically turning into the Fortnite character they’re obsessively playing. It’s been pleasantly surprising to witness the outpouring of knowledge and…

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Explore U.S. National Parks using Google Arts & Culture

The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks is a new Google Arts & Culture exhibit and interactive documentary, timed to launch in celebration of this month’s NPS Centennial. The exhibit allows you to take 360-degree tours of some of the most remote and beautiful U.S. National Parks. Instead of featuring much-documented vistas like Yosemite or the Grand…

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Cub Scout Activities: Adventuring from Home Rank Challenges

posted with permission from the Look Wider Still blog: https://lookwiderstill.home.blog/2020/03/15/cub-scout-activities-adventuring-from-home-rank-challenges/?fbclid=IwAR2v4vhvrDZsSvJAQmCza7JVwxdobPuGLIqh5rdInk_-qt-VAcU_oMObbYU My Pack is issuing Rank Challenges to help our Scouts stay involved and entertained over this prolonged period of self-quarantine and social distancing. As an addition to my post about Webelos/AOL Adventures to Complete at Home, which includes an extensive look at how Scouts can…

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