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Program ideas, sharing and leaders roundtable discussions for BPSA Otters.

Website: http://www.bpsa-us.org/otter/
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Otter Program

Please use the group forum below to discuss the BPSA's Otter program. See the Otter Resources page for more information and PDF downloads relating to this section.

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Otter Investiture Badge activities

Started by William Carter. Last reply by Corey Allen on Monday. 4 Replies

For your Otter Investiture Badge activities what fun stuff does your raft do or use?Continue

Tags: activities, Badge, Investiture, Otter

Handouts for Otters (parents)

Started by Victoria Grimme. Last reply by William Carter Aug 8. 25 Replies

Hello all!I thought I would share a couple of files I created for our Otters in the 64th Brandywine. Badge Tracking Card (otter_badges.pdf): This is a tracking sheet for the kid/parent to keep to record progress on their badges. I just grabbed the…Continue

Tags: investiture, tracking, badges, otters

Safety Badge Activities

Started by William Carter. Last reply by William Carter Aug 6. 2 Replies

What do you all do for your Safety Badge activities?Continue

Tags: badge, safety

Swimming up ceremony -- Otters to Timberwolves

Started by Victoria Grimme. Last reply by William Carter Aug 4. 6 Replies

Can anyone share their script, staging, or other advice regarding an Otter to Timberwolf "swimming up" ceremony? Half our Otters will be ready to go to Timberwolves this spring. We would like to have something special in our June meeting to bridge…Continue

Tags: ceremony, advance, up, swimming, timberwolves

Otters and Camping

Started by Jeff Kopp. Last reply by William Carter Aug 3. 14 Replies

We are planning our first all-group camping trip next month and we have been planning it for a two-night campout, when it dawned on me that maybe we should only be expecting Otters to camp overnight one night instead of two, especially for their…Continue

Tags: questions, suggestions, ideas, campouts, camping

Otter Planning Notes

Started by William Carter. Last reply by William Carter Aug 3. 8 Replies

Our Otter Section is about to have its three year anniversary.  Here are our planning notes in case it is helpful to anyone.…Continue

Tags: planning, otter

Youth leadership in the Otters

Started by Dave Carroll. Last reply by William Carter Jun 25. 9 Replies

Hi All! Ahmeek of 80th Overmountain here. This year we fully expect to run two dens for the first time, and we have a number of promising and responsible 2nd grade Otters we'd like to give leadership responsibilities to, at the Den level.It's clear…Continue

Friends of the Forest (Otter version)

Started by Victoria Grimme. Last reply by William Carter Jun 24. 4 Replies

I know there is an updated "Friends of the Forest" on the way, so I had been holding…Continue

Otter Games and Activities

Started by Jenny Fowler. Last reply by William Carter Jun 24. 11 Replies

Hi Otter Folk! Let's share games and activities that we're using with our Otters in the field. Continue

Tags: lessons, activities, games, otters

Handicraft badge: Make a model

Started by Rebecca Durst. Last reply by Rebecca Durst Mar 22. 6 Replies

What are some of the models you have made with your Otters? I was thinking about doing a rubber band car, but I am running into problems and hoping for a more Otter-proof solution. …Continue

 
 
 

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