Tonight I found myself in a parent meeting for first year swim parents. This is actually my daughter’s second year, but the swim team she was on last year did not have parent meetings, so I wanted to see what I could learn. I was impressed. If our...
Parents and other adults involved in Little League baseball should consider and adhere to a code of conduct that keeps the game positive and educational for all children involved. If your child plays baseball, here is what to expect.
How to plan a Girl Scouts World Thinking Day event with your troop or Service Unit without too much stress.
Nine children out of ten could succeed in learning how to play a music instrument if they chose an instrument that suits their personality.
A swap is a small handmade craft that scouts exchange with each other. Usually handmade, they include a pin for storage and often include information about the givers troop or location.
Anyone familiar with the Boy Scouts will recognize the Scout Law and the Scout Oath. But what is a Boy Scout pledging when he recites the Scout Oath? Here is the Scout Oath broken down and explained.
When you consider drama clubs and classes for children, what conclusions do you draw? Do you think of a room full of confident, extrovert young people with ruthless ambitions for Hollywood or television? Has your own child expressed an interest in...
What are the alternatives to the Girl Scouts? This article provides a synopsis of several programs that rival the Girl Scouts along with links to them.
Cub Scout skits are fun to do. Below you will find my favorite skits that are suitable for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies, and any other camp setting.
A bridging ceremony in Girl Scouts symbolizes moving to another level of Scouting. Daisies to Brownies, Brownies to Juniors, Juniors to Cadettes . . . .
Entering your child in her first beauty pageant is a big deal. If you're new to pageantry, you'll find these tips helpful to direct her on the road to success.
Ideas to engage girl scouts as they learn what it means to respect authority and earn their magenta daisy petal
Learn how to organize a Girl Scout wide game. A fun wide game for any event, but an especially good game event to celebrate Juliette Low's birthday.
What is the most important rule for the summer camp prankster? "If you want to play the game, you must be willing to be played!" Learn some tips and tricks from a seasoned prankster.
Have you ever wondered what Youth Theatre is really doing for young people? In this hub I have researched its benefits and laid them out in as clear a way as possible.
Little league baseball coaches, here are a few fielding drills to keep your baseball practice plans fun and productive along with some tips on arm soreness and field prep.
Little League is a great way for our youth to participate in an organized sport and make new friends. Communication is a big part of baseball and signs are used to tell players what to do.
A full Blue and Gold ceremony script and program to have an exciting Cub Scout Star Wars banquet and crossing-over event.
I'm sharing with you some activity ideas to help girls earn their Daisy petal for "Honest and Fair," including games, crafts, trips, and songs.
Do you have a school-aged kiddo that is ready for some after-school activities? Trying to decide which one is the right fit can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be stressful if you can keep in mind a few criteria to help you find the right activity.
Is it unfair for coaches to bench children who try their best but perform poorly? Would it be unfair for a coach to lose that position if they try unsuccessfully to train a child to perform well? What happens to a child's psyche when they are sidelined more than their teammates?
Coaching youth baseball is not as easy as it may seem. You can find yourself in a lot of bad situations if you are not well prepared. This article brings to light common problems first-time youth baseball coaches (including myself) have faced and how to avoid them.
Is your child thinking of becoming a pole vaulter? Here are some things you should know that will help you make your child safer and more successful. Find out what it will cost you too!