Fun Scouting Activities | Scouting On Demand

Monthly Activities

Fun ideas your your Scouting program (or just your family), right when you need them.

  • January - Pinewood Derby ideas, chess, catapults, and more
  • February - Nature, Scout Sunday, duck tape swords, and more
  • March - Dad jokes, treansure hunting, receipes, and more
  • April - Card games, rocks, fire, and more
  • May - Fish, birds, walking sticks, and more
  • June - Geocaching, obstacles, bugs, and more
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October- Hiking, hiking, and more hiking
  • November - Pinecones, kites, tipis, and more
  • December - Animals, skating, helping others, and more

Impromptu Fun

Fight boredom with these fun ideas to get out and about.

  • Family hikes
  • Family bike rides
  • Social distance picnic in the park
  • Photo scavenger hunts
  • Virtual Game Night/Family Game Night
  • Ice Cream/Snow Cone Meet Up
  • Fitness in the Park
  • Family Food Drive
  • Card/letter writing for senior center
  • Virtual Campfire with family skits/songs
  • Fishing day
  • Rock painting & placement in public setting
  • Noodle Tag
  • Kickball
  • Sidewalk Chalk
  • Backyard Campout
  • Plant a home garden
  • Virtual Chef Challenge
  • DIY Craft Share
  • Egg Drop Challenge
  • Virtual Museum Tour
  • Karaoke/Dance Party
  • Stargaze/Comet/ISS Watch party
  • Geocaching
  • Family Field Day

Socially Distant Service Work

Help others, be safe.

  • Send a special video message to a local nursing home for their residents.
  • Help a close neighbor with grocery pick-up/delivery.
  • Send "Thank you" messages to local first-responders, healthcare workers, and essential employees.
  • Donate blood if you are of age.
  • Call your loved ones to check in on them.
  • Go to the park with your family and clean up an area while observing social distancing.
  • While going for a walk, clean up litter on the side of the road with your family in your neighborhood.
  • Send food to local first-responders.


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