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*Cub Scout Requirements: '''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bobcat.asp Bobcat Rank], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/cstiger.asp Tiger Cub Program], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/wolf.asp Wolf], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bear.asp Bear], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/webelos.asp Webelos], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/arrowoflight.asp Arrow of Light Badge], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/webbadges.asp Activity Badges], [http://usscouts.org/advance/venturing/intro.asp Venturing]'''  
 
*Cub Scout Requirements: '''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bobcat.asp Bobcat Rank], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/cstiger.asp Tiger Cub Program], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/wolf.asp Wolf], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bear.asp Bear], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/webelos.asp Webelos], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/arrowoflight.asp Arrow of Light Badge], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/webbadges.asp Activity Badges], [http://usscouts.org/advance/venturing/intro.asp Venturing]'''  
 
*Cub Scout Academics:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/academics/heritages.asp Heritages (Family History)]'''  
 
*Cub Scout Academics:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/academics/heritages.asp Heritages (Family History)]'''  
*Bear:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bear.asp#PAST Family History Reguirements for Family History]'''  
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*Conduct a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/01/FS-branded-Telling_a_Family_Story.pdf '''Family Interview'''] with an older family member  
 
*Conduct a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/01/FS-branded-Telling_a_Family_Story.pdf '''Family Interview'''] with an older family member  
 
*Create a '''[http://www.comehome.net/ Family Website]''' together
 
*Create a '''[http://www.comehome.net/ Family Website]''' together
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*'''[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Kids_Camp FamilySearch Kids Camp]'''
 
*'''[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Kids_Camp FamilySearch Kids Camp]'''
  
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Children love to learn about the world they live in as well as the family they belong to. The following links, charts, and exercises will provide some helpful ways to help teach your children all about their current and extended family.


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Your Place in History     
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Create fun and interesting timelines:

  • Important dates in your life or your ancestor's life!
  • Discover interesting facts and events that happened during your own lifetime or in an ancestors' lifetime.
  • Visit and learn about the places where you and your ancestors lived.
  • Create a timeline either for you or an ancestor. This can be done either online or print one to fill in and put in your memory book.


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Your Genealogy  

Gather together family information and record it on the following forms:


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  Memories and Completing Youth Projects

Family History provides the opportunity to learn about family members who are living and those who have passed away. Photos, letters, awards and newspaper articles are often items left behind that tell the story of your ancestor. Sharing and organizing this information can be a lot of fun!


Fun and Games     
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There are many different interesting and unique activities to help with learning about your ancestors.

  • Print out this Fun Activity Book and explore the library while learning about your ancestors.
  • Design your own CrossWord Puzzle with the names and places of where your ancestors lived
  • Create a puzzle with a scanned photo of your ancestors with Jigsaw Lite. Download and install this software to your computer, then upload a photo and watch it break it into pieces you can put together! Note the link brings you to a number of downloads, look for Jigsaw Lite. It is about the 10th item.
  • Ever wonder what day you were born on or what day your ancestors were born on? Using this perpetual calendar you can find it!
  • Learn interesting facts about the 50 states in the United States
  • Print out a map of the United States and color in the various states

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  Online Games and Websites


Additional Activities in this Wiki: