Badge: Advice for the Future


Sound advice at one time was to go to school, get a good education, find and work for the same company until retirement. That was the industrial revolution way. As we move out of it and into the connection revolution, the advice we need to give our kids has changed.     Steps   1. […]

Badge: Recruitment Basics


When individuals and organizations need help, they recruit for the services needed. For non-profits, this often means volunteers.   Steps   1. What do you need? Before you start recruiting, be sure you know what position needs to be filled or services that need to be done. Create a list of positions and / or […]

Badge: S’Mores Fun


Sometimes you don’t have a fire. Sometimes you have someone who can’t eat chocolate. Be hungry before you start this badge program — there will be a lot of taste testing.     Steps   1. National S’Mores Day. You can celebrate this holiday on August 10th in the United States. As you work through […]

Badge: Stick Cooking


From the right stick to the right combination of flavors, stick cooking brings together a variety of choices for each palate.     Steps   Keep it cool 1. Fruits and vegetables. Your “cooking” can be as simple as chopping fruit or vegetables and put the pieces on a stick. Cookie cutters can allow you […]

Grab ‘N’ Go: Crayon Scratch Art


Control the colors by starting with a completely colored sheet. Then, cover with black and scratch the black off to reveal the color below.  The contrast of black on color is a great look that stands alone or can be incorporated into other items like cards.     Tools: Paintbrush Bamboo skewer, toothpick, etc. Materials: Paper Crayons Poster paint, […]