Badge: Letterbox Planting

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After exploring letterboxing, you may find that you want to create your own letterbox.    Steps The letterbox 1. Create your own letterbox. You’ll need a water-sealed box for your letterbox. It can be as simple as a disposable container you get at the grocery store. Inside the letterbox, you’ll need the following: Stamp for […]

Badge: Letterboxing Next Steps

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“Letterbox Basics” gave you the basics, making the sport as easy as possible. This badge program expands on the basics so you can explore this in even more depth. There are more cool things than listed here, so don’t let this badge program be your last step.   Steps 1. Brief history. In the United […]

Badge: Letterboxing Basics

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Letterboxing incorporates the fun of a treasure hunt with art and orienteering. The clues to find a letterbox can be straightforward or a fun challenge. This badge gives you the basics to get you started. If you enjoy this activity, check out “Letterbox Next Steps” to learn even more!   Steps 1. Treasure hunt. The […]

Badge: Independence Day Traditions

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As we celebrate this holiday, traditions are built. Explore traditions and create your own.   Steps 1. History. July 4th is the day the United States celebrates its independence (becoming a free country). This federal holiday commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The US declared their freedom from Great […]

Badge: Independence Day Crafts

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Let’s start with the red, white and blue to craft a wonderful July 4th.   Steps   1. Red, white and blue. When it comes to Independence Day, you’ll mainly see three colors. You can decorate wreaths with patriotic ribbon, use food coloring for sidewalk paint, make accessories for yourself, decorate your house and more. […]