Badge: Halloween Traditions

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While the “Halloween” badge explored the history of this holiday, this badge goes into the traditions that are still found today . . . including your own.     Steps Explore your community 1. Yard decorations. Take a stroll and see what your neighbors have in their yards. If local businesses or community centers also […]

Badge: Halloween / All Hallows Eve

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Halloween, as we celebrate it today, is a combination of traditions, beliefs and evolution from a multitude of cultures. Let’s explore how a diverse variety of people created our present holiday.     Steps   1. Truth or not. As you explore the history of Halloween, you will encounter differing viewpoints on the traditions of […]

Badge: Advice for the Future

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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

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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

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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 […]