Badge-type Awards

Kids love to get things. Badges, belt-loops, patches, pins, emblems, certificates, levels, prizes, trinkets. You name it, they love to collect them. I’m going to call them all badge-type awards throughout the site from here on out to keep confusion down. The trick in scouting is using this love to inspire the kids to learn and grow into the amazing adults we know they have the potential to be. Scouting programs are not intended to give kids a reward for every single thing they do. But isn’t it better to focus on why it’s awesome to EARN the rewards. Some … Continue reading Badge-type Awards