Boy Scouts of America

boy-scouts-logoBoy Scouts of America Correlations

PLT works with Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to provide scouting leaders with ideas and outdoor, hands-on activities to help support Cub Scouts adventures and Scouts BSA merit badges.

PLT activities have been correlated to eight Cub Scout adventures and six Scouts BSA merit badges. These crosswalks quickly show which PLT activities can provide fun and inspiring approaches for exploring BSA’s adventure topics and merit badge requirements.

Cub Scout Adventures

Designed for Grades 1-5

The Cub Scout adventure/PLT Correlations are designed to assist partners, den leaders, and Cubmasters in helping Cub Scouts meet the following adventure requirements. 

  • Mountain Lion (Lion)
  • Ready, Set, Grow (Lion)
  • Backyard Jungle (Tiger)
  • Fur, Feathers, and Ferns (Bear)
  • Grow Something (Wolf)
  • Spirit of the Water (Wolf)
  • Into the Wild (Webelos)
  • Into the Woods (Webelos)

Scouts BSA Merit Badges

Designed for Grades 6-8

The Scouts BSA merit badge/PLT Correlations provide approaches for merit badge counselors and Scoutmasters to help Scouts meet the requirements for the following six BSA merit badges: 

  • Environmental Science
  • Forestry
  • Nature
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Sustainability