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Hometown Heroes

Grades K – 5

Citizenship, Civics & Social Studies
Hometown Heroes

Learn about the many everyday heroes that work in our communities.

About the Course:
We typically think of heroes being in comic books or in movies, but there are everyday heroes in each of our communities. We’ll talk about the role of firefighters, police officers, EMT’s, nurses, and other everyday people that are heroes in our towns.

Expected Outcomes:
Participants will:

  • Learn about how our firefighters, police officers, EMTs, and hospitals keep us safe and healthy

Additional Information:
BSA Requirements:
Cub Scouts will complete the following requirements: Wolf-Hometown Heroes:1

This course is open to all youth in grades K-5. We look forward to learning with all genders whether you are currently a Scout or not!

Subject Matter:
Citizenship, Civics & Social Studies

Targeted Age Group(s):
Elementary School (Grade K – 5)

Class Size:
23 Students

Date / Time Offered:
June 28 –  July 2, 2021
2:00 – 2:30 pm

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About the Cradle of Liberty Council BSA:
Teaching leadership & values while providing recreational activities for children of all ages, the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of serves more than 16,500 young people in Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Delaware counties. We are among the largest youth serving organizations in the state of Pennsylvania led by over 5000 volunteers. Hundreds of community organizations, representing educational, religious, non-profit, civic, and business organizations join in partnership with Cradle of Liberty Council by chartering over 500 Scouting units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts and groups).

If you are new to Scouting, let us introduce you and your children to a world where they will build lifetime friendships, while learning leadership skills, active citizenship, personal fitness, and practical knowledge through their participation in a diverse array of activities including camping excursions, summer programs for teens and much, much more. You can learn more at www.colbsa.org or find a Scouting close to home at www.beascout.org.

About the Instructors:
Our instructors are subject-matter experts either through their profession or hobby-related experiences, and are trained in the BSA Youth Protection training that includes safety measures online.

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