Christmas Gifts for Scouts
Christmas Gifts perfect for the whole family
Eric Dowdle Scout Camp Puzzle
Just in time for Christmas, our own Maple Dell Scout Camp will become the face of the season’s best gift to give: the newest Eric Dowdle puzzle! See the familiar sites of the Utah National Parks Council’s flagship camp come to life with energetic Scouts, famous Scouting figures and more.
Stephen Discovers Treasures of America by David A. Johnson
A vivid imagination and a “magic” treasure detector come together in this delightful children’s book that encourages children to seek out their own treasure from American history.
Christmas Gifts for Cub Scouts
The Everything Kids’ Science Experiment Book
Why is the sky blue? What makes a balloon float? Why can’t I see in the dark?
You can discover the answers to these questions and more with The Everything Kids’ Easy Science Experiments Book. Using easy-to-find household materials like soda bottles and flashlights, you can build bubbles, create plastic–even make raisins dance! All of the experiments are kid-tested and educational–but more importantly, they’re tons of fun!
Lego Chain Reactions Craft Kit
Design and build 10 amazing moving machines.
Knock Knock Joke Book
Knock, knock. Who’s there? This hilarious book! Young kids love ridiculous and punny jokes, and they love it even more then they’re the ones telling them. This collection of silly yet kid-appropriate jokes will keep kids laughing for hours (while their parents endlessly roll their eyes, and maybe even chuckle a time or two).
The Hardy Boys Starter Set
With 190 volumes in this classic series, this starter set of the first five books will get them hooked. The family-friendly mysteries are easy to read and thrilling to follow. These books can help instill a lifelong love of reading in the active, adventurous boy.
Snap Circuits Discovery Kit
This gift is part toy, part science lesson. With an innovative snap-together design, it teaches kids about electronics circuits and walks them through building 100+ different projects. Kids build a photosensor, flashing light, and adjustable-volume siren while learning about electrical engineering – all without the need for soldering or wires.
Sports Illustrated Big Book of Why
For the young sports enthusiast, this book will rock their world. Containing over 500 sports facts, this book gives answers to sports questions they didn’t even know they had. It’s divided into varying levels of difficulty so it’s suitable for anyone from the rookie to the professional, and at 128 pages this gift will keep their nose in a book for days.
Christmas Gifts for 11-13 Scouts
Build your own video games with a mix of physical and digital tools that include designs to help get started creating the first game. The Toy Insider STEM 10 winner. Get into the game — hands-on video game development — with Bloxels video game creation platform. The Bloxels Builder app is free to download to your compatible device.
Drograce Kids Waterproof Digital Video Camera
We get why you probably don’t want to buy them a GoPro quite yet. But kids at this age LOVE making videos – whether it’s of their latest bike trick, the latest dominos creation cascading down, or just being silly with their friends. This camera is durable, waterproof, and affordable – so you can let them go have their fun and not worry about whether they’re going to damage expensive technology.
Lego Make Your Own Movie Kit
Combine a child’s love of all things tech with their tactile creativity in this make-your-own movie set. It includes sets and props and walks kids through some DIY stop-motion movies using free apps and a tablet or smartphone. Kids can also write their own scripts and create their own movies using other Lego sets and accessories they may have.
Star Wars Origami
Sometimes a nice, low-key gift is just what kids (or their parents) need. This combines the ancient Japanese art of paper-folding with the classic characters and vehicles of Star Wars. With varying degrees of difficulty, this book also includes specially-designed origami paper with art from the movies.
Ozo Bot 2.0 Bit Starter Pack
This award-winning toy is an easy introduction to programming. Touted as the smallest robot toy, this petite 1-inch-wide robot follows drawn commands so there’s no need to learn frustrating code and it can be played with by a variety of ages. It can be played with in-app games, but does not necessarily need a mobile device to be used.
Way of the Warrior Kid
This 192-page novel by a real Navy SEAL will not only get your kid’s nose in a book but will instill fantastic messages about perseverance and overcoming tremendous challenges. In a world where the school scene seems to get more challenging every day, this engaging book shows how the same principles used by Navy SEALs can help kids get through middle school, too.
Christmas Gifts for Teenage Scouts
Capture the Flag REDUX
The classic game with a twist. Now it glows! Fun outdoor game for groups.
Ultimate Prank Kit
The complete kit of practical jokes and pranks to shock friends and family!
National Geographic Pro Series Metal Detector
Find buried treasure and feel the thrill of discovery when you locate cool artifacts like coins, jewelry, buttons, tools and more!
Golf Pool Indoor Game
Combines the challenge of golf with the game of pool. Helps kids build hand-eye coordination, learn game strategy, and basic physics. Play as a family or kids can play independently to develop their short game
Oria Screwdriver Set
Perfect repairing tools for iPad, iPhone, Tablets, Laptops, PC, Smartphones, Watches, Glasses, Camera PS4/Xbox controller and Other Electronic Devices.
The Manual to Manhood by Jonathan Catherman
How to Cook the Perfect Steak, Change a Tire, Impress a Girl & 97 Other Skills You Need to Survive – This fun book outlines 100 highly practical skills that young men should know.
The Maze Runner Series by James Dashner
This sci-fi thriller begins with Thomas: he wakes up with no memories other than his name, surrounded by other boys in the same predicament. He’s left with an instruction: “Remember. Survive. Run.”
The Teen’s Guide to World Domination: Advice on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Awesomeness by Josh Shipp
In this guide for teens, Josh Ship presents seven “villains” that teens must overcome to be the hero of their lives. “Ghosts” play bad memories and past mistakes, “Ninjas” play insincere friends, and so on.
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen
Russel, an Eskimo teen, longs for the old ways and seeks answers from the village shaman, who helps him prepare to find those answers on his own. Driven by a powerful dream and desire for understanding, Russel takes the shaman’s dogs on a long, life-changing journey.
We hope you can find Christmas gifts your Scout will love.
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Author: Julia Thompson | Marketing and Fund Development, Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America