For the Looking Back, Looking Forward adventure, Webelos learn about the past and create a time capsule.
Culture, History, and Art
For the Stories in Shapes adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about art and explore their own creativity.
For the Tiger Theater adventure, Tigers and their adult partners learn about acting and theater, whether it be playing charades or putting on a simple play.
For the Moviemaking adventure, Webelos learn write a story and make a movie.
For the Tall Tales adventure, Tigers and their adult partners learn about folk history through tall tales. They also visit a historical museum or site.
For the Maestro! adventure, Webelos learn about music from singing songs to musical instruments.
For the Roaring Laughter adventure, Bears learn about humor and the art of making others laugh.
For the Beat of the Drum adventure, Bears learn about native American culture.
For the Collections and Hobbies adventure, Wolves start a collection and share it with their den. They also visit collection on display and play a game related to collecting.
For the Family Stories adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about their family heritage and make a family tree.
For the Art Explosion adventure, Webelos learn about all types of art – drawing, painting, sculpture, origami, digital art, graphic design, photography, comics, and more.
For the A World of Sound adventure, Bears make musical instruments from around the world.
For the Air of the Wolf adventure, Wolves learn about activities which can be done using air – paper airplanes, balloons, music, kites, and more.
For the Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about magic, science, secret codes, and other “mysteries”.
For the Faith in Action AOL adventure, Webelos either earn the religious emblem of their faith or create and carry out a plan to strengthen their own beliefs.
For the Fellowship of Faith adventure, Bears learn either earn the religious emblem for their faith or explore the practice and history of their beliefs.
For the Footsteps of Faith adventure, Wolves visit a religious monument and create a display about their trip. They also explore other aspects of faith.
The Making a Film skit is one of the most versatile skits in a Scout’s arsenal. It can be adjusted to any theme or holiday.
The Passport to Other Lands Cub Scout pack meeting plan features ideas for the core value of respect- games, group activities, songs, and more.
How do you do Cub Scout genealogy requirements when you have children from non-traditional families who may not know who their grandparents or even parents are?
Boy Scouts who are fascinated by trains can earn the Railroading merit badge. Our local Museum of Transportation offers several skill centers for this badge.
Earning the Scouting Heritage merit badge helps Boy Scouts learn about the history of the Scouting movement and understand how the Boy Scout program developed.
The My Story Mystery Game is a great way to get to know some “history” about a group of individuals. It makes a great icebreaker. It can also serve as an introduction to a discussion about oral history and storytelling.
This a story about the cold winter when Paul Bunyan found Babe the Blue Ox. A few words and names are repeated throughout the story. Your audience will be divided into groups and assigned a word or name. Whenever they hear it, they must say something – loudly and with enthusiasm – and do an […]
There are several Scouting achievements related to collecting. So how do you start a collection? Here are some tips to get started.
This shortened version of the tall tale of Rip Van Winkle is appropriate for Cub Scouts
My Webelos den has been working on their Showman activity badge. For requirement 2, they wrote their own puppet play.
Here is some information about Pecos Bill written at a Cub Scout reading level. After they read the story, talk about how tall tales incorporated real ideas.
The story of the Paul Bunyan at a Cub Scout reading level . It includes a variety of tall tales from Paul Bunyan lore.
Tall Tales was one of the activities my den enjoyed doing this past year. The only problem I had was finding versions of the tales which were appropriate for their age and reading levels.
The story of the Pony Express at a Cub Scout level. Can be used to introduce the concept of storytelling.