Cub Scout Archives: Heroes in History
Heroes in History is one of the Cub Scout program themes for the core value of Honesty. Here is what the program helps say about this theme:
“Honesty is paired with heroes because throughout history heroes have distinguished themselves as honest people. They gained the respect and admiration of others through their vision of how the future could be changed without using dishonest means to achieve their goals.”
When I Was Young Gathering Activity "When I Was Young" can be used as one of the gathering activities for any meeting centered around a history theme or a photography or cinema theme. This also works well for a Blue and Gold banquet.
Four Facts Game This is an icebreaker game. It would also work well with any activity relating to personal history or storytelling. I think it could also be worked into a discussion about honesty.
My Story Mystery Game 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.