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Sports Theme for Cub Scouts

Sports are great for Cub Scouts. They teach teamwork and promote the BSA aim of fitness. Most young boys need to run off some energy. So try a sports theme for your pack or den.

A few ideas for this theme are listed below, and more will gradually be added. Organize a pack meeting or den meeting around them. Or plan an overall theme for your Cub Scout year and add an element or two from the theme into your program each month.


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Soccer BallFollow the Dribbler Soccer Drill  When working with young Scouts, simpler is usually better. Every den has at least one or two boys who really find it unbearable to sit through lengthy instructions. Follow the Dribbler is a really simple soccer drill.

 

Measuring SpoonsSoccer Cake  A few years back, one of our son's coaches had an end-of-season party for the soccer team. My husband likes to decorate cakes, so he made a soccer cake for the party. Since I am showcasing a soccer theme this month, I thought I'd share the idea with you.

 

Soccer BallSoccer Zipper Pulls  If you want a craft with a soccer theme, try making soccer themed zipper pulls. I've outlined a basic idea below, but you can get creative and change it up however you want. They can use the colored beads at the bottom to represent their school colors or the colors for their favorite team.

 

Boy and Soccer BallSoccer Drill - Soccer Croquet  This month I am featuring a soccer theme for Cub Scouts. A soccer drill can make a fun gathering activity or an end of the meeting game for a soccer themed meeting. This drill emphasizes teamwork, dribbling skills, and passing accuracy.

 

Boy and Soccer BallSoccer Marbles  If you are having a soccer or sports themed meeting, a soccer drill can be a fun way to burn of some energy. Soccer marbles is a three person soccer drill. It is simple enough for young Scouts.

 

Soccer BallSoccer Tennis  When my den meetings were immediately after school, I often did a physical activity during the gathering time. The Scouts needed to run around and burn off a little energy before they were ready to concentrate on the den activities.

 

TeamworkWhat is Good Sportsmanship?  Scouting and sports go together. Many recognitions require that the Scout discuss sportsmanship. So what does good sportsmanship mean?

 

Boy and Soccer BallSoccer Theme for Cub Scouts  Soccer is a great sport for young boys because most of them can pick up the basic skills quickly. And it also promotes the BSA aim of fitness. So if you are looking for a theme for your pack meeting or a pack activity, consider soccer.

 

water bottlePowdered Sports Drink Recipe  Sports drinks like Gatorade or Power Aid are designed to replenish the water and salt your body loses when you are active or exercising. You can mix up your own powdered mix to accomplish this for a fraction of the cost of purchasing these drinks by the bottle.

 

Tiger Cub ScoutsBSA Tiger Den Meeting 4 - Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe   This is an overview of the fourth Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I've included some additional information I think would be helpful. The main focus for this meeting is the Go See it for Achievement 3. You will be going to a sporting event.

 

BaseballBaseball Cookies Recipe  It's baseball season. If you are doing a sports theme with your Cub Scouts, why not make some baseball cookies?

 

BaseballCub Scout Trading Cards  With baseball season right around the corner, let your Cub Scouts make their own trading cards with "Cub Scout stats". This Cub Scout craft works great with any sports themed den or pack meeting.

 

Basketball Belt LoopBasketball Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  Just because it has turned bitter cold outside this week doesn't mean that Cub Scouts can't stay active. Encourage your Cub Scouts to earn their basketball beltloop this month. If they are on a team, they have almost earned it already.

 

Soccer Belt LoopSoccer Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  Fall sports season is upon us! Here in the Midwest, soccer is very popular with the kids.So encourage your Cub Scouts to earn their Soccer belt loop this month.

 

First aidFirst Aid Baseball Game for Boy Scouts and Webelos  First aid baseball is a fun way to review first aid skills with Boy Scouts and Webelos. There are instructions for the game and a set of question cards included in the printable file.

 

Baseball Belt LoopBaseball Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  The Cub Scout Academics and Sports program lets Cub Scouts at all levels receive recognition for whatever their special interests are. Look at the baseball belt loop this month. If your Cubs are on a baseball team, they have probably almost earned this award.