One of the Cub Scout themes for the May core value of Health and Fitness is a Backyard Fun theme.
Wolf Elective 4 - Play a Game
Play these games with children younger than you are, with other Cub Scouts, or with grown-ups.
Wolf Elective 4 Requirements
- Play Pie-tin Washer Toss.
- Play Marble Sharpshooter.
- Play Ring Toss.
- Play Beanbag Toss.
- Play a game of marbles.
- Play a wide-area or large group game with your den or pack.
BSA provides Wolf den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. In this den meeting plan Wolf Cub Scouts go on a picnic and play some games together.
A marble mat will make it easy to play marbles indoors. Great for any Cub Scouts working on the Marbles Belt Loop and Pin
This set will help any Cub Scouts working on the Marbles Belt Loop and Pin. Set includes 35 toy marbles plus one large marble and two medium marbles.
BSA provides Wolf den meeting ideas for Cub Scout den leader. This Wolf Cub Scout den meeting plan covers the Marbles Belt Loop and Wolf Elective 4e.
Here is a game which works well for a group of 8 to 10 Scouts. This goes with my Classic Outdoor Games theme for this month. I’m sure many of us played this as children. Playing games helps Cub Scouts run off energy. learn to cooperate, and understand sportsmanship.
Here is another game for a large group of Scouts. This is fun for all age levels – from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts to Venturers. Your older Scouts might try to employ some strategy when playing this game.
Capture the Flag is a great game for a large group. Our Boy Scout troop plays it often as an interpatrol activity during meetings. Cub Scouts can play it also. We had a joint Pack/Troop flag retirement ceremony at a local park in the spring. When the ceremony was over, the Boy Scouts organized a […]
Kick the can is a classic game which combines tag and hide and go seek. This is a great wide area game for a large group. Use it as an activity at a pack campout or to add some physical activity to a pack meeting.
For this month’s theme, I am focusing on classic outdoor games. These are games which would have been played by the Scout’s parents or even grandparents. There are a few ideas listed on the right, and more will gradually be shown on the Classic Outdoor Games Theme page.
When working with Cub Scouts, remember KISMIF – Keep It Simple. Make It Fun. Sometimes we come up with elaborite or complicated plans when our young Scouts would really be just as happy with something simple. Red Light Green Light is a great example of this. It is simple and requires no preparation or materials. […]
Wolf is the Cub Scout program for boys in 2nd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Wolf program on this page.