Scouting Program Archives: Cub Scout Core Values
Helps for working on specific Cub Scout core values.
Flag Retirement and Grommets A reader asks about what to do with the grommets after a flag retirement ceremony. What are your opinions?
February Cub Scout Theme – Litter to Glitter (Resourcefulness) One theme for the February core value of Resourcefulness is a Litter to Glitter theme. Cub Scouts think of ways to use things we might otherwise toss away.
January Cub Scout Theme – Yes I Can (Positive Attitude) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the January core value of Positive Attitude is a Yes I Can! theme.
December Pack Meeting Plan – Passport to Other Lands (Respect) The Passport to Other Lands Cub Scout pack meeting plan features ideas for the core value of respect- games, group activities, songs, and more.
December Cub Scout Theme: Passport to Other Lands (Respect) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the December core value of Respect s a Passport to Other Lands theme.
Character Connection Activities A reader writes in asking for help with Character Connection activities. See my list of resources and add your own.
November Pack Meeting Plan – Your Vote Counts (Citizenship) The Your Vote Counts meeting plan features ideas for the core value of citizenship - games, group activities, songs, and more.
November Cub Scout Theme - Your Vote Counts (Citizenship) This Cub Scout theme revolves around the ideas of citizenship, duties, and community service. Have a mock election in your pack. Find ideas here.
Video Games Pin for Cub Scouts I remember a couple of years ago when this recognition was introduced. There was a lot of buzz about an award for video gaming. Hopefully your Cub Scout will learn to use video games responsibly by earning the Video Games pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan F - Jot It Down Cub Scout Bear den meeting plans are step by step guides to carrying out a den meeting. This plan covers Bear Achievement 18 - Jot It Down.
May Cub Scout Theme – Destination Parks (Health and Fitness) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One of the Cub Scout themes for the May core value of Health and Fitness is a Destination Parks theme.
Faith and Our Ancestors Game The Faith and Our Ancestors Game is an icebreaker activity with a genealogy twist. Players ask each other questions about how they think their ancestors lived.
April Cub Scout Theme - My Family Tree (Faith) The My Family Tree Cub Scout program theme revolves around the idea of the faith our ancestors had to set out into the world, especially those who traveled by boat.
BSA Bear Supplemental Den Meeting Plan D - Build a Model (Rockets) BSA provides a series of Bear den meeting plans for Cub Scout Leaders. This den meeting idea covers Bear Achievement 21 – Build a Model
Disabilities Awareness Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts can learn how people with disabilities are different from them but also how they are like them by earning the Disabilities Awareness pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. This recognition also fits in well with the Cub Scout core value of Compassion.
Pack Meeting Plan for February - Invention Convention (Resourcefulness) Use the Invention Convention Cub Scout pack meeting plan for February's Cub Scout core value of Resourcefulness.
Pack Meeting Plan for January - Lights, Camera, Action (Positive Attitude) The Cub Scout core value for the month of January is Positive Attitude. BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Lights, Camera, Action related to this core value.
BSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 1 - Family Member and AOL This Webelos den meeting plan covers part of the Webelos Family Member activity badge and some of the requirements for the Arrow of Light.
January Cub Scout Theme - Lights, Camera, Action (Positive Attitude) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the January core value of Positive Attitude is a Lights, Camera, Action theme.
December Cub Scout Theme - Holiday Lights (Respect) The Cub Scout Holiday Lights theme for the December core value of respect incorporates the ideas of cultures and service.Get ideas for your pack and den.
Pack Meeting Plan for November: Fifty Great States (Citizenship) The Cub Scout core value for the month of November is Citizenship. BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Fifty Great States for this core value.
State Capitals Bingo Cards In this picture bingo game, the cards have images of the states with the capitals on them. As each state name is called, players must try to find the capital on their card and mark it.
November Cub Scout Theme - Fifty Great States (Citizenship) This Cub Scout theme revolves around the ideas of flag etiquette and service to the community, with a little geography thrown in. Find some ways to form your pack and den programs around this theme in this article.
Pack Meeting Plan for October: Jungle of Fun (Responsibility) The Cub Scout core value for the month of October is Responsibility. BSA has released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Jungle of fun related to this core value.
BSA Webelos Den Meeting Plan 15 - Scholar and Artist BSA provides meeting plans are full of Webelos den meeting ideas. The 15th Webelos den meeting plan covers Scholar activity badge and part of Artist activity badge.
October Cub Scout Theme - Jungle of Fun (Responsibility) This theme revolves around the ideas of conservation and using natural resources wisely with an emphasis on how we treat other living beings.
Pack Meeting Plan for September: Hometown Heroes (Cooperation) The Cub Scout core value for the month of September is Cooperation. The Hometown Heroes meeting plan features ideas for the core value of cooperation - games, group activities, songs, and more to help kids learn to cooperate
Disabilities Awareness Belt Loop for Cub Scouts The Disabilities Awareness belt loop is another of the recognitions from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. This belt loop encourages Cub Scouts to find out what it is like to live with a disability. We had a lady who trains assistance dogs come to a pack meeting and show the Scouts all of the ways the dogs can help people with disabilities. The kids were amazed.
How the Boy Scout Law Relates to the Ten Commandments Comparing the 10 Commandments to the Boy Scout Law is an interesting activity for any Boy Scout group.
How to Raise an American: Citizenship Activities for Kids This is a book for adults interested in instilling citizenship and a love of our nation in kids. It includes 1776 specific ideas for raising patriotic Americans.
Flag Etiquette for Kids - Our American Flag Looking for information on flag etiquette for kids? This book covers why countries have flags, the history and requirements of US flag designs, and flag etiquette.
The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation This story of the Constitution in graphic format will engage young readers who are seeking to learn more about the US government.
July Cub Scout Theme - Cubs in Shining Armor (Courage) The newest theme for the July core value of Courage will be a Cubs in Shining Armor theme. This theme will revolve around the ideas of honor and service.
Egg Drop Challenge - An Engineering Project In an egg drop challenge, Scouts try to design a container which can prevent an egg from breaking when dropped. This is an excellent project to get kids interested in science and engineering.
The Scouting Way The Scouting Way can help everybody: men and women, young and old, Scouts and non-Scouts alike incorporate the core ethics and principles of Scouting into their daily lives, in just minutes a day.
The Scoutmaster Minute: Your Handbook for Inspiring Moments The Scoutmaster Minute presents verses of honesty, courage, service, sacrifice and more-right at your fingertips and right when they're needed, fitting easily into a pocket or backpack.
BSA Wolf Den Meeting Plans: #11 - Making Choices BSA provides Wolf den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. This Wolf den meeting plan covers Wolf Achievement 12 – Making Choices.
June Cub Scout Theme - Head West Young Man (Perseverance) Word on the street is that BSA will release a June Cub Scout theme called "Head West Young Man" for the June core value of Perseverance.
The Fast Food Song The Fast Food Song is fun for Scouts. It is an action song and would fit in well with a nutrition themed meeting.
Physical Fitness Pin for Cub Scouts The core value for the month of May for the Cub Scout program is Health and Fitness. If you are still looking for ideas for your May pack or den meetings, consider the Physical Fitness pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
Past Posts On This Day
March 11, 2013
March 11, 2012
March 11, 2011