Scouting Program Archives: Cub Scout Core Values

Helps for working on specific Cub Scout core values.


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antique wooden wagonJune 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.

 

Fast FoodThe 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 PinPhysical 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.

 

Cub Cafe Cub Scout Pack Meeting Plan (Health and Fitness)  BSA has just released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Cub Cafe related to this core value. For more ideas for use with this theme, see my Cub Cafe program theme page.

 

BSA Wolf Den Meeting Plans: Den Meeting Plan 10 – Birds and Family Fun  BSA provides Wolf den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders on the Scouting.org website. Today, I am going to go through the tenth Wolf Cub Scout den meeting plan. This plan covers Wolf Elective 13 – Birds, and part of Wolf Achievement 10 – Family Fun.

 

The Food GroupsCub Scout Pack Meeting Idea - Nutrition Belt Loop (Health and Fitness)  Our Cub Pack worked on the Nutrition belt loop at the March Cub Scout Pack meeting. If you still need a pack meeting idea for May, this would also fit in well with May's core value of Health and Fitness.

 

BSA Bear Den Meeting Plan 8 - Be Ready!  BSA provides Bear den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. This Bear den meeting plan focuses on Bear Achievement 11 – Be Ready.

 

CookingMay Cub Scout Theme - Cub Cafe (Health and Fitness)   The core value for the month of May is Health and Fitness. Along with the regular pack meeting plan for this core value, BSA also plans to release a Cub Cafe theme.

 

Tiger Cub ScoutsCub Scouts Give Thanks Cub Scout Pack Meeting Plan (Faith)  The core value for the month of April is Faith. BSA has just released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Cub Scouts Give Thanks related to this core value.

 

Cub Scouts - Strong Values - Strong Leaders - Character CountsThankfulness Zone Cub Scout Gathering Activity  An appropriate Cub Scout gathering activity for your den or pack will get your meeting off to a good start. This gathering activity works well with the April Cub Scout theme of Cub Scouts Give Thanks.

 

Nutrition Belt LoopNutrition Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  If you are looking for something related to May's Health and Fitness theme, check out the Nutrition belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. A pack meeting with a cookout could incorporate the requirements for this belt loop.

 

Religious Emblems Programs  Faith is an important part of Scouting programs and religious emblems programs for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers reinforce what is stressed in the 12th point of the Scout Law

 

Thank You NoteCub Scout April Theme - Cub Scouts Give Thanks (Faith)  The Cub Scout April theme is Faith. I hear that the new supplemental April pack meeting theme will be Cub Scouts Give Thanks.

 

seedsPlanting Seeds of Kindness Cub Scout Pack Meeting Plan (Compassion)  BSA has just released a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Planting Seeds of Kindness for the March Cub Scout core value of Compassion.

 

The Food GroupsBSA Wolf Den Meeting Plan 8: Cooking and Eating and Start a Collection  This Wolf Den Meeting plan covers part of Wolf Achievement 8 - Cooking and Eating and part of Wolf Achievement 6 - Start a Collection.

 

VolunteerJourney To Excellence Service Projects  The Journey to Excellence Service Project initiative encourages Scouting units to carry out meaningful service projects.

 

seedsMarch Cub Scout Theme – Planting Seeds of Kindness (Compassion)  The core value for the month of March is Compassion. I have heard through the grapevine that the first supplemental plan for this core value will be "Planting Seeds of Kindness".

 

questionsFour 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.

 

ClockTurn Back the Clock Pack Meeting Plan Available for February Core Value - Resourcefulness  The core value for the month of February is Resourcefulness. A February supplemental meeting plan theme called Turn Back the Clock has recently been posted to the BSA website. This plan assumes that your February Pack meeting will be your annual Pack Blue and Gold banquet.

 

Turn Back the ClockFebruary Cub Scout Theme – Turn Back the Clock (Resourcefulness)  One of the supplemental plans for February will be the old Turn Back the Clock theme. This one was the program theme at least a couple of times in the past.

 

Model ShipMore Pack Meeting Ideas for February – Resourcefulness  I posted a few ideas last year, but here are some more ideas for incorporating resourcefulness into your Cub Scout program.

 

Top HatAbracadabra Pack Meeting Plan Available for January Core Value - Positive Attitude  The core value for the month of January is Positive Attitude. A January supplemental meeting plan theme called Abracadabra has recently been posted to the BSA website.

 

MagicJanuary Cub Scout Theme – Abracadabra (Positive Attitude)  Rumor has it that BSA will be rolling out an Abracadabra theme for January's core value of Positive Attitude. So this month I am going to highlight some ideas to go along with that magic based program theme also.

 

Fresh Start and New BeginningFresh Start Scoutmaster (or Cubmaster) Minute  The New Year is traditionally a time for beginning again. The thoughts below can be used as a Scoutmaster or Cubmaster Minute to encourage Scouts to look forward to a fresh start rather than focusing on the past.

 

PrayerPrayer of Saint Francis (Peace Prayer)  Today I'd like to share a prayer with you which reflects a message of peace.

 

More Ideas for January Pack Meeting - Positive Attitude  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of January is Positive Attitude. According to the program helps, this means being cheerful and setting our minds to look for and find the best in all situations.

 

cornucopiaThanksgiving Scoutmaster (or Cubmaster) Minute  This makes a nice Scoutmaster Minute or Cubmaster Minute or even just a good reflection for a family gathering at this time of year. This is based on something in some old BSA program helps

 

Respect Ourselves, Others, and Our WorldMore Ideas for December Pack Meeting - Respect  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of December is Respect. According to the program helps respect is "Showing regard for the worth of someone or something."

 

Chess PinChess Pin for Cub Scouts  This month I am featuring a chess theme for Cub Scouts. If your Cub Scout has already earned the Chess belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program, and he still wants to learn more, he can work on the chess pin from the same program.

 

American eagle with flagIdeas for November Cub Scout Pack Meeting – Citizenship  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of November is Citizenship. According to the program helps citizenship is "Contributing service and showing responsibility to local, state, and national communities. Cub Scouts develop good citizenship when they are learning about respecting the flag and providing service to the community."

 

Displaying the US Flag with Other Flags  The US Flag is the symbol of our country. Scouts should know how to fold it, fly it, and handle it. Flag etiquette is part of many of the Scout requirements. In many cases, the rules are pretty straightforward. But in other cases, you just need to know the rules. For example, it gets more complicated when you are flying the US flag with flags from other nations. Here are the basics.

 

American eagle with flagBSA Bear Den Meeting 2 - What Makes America Special and The Past Is Exciting and Important  This plan covers most of Achievement 3 - What Makes America Special - and completes Bear Achievement 8 - The Past Is Exciting and Important - which was started in the first meeting.

 

Finding Out About Endangered Species in Your Area  Conservation and Scouting go hand in hand. Since getting outdoors is a big part of the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs, it makes sense that we should teach Scouts about protecting our natural resources. The US Fish and Wildlife Service has an Endangered Species Page where you can look up endangered species in your state or even your county. There is also a Weird and Wonderful Wildlife Page on the site where kids can learn about 14 different endagered species and play some games to find out even more.

 

Boy Washing CarIdeas for October Pack Meeting – Responsibility  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of October is Responsibility. According to the program helps responsibility is fulfilling our duty to God, country, other people, and ourselves. Responsibility is fulfilling our duty to help others and take care of ourselves. It is behaving safely and appropriately without having to be told.

 

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.

 

Ideas for September Pack Meeting – Cooperation  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of September is Cooperation. According to the program helps cooperation is being helpful and working together with others toward a common goal. Cooperation is a key element in teamwork. Cub Scouts will gain a better understanding of the importance of supporting each other as they play games and learn new skills.

 

BSA Bear Den Meeting 1 - The Past Is Exciting and Important and Building Muscles  BSA provides den meeting plans for den leader on the Scouting.org website. Today, I am going to go through the first Bear plan and including some tips and ideas which are related to the covered requirements. If you don't already have the BSA den meeting plans, download BSA Bear Den Meeting Plan 1 to follow along with this article.

 

Chess Belt LoopChess Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  Chess is a great game. And it really isn't as difficult to learn as you might think. I know many young kids who can grasp the concepts and play a good game of chess. Chess also teaches kids to look ahead and to stick with something, In today's world of video games and instant gratification, chess teaches Scouts to look, observe, and persevere. I have seen kids who are normally bouncing off the walls sit down and become very absorbed in a chess game.

 

BicycleBike Repair Tips  This month I am focusing on cycling. If you are going to ride a bike, you'd better make sure it is in good repair first. You don't want to be riding along and have your front wheel fall off or your brakes not work. I found a great website called How To Fix Bikes which offers all sorts of advice on - drum roll... - how to fix bikes!

 

BSA Tiger Den Meeting 6 – Where I Live and How I Tell It  This is the sixth in the series of Tiger den meeting plans provide by BSA. If you are using this series, it works best if you do the plans in order. So do the previous meetings before this one. This meeting plan covers part of Tiger Achievement 2 - Where I Live and part of Tiger Achievement 4 - How I Tell It.