Today is 3-14. Happy Pi Day! In honor of this special occasion, let’s take a look at the Mathematics belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Cub Scout Core Values
Helps for working on specific Cub Scout core values.
The Cub Scout core value for the month of March is compassion. Here is a brief Cubmaster minute to help Cub Scout understand the meaning of compassion.
This is an overview of the second Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I’ve included some additional information I think would be helpful.
I came across this idea and thought they would enjoy it. After all, what Scout doesn’t enjoy using duct tape?
The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of March is compassion. Compassion involves thinking about others.
The Cub Scout core value for the month of March is compassion. The pack program helps have opening and closing ceremonies which involve shoes – for walking in another’s shoes.
Scout Sunday and Scout Sabbath are rapidly approaching. Scout Sunday is always the Sunday preceding February 8, or February 8 if it is a Sunday. The Saturday following Scout Sunday is Scout Sabbath.
The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of February is resourcefulness. How can resourcefulness be incorporated into a pack program?
This is a crossword puzzle I made for a gathering activity for a den meeting. It’s purpose is just to familiarize the Cub Scout with the 12 core values
The core value for January for Cub Scouts is positive attitude. This Cubmaster minute uses a story about Gandhi to demonstrate what positive attitude means. You could even have a few den chiefs act this out while you tell the story.
If you have a pet, have your Cub Scout check out the Pet Care Belt Loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. He will have to take care of the pet for two weeks (a positive from any parent’s point of view) and learn about his pet. Then all he has to do […]
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.
This ceremony relates the seven principles of Kwanzaa to the values of Cub Scouting. It goes along well with the December theme of respect also.
You need to highlight the flag during this ceremony. Put a spotlight on it or have two scouts hold it up, or something like that.
Don’t be afraid to talk about faith with your Cub Scouts. Even if your group represents very diverse faiths, they should be able to learn to talk about faith respectfully with each other.
The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of December is respect. At your December pack meeting, do something which helps Cub Scouts practice respect for others.
Holidays are a great time for kids to learn some family history. Cub Scouts who really delve into their history can earn the Heritages Belt Loop and Pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
This is a very easy achievement to cover in a den meeting. You can even do an extra requirement or two.
The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of December is Respect. This is a simple ceremony which can be used as an opening or a closing for a meeting.
The core value for Cub Scouts in November is citizenship. Here is a Cubmaster’s Minute which goes well with that theme. Use it at the end of your pack meeting.
The featured core value for Cub Scouts for the month of November is citizenship. Our Pack will help encourage citizenship in our Cub Scouts by participating in the local Scouting for Food program.
This game is all about cooperation. Talk afterwards about what made it easier to pass the balloon and what made it harder.
This is a Cubmaster minute which is based on one of the old program helps plans. It goes well with this month’s core value of responsibility.
This can be used as a Cubmaster/Scoutmaster/Advisor Minute or it can be used with adults to encourage more participation in the Committee.
This is an icebreaker in which a group must work together to “untie” themselves from a knot. This is a cooperative rather than competitive game.
This meeting plan completes the requirements for the Webelos Citizen activity badge which were started in Webelos Citizen Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 1.
We’ll be focusing on the flag requirements at this meeting (requirement 3, 4, and 5). The following week we will do the requirements which relate to government and personal citizenship.
When retiring a United Stated flag, some people will say that you must do it this way or that way, but according to the Flag Code, it just needs to be done with dignity.
It is really important for kids to learn how to say “Thank You”. Gratitude is something which needs to be taught, and Cub Scouts is a perfect forum for doing this.
Here is a fun game for Cub Scouts. They will have to work together to match their movements, so it teaches them teamwork and coordination.
This Tiger den meeting plan focuses on Achievement 1 – Making My Family Special. It also covers Tiger Electives 1 and 4.
The purpose of the game is to reinforce the ideas which are discussed in the Webelos Citizen activity badge.
Wolf Achievement 6 – Start a Collection can be combined with the Collecting belt loop. Requirements 6b and 6c for the achievement completely overlap with requirements 1 and 2 for the belt loop.
In honor of Independance Day, here is a word search with vocabulary related to the United States Constitution.
This game makes a fun break in a meeting. It is appropriate for Webelos, Boy Scouts, or Venturers. The will have to work together to accomplish their goal.
Yesterday we went out to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and participated in the 61st annual Memorial Day Good Turn. This event really seems to help our Scouts understand what Memorial Day is all about.
Dealing with Scouts who won’t listen when somebody is speaking can be a real challenge. Here are some tips and a code of conduct to help them listen and ask questions respectfully.
The goal of this game is for two Scouts to work together to make a simple lunch. The challenge is that they each have one hand tied behind their back.
One of the new additions to the Cub Scouts Academics and Sports program last year was the Good Manners belt loop and pin. What a great addition!
When a new Tiger den is formed, the first advancement step is for them to earn their Bobcat badge. This den meeting plan also throws in plenty of fun