Scouting Program Archives: Cub Scout Core Values

Helps for working on specific Cub Scout core values.


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Respect Ourselves, Others, and Our WorldIdeas for December Pack Meeting - Respect  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.

 

Heritages PinHeritages Pin for Cub Scouts  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.

 

Bear Den Meeting Plan - What Makes America Special  This is a very easy achievement to cover in a den meeting. You can even do an extra requirement or two.

 

Respect Ourselves, Others, and Our WorldRespect Ceremony for Cub Scouts  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.

 

Cubmaster’s Minute: Threads and Flags  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.

 

Scouting For Food  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.

 

Elbow Balloon Pass Game  This game is all about cooperation. Talk afterwards about what made it easier to pass the balloon and what made it harder.

 

American eagle with flagTigers or Eagles Cubmaster Minute (Responsibility)   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.

 

Make a Difference to One  This can be used as a Cubmaster/Scoutmaster/Advisor Minute or it can be used with adults to encourage more participation in the Committee.

 

October Pack Meeting - Good Manners Belt Loop (Responsibility)  The core value for October is Responsibility. So we are going to let the Cub Scouts work on the Good Manners belt loop.

 

Human Knot Game  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.

 

Webelos Citizen Activity BadgeWebelos Citizen Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 2  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.

 

Webelos Citizen Activity BadgeWebelos 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.

 

A Simple Flag Retirement Ceremony  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.

 

Thank You Note Template for Thanking a Special Person  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.

 

Caterpillar Race Game  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.

 

Tiger Den Meeting Plan | Making My Family Special  This Tiger den meeting plan focuses on Achievement 1 - Making My Family Special. It also covers Tiger Electives 1 and 4.

 

Citizenship Football Game  The purpose of the game is to reinforce the ideas which are discussed in the Webelos Citizen activity badge.

 

Wolf Den Meeting Plan for Achievement 6 | Start a Collection  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.

 

Constitution Word Search Puzzle  In honor of Independance Day, here is a word search with vocabulary related to the United States Constitution.

 

Guide Me Game for Webelos, Boy Scouts, and Venturers  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.

 

Memorial Day  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.

 

Respectful Listening  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.

 

I Can Do That With One Hand Tied Behind My Back Game  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.

 

Good Manners Belt LoopGood Manners Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  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!

 

Tiger Den Meeting Plan – Bobcat Badge  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

 

Raising and Lowering the US Flag  With Memorial Day approaching, it might be time to review how to raise and lower the United States flag. These are some basic rules for raising and lowering the US flag.

 

Video Games Belt LoopVideo Games Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  There has been a lot of hubbub lately about the addition of Video Games to the Cub Scouts Sports and Academics Program. I've heard it referred to as the latest Boy Scout merit badge. Of course, it is not a Boy Scout merit badge, it is a Cub Scout belt loop and pin.

 

Leave No Trace Frontcountry Guidelines  Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethics program which encourages responsible use of outdoor resources. The frontcountry guidelines are the guidelines for day-use areas like parks and trails.

 

Tiger Den Meeting Plan – Let’s Go Outdoors  A den meeting plan to fulfill Tiger Achievement 5: Let's Go Outdoors and Tiger Elective 33: Cleanup Treasure Hunt.

 

Build Your Own Food Pyramid  Most Scouts are probably familiar with the food pyramid from school. To make the nutrition and fitness components of the Scout program more interesting, turn them into a hands-on activity.

 

Show Me the Truth Game  Let's be honest. Some of the Cub Scout requirements which are all talking can be tough to do with a group of restless boys. Sometimes when I am looking at a requirement and I see the words Character Connection, my first instinct is to sigh. But then I take a deep breath and remember that playing a game can make it fun.

 

Cub Scout Nutrition Game - Food Pyramid Go Fish Game  This is basically a go fish game with different types of food. I liked how the kids talked about the different types of food they saw on the cards.