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Health and Fitness
Health and fitness is Being personally committed to keeping our minds and bodies clean
The May Pack Meeting Tips from BSA remind us “Cub Scouts will learn that it is important and easy to eat a healthy diet and how a fitness
program can be part of their daily routine.”
See my Games page for some fun ways to incorporate Health and Fitness into your Cub Scouting program.
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.
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The Fast Food Song is fun for Scouts. It is an action song and would fit in well with a nutrition themed meeting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the three Aims of Scouting is character development. In the Cub Scouting program, character development is emphasized through twelve core values.
Since health and fitness is the core value for Cub Scouts for the month of May, this might be a good time to introduce the requirements for the Physical Fitness belt loop. This recognition is part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program
This is one of DS’s favorite scout songs. We hear this one a lot at camp, on hikes, and on hayrides. I’ll warn you that when they start singing this, they tend to sing it over and over and over again. The best I can describe the tune is that it is sort of a […]
This is an overview of the fourth Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I’ve included some additional information I think would be helpful. The main focus for this meeting is the Go See it for Achievement 3. You will be going to a sporting event.
The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of May is Health and Fitness. According to the program helps health and fitness is: Being personally committed to keeping our minds and bodies cleanand fit.Cub Scouts will learn that it is important and easy to eat a healthy diet and how a fitnessprogram can be […]
This is an overview of the third Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I’ve included some additional information I think would be helpful.
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
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.
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.