Scouting Program Archives: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Theme

Celebrate our heritage and be thankful with theseThanksgiving related ideas. Whether you are having a Thanksgiving themed Pack meeting or something to do in November with your Troop or Crew, you will find some new ideas here.


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Thank You NoteThank You Ceremony  I found this ceremony in some old program helps. I thought it would go well with the Cub Scouts Give Thanks supplemental program theme for April.

 

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.

 

S bar F Scout Ranch SignS bar F Scout Ranch Grace  Our council has several properties, but the one most Boy Scouts attend for summer camp is S bar F Scout Ranch. This is the S bar F Ranch grace.

 

Boy at the TableGood Manners Napkins  Do you ever feel like you are repeating yourself when you are teaching your kids table manners? Here is an idea your Cub Scouts can make for their holiday table or even for everyday family dinners.

 

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

 

Thanksgiving TurkeyHunting for Thanksgiving Dinner Skit  Here's a fun skit for a Pack meeting or a November campout. It is very easy and can be put on with almost any number of Scouts.

 

BalloonsBSA Tiger Den Meeting 9 - How Do You Celebrate and Making Decorations  This meeting plan covers Tiger Elective 1 - How Do You Celebrate? and Tiger Elective 2 - Making Decorations. The celebration which the plan mentions is a Blue and Gold banquet, but you could adjust this plan for a holiday celebration.

 

native-american-tipisTabletop Tipi Model  Scouts who are doing a Native American themed meeting or activity can create a simple tipi model to get the idea of how these versatile dwellings are constructed. We made these at a Cub Scout training session and they were very easy.

 

Turkey Treat CupcakesTurkey Treat Cupcakes  Here's a fun dessert to make with your kids this time of year. Use it to fulfill Bear Achivement 9 (What's Cooking) requirement f: "With an adult, make a dessert for your family" or just for fun at a den meeting.

 

cornucopiaThanksgiving Ideas for Scouts  This month I am featuring a Thanksgiving theme. I'll have some crafts and other ideas for the Cub Scouts, but there are also things which Boy Scouts and Venturers can do with this theme.

 

Praying handsAddams Family Grace (Song)   This favorite Cub Scout grace is a song. The tune is the theme of the Addams Family show. (Hence the name.)

 

PhilmontPhilmont Grace  This grace is also known as the Wilderness Grace or the Worth Ranch Grace. It is attributed to Jerry Fulkerson from the Worth Ranch Scout Camp in Texas.

 

Thanksgiving TurkeyThanksgiving Song  Here is a silly song for the Cub Scouts to sing on Thanksgiving. Use this for any of the Cub Scout music requirements

 

Praying handsJohnny Appleseed Grace (Song)  Duty to God is an important part of Scouting, so don't forget to say grace at Scouting events. This is a non-denominational grace which would be appropriate at any meal.