Cub Scout Themes

Balloons

Air Pressure Demonstration

This demonstration can be used to fulfill Webelos Scientist activity badge requirement 6: Show the effects of air pressure.It would also be a fun way to end a pack meeting or den meeting with a science theme

Continue Reading
Thank You Note

Thank 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.

Continue Reading
Boeing 747 Aircraft Taking Off

Bernoulli’s Principle Demonstration

Use this demonstration for Webelos Scientist activity badge requirement 1: Read Bernoulli’s principle. Show how it works.It could also be done in conjuction with the Science Belt Loop and Pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.

Continue Reading
Praying hands

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

Continue Reading
Measuring Cups

Sunflower Seed Trail Mix

Trail mix recipes are abundant. Basically, anything which holds up well in a ziploc bag can be used. Sunflower seed enthusiasts will enjoy this Sunflower Seed Trail Mix recipe.

Continue Reading
pencil

Ziploc Bag vs Pencil Experiment

This simple experiment to demonstrate the scientific method is always a hit with the scouts. The results are not usually what they expect. Use this to fulfill requirement 2 for the Cub Scouts Academics and Sports Program Science Belt Loop.

Continue Reading
questions

Four 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.

Continue Reading
Treasure

Sleeping Pirate Game

This month I am featuring the Cultural Awareness Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts. The meeting plan for week two suggests playing Sleeping Pirate as a opening activity while the Scouts are gathering. This works well for this purpose since it doesn’t require much equipment and additional Scouts can join in as they arrive.

Continue Reading
Lemon

Invisible Ink Demonstration

An invisible ink demonstration will add fun to any Cub Scout meeting. If they haven’t seen this before, it will really get their attention. This would fit in with any science themed meeting or a communications themed meeting.

Continue Reading
Magic Wand

Cub Juice Potion Recipe

A bubbling bowl of potion will add fun to any magic themed meeting. If your Cub Scouts have never seen what happens when dry ice is placed in a bowl of punch, they will be amazed. Use this idea with the Abracadabra theme.

Continue Reading
Top Hat and Cane

Magic Words Ceremony

This is a ceremony from an old roundtable handout. It would fit with the Abracadabra program theme for Cub Scouts or for Cub Scouts working on the Good Manners Belt Loop and Pin. Use it as a closing ceremony.

Continue Reading
Candle

Arrow of Light Centerpieces

Janice recently wrote to me with this message: “I need your help! I’ve been assigned to help put together our Arrow of Light ceremony / banquet. I’m at a loss as to what to do for centerpieces. We’ll have over 10 tables and we don’t want to make it look too “blue and gold.” Any […]

Continue Reading
Family Tree Template

Family Tree Template

Helping Scouts look back at their family heritage fits in with February’s Turn Back the Time program theme. Scouts can download this family tree template to write in their family back to their great grandparents.

Continue Reading
My Story, Your Story, History

My Story Mystery Game

The My Story Mystery Game is a great way to get to know some “history” about a group of individuals. It makes a great icebreaker. It can also serve as an introduction to a discussion about oral history and storytelling.

Continue Reading
Pretzel Magic Wand

Magic Wands Recipe

If you are using the Abracadabra theme this month, try making some Magic Wands to go with them. This recipe is simple enough that you could use it at a Pack meeting.

Continue Reading