Inspiration, Cubmaster Minutes, Scoutmaster Minutes
Cubmaster Minutes and Scoutmaster Minutes are inspirational thoughts to help achieve BSA’s aim of character development.
Find a collection of minutes and inspirational stories below.
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Science and Perseverance
Here is a brief Cubmaster minute to help Cub Scout understand why perseverance is important. It could also be used as a Scoutmaster minute.
Character education is a part of the Cub Scout program. Here is a brief Cubmaster minute to help Cub Scout understand the meaning of compassion.
Tigers or Eagles
This is a Cubmaster minute which is based on one of the old program helps plans. It goes well with the value of responsibility.
Everybody gets to make mistakes. This can be used as a Scoutmaster Minute to encourage Scouts to look forward to a fresh start rather than focusing on the past. A video version of this minute is also available.
Here is a Scoutmaster Minute which reminds us not to focus on the big insurmountable problem. Instead, just do what you can.
This can be used around the time of Order of the Arrow elections. It will help the troop remember what they should be basing their votes on and it should help current OA members remember the ideals they should be trying to live up to.
Honesty is an important virtue. This brief inspirational thought can be used as a Scoutmaster minute to remind Scouts that it is better to be honest from the start than to try to cover our mistakes by shading the truth.
Challenge your Scouts BSA to show their gratitude for those who have passed on their ideals by doing more than just saying the Scout Oath and Law, but by living them.
Hope for the Future
When I look at the young men and women I work with in Scouts BSA and Venturing, I have nothing but hope for the future.
This Scoutmaster minute addresses boredom. Why not encourage our Scouts to take that unfilled space in their lives and turn it into something useful?
This makes a nice Scoutmaster Minute or Cubmaster Minute or even just a good reflection for a family gathering in the fall. This is based on something in some old BSA program helps.
Threads and Flags
The US flag is a symbol of our country. When we honor it, when honor all of those who have protected our freedom through the years, especially those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our liberty.
This Cubmaster or Scoutmaster minute uses a story about Gandhi to demonstrate what being cheerful and having a positive attitude means. For Cub Scouts, you could even have a few den chiefs act this out while you tell the story.
Make a Difference to One
This Make a Difference to One Minute can be used as a Cubmaster/Scoutmaster/Advisor Minute or it can be used with adults to encourage more participation in the Committee.
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