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Down on the Farm Cub Scout Theme

The Down on the Farm meeting plan features ideas for the core value of responsibility – games, group activities, songs, and more to help Cub Scouts become responsible members of their Packs. This theme focuses on Duty to God, Duty to Country, and Duty to Self.

For more ideas for use with this program theme, see the bottom of this post.

Here is how the BSA plan suggests tying together this theme with the value of responsibility:

The job of a farmer is filled with responsibilities. If the farmer does not properly tend his or her crops and animals, they will not thrive. A farmer is an example of someone we would like our Cub Scouts to know as the model of a person who shows responsibility

Down on the Farm Pack Meeting Plan

This Cub Scout pack meeting plan includes the following – all within a responsibility theme. See the meeting plan for details.

  • Gathering activity – Down on the Farm matching game
  • Opening ceremony – Good Morning from Brewster Farm Opening
  • A prayer about bounty and responsibility
  • Audience Participation – Down on the Farm Sit Stand Audience Participation
  • Activity – Den Demonstrations
  • Harvesting the Awards Advancement Ceremony
  • A “Pitchfork” Cubmaster Minute
  • Seven Little Piggies closing ceremony

Tigers 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.

Boom Chicka Boom Song

The lyrics for Boom Chicka Boom in the post are the ones we in our Cub Scout Pack. Feel free to add your own variations in the comments.


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