A reader asks “Curious as to what others had done for the putting on a carnival (Bear Requirement for Grin & Bear It). Any ideas would be appreciated!”
Bear Elective Adventure: Grin and Bear It
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Cooperation is an important concept for children to understand. BSA has a Cub Scout pack meeting plan called Under the Big Top related to this value. The Under the Big Top pack meeting plan features ideas for the core value of cooperation – games, group activities, songs, and more.
Bear is the Cub Scout program for girls and boys in 3rd grade.
The goal of this game is for two Scouts to work together to make a simple lunch. The challenge is that they each have one hand tied behind their back.
Grin and Bear It is one of the Bear elective adventures. For this adventure, Bears play a game and hold a Cub Scout Carnival at a pack meeting.
This is an icebreaker in which a group must work together to “untie” themselves from a knot. This is a cooperative rather than competitive game.