This makes a great snack for any space themed meeting. We used it when ZM’s den worked on Bear Elective 1 – Space. It can be a little messy, so we went outside.
Tiger Scouts, Tiger Adventures, and the Tiger Badge
Printable helps for requirements:
Other helps for Tiger den leaders:
Click on one of the links below for helps, ideas, and requirements for working on a specific Tiger adventure
Kick the can is a classic game which combines tag and hide and go seek. This is a great wide area game for a large group. Use it as an activity at a pack campout or to add some physical activity to a pack meeting.
In this relay, the Scouts are doing the laundry. They hang out towels on a clothesline and then bring them back in.
A reader asked “Do you any applause that would work for the Bike Rodeo?” so here are an applause, a cheer, and a song you can use at your bicycle rodeo.
Here is some information about Pecos Bill written at a Cub Scout reading level. After they read the story, talk about how tall tales incorporated real ideas.
One of the requirements for Bear Elective 1: Space is to locate the North Star and two constellations in the night sky. This printable aid will help find it.
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.
This month I am focusing on cycling. Helmets are required for all BSA cycling activities. It is important to note that this applies to adults also. Your helmet isn’t going to do you much good if it doesn’t fit correctly. Here are some guidelines.
Tall Tales was one of the activities my den enjoyed doing this past year. The only problem I had was finding versions of the tales which were appropriate for their age and reading levels.
This shortened version of the tall tale of Rip Van Winkle is appropriate for Cub Scouts
The story of the Pony Express at a Cub Scout level. Can be used to introduce the concept of storytelling.
Here is a game to go with an aquatic theme. It can be used at your pack pool party or at a meeting focused on swimming skills.
Ahoy there me hearties! Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. So in honor of the occasion, I have a pirate game.
Dealing with Scouts who won’t listen when somebody is speaking can be a real challenge. Here are some tips and a code of conduct to help them listen and ask questions respectfully.
On this day, all are encouraged to remember that washing hands with soap is a good way to prevent diseases. Another goal is to increase the awareness of the importance of the availability of hand washing facilities. Cub Scouts can work on their hygiene requirements. Scouts BSA and Venturers might want to learn about water challenges in some regions and think about how conservation efforts might help.
July 20 is Moon Day. It commemorates the day the first man walked on the lunar surface. Celebrate Moon Day with some fun space themed activities.
In this game, players pretend they are wounded and go to the hospital to get fixed up.
August 31 is Trail Mix Day. So mix up a batch of trail mix with your Scouts. What do you like to put in your trail mix? Send me your favorite recipe and I’ll post it.
This date encourages everyone to educate about and participate in recycling. Protecting the environment is a big part of Scouting.
January 2 is Science Fiction Day. This day encourages everyone to pick up a science fiction book and immerse themselves in a new reality. Science fiction encourages us to consider that the world can be different than it is now – better or worse – and our actions will make an impact on the future. So read a book, sing a song or play a game saluting Star Wars or Star Trek. Some books, songs, and games are suggested in this article.
August 6 is Wiggle Your Toes Day. Go barefoot. Put those toes in the pool. Wiggle those toes. Here are some suggestions for your Scouting program: Scouts of all ages can have fun playing Sharks and Minnows. Tigers can take their shoes off for their one foot hike in My Tiger Jungle or while swimming in Floats and Boats. Wolves can have some pool fun in Spirit of the Water. Bears can do their Salmon Run adventure. Webelos can work on Aquanaut. Scouts BSA have the Swimming merit badge.