A reader asks about how to involve younger Cub Scouts in the Blue and Gold activities to make it more engaging for them.
Blue and Gold Banquet
A reader asks if the Cub Scout program is supposed to end at the Blue and Gold banquet. She is uncertain about what she should do during the spring.
A reader asks how to avoid alienating families of Cub Scouts who won’t be receiving awards at the Blue and Gold Banquet.
“When I Was Young” can be used as one of the gathering activities for any meeting centered around a history theme or a photography or cinema theme. This also works well for a Blue and Gold banquet.
An idea for your gathering activities for photography or camera themes is to have a caption contest with some silly or unusual photos. . This can also be used just for laughs.
A reader asks “Our cubmaster refuses to do Blue and Gold before Aug. Technically the new year starts June 1st…shouldnt these kids earn their advancements prior to then?” Cub Scouts should be presented their ranks as soon as they earn them. There is no need to wait for the Blue and Gold banquet.