Cub Scouts enjoy making their own snacks. If the snack happens to look like something else, it is almost like having a recipe and a craft all in one. This recipe does not require any cooking, so it can be made at a meeting even if you don’t have access to a kitchen. This recipe calls for peanut butter or cream cheese. Any type of spreadable cheese would work also. If you have any worries about peanut allergies, then don’t even make the peanut butter an option.
Many of our kids have not been exposed to flag etiquette before their first flag ceremony, so take the time to give them some basic instruction. This is a very simple flag ceremony for Cub Scouts to use at Den and Pack meetings.
Banana Wheels Recipe This recipe is suitable for Cub Scouts. They can make themselves a snack at home or it would work as a snack at a den meeting. Since it doesn’t require a stove or oven, you can make this almost anywhere.
Foil Pack Dinners: Many campers know that if you want a meal with little cleanup, you can cook it in a foil pack. The most typical foil pack ingredients are ground beef, potatoes, carrots, and onions. But don’t get stuck in a rut! Try some new combinations. Most foil packs contain some type of meat (beef, chicken, ham, etc.), a starch (potatoes or rice), and fruits or vegetables (carrots, apples, peppers, pineapple.
Edible Campfires Recipe: Scouts should know how to build a fire. I am always amazed how many kids don’t understand the concept of using tinder and small sticks. This snack will help introduce the concept.
BSA Bear Den Meeting Ideas: Plan 10 – Saving Well, Spending Well and Games, Games, Games! BSA provides den meeting plans for den leader on the Scouting.org website. These plans are full of Bear den meeting ideas. Today’s article covers the tenth Bear Cub Scout den meeting plan. This plan focuses on Bear Achievement 13 – Saving Well, Spending Well and Bear Achievement 15 – Games, Games, Games!
Bear Den Meeting Plans: Magic: BSA provides Bear den meeting ideas for den leaders on the Scouting.org website. These Cub Scout Bear den meeting plans are step by step guides to carrying out a den meeting. In addition to the basic den meeting plans, there are supplemental plans which can be used if you have additional meetings left. This plan covers Bear Elective 13 – Magic.
Guide Me Game for Webelos, Boy Scouts, and Venturers: We played this game at our Webelos den meeting on Thursday. I was doing half of the Traveler activity badge with them. ZM said the game was the best part of the whole meeting. Our den meeting was in the gym, so for objects for them to collect my den chiefs put out balloons. It was very funny because at first they would get close to one and knock it away. So th
Webelos Badge Scramble Puzzle: I am going to go over some of the requirements for the Webelos badge with my den at our next meeting. We’ll use this word scramble puzzle as a gathering activity. It is based on the requirements for the Webelos badge.
Trustworthy Tommy Song: Webelos need to learn about the Scout Law for their Webelos badge and their Arrow of Light Award. This classic Scout song is a fun way to help them learn it. Boy Scouts also need to learn the Scout Law for their Scout badge.
BSA provides den meeting plans for den leader on the Scouting.org website. Today, I am going to go through the eighth Bear Cub Scout plan. This plan focuses on Bear Achievement 11 – Be Ready. If you don’t already have the BSA den meeting plans, download BSA Bear Den Meeting Plan 8 to follow along with this article.
One of the things I like about Scouting is the way we share ideas with each other. One idea we got from a parent whose older son was in a different troop was to have a campmaster for the monthly campout. Previously, about three families were pretty much rotating planning the campout. We had good participation from the other scouts, but the planning work was definitely not being shared. It was starting to wear on the handful of families who were doing all of the prep for the campouts.
Holiday Napkin Rings: Cub Scouts can make this craft to brighten up a holiday table. They can decorate the napkin rings any way they want. Some ideas: Stars Snowmen Snowflakes Candles Symbols of faith Tiger Cubs can use this to fulfill Elective 2 – Making Decorations.
This is a simple game which can be adjusted for any meeting theme. Substitute different words spelled out on the bags. For example, use “SPACE” for a spaced-themed meeting or “RAINDROP” for a weather themed meeting. You could also try to have the items in the bag match the theme.