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1925 Flag Ceremonies
Pulled from the Scouting for Girls Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts copyright 1925. (It is addressed under How to Conduct a Scout meeting.) 1. One long whistle blast: Silence, ...

A Historical Musical Opening
THE STAR SPANGLES BANNER by Francis Scott Key Was first written as a poem. It told the story of the brave defense of Ft. McHenry Maryland against the British attack. ...

All I Really Need to Know I Learned from my Dog
Personnel: Narrator and any number of Cubs. Combine lines to accommodate the number Cubs.Setting: Have lines on back of cards with pictures of dogs on the front. Follow readings with ...

Allegiance to the Outdoors
NARRATOR: We are coming up on the time of the year when we use the outdoors more, rather we are hiking the trails of America or just going to the ...

Allegiance to the Outdoors
NARRATOR: We are coming up on the time of the year when we start using the outdoors more and more whether we are hiking the trails of America or just ...

America Is A Beautiful Word
What do you see when you look at the word America? What mental picture do the seven letters create in your mind?The capital "A" suggests our magnificent ...

America is a Beautiful Word alt
Personnel: Narrator and 7 CubEquipment: Each boy holds a card with a letter of “AMERICA” on it. Flip card over and draw a picture with the same ...

America Is Special To Me
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An American Tribute
PERSONNEL: 7 Cub ScoutsALL: America is my country. How glad I am that this land is my land, prairie, forest, snow-capped peaks, mighty canyons, cities of steel ...

Buckskin And Homespun
LEADER: They were clothed in buckskin and homespun. They had lots of strength, courage and patience. Mile by mile they pressed westward. They crossed rivers, prairies and mountains, carrying rifles, ...

Bugs Bugs Bugs
1ST CUB: There are flies, and fleas, ticks and chiggers.2ND CUB: There are mosquitoes and ants, and scorpions.CUB CUB: There are spiders, crickets, and cockroaches and more.4TH CUB: And they ...

Building A Cub Scout
EQUIPMENT: Seven Cub Scouts with the tools they mention; a copy of the ceremonyCUB #1 "AWL" Cub Scouts should remember the Cub Scout motto, "Do Your Best." This means at ...

Building A Healthy Attitude
ARRANGEMENTS: Seven boys come on stage carrying various kinds of muscle building equipment. They use the equipment and in turn speak the lines below.CUB #1: To keep your body strong ...

CALIFORNIA
C is for the community of Cub ScoutingA is for Akela who leads us on the Cub Scouting trailL is for loyalty to country and familyI is for ideals, the ...

CIRCUS
PERSONNEL: Six Leaders dressed as clowns carrying balloons, each with a letter in CIRCUS on it.C - Come and watch what we have in store.I - Including fantastic acts never ...

CLOWN
PERSONNEL: Five Cub Scouts enter, dressed as clowns, holding posters with large letters and sayings on back.C - C is for Cub Scouts - Cub Scouts like to laugh and ...

COMPUTER Cubs
Have the boys make up letter cards (that people in the back of the room can see when the Cubs hold them up on stage) for the word computer. Have ...

COMPUTER 1
Arrangement: 8 (Cub Scouts, each with a large letter printed on a card)C: Communication not confinedO: Operating and on-lineM: Memory to store awayP: Programs that we learn and playU: Utilities ...

COMPUTER AND CUB SCOUTING
C is for Computer and Cub ScoutingO is for Output of future citizensM is for Memory of fun we'll keep for yearsP is for Program that's outstandingU is for User ...

CUB SCOUT
Setting: 8 Cub Scouts hold cards with the letters spelling 'Cub Scout' and repeat the following lines.1ST CUB: C is for comradeship - we learn to get along.2ND CUB: U ...

Campfire Ceremony
May this fire touch us with the magic of its mystery;May we see in its dance the ever-changing beauty of the world; May this fire be good medicineWhere fellowship, adventure, ...

Campfire Opening
(Audience is seated and all lights are turned off. Campfire is ready to light from each corner.)First Person: (Enters campfire area with candle in hand and stands in front of ...

Campfire Opening Ceremony
Personnel: Narrator and 7 Cub Scouts (each with hi part written on a card or memorized)Equipment: Real or artificial campfire, seven candlesCubmaster: Welcome to the Cub Scout campfire. Akela is ...

Canada Our Neighbor
PROPS: 6 Cards/poster board with one letter of the word CANADA on each, explanation of the letter on the back. Cards or poster board may be decorated with scenes from ...

Candle Opening
(Dim or turn off room lights except for an electric candle or flashlight)"This is the season of lights and stars, when days are short and nights are long with beautiful ...

Candlelight For A Cub Scout
PERSONNEL: Narrator, four adult leaders.EQUIPMENT: Four large candles and muffin cups, enough 2 to 3 inch birthday candles for each adult in the audience to have one; flashlight.ARRANGEMENT: All lights ...

Candlelight Is A Sign Of Welcome
PERSONNEL: Akela, four Scouts.EQUIPMENT: Six candles, log or ceremony board.AKELA: Candlelight is a sign of welcome, warmth, love and joy. All over the world people use lighted candles for cerebrating ...

Carols Cookies And The Christ Child
EQUIPMENT: This ceremony can be done with lettered cards, candles or objects. Each Cub responsible for reciting the meaning of one letter in the word "Christmas".C - Carols, Cookies and ...

Cars and Wheels
Welcome to our Pack Meeting. Our theme is Cub Scout Car Show and probably most of you arrived on some sort of wheels. Wheels have given us a great freedom ...

Cars Cars Cars
ARRANGEMENT: Narrator reads the lines below while 6 Cub Scouts, one by one, come on stage, carrying cardboard models of the cars they represent... or large posters showing pictures of ...

Ceremonies Flag Opening An Eagle Opening
      PROPS: The boys can make posters or pictures showing the different varieties of the Eagle. Divide these lines up with the boys in your den. Adjust it to suit them. The ...

Charles Babbage
SUPPLIES: Flashlights, music, microphoneSCENE: Turn off the lights and have a few Cub Scouts shining the flashlights around the room like search lights. Start the music. Have it start loud ...

Chinese Olympics Opening
In a couple months, the 2008 Olympics will be held in China. Like the Five Olympic Rings from which they draw their color and inspiration, the Five Friendlies will serve ...

Christmas Flag
Personnel-6 Cub ScoutsEquipment-taped music, American FlagSetting-play "Joy to the World" softly in the background as Cub Scouts recite lines. Cub 1-I pledge Allegiance, at this joyous time of year.Cub 2-To ...

Christmas In The Life Of Our Flag
(Flag is spotlighted)Many people associate me with sunshine and the Fourth of July. I'd like to tell you about some of my more important days. Christmas Day is not usually ...

Christmas Objects
CHARACTERS: 6 BoysARRANGEMENT: Each boy comes on stage holding the object he's speaking about, or, he can use a poster with the appropriate picture on it. He can read his ...

Christmas Poem Opening
Twas the night before Christmas he lived all alone, in a one-bedroom house made of plaster and stone. No stocking by the mantle, just boots filled with sand. On the ...

Christmas Season
CUB SCOUT #1: Will everyone stand and say the Law of the Pack.The Cub Scout follows Akela.The Cub Scout helps the pack go.The Pack helps the Cub Scout grow.The Cub ...

Circus Flag Ceremony Opening
The Pack Meeting is set up and run like a world class circus. The Cubmaster is attired as Ringmaster, all Cub Scouts are in costumesRingmaster: Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and ...

Circus Theme
The circus is our theme for this month; we think it is a dilly;Both circuses and little boys can sometimes be quite silly.Den leaders find it a natural to do ...

Close Your Eyes Opening
Close your eyes and follow me, As I describe what my mind can see. A purple dragon blowing bubbles, Spotted zebras playing doubles. A strange new world where skies are ...

Communications 1
Make traffic signs from poster board or colored construction paper and on the back of each one is printed one or two letters (depending on number of Cubs) from "COMMUNICATIONS". ...

Communications 2
BOY 1: Communications reach us by means of hearing, seeing and sometimes by means of tasting, smelling and touching.BOY 2: We communicate by talking, writing, signaling, gesturing, singing, drawing and ...

Compass Opening
Personnel: Akela; Operator of spotlight; tom-tom beater; a Cub Scout; and an Explorer Scout (all scouts in uniform) Cub Scout or adult dressed as Indian.Equipment: Indian tom-tom, spotlight, large cardboard ...

Conserve Opening
Eight Cub Scouts hold cutouts of cars made from poster board and painted in bright colors. As each boy speaks his line, the car is turned over to show the ...

Constellations
Thoughts to be read by one of the leaders:For thousands of years, people have gazed at the night sky with wonder and awe. As they studied the patterns of the ...

Cowboys Philosophy Opening
CUB #1: We, the cowboys of the western plains are bound by our desire to live free. CUB #2: We must, therefore, show respect for our fellow man, CUB #3: ...

Cub Scout Campfire
EQUIPMENT: Real or artificial campfire, seven candles.PERSONNEL: Narrator and seven Cub Scouts (each with his part written on a slip of paper).NARRATOR: Welcome to the Cub Scout campfire. Akela is ...

Cub Scout Fire Detectives
CUB #l: Our den leader made us detectives, Although we don't wear gold shields.CUB #2: We snoop for things that start fires, In houses and forests and fields.CUB #3: So ...

Cub Scout Garden
As a leader reads the narration, five Cub Scouts enter in turn, carrying posters showing peas, lettuce, squash, turnips, and garden tools.NARRATOR: Here is how to plant one of those ...

Cub Scout Handyman
PREPARATION: Have the boys in the den come early. Wrap them in bandages, slings, around their heads, etc. Make sure at least one boy has bandages on all ten fingers!Do ...

Cub Scout Magic
NARRATOR: Tonight some of our Cubs will tell you about the Magic We call Cub Scouting.CUB SCOUT #1-- M is for Memories Cub Scouting will hopefully help you and your ...

Cub Scout Olympics
The physical fitness games open with a grand march into the arena, with each den carrying its den flag.When all are in place, have a solitary runner bearing the "flame" ...

Cub Scouting Is A Beginning
SETUP: The Cubmaster presents the pack flag and asks each den to send one boy to the front. The boys grasp the flagstaff with their left hands and make the ...

Cubs Building Character
1ST CUB: (carrying hammer) In Cub Scouts we learn to build character.2ND CUB: (carrying plank) It is not what the boy does to the wood, but rather what the wood ...

Cubs With Talents Around The World
4 Cubs in uniform, and the Cubmster or Den LeaderSETTING: A flashlight for each Cub, Room lights are dimmed. Each Cub is in a corner of the room with flashlights ...

Customs Of Countries
Our opening tonight is made up of facts and legends from several countries such as Greece, Holland, Scandinavia, and the United States.The legends about St. Nicholas have spread to many ...

December Opening
PERSONNEL: 5 Cub Scouts and Cubmaster EQUIPMENT: 5 Index cards with script written on each, US Flag and Pack Flag. Flags are already in the front and each Cub Scout ...

Declaration Of Dependence On Nature
Personnel: Seven CubsProps: Lit candles from opening.Scene: Lower or turn out room lights. Each Cub says his line then blows out a candle.Cub #1: I am part of nature.Cub #2: ...

Declaration of Dependence on Nature
Cub #1: I am part of nature. Cub #2: I have an affect on everything that lives. Cub #3: I am bound together with all living things in the air, ...

Derby Time
D - Dads and sons this month have had some fun.E - Everyone working to make their Pinewood derby car run.R - Races will be held right here tonight.B - ...

Discover America
Setting: 4 uniformed Cub Scouts, carrying suitable props (such as a megaphone, nightcap, church model, and a star) speak the following lines:1st Boy: You can say anything that you want ...

Discover The Sunken Ship
ARRANGEMENTS: Make the stern of a ship out of cardboard with the U.S. flag flying. The boys dressed in swim fins, make believe scuba gear, and masks "swim" down the ...

Do More
(Leader lights candle)Cub 1 This candle represents the spirit of Cub Scouting the world over. It bums to represent the friendship and fun we can have.Cub 2 But there is ...

Does Not Compute
Scene: A group of Cub Scouts is looking at a robot and talking.CUB SCOUT 1: What a cool robot! We sure have had fun this month learning about computers.CUB SCOUT ...

Doing Your Best Spelled Out
D - DOING, for others in need.O - ONE, country allegiance and creed.Y - YES, a response that we give.O - OATH, that we pledge as we live.U - UNDER, ...

Dollars Opening Ceremonies
Cubs hold up large pieces of paper with the letters “D-O-L-L-A-R-S” on them and say.D –is for dollars, they help us to learn.O –is for dough, the paper we earn.L ...

Dont Give Up The Ship
1st CUB: In the U. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland is a Naval Museum.2nd CUB: It has an interesting historic display of flags and standards which are preserved.3rd CUB: ...

Down Through The Ages
Down through the ages, symbols have been important to man. First he used special shaped clubs to recognize men or friendly tribes. later, colored skins were hung from poles and ...

EXERCISE
PERSONNEL: 8 Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: A cardboard letter for each boy - E X E R C I S ESETTING: Each boy holding letterE - This is our first secret word ...

Earth Pledge
I pledge allegiance to the Earth and all life. To protect and defend the environment of which It am part. I pledge to faithfully preserve, conserve, and recycle, and to ...

Echo Opening
Recently I heard a story of a family on vacation. They were traveling by car on a grand tour across the country. At one point, they stopped at a scenic ...

Eskimo Dog Sled Opening
Cubmaster arrives on dog sled in cold weather gear yelling "mush" at the dogs. Stops at front and removes coat so he doesn't get to warm. Introduces den of "Eskimos" ...

Eureka Ive Found It
PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT: Sourdough prospector with floppy hat and gold pan, merchant with long-sleeved white shirt and sleeve garters, blacksmith with black apron and hammer, teamster with horse whip, saloon ...

Experimenting In The Kitchen
Cub 1 - We've been experimenting in the kitchen.Cub 2 - We've experimented with food. Besides learning, we got to eat our experiments.Cub 3 - But we didn't eat everything ...

Exploring Alaska Theme
(Den leader uses as introduction to theme) Many years ago, the part of the world that we now know as Alaska was a vast frontier. There were very few people ...

FAMILY
F - Family is important.A - A family may have 12 people, 3 or only 2.M - Making time for each other strengthens a family.I - It matters not who ...

FIESTA
ARRANGEMENT: Six Cubs each with one letter of the word Fiesta.CUB #1: F - is for fun from far away lands.CUB #2: I - is for incredible. It's going to ...

FIESTA Opening
You’ll need 6 cards with one letter on the front and the appropriate words printed on the back. F Fun is in the air. I It’s too exciting to sit ...

FLAG
PROPS: Four uniformed Cub Scouts hold cards spelling F-L-A-G and read the following parts:CUB F: F Stands for Freedom, on land or on sea; for America is the land for ...

FUTURE
F - F is for frontier, our final frontier is space.U - U is for understanding, by understanding the past we can plan for the future.T - T if for ...

Face The Flag My Son
The following item may be used for an opening flag ceremony for troop meetings, courts of honor, PTA meetings, or any flag ceremony where it would be appropriate. It is ...

Fire Prevention
Room lights are turned out.Cubmaster lights a single candle at the front of the room and says: "Cub Scouts, this candle represents the spirit of Cub Scouting, lighting our way ...

Fit For Life
PERSONNEL: 5 CubsCUB 1: One of the goals of Cub Scouting is physical fitness, and we've been paying special attention to it this month.CUB 2: It's fun to test yourself ...

Flag Opening
Arrangement: Pack flag is placed in center of stage. Ten Cub Scouts in uniform, in turn, come on stage, stand near the pack flag and recite one of the statements ...

Follow The Promise
PERSONNEL: Cubmaster or Den LeaderCUBMASTER: Would you like to ride in a star ship or a planet hopper, to walk on the moon or float through space, or be a ...

Food For Thought
NARRATOR: Years ago, doctors conducted a study in an orphanage that monitored the health of the children and compared that against the food, physical care, and attention (love) they received. ...

Footprints on the Moon
As curtain opens a den of Cub Scouts dressed as astronauts are lined up across the stage. There are large astronaut footprints cut out of black paper and taped on ...

Four Freedoms
SETTING: Each of four uniformed Cub Scouts holds a corner of a U.S. flag in one hand and a candle in the other. The flag is tilted so the audience ...

Four Winds Bring
EQUIPMENT: Artificial campfire. Stick for each one in ceremony.ARRANGEMENT: All boys dressed in Indian costume, (and families, if they wish to participate), carrying a stick to add to the campfire. ...

Freedom Is
STAGING: After flags are advanced in usual manner and Pledge of Allegiance is repeated, a Cub Scout reads the following:Freedom is a breath of air, Pine-scented or salty like the ...

From Cubs Into Scouts
FIRST CUB SCOUT: I'm a little Bobcat As you can plainly see I've learned my Law and Promise So a full--fledged Cub I'd be.SECOND CUB SCOUT: Now I am a ...

From The Trees
Preparation make signs with the different parts of a tree such as roots, trunk, leaves, nuts, and fruits.The Roots from some trees are used to make herbal teas.From the stumps ...

George Washington And BadenPowell Share Birthdays
February is the month that Abraham Lincoln was born. February 12th is his birthday. February is also the birthday of George Washington, the Father of our country and Lord Baden-Powell, ...

Give The Flame To Others
Cubmaster stands in front, with eight or 10 Cub Scouts in a semicircle behind him. Each holds a candle.CUBMASTER: For our theme this month, we have been helping others and ...

Great Events Of Scouting
CUBMASTER: On the 25th of July in 1907, Lord Baden-Powell took 22 boys with him to Brownsea Island, off England's southern coast. This was the world's first Scout camp. That ...

Growing Carrots
EQUIPMENT: A package of carrot seeds and a few carrots with topsCUB 1 - Inside this package of seeds are tiny carrot seeds. They don't look like much because they ...

Growing Cub Scout Openings
Every living thing needs sun, water and nutrients to grow. What do Cub Scouts need to grow? (Pull items out of a bag.) 1. Food (Apple or Granola Bar) 2. ...

Halloween Comes Once A Year
SCENE: To enhance the Halloween atmosphere, turn out the lights and have a candlelight processional for the color guard unit.PERSONNEL: Use more than just a few Cubs, use most of ...

Hard Work Flag Ceremony
Equipment: American FlagCub #1: When we think of the American Cowboy, we think of long, hard working days. Cub #2: Americans built our country with hard work. Cub #3: In ...

Hello International Opening
Hello! Welcome to our meeting. There are more than 28 million Scouts, youth and adults, boys and girls, in 15 countries. There are many languages spoken in those countries but ...

Heres To The Red Of It
ARRANGEMENT: American Flag is posted on the stage. Four Cub Scouts in uniform have speaking parts.1ST CUB: Here's to the Red of it - not a thread of it, Thrilled ...

Holiday Magic Scramble
PREPARATION: Two dens and a Den Chief can participate together on this skit. A poster board for each letter of the words "Holiday Magic" is needed. After the letters are ...

Holidays Around The World
CUB l: In India and Thailand, they celebrate the Festival of Lights, With little lamps or lotus boats that float into the night. [Boy carries a Lotus Boat of foil]CUB ...

Honoring Our Flag
PERSONNEL: 16 Cub Scouts, American Flag bearer, LeaderEQUIPMENT: American Flag, 7 red crepe paper streamers, 6 white crepe paper streamers, blue crepe paper rectangle, white cardboard five-pointed star.(7 Cub Scouts, ...

How To Dress A Cub Scout
To make sure all of our Cub Scouts get off on the right foot, we are going to give you an hand with information about your uniform, so you can ...

How We Use Computers
Cub #1: We live in a time in which computers are changing the way we organize our daily lives. We have computers in our schools, homes, places of work, and ...

I Am Americas Heritage
SETTING: Room is darkened, Pack flag and American flag are spotlighted. Patriotic background music is played.NARRATOR: There it is. It's still flying. It has been a long night and as ...

I Am An American
ARRANGEMENT: Flags are presented in the usual manner. 12 uniformed Cub Scouts have speaking parts.1ST CUB: My country gives each one of us the opportunity to advance according to his ...

I Am Old Glory
I am old glory. For more than nine score years I have been the banner of hope and freedom for generation after generations of Americans. Born amid the first flames ...

I Am The World
NARRATOR: I am the world - Some call me mother nature. I am the mountains and the valleys and the land and the seas. All living things exist in me ...

I Have Meaning To Boy Scouts
ARRANGEMENT: Colors are advanced in normal manner. Audience is standing, facing the flag, Flag is spotlighted by a flashlight with house lights dimmed.VOICE: I am your flag. I have a ...

I Like
PERSONNEL: Six Cub Scouts or adults.PROPS: Each Cub Scouts needs to carry a symbol of the holiday he talks about.PREPARATION: Print each speaker's lines on a card. They will be ...

I Made A Promise Opening
Cub #1: I made a promise. I said that whatever I did, I would do the best I could.Cub #2: I made a promise to serve my God and my ...

I promise
Equipment: A balloon for each with part of the promise on a note inside each one. Cub #1: (Pop balloon and read) “I, (name) promise” Cub #2: (Pop balloon and ...

I Stand For Christmas
Nine boys stand in a line et the back of the room. Each holds a large letter that spells out Christmas.Each steps forward in turn and shows his letter and ...

I Think Astronauts
CUBMASTER: Think about America’s astronauts.CUB 1: I think astronauts need to know a lot, so I will do my best at school.CUB 2: I think astronauts must work hard, so ...

INDEPENDANCE
I - means 'I". I want to do my best to be a good American citizen.N - stands for Nation. The birth of a new nation "under God, with liberty ...

Imagine
PREPARATION-6 signs with a big question mark on the frontNeed 6 boysBoy l-Imagine what the world would be like without Cub Scouts.Boy 2-Imagine what the world would be like without ...

In Fair Competition
CUBMASTER: We promise that we will take part in our games, in fair competition; respecting the rules that govern them and with the desire to take part in the true ...

In The Year 2030
LEADER: Tonight we are going to embark on a journey into the future. The year is 2030AD and Cub Scouting is still going strong: Picture in your mind the possible ...

Indian Ceremony
This is really more of an outline or a complete meeting with the opening and closing based on authentic Indian ritual. It should be held out of doors with a ...

Indian Pack Opening
This calls for 5 Cubs with speaking parts and one narrator. All except the narrator should be in Indian dress.Narrator: As we all go about our busy lives, rushing from ...

Indian Runners With Cub Colors
SETTING: Cubmaster dressed as Indian Chief stands by an artificially lit campfire.CUBMASTER: Great Spirit, what is the meaning of Blue and Gold?1ST INDIAN RUNNER: (A Cub dressed as Indian brave ...

Indonesia Taiwan Japan Cub Scout Promise
In Indonesia a Cub Scout says: "I promise to do my best to do my duty to God and the Republic of Indonesia, to follow the family rules, and to ...

International Campfire Ideas
(Canadian)Near the waters, near the reedbeds Near the wigwam, O my brothers, We will light our evening campfire, Light the red flower of the forest, That her leaves and petals ...

Interpretation Of The Cub Scout Promise
Props: Each Cub Scout holding a sign with his part of the Cub Scout Promise on it. I, _________ PROMISE A promise is a solemn vow, where your good reputation ...

Its A Beautiful Tree
PREPARATION: Each boy is asked in advance to bring an ornament for the pack Christmas tree. Later these ornaments will be donated to a needy family. Ornaments are placed on ...

Its Just A Piece Of Cloth
ARRANGEMENT: Using two or more flashlights as spotlights -- focus on the flag with the lights out, and read:That is all it is - just a piece of cloth. But ...

JUNGLE
PERSONNEL: Six Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: Paint one block letter of word J-U-N-G-L-E on each of six cardboard squares. On reverse side print the recitation for each scout.J - stands for jump ...

John Paul Jones And His Flag
LEADER: A great deal of interesting history is connected with the navel career of John Paul Jones, who can aptly be called the most daring sea-rover in the annuals of ...

Join Us At The Circus
NEEDED: Five Cub Scouts dressed as clowns.CUB 1: Round and round the elephants plod, the monkeys swing on a shining pod.CUB 2: Bespangled ponies cavort and prance, Roly poly bears ...

Jurassic Park Opening
Cubmaster: This month we have gone back in time to learn about dinosaurs. Paleontologists are men and women who study fossils and help to recreate what life may have been ...

Keep Your Body Strong And Healthy
ARRANGEMENTS: 7 boys come on stage, carrying various kinds of muscle building equipment.They use the equipment, and in turn, speak these lines:Cub Scout #1: Keep your body strong and healthy. ...

Keeping Healthy
CUB #1: To keep your body strong and healthy is more important than being wealthy.CUB #2: When you are fit you feel so good and try to do the things ...

Knights Of The Roundtable
Have a Grand March of all the Knights. If possible use marching and trumpet music. While knights are marching round the narrator reads:NARRATOR: Such was the spirit of those Knights ...

Learning How To Cook
Preparations for ceremony besides giant pot and some cardboard vegetables: boys in chefs hats and aprons.Boy 1: We would like to welcome you tonight.Boy 2: We are learning to be ...

Leif Eriksson
Personnel: Cubmaster dressed as Leif Eriksson comes out.Props: American flagLEIF ERIKSSON: I am Leif Eriksson, son of Eric the Red and a mighty Viking. In 999 A.D. I went to ...

Let Us Be Thankful
The United States has much to be proud of. One of the many things we can be proud of is the fact that America was first on the moon where ...

Life On Other Planets March In
Have all dens leave hall in preparation for a grand march in. Den members are all in space type costumes (e.g. space creatures, planets, stars...) When ready, Cub Scout dens ...

Light The Way
CUBMASTER: This is the season of lights. It is a time when the days are shorter and nights longer.Shopping centers are bright with Christmas lights.Thousands of homes have single candles ...

Lighting Of The Spirit Of Scouting Flame
EQUIPMENT: A fire ring of if outdoors a real fireCUBMASTER: The pioneer used fire to forge rims for his wagon wheels. The silhouette of the village blacksmith against his fire ...

MUSCLES
ARRANGEMENT: Seven Cub Scouts line up across stage holding cardboard barbells and fastened to center of each one so it will show to audience, is a large letter. The letters ...

Magic Candle
PROPS: One Magic candle - Drill 1/4" holes every 2 inches down opposite sides of a white candle.Place scraps of blue and gold crayon in the holes. Melt paraffin and ...

Magic Candle Opening
(On head table are arranged magic candles which should be lighted as ceremony begins)Narrator: Our candle stands tall, straight and white. It burns and gives forth inspiring light. As its ...

Magic Flag Ceremony
MATERIALS: Dry ice (1 lb.), Water, American flag, Plastic bowl, Large pot, Bottles Food coloring, Wooden Spoon, Milk/shoe polish, Six Cub ScoutsINSTRUCTIONS: Fill disposable bottles 3/4 full of water. Color ...

Magic Flag Ceremony
Hogwarts is where you learn about magic Scouts is where we learn to do our best While we play with tricks and make believe potions Our lives are instilled with ...

Makers Of The Flag
This opening has been adopted for the use of 10 cubs. It can easily be fitted to any number. (The language may be to difficult for all but the best ...

Many Sides Opening
Den Leader: We will try to show you the many sides to little boys we proudly call son, but remember, these are all one boy. 1st Cub: I'm the one ...

Many Things That Go
ARRANGEMENT: Cub Scouts line up with posters as indicated and read their parts.DEN CHIEF: Wheels, wings and rudders make many things go. And for the month of (name of month), ...

Mardi Gras
NARRATOR: Festival time is upon us with the Mardi Gras which means "Fat Tuesday" in French. This is the time when parades and parties and costumes were in style for ...

Meaning Of HAPPY
Five boys holding five cards with letters on them. Each boy takes turn holding up card and reading verse off the back.H - H is for holidays that come this ...

Means Of Transportation
EQUIPMENT: Cardboard props of different modes of transportation, have you boys make these at den meetings - a horse, wagon, car, train, plane, boat and spaceship.Have each boy hold his ...

Merry Cubbing Christmas
C is for CUBBERS, cheerful and bright.H is for HELPFUL, healthy and rightR is for RESOURCES, they try to save.I is for IDEALS, they like to wave.S is for SCARF, ...

Mine Is The Voice
PROPS: Silhouettes of Washington, Lincoln, Baden-Powell; back lighted shadow screen; American flag; offstage microphone.PERSONNEL: 3 adult voices; 2 or more Cub Scouts(Room dimly lighted, shadow screen brightens to reveal shadow ...

Miscellaneous Den Openings
Form den in horseshoe formation. Have a boy present colors at open end. In turn, boys step forward, give Cub Scout salute, and step back. End ceremony with Pledge of ...

Mother Nature
CAST: Leader (Mother Nature), 5 CubsMother Nature: Everything living and properly cared for grows. It needs warmth, water, and care and protection. Cub Scouts grow. What do they need?Cub#1: He ...

Mountain Trail
Personnel: 4 CubsCub 1: The mountain trail is a steep trail, rocky rough and bare.All: But most trails are steep trails that get you anywhere.Cub 2: The mountain trail is ...

Muscles And Physical Skills
NARRATOR: During this month our Cubs have been working on their muscles and physical skills.CUB #1: My strength comes form my parents and my ancestors.CUB #2: My strength comes form ...

My Choice
Props: 8 Cub Scouts hold cards on which have been printed the letters "M Y C H O I C E". In turn, each Cub steps forward, raises his card ...

My Design
ARRANGEMENT: the American Flag is already displayed on stage.EQUIPMENT: American Flag, Replica of Alaskan FlagCUB #1: (holding replica of Alaskan Flag) I represent the Flag of Alaska. My design resulted ...

My Flag
PROPS: 3 candles, 1 red, 1 white, 1 blue. American Flag. Room is in darknessCUB 1: (Lights red candle) The red of my flag is the life-blood of brave men ...

My Pocket
My pocket is a special placeThat's full of all neat things,What Mom once called old junkTo me's like diamond rings.I gather things as I walk homeIn case they're gone tomorrow'Cause ...

NATURE 1
For an outdoor ceremony paint each letter on a card board square and staple it to a wooden stake. Line up the stakes in the ground around the campfire circle. ...

NATURE 2
N - is for nothing so beautiful as a forest in summer.A - is for animals that are free to run and play.T - is for tall pine trees that ...

Native American Den Meeting Opening
This may be read by the Den Leader or a single Scout, or you can write each line on a separate card to be read by several boys."Today in our ...

Nature Is Gods Handiwork
MATERIALS: 6 Cub Scouts 6 pieces of paper with a letter of NATURE printed in itEach Cub Scout holds up his letter and read the following (glue to back of ...

Nature is Gods Handiwork opening
N N is for naturalist, all of us who love and seek to preserve nature. A A is for animals, who make their homes in the great wilderness of our ...

Nature opening ceremony
It is exciting to learn about animals, birds, insects, flowers, trees, rocks, soil, weather, water and stars! Nature is everywhere all the time---in cities, in the woods and fields, in ...

Neighbourhood opening
Preparation: Have five Cub Scouts ready to walk on in turn carrying their item: a newspaper, envelope, stop sign poster, 25-mph sign, or recycling tem. Cub Scout 1: (carrying newspaper) ...

Now That The Holidays Are Over
CUBMASTER: Well now that the holidays are over and our lives are getting back into their regular routine, let's take just a moment to think about life in America.Do you ...

OUR FLAG
PROPS: Have one boy come out carrying the American Flag. Then have seven boys come out carrying a card with one of the letters that spell out "OUR FLAG" and ...

OUTDOORS
ARRANGEMENTS: 8 Cub Scouts and Den Leader, each Cub holds up a poster board sign with one of the letters O-U-T-D-O-O-R-S on it.1ST CUB: O - Observing animals!2ND CUB: U ...

Octopus
PERSONNEL: Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: Poster with an octopus the boy has drawnSETTING: The boys form a line in front of audience.CUB #1: In tying knots, I am the champ. With bowline ...

Old Glory Red As A Sunset
(Cubmaster reads or it can be split up with a den reading several lines each.)Over the house tops Old Glory is flying. Red as a sunset, white as a cloud, ...

Olympic Oath
SPEAKER: I imagine most of us have watched the Olympic Games on television. It's really great seeing the World's greatest athletes competing isn't it? Did you know that these athletes ...

Olympic Opening
At the start of each Olympics, every athlete promises to play fairly and obey all of the Olympic rules. One athlete from the host country takes this oath at the ...

One Nation Under God
Francis Bellamy visited President Benjamin Harrison in Washington DC. to ask him to endorse the idea of a flag over every school and the teaching of patriotism in all schools. ...

Opening Our Eyes
PERSONNEL: 6 Cub Scouts, looking around the stage.CUB #1 - What's that up in the sky - a dragon, a plane, a cloud?CUB #2 - I've seen lots of bugs, ...

Opening Cub Scout Spirit
Preparation: Set up four candles and lights. Cubmaster: As Scouts and leaders, we are following a trail blazed by millions of boys, men, and women. All of them have had ...

Our Candle Stands Tall
ARRANGEMENTS: On head table are arranged magic candles which should be lighted as ceremony begins.NARRATOR: Our candle stands tall, straight and white. It burns and gives forth inspiring light. As ...

Our Country
PREPARATIONS: A small flag or a picture of our flag, picture of Statue of liberty, picture of mills or factories, scene from Texas, picture of Alaska, Hawaiian scene, map or ...

Our Country Is Different In Many Ways
DEN LEADER: The Cub Scout promises to do his duty to his country. Our country is different in many ways from other countries. We would like to review for you ...

Our Family
PERSONNEL: 4 Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: American FlagSETTING: Cubs standing around flag.CUB #1: Our families have fun by being involved in all the Cub Scout activities, like coming to pack meetings.CUB #2: ...

Our Flag And Us
EQUIPMENT: American Flag; spotlight, piece of cloth with loose threads to be pulled.ARRANGEMENT: 5 Cub Scouts in horseshoe formation (open toward audience) with Cubmaster, Narrator, and Flag in center. House ...

Our Flag Flew
Tonight when you look at the flag during the Pledge, just imagine where all it has been.It rode with the men on horses in the Revolutionary War, and hung over ...

Our Heritage Of Freedom
PERSONNEL: Narrator and 6 or more Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: American Flag, record player, recording such as "America the Beautiful" or "This is My Country", Pack flag.ARRANGEMENT: The color guards advance the ...

Our National Flag
(This is very effective if lights are out, with only a spotlight shining on the flag as someone reads the following.)I am your flag, an eternal symbol of loyalty, courage ...

Out In Space
Setting: Four Cub Scouts are standing on stage looking up to the sky.CUB 1: What's out in space?CUB 2: Mostly lots and lots of space, but also billions and jillions ...

Outdoor Adventure
CUB #1: America and Cub Scouting are just one big outdoor adventure.CUB #2: This is my country. I will use my eyes to see the beauty of this land.CUB #3: ...

Outdoor Code Opening Ceremony for a Den
Before taking your den on an outing, use this repeat-after-me method and explanation of the Outdoor Code; it can be a valuable tool in helping the boys understand what is ...

Outdoor Festival
As the dew dries on the ground; the birds start their morning songs; the animals scout for their morning meals; the trees sway with the breezes of nature; the waters ...

Outdoor Opening
Personnel: Cubmaster or Den LeaderAs the dew dries on the ground, The birds start their morning song, The animals scout for their morning meals, The trees sway with the breezes ...

PICNIC
Seven Cubs stand facing the audience with the first 6 Cub Scouts holding white paper plates which have the word PICNIC spelled on them with red and blue felt markers ...

PIONEER
1st CUB: P is for Pioneers who helped explore the Rocky Mountains.2nd CUB: I is for the independence in the way they explore new and exciting places.3rd CUB: O is ...

Pack Pack Pack
Begin with Cub Scouts in dens. Baloo enters from the center of the hall and calls:Listen, O Cubs of the jungle To these words of old Baloo, On your left ...

Pass The Torch Cub Scout Promise
PERSONNEL: Three Den Chiefs in Indian Costume, Cubmaster holding lighted torch.CUBMASTER: "We will light our council fire with this torch which represents the spirit of Cub Scouting and a Cub ...

Patriotic Ceremony
CAST: Cubmaster or Den Leader, six cubsCubmaster: I asked myself a question today: "What does it mean to be an American?" There were several good answers, and they were all ...

Patriotic Flag Ceremony
PERSONNEL: Four scouts.EQUIPMENT: A red candle, a white candle, a blue candle, a flag.ARRANGEMENT: Flag in front of the room. Two boys standing on either side of the flag.SCOUT 1: ...

Patriotic Opening
Equipment: American flag. One red, one white and one blue candle in holders.Personnel: 4 Cub Scouts, Den Chief. Staging: After flags are advanced in usual manner, and before they are ...

Patriotic Opening 1
PERSONNEL: Narrator and 6 or more Cub Scouts.EQUIPMENT: American flag, tape player, recording (such as America the Beautiful or This is My Country), Pack flag.ARRANGEMENT: The color guards advance the ...

Patriotic Squares
CUBMASTER:Square! Another of the good old words has gone the way of love, modesty and patriotism. Something to be snickered over or out-right laughed at. Why, it used to be ...

Pennies Opening
Make cardboard pennies (18- 20” in diameter). Spray with copper colored paint, trace Lincoln silhouette on black paper and glue onto pennies. Tape verse on back of each penny. Narrator: ...

Physical Fitness
Cub 1: To keep your body strong and healthy, is more valuable than being wealthy. Cub 2: When you are fit, you feel so good, and try to do the ...

Pinewood Derby
P - a Pinewood Derby is fun for all. But the whole family must answer the call.I - I entered the competition to win or lose, or whatever my doom.N ...

Pinewood Derby Opening
Announcer: Our opening ceremony tonight is to show you the use of the colored flags in auto racing!Colored flags similar to those used to show their color meaning in an ...

Pinewood Derby Opening 2
Have Cubs with each letter on posterboard with their part written on backP A Pinewood Derby is fun for all, But the whole family must answer the call. I I ...

Pinewood Derby Opening 3
Cubmaster: If you take a moment tonight to contemplate these cars, you will realize that an awful lot of painstaking work went into each one. There is much creativity and ...

Recipe for Freedom Opening
Cast: Narrator, 10 CubsProps: 1 large kettle, 1 American flag, 1 large wooden spoon, 1 table or tripod, strips of red, white & blue crepe paper.Curtains opens: Narrator stands behind ...

Repair A Cub Scout
Props: Hammer with “Do My Best” sign on it Screwdriver with “”Do My Duty” sign on it Pliers with “to God and Country” sign on it Saw with “Help Other ...

Rockets Red Glare Opening
I Will… 1st Cub -This is my country I will use my eyes to see the beauty of this land. 2nd Cub - I will use my ears to hear ...

Rodeo Opening
Dens are waiting outside the room. The boys are in western costume. Each den carries its flag. The color guard are in uniform.Cubmaster: Good evening rodeo fans. Welcome to the ...

Rodeo Trail Opening
R is for Rodeo, a place where people challenge themselves O is for Old Glory to whom we pledge our allegiance D is for Doing our Best, the Cub Scout ...

Safari Opening Ceremony
Cub Scout: “What are you looking for?” Den leader: (Wearing a safari hat and looking through binoculars) “I’m on a safari and looking for cubs.” Cub Scout: “What kind of ...

Save it for us Opening
C.S.#1: God created the earth and everything on it. (Holds up picture of the earth) C.S.#2: We will protect the earth and take good care of it. (Holds up picture ...

Scouting History Opening Ceremony
Cubmaster: Robert Baden-Powell, a British hero, started Scouting in England. He developed Scouting as an outdoor program for boys with ideals built in. It was a way of thinking, a ...

Scouting Is Opening
Cub 1: As we prepare to join together in a banquet to celebrate the birthday of Scouting, it is important to remember why we chose to join the Scouting movement. ...

Sea Adventure Opening
S - is for SCOUTING, a well rounded activity. E - is for EACH Cub Scout doing his best all the time. A - is for AWARENESS of our duty ...

Seaside Opening
Personnel: Cub ScoutsEquipment: A beach bucket and shovel with empty squirt guns for each Cub and Den LeaderSet Up: The Cubs come in and line up carrying their buckets and ...

Six Ships of Scouting
Six Cub Scouts appear in sailor's hats. They carry pieces of poster board cut out in the shape of ships. In large print are the words representing the six 'ships" ...

Spirit
America has always been known for her diversity in landscape. We have towering mountains and low land swamps, dry deserts and lush river valleys. With each of these environments come ...

Spotlight On The Boy
The US Flag and a pack flag are carried to the front by the color guards. They face the audience. The lights are turned down and a Cub Scout stands ...

Star Spangled Banner Opening
The following may be read by the Cubmaster or by several Webelos Scouts (they learn about the anthem for their Citizen Activity Badge): How many times have you heard the ...

Stop the Presses Opening
Personnel: Five Cubs Equipment: A rolled newspaper for each boy Set Up: The Cub Scouts run onto stage. As each Cub Scout repeats his part, he opens the paper to ...

The Birth of a Flag
Materials: One large container (such as a box, wash pot, etc.) One roll each of one or two inch read, white, and blue crepe paper. Eight to ten stars or ...

The Cub Scout Promise Pyramid
Preparations: Cut out 4 large triangles from a sheet of poster board. Write the words: “Duty to God” on one, “Duty to Country” on the second, “Helping Others” on the ...

The Cub Scouts Are Coming
Cast: 4 or more Cub ScoutsOne Cub Scout at a time trots from the back of the room to the front shouting, "The Cub Scouts are coming! The Cub Scouts ...

The Flag on the Moon
(For the August pack meeting, your pack may be meeting outdoors. This ceremony is appropriate for an opening or closing. Follow the Pledge with a patriotic song.)Cubmaster: Cub Scouts and ...

The Gift Of Goodwill
Arrangement: A group of 8 Cub Scouts are gathered around Christmas gifts. Each boy is wrapping a gift, Den Chief enters.Den Chief: Hey guys, let me see what each one ...

The Law Of The Pack
THE CUB SCOUT FOLLOWS AKELAWho is Akela? In Cub Scouting Akela means "good leader". My mother, father, teacher, Den Leader, Cubmaster, and other people who have shown that they are ...

The Web Of Life
This month the boys have been studying about the animals in the world we live in. They have discovered that all things in nature are related to each other. You ...

Think About This
Our country, the United States of America, is one of the greatest countries to ever exist. It’s greatness lies in the strength of its citizens—you and me.Think about this: The ...

This Land Of Mine Opening
This is my land and I love it, A country of lakes and of streams, Of mountains and wind-swept prairies, A land where the sunlight gleams. It’s a land that ...

Totem Pole Calling the Role Indian Style
At the first of the month each den is issued a box or round carton that is to be decorated in some fashion to denote their den - designs, faces, ...

Turkey Opening
Have a card with each letter on it. As boys hold their card have them say the following:T - is for the Thanks we give at this special time of ...

Twig Ceremony
Equipment: A single twig and a bundle of twigs; American FlagBegin by posting the colors at the head of the group and follow with this statement: "Scouters, I hold in ...

Twig Ceremony
Equipment: A single twig and a bundle of twigs. Scouters, I hold in my hand several twigs. You can see that one twig alone is easy to break (demonstrate by ...

Universal Fellowship
PERSONNEL:NarratorCub #1- carries flag representing East (Germany) Cub #2 - carries flag representing South (Mexico) Cub #3 - carries flag representing West (Japan) Cub #4 - carries flag representing North ...

WATER
Setting: Five Cub Scouts, each holding a posterboard with one letter on the front and their line written on the back.Cub #1: W is for wet and wild.Cub #2: A ...

Water Fun College 101
Cubmaster: Enter pack meeting room in a long laboratory coat over slacks that are easy to remove, holding a clipboard, and carrying a briefcase. (Wearing socks and slip on shoes, ...

Water Safety Opening
This opening is for use if you are having your pack event at a swimming facility. Have all the boys stand around the edge of the shallow end of the ...

Why I Love Her
(By John Wayne) You ask me why I love her? Well, give me time and I'll explain. Have you seen a Kansas sunset or an Arizona rain? Have you drifted ...

Witches Opening
Take one dark night, without a star; Add one thin cat, as black as tar, Turn on a wind, to shriek and moan, Stir in ghost, with wail and groan.Stuff ...



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