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1to7 Calculator Game
This is a "join in anytime" game the boys can play as they arrive. Here's how it's played. The boys sit around in a circle. One person is given a ...

A Corny Game
Mix this list all up and give copies to everyone as they arrive. Instructions should be printed on the paper": "Corn was the most important food the Indians gave us. ...

A Visit From Saint Nicholas
Provide sets of four cards. On each card, write one of the first four lines of the famous Christmas poem:'Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house Not ...

A What
Arrange players in a circle. Have two different object to pass around, such as a fork and a spoon.Hand fork to player on the right and You say: This is ...

A Yummy Puzzler
The contents of a man's pockets are displayed. Players must deduce his age profession, and interest in recent activities.1. Greasy digits ____________________2. A baseball player ____________________3. A sarcastic laugh ____________________4. ...

Ability Awareness
Provide a wheel chair, blindfolds, crutches and arm slings to debilitate the boys. Provide obstacles for them to accomplish in their new state of being. ...

Age Old Secret
Ask someone to write down the number of the month he was born (January=1, February=2, tec.) . Tell him to double it, add 5, multiply by 50 add his age, ...

Ahoy Dinghy
When it comes to boating, how much do you know? Are you lost at sea, or are you so smart you've got nothing but smooth sailing ahead? Take our quiz ...

Amazing Numbers
You will need a calculator for this:Take the number of the month you were born,multiply by 4,add 13,multiply by 25, subtract 200,add the day of the month on which you ...

America Puzzle
Cut out large versions of the letters in America. Cut the letters into pieces creating a puzzle and place in a bag. Give each boy or group a letter and ...

American ABCs
Give everyone a blank sheet of paper and see how many American people, places, and things they can list from A to Z. ...

American Cities
American Cities: Each of sentences below describes an American city. Can you identify them?1. Head of a business plus 2,000 pounds. 2. A span over water plus a harbor. 3. ...

Animal Collectives
See how well you know your animals. What is the correct terms for groups of the following animals? 1. A gaggle of 2. A of hawks3. A of cattle4. A ...

Animal Hunt
Hide tiny rubber or plastic jungle animals in your jungle (meeting area). Or you could you use animal crackers. Divide the boys into groups and have one Cub be the ...

Animal Scramble
Give the boys a list of animal names that have been scrambled.aeffgir (giraffe) adelopr (leopard) ilno (lion) aeegllz (gazelle) ekmnoy (monkey) hnopty (python) egirt (tiger) aeehlnpt (elephant) aber (bear) aceeht ...

Animals and Their Babies
Equipment: Copies of the gameDirections: Match the animal with its baby. (Answers are in parentheses)1. Hen2. Seal3. Frog4. Cat5. Dog6. Deer 7. Mar8. Sheep9. Lion10. Swan11. Whale12. Bear13. Goose14. Duck(Chick) ...

Arbor Day Treasures
Find tree names hidden in the sentences: 1. The ranger’s map led us safely through the woods. 2. Will owls hoot in daylight? 3. Its fun to hike and tramp ...

Astronaut Eggs
Scientists spend a lot of time making an astronaut's journey safe. For the pre-opening activity have the Cubs pack an egg so that it can survive a ten foot drop ...

Astronaut Training
Have beanbags, jump ropes and rubber balls available for Cub astronauts to "train" as they gather.Set up stations for the boys to use with short direction cards (such as jump ...

Autograph Contest
Provide each guest with paper and pencil and tell him to get the autographs of as many other people as possible. The person who gets the most autographs earns a ...

Baby Face MatchUp
Obtain pictures of either the participants or famous people when they were younger. Have participants match up the baby picture with the name of the grown-up person ...

Banana Split Slide
Everyone remembers their very first slip and slide out in the yard on a hot summer day. Here's a variation. Get approximately 50 feet of plastic tarp and items that ...

Banquet Quiz
How much do you know about Cub Scouting? Can you answer the following questions?1 Cub Scouting is ____ years old this month.2 Scouting is ____ years old month.3 _____________is the ...

Baseball Strike Zone
Required: Plywood painted baseball game board, Fun Gripper Baseballs For serious ball throwers you can have something set up for them but for those little ones you might want to ...

Beach Bingo
Create cards with items the boys might find if they went to the beach. Use fish crackers, Swedish fish or seashells as markers. ...

Big Foot Game
Cast a print of the cub's bare foot in plaster of paris. Have parents guess which is their cub's print. ...

Brainbuster 1
The four Patrol Leaders from 1st Gilwell Scout Troop are out on a night hike. They have to catch a train that leaves in 17 minutes from the other side ...

Brainbuster 2
If Picasso is worth 28And Monet is worth 22How much is Raphael worthSolution: 34. Take the numerical value of each letter (i.e. a is letter 1, z is letter 26), ...

Bridge Building 101
Materials: 20 full pages of newspaper. One roll of adhesive tape.Make several teams using the parents and boys. The object is to make a bridge as strong as possible. The ...

Bug Match
Have someone cut out a bunch of different insect pictures and mount them on paper to hang around the Pack Meeting room. (Make sure you know the names of the ...

California Gold Rush
Hand out sheets of paper with the words "California Gold Rush" at the top and tell everyone to see how many words they can get from the letters. Make sure ...

Card Match
Have half of the cards with the names of famous athletes and half of the card with the sport for which they are noted. Hand out the cards as the ...

Checker Relay
Scouts race up and down the hall in relay fashion, with a pile of 6 checkers balanced on the back of one hand. They are not allowed to steady the ...

Chinese Dragon
Kung hei fat choy! (traditional Chinese New Year greeting). Celebrate your blue and gold with the Chinese New Year. Make copies of the dragon on bright cardstock. Cut out the ...

Chocolate Math
This only takes 30 seconds. Work this out as you read.1. First of all, pick the number of times a week that you would like to have chocolate. (Try for ...

Christmas Greeting Matchup
Below are holiday greetings from 6 different countries. See if you can match each greeting with the country it comes from. Work with your parents. 1. Feliz Navidad a. Italy ...

Christmas Toys
Pin on the back of each player (adults make good players in this game), the name of some toy. Use the names of toys such as electric train, doll, teddy ...

Clodhopper Race
A series of pieces of paper are placed in a circle after a team member is blindfolded. The team member must step on each piece of paper following directions from ...

Coffee Ground Fossils
What you need: 1 cup of used coffee grounds 1/2 cup of cold coffee 1 cup of flour 1/2 cup of salt Small dinosaur figurines Stir ingredients until well mixed. ...

Count to Ten
All players stand on one line except one player who is it. "It" stands with his back to the other players on a goal line about 30 to 35 feet ...

Covered Wagon Inventory List
Work in groups of three boys. Tell them they are getting ready for a trip across the Plains and need to equip their covered wagons. Give them a piece of ...

Cowboy Word Find
How many words of two or more letters can you make from the words, "Cowboys rode long and hard on the rodeo trail"? ...

Create A Forest
Cut out tree parts (trunk, branch, leaves, fruit, nest, etc). Give each boy an envelope containing 5 (or number of your choice) of the same item (I.e. trunks) as he ...

Detective Deciphering
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Disposable Camera Rally
This is a crazy scavenger hunt where each team has a disposable camera and a vehicle to get around town in (I recommend adult drivers). Give them a list of ...

Down and Dirty Demolition Derby
everyone in the room stands up. The game leader starts the race by saying on your mark, get-set, go. All players then begin to move around the room. As players ...

Dress Me
Preparation: This is a great icebreaker for a den or pack meeting and it can be played just about anywhere. It is best played with at least 4 players and ...

Driveway Or Parking Lot Baseball
Draw a simple baseball field (not just diamond) on the ground with chalk. Mark different colored circles in various areas of the field. Each color would indicate a type of ...

Driveway or Parking Lot Baseball
Draw a simple baseball field (not just diamond) on the ground with chalk. Mark different colored circles in various areas of the field. Each color would indicate a type of ...

Eight on a Neckerchief
Place a Cub Scout neckerchief (I would cut scrap fabric to size in place of an actual neckerchief). All eight-den members have to stand on this neckerchief. This is accomplished ...

Excavation Sites
In a wading pool (or in several smaller shallow pans) hide items in sand/dirt that are normally found in the ground at an excavation site. Give each person a list ...

Exercise Stations
Make sure everyone knows ahead of time that there will be an opportunity to do a little bit of physical exercise before the Pack Meeting so they can dress appropriately. ...

Famous Scouts
These are all famous scouts. Do you know them?* Indicates the Scout was an Eagle Scout 1. Neil Armstrong* A. President of the United States 2. Bill Bradley* B. Actor ...

Find Someone Who
Have them sign their name on the blank.1. Plays an instrument _________________________________2. Knows what a whole note is ___________________________3. Knows what a ½ note is _______________________________4. Sings in a choir ...

Flag Folding Relay
Practice folding and unfolding a flag, relay style. Person 1 & 2 unfold the flag, 2 & 3 fold it, 3 & 4 unfold, etc. As people join put them ...

Flag Pieces
Draw/locate a sufficient number of pictures of different flags and cut them into 2 or 3 pieces to accommodate the number of people you have attending a den or pack ...

Flea Market
Set up the room and have the boys bring things they want to sell and have a flea market. ...

Footprint Casts
Have pans set up with sand. Let the boys step into the sand and carefully remove their foot. Pour Plaster of Paris over the footprint until covered and over flowed ...

Forest
Write the letters F-O-R-E-S-T down the left-hand side of a page and give out copies of it with the instructions to find people whose first names begin with the different ...

Gathering of the Schools
Give each person a cut-out fish. Print the name of the fish on each one so that you have about 8 or 10 bass, swordfish, tuna, catfish, trout, flounder, squid ...

Gathering Snowballs
As the families gather, present each with a nametag, on which you have left room to write a number. The set-up for this game is a table on which you ...

Go Forth
Give everyone a pencil and paper when they arrive. Tell them to “Go forth” and get acquainted with 20 people, to ask them their names, and to write them on ...

Grand New Flag
Provide boys with crayons and paper so everyone can design a NEW American Flag. Have them explain the symbolism behind their new flag. ...

Group Puzzles
Cut pictures (magazine illustrations, advertising pictures, postcards, etc.) into a number of pieces. Pass these out as people arrive and ask everyone to complete his puzzle, thereby forming discussion groups. ...

Guess the Spices
As we study the Gateway to the Orient, we can recall the influence that the Orient had on Europeans, and even American development. In the 13th century, Marco Polo made ...

Guessing Game
Equipment: 5 small coins or buttons for each personEach person is given 5 small coins or buttons and places them in their pocket. Divide into pairs and stand facing each ...

Gymkhana
Have different stations set up outside for the pardners to test out their “riding” skills. These might include barrel racing, ribbon racing with a pardner, keyhole racing, etc. You can ...

Hero Match Up
Heroes do many different things for us. Match-up the hero with what they have done to help others ___ Clara Barton ___ Martin Luther King Jr. ___ Benjamin Franklin ___ ...

Hey Wheres the Rest of Me
Make or find pictures of jungle animals. Cut them in half. Mix them up. Don't hand out the halves too far ahead of the start of the game.. On signal, ...

Hidden Geography Puzzle
U.S. cities and states are hidden in each sentence below: Find and underline them as shown: Example: I asked you not to bang or yell.1. I met my sister, Carol ...

Historical Objects
Distribute copies to all guests and see how many persons they can identify by the following clues. 1 A rainbow a. George Washington 2. A kite b. Little Red Riding ...

Horse of A Different Color
Have pictures of different horse breeds tacked (pun intended!) around the room. Give out papers with the names of the different horses and clues that would help to identify the ...

How Many
Fill a clear container filled with red, green and white jellybeans, holiday M&Ms, counting as you fill. Everyone makes a guess on a slip a paper (be sure they include ...

How Much Does It Cost
Cut out pictures of different items of interest to the Cub Scouts and have these mounted around the room. Using your greatest diligence (searching high and lo) try to come ...

If I Could Be
Imagine being a tennis shoe, a backpack, or a jet ski: Using pictures from newspapers or magazines, have each scout select one picture of an inanimate object and write or ...

Indian PreOpening Game
As each Cub Scout arrives with his family, he is given a bag with the following items:2 face paints6 Paper Feathers1 Paper Head Band1 Newspaper section (for vest or shirt)Time ...

Jumping rope
rope skills are fun for everyone while promoting the value of physical activity and teamwork. This is a group version of jumping rope to try. A fairly long, substantial rope ...

Jungle Obstacle Course
Set up an obstacle course (backyard gym) with the jungle theme. Ideas include: Quicksand: set a blanket across a section to leap over Poisonous vines: tape a towel in a ...

Just One Word Trick
You'll really have them at a loss for words with this one! Cut out the following letters from magazine or newspaper headlines (or draw black letters on paper and cut ...

Kilroy
This is a get acquainted game. The first person (the leader) hands a small object to the person to his left and says "My name is Arthur and this is ...

Kwanza Kinara
A Kinara includes 3 red, 3 green and 1 black candle. Give each person a colored paper candle. They must form a group creating a completed Kinara. When a group ...

Leaf Hunt
Divide the group into teams of 5-6 people. Give each team thin typing paper and crayons and have them make rubbings of all the leaves they can find in the ...

Leaf Sun Prints
Make amazing white on blue prints with your favorite leaves. Just place leaves, ferns, flowers, shells, or whatever you choose, on photosensitive paper and place it in the sun. Remove ...

Learning the Meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance
Circle the word which means the same as the word on the left. PLEDGE Polish Family Promise ALLEGIANCE Puppy Loyalty Garden NATION Country Cereal Building INDIVISIBLE Unity Paint can't be ...

Lines of Work Quiz
Identify the person who you think made the following remarks about their line of work:1. It has its ups and downs. _____2. I get a bang out of it! _____3. ...

Marble Shoot Out
Using masking tape, create a design on the floor/sidewalk. Boys then try to shoot their marbles into the shape. How many marbles can they get to stay inside? ...

Married Words
Provide cards which have been written one word of common pairs such as "Jack" and "Jill," "ham" and "egg," etc. Have as many cards as needed. Ask every one to ...

Match
1. Data2. Input3. Process4. Output5. Internet6. Program7. Laptop Computer8. Computer Chip9. Hard Disk10. Floppy Disk11. Booting A. A set of steps or a list of instructions that tells a computer ...

Matching Game
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Meet Mister X
As people arrive, explain that there is a mysterious Mister X in the room. Tell them to introduce themselves to everyone asking, "Are you Mister X?" (He is to answer ...

Mixedup Folktales
1. BOMY KIDC 2. SECOP LIBL 3. GIB OTOF 4. ROZOR 5. NOEL NEARRG 6. ATHAWAHI 7. GINK HAMEMAMEAK 8. BAE NILNOLC 9. MOT YESRAW 10. LUPA YABUNU 11.LEANID NOBOE ...

Modern World Wonders
1-The Channel Tunnel2-The Clock Tower (Big Ben)3- The CN Tower4-Eiffel Tower5-The Empire State Building6-The Gateway Arch7-The Golden Gate Bridge8-The High Dam9-Hoover Dam10-Itaipu Dam11-Mount Rushmore National Monument 12- The Panama Canal13-The ...

Moon Rock Toss
Each Cub will need five small stones, each with the same color marked on them. Use several colors of markers. It's all right to have duplications in the colors. Distribute ...

My Body
Let the boys take turns outlining each other’s body on butcher paper. Then let them fill them in. They can either draw in the parts of the body (organs, bones, ...

My Family Tree
Before den meeting, gather up as many old magazines and catalogs as possible, the more variety the better. Have each boy then go through the magazines and cut out pictures ...

Name Bingo
Each Boy has a sheet of paper marked off in a grid (six across, six down). The boys then go around to other guests and ask them to sign a ...

Name That State
Here's a multiple-choice test of how well you know where some of the National Parks are in the United States.Our country is blessed with some of the most wonderful places ...

Name That Tree
This is a wooded outdoor activity, but if you're stuck inside or away from the trees, improvise by having leaf and limb samples for folks to use. Select as many ...

Noodlegrams
In a saucer place a tablespoonful or more of uncooked noodles. Each person must try to compose a ten word message out of the alphabet noodles. This could be done ...

Nutscar races
Cars are fast, and beautiful. Have the Cub Scouts and family members create their own cars from walnut half shells. Adding button wheels, tin foil bumpers and any other car ...

Olympic Torch Relay
Players line up in relay formation. The leader of each team holds a Ping-Pong ball balanced on top of a roll of newspaper. On signal, he runs to goal line ...

Oriental Proverbs
Pick the right (missing) word/s in the proverb."He who will not economize will have to " a) agonize b) sweat bullets c) harmonize When a friend arrives from afar, isn't ...

Outdoor Checkers
Use chalk to mark out a large checkerboard and use colored plastic plates for the checkers. As boys arrive they can join a side and work as a team to ...

Outdoor Checkers
Use chalk to mark out a large checkerboard and use colored plastic plates for the checkers. As boys arrive they can join a side and work as a team to ...

Outer Space Quiz
Using the wonderful world of the Internet or old (but expendable!) magazines, cut out space photos, letter each one with a sequential letter, and hang them around the meeting room. ...

Outside Talent Practice
Set up some stations outside (or downstairs or somewhere where the rough-housing won't disturb things) that the boys can "do." Here are some ideas for stations:Balance the broom vertically on ...

Person Scavenger Hunt
Provide each Cub Scout or family with the following list. They are to collect signatures of individuals who meet the description. The boy or family finished first or who collects ...

Pile it Higher and Deeper
divide players into groups of 5-6. Provide several large garbage sacks filled with clean recyclables. (cereal boxes, milk cartons, cans, corrugated cardboard, etc.) Only items from the sacks may be ...

Planets Quiz
1. How many planets are there? (9)2. Which planet is nearest the sun? (Mercury)3. The largest planet is ... (Jupiter)4. Name two planets with rings (Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, Jupiter )5. ...

Plus and Minus
Plus and Minus Add and subtract the letters as shown' then rearrange the letters to form a list of gifts you might find under the Christmas tree.1. shook +b-h =2. ...

Presents Pantomime
Each boy thinks of a present he would like to give a make-believe friend (or a real friend) and then decides how to act out movements for his chosen present. ...

Quick Test Of Intelligence
A quick test of intelligence. Don't cheat! Because if you did, the test would be no fun. I promise, there are no tricks to the test. Read this sentence:FINISHED FILES ...

Reflection Maze
Using mirrors, have the boys reflect light to hit a target in a dark place or shady location. To make it trickier, have them use multiple mirrors (one per boy) ...

Refueling
Buy a bottle of soft drink for each boy in your den. Open them and pour contents into a large metal pitcher. Rinse out the bottles and let dry.Set up ...

Sand Painting
Fill baby food jars with different colors of sand, making layers. To color your own sand fill paper cups half full of sand. Add water to completely cover sand. Add ...

Scavenger Hunt people
Have people do a scavenger hunt for people in your group with some odd facts: born in another country, drive a ford, be an only child, play the violin, know ...

Scrambled Sea Critters
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Shadow Tag
A twist on the traditional game. To tag a person out you must step in their shadow. This can be tricky, depending on the time of day you play. Set ...

Sink The Ship
Have a large bowl full of water set on a table in the room. In the bowl place a small plastic boat. If you don't have a boat, a Styrofoam ...

Smelling Kim
Equipment: A collection of dried foodstuffs which have a distinctive smell, e.g., coffee; tea; sage; rosemary; etc. and each in an identical container or in a small square of muslin ...

Smile
from litter to glitter…and a smile. Recycling is a great habit to start, one that will make the boys and the earth happy. This game challenges to the boys to ...

Smile Toss
Seat the boys in a circle.  Warn them to maintain a serious expression.  Someone stands in the center of the circle and smiles, then wipes the smile from his face ...

Soccer Bowl
Set up 10 cans in the grass. Players kick a soccer ball at the cans to try and knock as many down as they can from 20 feet away. ...

Soccer Bowl
Set up 10 cans in the grass. Players kick a soccer ball at the cans to try and knock as many down as they can from 20 feet away. ...

Spell It Out
Equipment: Pencil and PaperDirections: 1. Give the Cubs a phrase made up of two or three words.2. From that phrase, the Cubs must come up with as many words as ...

Spell Pocket
On a sheet of paper, spell out the word ‘pocket’. Using these letters, have everyone list items that you find in a pocket.Example:P: paper, ping pong balls, pencils, etc.O: old ...

Spotlight
Provide a list of items boys have to find that someone else fits. Examples: Born outside the state of Utah Who can roll their tongue Who has green eyes Who ...

Squirt Tic Tac Toe
Provide the boys with water squirters (bathtub toys). Mark out tic-tac-toe boards on the sidewalk. The boys mark their “X” or “O” using the water squirter. Better hurry! Wait too ...

Stained Glassed Leaves
Place leaves on a piece of wax paper. Lay another piece of wax paper over top of the leaves. Place in brown paper bag, and iron paper together. Punch holes ...

State ABCs
Using maps and atlases, have the Scouts and families find one geographical location for each letter of the alphabet. Examples: Arizona, Blue Lake (Utah), Columbia River, Denver, etc. ...

State Alphabet
How's the Pack's Geography? Here's a handout that tests everyone's knowledge of state names—from an alphabetic perspective. Make sure you give this to "groups" (like families) so that the ones ...

State Facts
Copy the map of the United States so that you have one for each Cub Scout or one for each person at the pack meeting. People should write the name ...

Story Box
Use already-made boxes or boxes that Cubs have made themselves., let their imaginations go! A Storytelling Box can also be done individually or as a group. It is a special ...

String Maze
You will need for each player (or Team): A different colored ball of sting or yarn A pencil A prizePreparation: Tie the prize to the end of the string. Hide ...

TableTop Hockey
Cut a plastic berry container or something similar, in half vertically. Invert one half of the container and set it at one end of a table. Cubs can line up ...

Take Nothing but Pictures
Divide off into pairs as people arrive. One person is the photographer and one is the camera. The photographer selects a scene that he would like to take a “picture” ...

Thanksgiving MatchUp
1. One action done in the morning2. Poultry in the Hay3. Jack-o-lantern dessert4. A springtime blossom5. Used by the percussion section of a band6. An automobile and 60's music7. Day ...

Thanksgiving tree
Copy the leaf pattern onto green cardstock, as each person enters the room give them a few leaves to write why they are thankful we live in such a beautiful ...

The Dreidel Game
Place several dreidels around the room for groups to play with. Give each person 10 or 20 “tokens” (pennies, candies, etc). Each player puts a token in the center “pot” ...

The Lucky Seven Shake
As one of the early numbers of a Den-family picnic, get everybody into the spirit of the occasion by conducting this game. Secretly provide one of the number with a ...

Three Step
Group Size: 5 or more. Equipment: A large enclosed area, and 3 soft balls (nerf or foam balls work best). Goal: To eliminate all the other players, by hitting them ...

Time Capsule
Have each boy bring something for a time capsule to be opened in 5, 10, or more years. Have the boy briefly write down why it’s special. You could do ...

Tissue Paper Relay
Give each player a drinking straw.  Divide the den into two teams.  Give the first player on each team a square of tissue paper.  On signal, he tries to lift ...

Transportation
Slips of paper are marked with one of the following words: CAR, TUGBOAT, JETPLANE, TRAIN, BICYCLE BELL, or HELICOPTER. Each person is given a slip of paper as they arrive ...

Tree Tag
One person is “It” and tries to tag another. Players are only “safe” when they are touching a tree. Players can only stay safe for 10 seconds, then they have ...

Two by Two
Place the name of an animal on the back of each boy. Boys have to ask questions to identify what they are, then find another with the same animal. ...

Watch A Seed Grow
Plant a lima bean seed against the side of a clear cup. Place it in a warm place and watch it grow over the next few weeks. ...

What Am I
Place the name of an occupation on the back of each person as they enter. They should ask yes or no questions of the others to discover what they are. ...

What Do You Do
Directions: Find people who are doing or have done any of these careers and have them sign on the line. If someone has done more than one career have them ...

What Fish Is This
Equipment: Copies of the gameDirections: A fishy quiz. Tell me what kind of fish I am. (Answers are in parentheses)1. A prolonged crier?2. A choir singer?3. The mariners dread?4. As ...

What If
The following are story ideas you can use during a quiet time in your den meeting. Let each scout pick one these ideas (you can add a few of your ...

What Tree Am I
For a fun pre-opening activity, prepare as many "tags" as you will have people for the meeting. On each tag write a tree type. (Make them common names.) Obviously, repeats ...

Whatcha Got
Provide a list of items a boy might have in his pocket to each participant. Try to find someone with that in their pocket. Examples: marble, coin, paper clip, trading ...

Whats In It
For this pre-opening game, put a half-dozen or more small items in a cloth bag of bean bag size. Items might include marbles, a pen, quarter, key comb, lipstick tube, ...

Which Countrys Coins
Gather coins from different countries and place them on display, labeled with unique identifiers. Then list out on sheets of paper the different countries represented. Have folks match the coins ...

Who Am I
Cut famous actors’ pictures from magazines and when the boys come into the room, pin one on their back. Make sure the boy doesn’t see whose picture is on his ...

Who Am I 2
Have a topic pre-selected such as PARTY. Come up with about 20 related items associated with that topic, example: horn, party hat, favor, balloon, candy, cake, punch, ice cream, music, ...

Who Am I 3
Make up a "Who Am I" card for each scout. This card has the name of someone who is famous or well-known in some field of communication -- past presidents, ...

Who Am I 4
Take a pile of 3x5 cards and write down a name of a person or character on each card. These names can be seasonal (Winter: Cupid, Jack Frost, New Year’s ...

Who Collects What
1. Rock Hound A. Stamps2. Folk Singer B. Recipes3. Numismatist C. Timetables4. Ham Radio Operator D. Coins5. Cook E. Old furniture6. Lexicographer F. Call numbers7. Philatelist G. First editions8. Antique ...

Who Is It
Give everyone a 3x5 card. Have them all write down 4 things about themselves that no one else in the room should know. Have them put their name on the ...

Whos a Scout
Let the boys guess which notable person is a Scout. Note: All listed below were Scouts. Henry “Hank” Aaron (Baseball Player) Neil Armstrong (First Man on Moon) Philo t. Farnsworth ...

Yes or No
Announce that no one is to say “yes” or “no”. Then give half of the group 10 peanuts and the rest 10 beans. Allow every one a specified time in ...

Yummy Fossils
Give each boy a chocolate chip cookie and a toothpick. Tell them they need to get the chocolate chips out without breaking them. ...



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