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1000 Smiles
PERSONNEL: 8 CubsEQUIPMENT: Happy face signs with words written on the back.CUB 1: I think there were 1,000 smiles here tonight, but did you know,CUB 2: A smile cost nothing,CUB ...

1000 Smiles
Have Cub Scouts make signs and carry them out as the vegetable are announced.Narrator: First plant five rows of peas.1. Preparedness 2. Promptness 3. Perseverance 4. Politeness 5. PraiseThen, plant ...

2030 Closing
DENNER #1: (lights candle) What did it feel like, astronaut, as you flew into outer space? Did you mind being cooped up in such a tiny place?DENNER #2: (lights candle) ...

A Boy
He is a person who is going to carry on what you have started.He is to sit right where you are sitting, and attend, when you are gone, to those ...

A Closing Ceremony for Fathers
Personnel: 7 Cubs, 3 Fathers Equipment: Game, Jackknife, book or pet, fishing pole1ST Cub: "What shall you give to one small boy? A glamorous game (holds up game), a tinseled ...

A Crop of Smiles
Once upon a time, two brothers left the farm to move to a city to look for work. Just outside of the city, the first brother met an old man ...

A Cub Scout Pocket
A piece of tagboard is cut in the shape of a pocket and covered with blue felt, including a pocket flap and button. The badges which are attached are available ...

A Cub Scout Prayer
Oh Lord, that I will do my bestI come to the in prayer.Help me help other every dayAnd teach me to be square.To honor Mother, Fatherand obey the Cub Laws, ...

A Cub Scouts Thanksgiving Prayer
O, Heavenly Father, we ask for your blessingFor loved ones and friends that are near.We thank you for food and for love and for lifeAnd the spirit of Scouting that's ...

A Diamond In The Rough
A diamond in the rough is a diamond sure enough,And before it ever sparkled it was made of diamond stuff.But someone had to find it or it never would be ...

A Flag Is
MATERIALS: A large American flag held by Scout, A small piece of light cloth on a stick held by Scout.LEADER: (points to small cloth on stick) A flag is much ...

A Friend Flag Ceremony
Cub # 1: Many of us have heard the old saying, "A friend in need is a friend indeed.Cub # 2: "Our country is often the friend who helps us ...

A Good Sport
You hear a lot of talk about being a good sport, but just what does it mean? A good sport learns the rules so he will not break them. He ...

A Good Thing Said About Newspapers
Gutenberg invented the movable type printing process. Reducing the "time to press" that documents had to endure. The Wolf, Bear, and Webelos books that you have are made from this ...

A Great Host Of Heroes
ARRANGEMENT: The colors are advanced in the normal manner. The flag speaks:FLAG: A great host of heroes, with the help of God, have kept me gallantly flying in the face ...

A Heap Of Care And Patience
It takes a heap of working with a boy to make a man.A heap of care and patience, and you’ve got to understandThat he won’t be any better than you ...

A Naturalist Is
No matter where you live, there is a world of undiscovered secrets of nature still waiting to be explored.A naturalist is a student of natural history which includes the many ...

A Nature Minute
Personnel: Cubmaster or Den LeaderI am part of Nature. I am part of everything that lives. I am bound together with all living things in air, in land, in water. ...

A Pledge
(make copies for everyone to read and follow along.)Cub Scouts: (Stand and read together) "As future citizens, we will do our best to be prepared in body and will, in ...

A Poem for Closing
Let's be quiet as we go In earnest thought of what we owe To those who all about us make The Scouting movement, let us take.With gratitude what they bestow, ...

A Talk About Our Flag
I have often stopped to look at our Flag rippling in the breeze from a flag staff atop a tall building and marveled at it's beauty, with it's 13 stripes ...

A Tree is a Good Scout
Personnel: 6 Cubs and a narrator Equipment: Each Cub hold a picture or drawing of a tree with his section of text on the back.Cub 1: Did you ever pause ...

ACHIEVE
Use seven pieces of cut poster board with the letters to spell the word "ACHIEVE". Have Cubs stand in correct order to spell the word and read the following:A - ...

ABC XYZ
PERSONNEL: Narrator, 6 Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: Large card with appropriate letter on frontSETTING: Each Cub Scout holds large card. Narrator and boys stand in a line in front of audience.NARRATOR: To ...

ACE CM Minute revised
In ancient Rome 'as', spelled A S, was a pound weight. In the markets, goods sold by merchants that weighed an 'as' were considered good for selling. Latin influenced the ...

Acting Parts In Life
CUBMASTER: Fellows, our lives are made up of many different acts or parts. As young boys, you act the part of a Webelos, or a Cub. In school you act ...

Actors In The Pack
MASTER OF CEREMONIES: Cubbing is a family affair. The boy can not join a Pack without a parent helping. Tonight we are all one Pack, where not only the Cubs ...

Adios
Boys hold cards spelling "ADIOS" which is Spanish for good bye. Each boy read one of the parts and after the last one is read, all boys shout "Adios."A - ...

Advance CM Minute
For Parents:A boy does what he knows. He is what he does, and what he is going to be, he is becoming.For Scouts:Life never stands still. If you do not ...

Advise For Whittlers
CUB SCOUT #1: For some years Boy's Life published a regular feature called "Slide of the Month", written and illustrated by Ben Hunt, a noted carver. Here are some of ...

Aim For The Stars
The words "Aim for the Stars" have important meaning to Cub Scouts. There have been many before us who have set their sites and lived their lives by Aiming for ...

Aim for the Stars 2
The words, "Aim for the Stars" have an important meaning to Cub Scouts. Think of Thomas Edison who tried and failed hundreds of times before he perfected the electric light ...

Akela And Bagherra The Panther Gather The Pack
Form dens at four corners of the room or area. Akela (Cubmaster) and Bagherra the Panther (Assistant Cubmaster or Den Leader) face each other across the area.AKELA: Look well, O ...

Alaska Is Different
CUB #1: Alaska is different in climate that (your state name), different in the food produced, and offers different ways of life.CUB #2: The beauty of Alaska is captured in ...

Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein has been quoted as having said "The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. It is enough if one tries merely ...

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 ...

All One Boy Closing
Den Leader: We will try to show you the many sides to the boy we so proudly call our son, but remember, these are all one boy.1st Cub: I’m the ...

All Scout Blue and Gold Banquet Recognition Ceremony
Setting - Cub Master as Chief Akela (Native clothing is a good idea) CM: "As the century was ending, Chief Akela was worried about his people. His Pack was surrounded ...

Allegiance To The Outdoors
SETTING: After presenting flags and Pledge of Allegiance, Den lines up across front of room.NARRATIVE: We are coming up on the time of the year when we start using the ...

Always Do Your Best
Prepare four cue cards, one for each Scout, with the following text on the back and the key word in large letters on the front. After reading each card, the ...

America A La Mode A Recipe
Take a huge melting pot.Put in a large quantity of ENGLISH people (the English will add to the melting pot-our language, system of courts and laws, their desire for religious ...

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 Special To Me
...

America Is
CUB #1: America is the sound of fireworks on the Fourth of July.CUB #2: America is the smell of freshly mown lawns on a cool summer night.CUB #3: America is ...

America The Beautiful
CUBMASTER: This evening we have shared our respect for our great country. We have seen some of the glory that is the United States. The most fitting end to our ...

America The Greatest Country In The World
DEN LEADER: The Cub Scout promises to do his duty to his country. We would like to review for you some of the things that are different but that make ...

American Flag Recipe
Materials needed: 1 American Flag, Large bowl or bag, Long handled spoon, Cut into small pieces -blue paper, red paper, white paper cut out a few stars from white paperBefore ...

American Folklore Heroes
CUB #1: All of our American Folklore heroes were hard working people, You won't find a shirker in the bunch.CUB #2: Campfire stories about them tell us so.CUB #3: All ...

American Heroes
CUB #1: American Folklore is more than just heroes real and make believe.CUB #2: It is how the early settlers made clothing.CUB #3: How they trapped for food.CUB #4: How ...

American Indian We Thank Thee
PROPS: Artificial campfire, tom-tom, rattle for medicine man, small American flag.THE SETTING: Three Indian braves and a medicine man are seated around the fire; Indian Chief is standing; boy in ...

American Pioneers They Have Refused To Give Up
PERSONNEL: Narrator and 6 Cub ScoutsNARRATOR: American pioneers have been men with curious minds, strong purpose, courage, determination and a proud, fierce loyalty. Through every hardship, they have refused to ...

American Spirit
I am an American. I have come from the four corners of the earth... in flight from the old and the ruined and the oppressive. I have come to the ...

Americas Answer
America needs men with a concern for the common good -- men who have the understanding and insight to help solve her problems and those of the changing world around ...

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 ...

An Eagle Closing
There are 48 kinds of eagles in the world. Only the Bald Eagle and the Golden Eagle breed in the United StatesMany Bald Eagles have been killed by hunters and ...

An Indian Prayer Closing
“Great Spirit, whose teepee is the sky and whose hunting ground is the earth, Mighty and fearful are you called. Ruler over storms, over men and birds and beasts, Have ...

Ancient Greeks Viewed Athletes
Cub 1: Ancient Greeks viewed an athlete as a person of great beauty, a symbol of truth.Cub 2: The training he received was rigorous and strictly disciplined.Cub 3: There was ...

Anniversary Closing
EQUIPMENT: Candelabra with three candles; one larger candle.PERSONNEL: Cubmaster and all present and former Cub Scouts.CUBMASTER: Tonight we have had a lot of fun at the ____th birthday of Cub ...

Another Blue Gold Closing
Have a small birthday candle at each Cub Scout table setting and have larger candle on all tables. At the proper time, the Cubmaster announce that each Webelos Scout should ...

Another Chapter Of Our Scouting Tales
Place a chair and a small table in front of the group. Turn the lights out. Have the Cubmaster light a candle, walk across to the table and light an ...

As Future Citizens
PERSONNEL: Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: Copy of statement below for each Cub Scout or have statement printed on large sign or film slide for everyone to see and read.CUB SCOUT: All Cub ...

As The Wood Is Shaped
As the wood is shaped, assembled sanded, finished, and adorned with the final details of a fine finished piece of furniture, so our Cub Scouts grow through experiencing the many ...

B Is For Birds
NARRATOR: The Great Master who made us all, gave humans other creatures to be here on earth with us. Besides the creatures in the seas and the animals walking the ...

BUGS
Setup: Make large cards to spell out BUGS.B-stands for best. A Cub Scout promises to do his bestU-stands for understands. A Cub Scout understands his duty to God and his ...

Back To Nature
PERSONNEL: CubmasterEQUIPMENT: Nature pictures. Slides of nature. Film strip of nature. Pictures of endangered wildlife, badges for boys.ARRANGEMENT: Cubmaster in front of audience.CUBMASTER: Nature is a beautiful thing, something we ...

Backyard Adventure
SETTING: Boys looking Around and noticing what's around them.1ST BOY: What's that up there in the sky - a dragon or a cloud?2ND BOY: I've never seen a bug like ...

Backyard Picnic
Cast: 7 Cub Scouts dressed in picnic clothes or outdoor clothesCub#1: You've seen our picnic tonight in fun it did not lack.Cub#2: Because in teamwork we were not slack.Cub #3: ...

BadenPowell
Baden-Powell had a vision which he made come true, So that we enjoy Scouting and have fun while we do.He wasn't an American But he's famous to us, He has ...

BadenPowell Had A Vision
The following closing could be done by a Den of boys standing up front and reciting together the first eight lines or have one of them as narrator, take a ...

Badges Of Cloth
PROPS: Six cards with one letter of the word BADGES on each card, the explanation for each letter on the reverse side.B stands for badges to be given today. What ...

Balloon Pop Promise
PERSONNEL: 7 Cub Scouts.EQUIPMENT: 7 balloons to be popped, part of the Cub Scout Promise on a note inside each.CUB 1: Pop balloon and read: I (name) PROMISECUB 2: Pop ...

Basic Opening Ceremony
PERSONNEL: Cub Scout DenEQUIPMENT: US Flag, Pack FlagUS Flag and Pack flag on opposite ends of the stage with Cub Scouts lined up, between them, facing audience.NARRATOR: (all boys turn ...

Be A Happy Clown
A den of Cub Scouts come onto stage dressed as clowns. One has a large sad mouth painted on.Others have large smiling mouths painted on or half of the boys ...

Be More Than
This month's theme has been "Our Gifts and Talents." It has given us a chance to take stock in what we have and who we are. As we leave tonight, ...

Be Thankful
PERSONNEL: Two Cub Scouts or two leaders.CUB #1: Oh boy, Thanksgiving is coming! Turkey, stuffing and lots of pumpkin pie. Boy, am I going to pig out!CUB #2: Is that ...

Beautiful America
A America abounds in beautiful sights; M Making it beautiful is one of our rights. E Each of us is proud of our U.S.A. R Rolling hills and lakes in ...

Bedtime Story
Make a large, over-sized birthday book from poster board. Cut the poster board in half crosswise and punch holes along one side. String together with colorful yarn.Draw a birthday cake ...

Bill of rights
Props: Have each boy come in with a small American flag. 1st Cub: The right to worship God in one’s own way. 2nd Cub: The right to free speech and ...

Bird Watchers
NARRATOR: (Lines up all the Cubs who have pictures of birds, facing the audience.) Tonight our theme was "Bird Watchers". It is our duty as Cubs, as parents, as Americans, ...

Birds A Part Of Nature
Birds are a very important part of nature, without them we would be over run with insects, and we would surely miss watching them in flight and listening to them ...

Block Of Wood
EQUIPMENT: A long table with a cloth covering the top and front and side, A block of wood, A variety of wood working tools, A piece of wood carved and ...

Blood And Tears
CUBMASTER: Have you ever thought of the blood and tears that have been shed for our nation throughout the years? We have won all our wars, but we have not ...

Blood And Tears 2
CUBMASTER: Have you ever thought of the blood and tears that have been shed for our nation throughout the years? We have won all our wars, but we have not ...

Blue Gold Anniversary Closing
EQUIPMENT: Candelabra with three candles; one larger candle. PERSONNEL: Cubmaster and all present and former Cub Scouts. CUBMASTER: Tonight we have had a lot of fun at the ____th birthday ...

Blue Gold Boy Power
Have a small birthday candle at each Cub Scout table setting and have larger candles on all tables. Atthe proper time, the Cubmaster announces that each Webelos Scout should come ...

Blue Gold Candle Closing
Have a small birthday candle at each Cub Scout table setting and have larger candle on all tables. At the proper time, the Cubmaster announce that each Webelos Scout should ...

Blue Gold Cub Cake Closing
1 Cup enthusiasm 2 Cups fun and laughter 1 Cup hunger 3 Cups excitement 1 Tablespoon spirit 1/2 teaspoon pride 1 teaspoon bluing Sprinkle of gold dustMix thoroughly. Mold into ...

Blue Gold Dinner Closing
Setting: Have a single large candle at each Blue & Gold Banquet table, with a leader to light it. Extinguish the house lights and light table candles.Cubmaster: Cub Scouting is ...

Blue And Gold
Print large block letters with permanent markers on 8"X10" sheets of white poster board, one letter to a sheet -- the word "BLUE" in blue, "AND" in black, and "GOLD" ...

Blue And Gold
Needed: 1 large blue candle, 3 gold candles, 1 small candle for each adult, Small squares of construction paper to catch wax.Personnel: Three key people of the Pack (Cubmaster, Committee ...

Blue And Gold
PROPS: 4 blue or gold candles in holder on table; one candle for each boy in den; one taller white candle in the middle on the table.LEADER: As we turn ...

Blue And Gold Cubs
EQUIPMENT: 4 candles (2 blue and 2 gold), candle holders, __ U.S. Flag. 5 Webelos Scouts or Den Chiefs, 4 cards (each bearing one letter of the word Cubs.)Place candles ...

Blue and Gold Flag Ceremony
Narrator: I represent the spirit of Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouting. I am also the spirit of Scouting past and present. Here is our future…Cub Scouts of ...

Blue And Gold The Scouting Way
Eight boys in uniform line up holding large cards which are blank on one side. The first four cards are blue the other four are gold. As the boys speak ...

Blue and Gold Welcome Opening
Personnel: Eight Cub Scouts say each line Cub 1: We'd truly like to welcome you. To our banquet of gold and blue Cub 2: The food is great, the program ...

Boatswains Pipe
Pipe the flag aboard by having someone make a whistle like a boatswain's pipe. It gives a long, drawn-out tone, stating in a high key and dropping to a lower ...

Boys And Their Pockets
Preparation: You will need each boy to have one of the following in his pockets: a frog (plastic, unless you are brave), dirt, marbles, rocks, and a small flag. Have ...

Braided Yarn
Cubmaster holds up two four-foot lengths of yarn, one blue, and one gold. He explains that the blue represents boys, the gold, parents.CUBMASTER: By itself, neither of these strands is ...

Breaking Bread Together
Sharing a meal together is one of our greatest traditions. In most religions, the meal plays an important part in celebrating the faith. As Americans, we celebrate our bounty and ...

Bright Ideas Closing
A single light bulb is illuminated in the front of the darkened room.The Cubmaster speaks: this light bulb is pretty commonplace to people these days. But it is a fitting ...

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, ...

Bug Closing
Personnel: 8 Cub Scouts Equipment: Each with a poster of a bug1st Cub: There was a little bug who had the blues, And he cried because he had no shoes.2nd ...

Bugs Things Closing
You can learn a lot about life by watching insects. Have you ever taken time to watch a colony of ants? They are always busy, working together, doing what needs ...

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 ...

CHARACTER
C - There is another kind of course that is even more important than that which was told to you in the opening of the pack meeting.H - That is ...

CHRISTMAS
Preparation: 9 Cubs enter each with a card with the appropriate letter on them.C - is for Christ, who birthday we observe H - is for Happiness to those we ...

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 ...

COLLECTIONS
PERSONNEL: 11 Cubs and Den Leader or Den Chief.EQUIPMENT: Cards with letters spelling out C O L L E C T I O N S NARRATOR: We would like to ...

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 1
Supplies:8 Cub Scouts with signs with the letter on the front and the saying on the back. C is for Cub Scouts Where we all learn O is for Outdoors ...

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 ...

CUBS
Personnel: 4 CubsEquipment: Prepare posters that reflect the messages presented with the letters C U B S on them.Setting: The boys stand in front of the Pack and recite their ...

Campfire
As darkness creeps into our circle of light,Embers that glow and sighDraw our friendship circle closer,Whisper memories that will not die;God's magic danced in our fire's flames,And fills the gathering ...

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 Closing
Wood and water, wind and tree,Wisdom, strength, and courtesy,Scouting favor go with thee. ...

Campfire Closing 2
(Give each person a sprig of dried cedar, pine, juniper, etc. If using an artificial campfire indoors, use toothpicks.)Cubmaster: The light from hundreds of campfires around the world have brightened ...

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 ...

Can You Imagine
Use a mirror (the kind with a handle) Put a neckerchief around handle and a Cub Scout hat on the top.Try not to obscure the view too much. Call all ...

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 ...

Captain Of All Scouts
Now may the great Captain of all ScoutsWho created the seas and all things that live thereinAnd Who gave us dominion over themBe with us till we meet again. ...

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 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 ...

Cents and Sense
Tonight we’ve focused on dollars and sense—not cents as in pennies, and nickels, and dimes—but sense as in common sense—sense, as in sensibility and sensitivity. Let’s think about that for ...

Ceremonies Flag Opening A Penny Saved
Benjamin Franklin was one of America’s most prominent and inventive forefathers. In his time, he helped to write the Constitution of the United States, he served the country in many ...

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 ...

Ceremonies Flag Opening Light Up Your Life
ARRANGEMENT: A single light bulb is illuminated in the from of a darkened room.CUBMASTER: This light bulb is a pretty commonplace thing to people these days. But it's a fitting ...

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 ...

Cheerful Attitude Closing Thought
"Did you ever notice how pleasant it is to be around people who have a cheerful attitude? On the other hand, we sometimes avoid a person who is grumpy and ...

CHRISTMAS Closing
Arrangement.: Nine Cub Scouts come onstage, one by one; each carrying a large cardboard letter. As he speaks his lines, he holds up his letter, which ultimately spells out the ...

Christmas Closing 2
1st Boy: Our Pack Meeting is over2nd Boy: It is time to say goodnight3rd Boy: We trust our efforts please you,4th Boy: As your presence gave us delight.5th Boy: We ...

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 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 ...

Closing Prayer from Apollo
Have the pack form a large brotherhood circle (arms over each other's shoulders) and then read the prayer that was broadcast from outer space by Frank Borman from the Apollo ...

Closing for Den Chief and Six Cub Scouts
Den Chief: What you are is God's gift to you. What you make of yourself is your gift to God. Make it a good gift.Cub #1: Work while you work.Cub ...

Clues Closing
1 - We look in the sky each morning for clues about the weather to tell us what to wear. 2 - We look at our friends' faces and bodies ...

Coming Together
Form a circle around the derby track.CUBMASTER: Coming together is a beginning. (Now cross arms and hold the hands of people beside you.)"Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." ...

Commentary on the Pledge of Allegiance
As a schoolboy, one of Red Skelton's teachers explained the words and meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance to his class. Skelton later wrote down, and eventually recorded, his recollection ...

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 ...

Computer Closing
The theme for this month has focused on the computer. In these days, we can't imagine what life would be like without them. Computers are wonderful! But let's not forget ...

Computer Closing Thought
The computer has changed our lives in more ways than we now know. It has opened up many new and exciting possibilities for all of us. It is in this ...

Computer Games Must Come To An End
CUBMASTER OR CUB SCOUT: As all good computer games must come to an end, so this meeting must end. Your score for the night is 100--that's 100% for being a ...

Congratulations To All Us Winners
CUBMASTER: At the conclusion of our pinewood derby night, I would like to say that we were all winners here tonight. Dad has more respect for his son whether he ...

Conserve
Using eight Cub Scouts holding cutouts of cars made from poster board and painted in different bright colors. As each boy speaks his line, the car is turned over to ...

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 ...

Counsel Your Sons Closing
As you go back to your homes, I would like to ask the parents keep these thoughts in mind. Counsel your sons that they may have eyes to behold the ...

Cowboys Philosophy
Personnel: 5 Cub ScoutsSetting: Boys up frontCub 1: We, the cowboys of the western plains are bound by our desire to live free.Cub 2: We must, therefore, show respect for ...

Cub Brothers Den Closing
(Props: Large blue candle and large gold candle; denner and assistant denner)DENNER: "For our closing today would you all please form a living circle around the table? (Denner and assistant ...

Cub Grub
Equipment: Signs with letters spelling CUB GRUB and dialogue for each letter taped to back of signPersonnel: Seven Cub Scouts to hold and read signs C is for character- one ...

Cub Scout Benediction
And now may the GreatMaster of all Cub ScoutsGuide and guard our footstepsToday, tomorrow,And for the tomorrows to come. ...

Cub Scout Bird Watchers
PERSONNEL: Bobcat, Wolf, Bear, Webelos Scout, Arrow of Light recipient, Cubmaster or Den Leader. EQUIPMENT: Large poster with the picture of a hummingbird, a sparrow, a robin, a hawk, and ...

Cub Scout Bird Watchers 2
PERSONNEL: Bobcat, Wolf, Bear, Webelos Scout, Arrow of Light recipient, Cubmaster or Den Leader.EQUIPMENT: Large poster with the picture of a hummingbird, a sparrow, a robin, a hawk, and an ...

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 Garden of Thoughts
Personnel: 7 Cubs dressed in farmer’s hats, shirts, levis, etc., with garden tools. Also need large cut-outs of vegetables as indicated.Cub 1: We’re Cub Scout farmers who’ve come your way ...

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 Native American Prayer
For that solemn moment towards the end of Den or Pack meeting, try this Cub Scout Native American Prayer: Morning Star wake us, filled with joy. To new days of ...

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 Scout Safari Closing
Cubmaster (returning to jeep):We made it through our Cub Scout Safari. The road was a little bumpy along the way. So be careful on your way home. You never know ...

Cub Scout Spirit Closing
Arrangement. Head table holds candelabra with three candles and one larger candle in separate holder.NARRATOR: Tonight we have had a lot of fun at the (number) birthday party of Cub ...

Cub Scout Thanksgiving
O' Heavenly Father, we ask for your blessing For loved ones and friends that are near.We thank you for food and for love and for life And the spirit of ...

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 ...

Cub Scouts Have Their Own Guiding Stars
We have had lots of fun with water at this activity. As we've played in the water, we can also think about the sailors who sail on the water. How ...

Cubbing Is A Business Too
Cubbing is a business, too. The business of dealing with that squirming, jumping, eager, active, unpredictable, stubborn, inquisitive, laughing, quarreling, wrestling, fighting, dirty smelly loveably, small edition of manhood known ...

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 ...

Days End
1st CUB: Often when day is done and in my bed I lay, (put palms together, place hands to cheek.. and tilt head to side as if asleep).2nd CUB: I ...

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
Cubmaster: I am part of Nature. I am part of everything that lives. I am bound together with all living things in air, in land, in water. My life depends ...

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: ...

Decommissioning a US Flag Properly
“The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.” (The United ...

Den Candle
Boys are seated in a semi-circle around the den ceremonial board.Den leader begins by reminding the boys that we use a candle to symbolize Akela, the good leader.She then lights ...

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 - ...

Detective Closing
"Detective" enters room and addresses the audience.This was a difficult case to solve, but the clues are all around you. And I am proud to admit that the case is ...

Did You Know
Did you know that millions of boys and men have been part of the Boy Scout movement since its beginning In 1916? Many of you dads were Scouts (let's see ...

Dinner Closing
EQUIPMENT: Have a large single candle on each Blue and Gold banquet table, with a leader prepared to light it. Extinguish the house lights and ask leader to light their ...

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 ...

Do Your Best
D-Doing for others in need O-One country, allegiance, and creed Y-Yes, a response that we give O-Oath, that we pledge to live U-Under, one flag we all stand R-Ready, to ...

Do Your Best 2
Boys with key words hold up cards saying "DO" "YOUR" "BEST". 1st Cub: DO unto others as they should do to you.2nd Cub: That's called the Golden Rule3rd Cub: YOU'RE ...

Do Your Best modified
Boys with key words hold up cards saying "Do Your Best"1st Cub: Do unto others as they should do unto you.2nd Cub: That's called the Golden Rule.3rd Cub: You're all ...

Do Your Best Future
Narrator: Whatever we want to be in the future, keep in mind:1st Cub: “D” stands for doctor. I’ll try to help sick people. 2nd Cub: “O” stands for operator. I ...

Do Your Best Holiday Closing
Arrangement: Boys with key words hold up cards saying: Do Your Best.Cub 1: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.Cub 2: That's called the Golden Rule.Cub3: ...

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 ...

Dog Rules
Personnel: 10 Cubs and NarratorSetting : Cub stand in a line holding large cards with the rules on the back and pictures of dogs on the front.Narrator: Dogs are a ...

Dog Skills Closing Ceremony
With all the wonderful skills dogs can learn, there is one thing they cannot do. Dogs cannot see colors. As a matter of fact, monkeys and apes are the only ...

Doing Things For Others
Most of us are happiest when we are doing things for others. Think for a moment of a time when you were helpful to someone. Chances are it made you ...

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
To be good at any thing, you have to believe that you can do it, and then practice it until you can.There's no easy way to become an expert. You ...

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 ...

Each Day
Each day is a new beginning. Another chance to learn more about ourselves. To care more about others. To laugh more than we did. To accomplish more then we thought ...

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 ...

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" ...

Essence Of LifeLong Memories
Our campfire grows dim. Our songs and our laughter have joined the smoke of our fire to forever drift with the winds.HEAR the gentle breeze in the trees, echoing the ...

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 ...

Everyone Is Essential Closing
Arrangements: Three broomsticks, staves, PVC pipes, etc., large rubber band. A Cub Scout, his parent, and the Cubmaster each hold one stick.Cubmaster: "Our pack program has three elements, each of ...

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 ...

Explore Your Neighborhood
CUBMASTER: In those times of gas shortages and economic problems, our neighborhood has become more important to us than ever before. We've all heard stories from our grandparents about the ...

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 ...

Extend Thy Hand
During a hike in the woods, a troop of Boy Scouts came across an abandoned section of railroad track. Each, in turn, tried walking the rails but eventually lost his ...

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 ...

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 ...

Famous Pioneer Closing
Cubmaster: "We've heard of many famous men - men with curious minds, strong purposes, courage, determination, stick-to-itiveness and a proud, fierce loyalty for their country. For you as Cub Scouts, ...

Farmers Garden Of Thoughts
Personnel: Seven Cub Scouts with straw hats., garden tools and large cut-outs of vegetables as indicated.CUB #1 - We're Cub Scout farmers who've come your way to share with you, ...

Feed The Fire
(Everyone should be given a small twig (toothpicks) prior to the ceremony. The sound of a tom tom is heard. Akela the Indian Chief is sitting at a campfire. Medicine ...

Fire Detectives
CUBMASTER: Cub Scouts, all during our meeting the candle representing the spirit of Cub Scouting has continued to burn. Now we'll blow it out, reminding ourselves that a flame must ...

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 Ceremony for December nights
Our flag is bright with cheer, brilliant with courage, and firm with faith. Many of our holiday traditions this month involve lights such as the Star of Bethlehem, the miracle ...

Flag Closing
We watch the flag as it passes by A flash of color against the sky; Its fifty stars are a dazzling white As those few that shone by the dawn's ...

Flag A M E R I C A
Preparation: Make seven cards with one letter on each: A, M, E, R, I, C, and A . Cub Scout 1: A is for all people in our land. Cub ...

Flag America
A: Abounding wildlife running free M: Majestic mountains from sea to sea E: Eagles soaring through evergreen forests R: Raging rivers and nature's own chorus I: Immeasurable love God has ...

Flag Spirit of Baden Powell
Preparation: Cub Scouts bring in a different symbol for each statement the narrator makes before the color guard enters: a religious symbol or emblem, a boy in complete uniform, a ...

Folk Tales
This idea could provide closing ceremonies for the whole month, and help the boys pass their American Folklore achievement.The Den Leader could provide for the boys to choose stories from ...

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
Oh, Winds of the South, blow upon us tonight. Come to us, Spirit of Akela, Help us to do our best At everything we do.Oh, Winds of the West, warm ...

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 CM Closing
Boys, I want to tell you a story that has a meaning. When I was a boy I had three turtles. They had a beautiful terrarium with rather low sides. ...

Freedom Opening
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 ...

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 ...

Friendship Circle
Set Up: Each Cub has a 3 foot section of rope joined with a square knot to that of the boy on his left. The Ceremony: The boys form a ...

Friendship Logs Ashes Ceremony
This ceremony may be part of a Day Camp Fire. It is done in two parts, the opening with the friendship logs and closing with the ashes. Each unit will ...

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 Sea To Shining Sea Closing
BOOM!! SIZZLE!! Oooh! Aaah! Don’t you just love a good fireworks display on the Fourth of July? The colors are ...

Fun On Wheels
PERSONNEL: Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: A picture of a bicycle, car, trainSETTING: Boys holding pictures as they recite or read lines.CUB #1: I have fun riding my bicycle.CUB #2: I always enjoy ...

GIVES
EQUIPMENT: 5 Cub Scouts with 5 large cards each with a letter forming the word G I V E S with sayings written on back.ARRANGEMENT: Each Cub holds his card ...

Garbage In Garbage Out
Cub Master minute: With all the information we receive today, it is possible to get a lot of "garbage in".We need to be careful that we are not taking in ...

Genius At Being A Boy Closing
1st Cub: Everyone cannot be brilliant, everyone cannot be smart. I may not be a genius, but I can build a neat go-cart.2nd Cub: I can dam a stream with ...

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, ...

Getting To Know Others
CUBMASTER: In those times of gas shortages and economic problems, our neighborhood has become more important to us than ever before. We've all heard stories from our grandparents about the ...

Gifts
Why not pick something from this list of Christmas gifts which are NOT advertised n television?Give your parents the words, "I love you."Give your children a full day of your ...

Gifts Which Are Not Advertised On Television
PERSONNEL: Cubmaster or Den LeaderCUBMASTER: Why not pick something from this list of Christmas gifts which are not advertised on television?Give your parents the words "I love You".Give your children ...

Give a Hoot Dont Pollute
Equipment: Flashlights, fan, American Flag, and cards or 7 small pieces of cardboard. On the first 6, the letters, N,A,T,U,R,E and on the last, Give A Hoot, Do Not Pollute! ...

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 ...

Giving Thanks
CUB #1: In 1621, after the first harvest was completed by the Plymouth colonists, Governor James Bradford proclaimed a day of thanksgiving and prayer.CUB #2: During the American Revolution, a ...

Goals Realized In Scouting
Cub Scouts keep themselves strong and personally fit, both for their own sake, and so they can become useful citizens of our great country. Keeping fit allows us to help ...

God Bless America
ARRANGEMENTS: American Flag posted, after the regular presentation of colors. House lights are dimmed, and flag is spot lighted. Narrator reads the following after the Pledge of Allegiance has been ...

God Gives Us the World
Leader: The founder of Scouting, Lord Baden-Powell, once said, "God has given us a world to live in that is full of beauties and wonders and He has given us ...

Gold In One Of The Cub Scout Colors
Gold is one of the Cub Scout colors, color of warm sunlight, good cheer and happiness Gold is Golden opportunity the program provides for the boys and families Gold is ...

Gold In Yourself
Gold prospectors dug for gold in the hills. They may or may not have found gold in "them thar hills" no matter how hard they worked. But there's another kind ...

Gold Mining Was Hard Work
Gold mining was a very hard work. Miners just didn't go to the hill and dig up gold. Very often they spent days or weeks with little result. They worked ...

Gold Rush Party Good Night
CUB #1: Thank you for coming to our Gold Rush partyCUB #2: Aren't you glad that you weren't tardy?CUB #3: We've played some games and had great fun.CUB #4: Gold ...

Golden Rule
(Show an ordinary ruler) What do I have here? Right, it's a ruler. Some people call it a rule. This one isn't golden but it does remind me of the ...

Good Deeds Closing Ceremony
Personnel: 6 Cub ScoutsEquipment: Stars of different sizes for the boys to holdCub #1: Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, said to Scouts everywhere:Cub #2: “I often think when the ...

Good Deeds Of Old
CUBMASTER: Tonight we have enjoyed recalling the days of old when brave men went forth doing good deeds. They carried their banners high, proud to show who they were. Tonight ...

Good Night And Good Scouting
Den Leaders all have candles lighted.CUBMASTER: As we close tonight and the candles go out, our spirit does not go out, but is inside us burning even brighter as we ...

Good Night Friends
Put candles on three of the four corners of a table. A different Cub lights each candle and REPEATS part of the Cub Scout Promise. Akela or Den Chief stands ...

Good Turn CM Minute
Most of us are happiest when we are doing something for others. Think for a moment of a time when you were helpful to someone. Chances are, it made you ...

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 ...

Great Master We Give Thanks
Boys in an inner circle, hands across chest. Adults in an outer circle behind the boys, hands across chest.1st Den: For all the food that the Great Master provides for ...

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 ...

Guide Us In Every Way
Our Leader, guide us in every way.Keep us happy through the day.God, who fills our night with light,Guard us all throughout the night. ...

Guiding Star
Personnel: Akela, 8 Cub Scouts Equipment: Small campfire; blue paper or cardboard, three foot square, with cutouts for stars in Big Dipper and the North Star; 8 small or pen-type ...

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 ...

Halloween GoodBye
PERSONNEL: 8 Cub ScoutsCUB 1: Thank you for coming to our Halloween party.CUB 2: Aren't you glad that you weren't tardy?CUB 3: We've played some games and had some fun.CUB ...

Halloween Stew Closing Ceremony
The Den Leader "witches" are standing at their cauldron. One of them recites:We've put a lot into this stew, And we came out with a pretty good brew. The parents ...

Halloween Witches Brew
The Den leader witches are back at their pot of brew. One of them recites:We've put a lot into this stew,And we came out with a pretty good brew.The parents ...

Hanukkah The Temple Is Asleep
SCENE: As you extinguish the Hanukkah candles, read the following poem:The Temple is asleep.The lamp burns bright;Judan, the LeaderHas started the light.The sun shines by dayAnd dark is the night;But ...

Happy Trails
Personnel: 4 Cubs and a narratorNarrator: Our pioneer forefathers found and followed many trails. The Native Americans explored the country first. European settlers followed. With each new person came new ...

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 ...

Heading To Your Homes
SETTING: Boys in the den line up in a diamond formation, one boy kneels holding a "S" sign, one boy stands behind him holding a "N" sign, boys holding "E" ...

Helpful to Others
Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting said this to Scouts everywhere:"I think that when the sun goes down, the world is hidden by a big blanket from the light of ...

Here Soon
PERSONNEL: The CubmasterThanksgiving will be here pretty soon. It is a great time of the year. It opens the door to the holiday season. Think about that turkey dinner, the ...

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 ...

Heroes Flag Ceremonies
Setting: The Colors advance in the normal manner. A spotlight is shined on the flag while the narrator speaks. Narrator: Heroes, with help from God, have kept me flying in ...

Holiday Lights Closing Thought
This is the season of lights. It is a time when the days are shorter so the nights are longer, yet somehow things are brighter. Stores and homes are bright ...

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: 15 Cub Scouts, American flag bearer, Cubmaster Equipment: American Flag, 7 red crepe paper streamers, 6 white crepe paper streamers, blue crepe paper rectangle, white cardboard five-pointed star. (Seven ...

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, ...

Honoring The Flag
PERSONNEL: Cubmaster, two Cub Scouts who know proper way to fold U.S. flag.EQUIPMENT: U.S. flag.CUBMASTER: Today, and at most of our pack meetings, we post the U.S. flag when we ...

Horizons Closing
Personnel: Cubmaster or Den LeaderCubmaster: We often speak of horizons, .not one, but plural, horizons. Did it ever occur to you that there are more than one? When you have ...

How Big Is Your Jar
Here's an interesting science fair experiment I read about. The student took a baby food jar, a peanut butter jar, a gallon jar, & a big five-gallon bucket and filled ...

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 Asked Myself A Question
I asked myself a question today: What does it mean to be an American? There were several answers ... and they all were good. Being an American, means I have ...

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 Know The Uniform
To end this evening, I'd like to tell you a story. A crowded bus stopped to pick up a bent old woman.With great difficulty she struggled up the steps of ...

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
Five boys are needed for this ceremony. Each should have his part printed on a small card he can conceal in his hand or have the part memorized. Cub #1: ...

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
(One boy steps forward and recites each line of the Cub Scout Promise. Another boy recites the accompanying verse)I promise: An assurance I make, a pledge to do right. I ...

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 ...

I Will Use
Cub Scout 1: This my country. I will use my eyes to see the beauty of this land.Cub Scout 2: I will use my ears to hear its sounds.Cub Scout ...

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 ...

Ideals
(Cubs hold up cards with slogans)Cub#1: DO YOUR BEST in everything you do on life's way.Cub#2: ALWAYS BE FRIENDLY to brighten other people's day.Cub#3: GIVE AWAY YOUR SMILES for 'tis ...

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 ...

Imagine Closing
Use a mirror (the kind with a handle) Put a neckerchief around handle and a Cub Scout hat on the top. Try not to obscure the view too much. Call ...

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 Closing
Ask everyone to stand. The Cubmaster gives the words and demonstrates the signs used in the ceremony. Then everyone joins in.May the Spirit of Scouting.....(Boy Scout sign)And the Light of ...

Indian Moccasin Prayer
Great Spirit, Grant that I may not criticize my neighbor until I have walked a mile in his moccasins. ...

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 Prayer
Oh, Great Spirit, whose voice I hear in the winds and whose breath fives life to all the world. Hear me.I come before you, one of you r many children. ...

Indian Prayer Oh Great Spirit
Oh, Great Spirit, whose voice I here in the winds and whose breath gives life to all the world; hear me.I come before you, one of your many children. I ...

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 ...

Indian Sign Benediction
"May the Great Spirit (point to sky) who has been with you in the past (point back over shoulder) and who will be with you in the future (point forward) ...

Indian Sign Language
Have Den Chief gave each Cub an Indian name and teach him how to say it in Indian Sign Language.For the closing, the boys sit in a circle around the ...

Indian Version Of The TwentyThird Psalm
The Great Father above a shepherd chief is. I am His and with Him I want not. He throws out to me a rope and the name of the rope ...

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 ...

Investment Closing
Cub 1: We would like to thank you for spending the evening with us.Cub 2: The time you spend with us is time well spent.Cub 3: You show us you ...

It Doesnt Take A Detective
It doesn't take a detective to figure out a thing or two.Why do we get a tear in the eye, when we see the red, white and blue?Why do we ...

It Has To Start Somewhere
When you repeat the Cub Scout Promise, the words "Do My Best" are often lost among other important words. Let's stop for a minute and really consider these words. "BEST" ...

Its Up to You
Personnel: 5 Cub ScoutsCub 1: God gave you this day To do just what you would, You can throw it away; Or do some good,Cub 2: You can make someone ...

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 ...

Johnny Appleseed And The Star
The ceremony may be read by several boys or adults. Cubmaster says the last paragraph.Johnny Appleseed was a pioneer, one of the very best. He didn't look much like one. ...

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 ...

Jungle Closing
You have wandered through the Jungle and your eyes have been opened to see many wonderful things. Now you go forward on your journey into the greater land of Scouting, ...

Just Imagine Closing Ceremony
1 - Rudyard Kipling, the famous English author, who wrote the story of the Jungle Book, wrote a little poem. It begins like this: I keep six honest serving-men (They ...

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 ...

Kitchen Chemistry
We've all seen a pot of water boiling on the stove. We've seen the water vapor (which many of us mistakenly call steam) rising above the pan. If we allow ...

Knocks And Scratches
(Have the boys on stage wearing cardboard feet which have scratches, cuts, band-aids, etc. on them.)NARRATOR: Our Shape Up meeting has come to an end.We now have a message to ...

Leadership Closing
Setting: 6 candles, a flashlight, and 7 adults. Room darkened. All leaders stand with narrator.Narrator: To a Cub Scout it looks so very black, when there is no leader, no ...

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
Form the pack in a large circle. Cubmaster says:"We've had lots of fun this month imagining what life may be like on other planets. We've looked into the night sky ...

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 ...

Listen Communication
(Six Cub Scouts line up each holding a card with a letter on it.)CUBMASTER: We will close our pack meeting tonight by giving you the secret to successful communication.L - ...

Look For The Best CM Minute
Detectives are trained to look for things that the average person might notice. They need to practice the skills they learn. They are always noticing the smallest details. We can ...

Love Is
Doing something for others even when you don't have the time.Making others happy when you would rather be alone.Not being irritable when others get in your way or interrupt you.Being ...

Ludwig Von Beethoven
CUBMASTER: Ludwig von Beethoven was a great composer. Music was his life. So, when he found he was going deaf, it seemed so cruel a fate to him that he ...

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 Of The World
As parents, we want to show our sons the wonders of the world. In the eyes of a child, there are not just eight wonders of the world but eight ...

Make It A Good Gift
SCENE: Den Leader and 6 Cubs in a line in front of the room.DEN LEADER: Everyone will be gifted with the ability to be a computer whiz, but remember these ...

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 ...

Making That Leap
We have all heard the words of Neil Armstrong as he stepped on the surface of the Moon for the first time, "One small step for man, one giant leap ...

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 ...

May I Closing
Cub 1: May I grow in character and ability as I grow in size.Cub 2: May I be honest with myself and others in what I do and say.Cub 3: ...

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 ...

Meaning Of Our Flag
MATERIALS: 1 piece of construction paper in red, blue and white 1 piece of white paper cut to be a star, 1 flag, 5 ScoutsEach Scout uses one of the ...

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 ...

More Den Closings
1) Den Chief retires U.S. flag while boys salute. Den Chief says, "Do your Best," and the boys respond by shouting "We'll do our best!"2) Form den in circle. Den ...

Morning Star Indian Prayer
Morning star; wake us, filled with joy to new days of growing to man from boy.Sun; with your power, give us light that we can tell wrong and do what's ...

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 Backyard
Cub 1: My backyard is a wondrous place I can stake a claim for a thinking space. Cub 2: I can pitch a tent and sleep in the rain, Or ...

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 Creed
My creed is to love justice, to long for the right, to love mercy, to pity the unfortunate and assist the weak, to forget wrongs and remember benefits--to love the ...

My Cub Scouting Light
EQUIPMENT: 3 candlesPERSONNEL: Narrator (an older Cub Scout) and two assistant Cub Scouts.This is my Scouting Light ...it is all I know and it is all I can do. If ...

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 ...

My Pocketknife
CUBMASTER: Cub Scouts, I hold in my hand a pocketknife. This is a valuable tool because it can be used for may useful things. It is a dependable tool as ...

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 ...

National Treasures
Of all the National Treasures in our country, some of the most important are our families and friends. They are what make life fun. Our Pack is a great treasure ...

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 ...

Native American Flag Ceremony
Setting: U.S. Flag is posted on stage. Four cubs in Indian costume, if possible, say the following lines, with another boy to act as narrator.Narrator: We, the first Americans, call ...

Nature And The Good Visitor
COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: Our pack meeting tonight brought us all together to think about nature.We can enjoy the great outdoors but we must think of others who will follow us. Wherever ...

Nature and the Good Visitor Closing
Committee Chairman: Our Pack meeting tonight brought us all together to think about nature. We can enjoy the great outdoors but we think of others who will follow us. Wherever ...

Nature Closing
Wood and water, wind and tree,Wisdom, strength, and courtesy,Scouting favor go with thee. ...

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

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 ...

No Knights About Today
EQUIPMENT: NonePERSONNEL: Eight Cub Scouts in costume. In turn each recites one line of this verse.If I had been a knight of yore,I would have opened up the door.For queens ...

No Matter Where You Live
"No matter where you live, there is a world of undiscovered secrets of nature still waiting to be explored. A naturalist is a student of natural history which includes the ...

Novembers Most Important Holiday
Form Cub Scouts and leaders in a large circle with parents and other children behind their Cub Scout. A leader stands in the center and asks all to bow their ...

Now It Is Time For Us To Go
SETTING: Have one boy read each line, and when they are done you can retire the colors for the meeting.CUB #1: Now it's time for us to go.CUB #2: Taking ...

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 ...

NSEW Closing
North, South, East or West: Remember as you leave this pack meeting to keep your scouting spirit strong and live by the motto: Do your Best! ...

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 ...

Ohio State Motto
Have two scrolls ready - one with the Cub Scout Motto and one with the State Motto. Make scrolls with shelf paper or tape typing paper together. Roll from both ...

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 ...

One Hundred Lights
(Give each person a sprig of dried cedar, pine, juniper, etc. If using an artificial campfire indoors, use toothpicks.Cubmaster: The light from hundreds of campfires around the world have brightened ...

One Hundred Scouts
ARRANGEMENT: The following should be read by a few adults.Of any one hundred boys who become Scouts, it must be confessed that thirty will drop out in their first year. ...

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, ...

Our American Heritage
Personnel: 8 Cub Scouts Equipment: Small American flags, cue cards Arrangement: Cub Scouts in uniform stand in a straight line with each holding a small American flag. Cub #1: I ...

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
Cub Scout 1: Our country is great in different ways. We would like to tell you some of the things that are different and that help make it great. Cub ...

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 Gifts And Talents
Do you like to put together jigsaw puzzles? Some families find a lot of pleasure putting together a big jigsaw puzzle on a cold autumn night, with cups of steaming ...

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 Closing
Let's remember the food we've shared, The games we've played, the songs we've sung, Let's remember all of these things.Let's remember the skits we've played, The hikes we've hiked, the ...

Outdoor Code Closing
Leader: As a citizen of the United States, I will do my best to be clean in my outdoor manners.Pack: I will treat the outdoors as a heritage to be ...

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 ...

POCKETS
EQUIPMENT: 7 lettered cards spelling P O C K E T S1st Cub: P Pockets are a wonderful thing. Inside them you may find most anything.2nd Cub: O Open a ...

Pack Meeting Closing
A narrator hides behind the stage to do all the speaking. One Cub Scout dials a play phone or a large cardboard cutout phone and hold the receiver up as ...

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 ...

Pair Of Binoculars
PERSONNEL: Cubmaster and denners. The denners remain in the audience with their respective dens.EQUIPMENT: A pair of binoculars A flashlight for each denner.SETTING: Dim the lights in the auditorium. Cubmaster ...

Parade Of Stars
Den Leader will read as boys wave stars and later the boys will help lead audience in song.In closing tonight I'd like to remind you that we have learned about ...

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 ...

Passports To Other Lands Closing
When people travel to foreign countries, they have to ask their governments to issue them what’s called a passport. A passport is a little booklet with your name and picture ...

Patriotic Bugs
When we get sick, we usually get a virus, sometimes called a bug. These kinds of bugs make us stay home from school, stay in bed, and make us bored ...

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 Closing
Boys are holding up card with flags of different countries. Boys are wearing costumes from other countries. As each card is turned around, the word America is spelled out.Narrator: Here ...

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
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 ...

Peace Pipe Closing
The peace pipe as used in this ceremony is wooden, painted in bright colors and decorated with feathers. It is not smoked. Chief may wear headdress.CHIEF: (Cubmaster) (Steps forward, holding ...

Pebbles
Personnel: Cubmaster, Cub Scouts (enough to make a circle around the pool)Equipment: Small wading pool filled with water, 1 Pool candle meant for floating (purchase at a pool supply store)Setting: ...

Perception Of Time
CUBMASTER: We have talked this evening about what life will be like in the future. Let’s take a few minutes for the present time. A person’s perception of time keeps ...

Piercing Stars Baden Powell Closing
NARRATOR: Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, said: "I often think that when the sun goes down, the world is hidden by a big blanket from the light of heaven, ...

Pinewood Closing
Form a circle around a the derby trackCubmaster: "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success" This is a quote from the famous carmaker, Henry ...

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 ...

Pirate Theme
The boys form a large circle around the Admiral (Cubmaster) with their parents behind them. Turn out the lights and light a single candle. The Admiral says, "Cub Scouts and ...

Pirates Till Next We Meet
ARRANGEMENT: 8 boys dressed in pirate costumes speak the line below.PIRATE #1: Captain Woods Rogers' the name. I'm the scourge of the Spanish Main.PIRATE #2: When they speak of Sir ...

Pocket Closing
Have Cubmaster pull out what is in his pockets and explain why he carries it and how he is prepared for emergencies with it.Cubmaster: Everything a boy puts in his ...

Pocketknife
Cub Scouts, I hold in my hand a pocketknife. This is a valuable tool because it can be used for many useful things. It is a dependable tool as long ...

Pockets
Personnel: 7 CubsEquipment: Cards with letters spelling out P O C K E T S and pictures of collections.P: is for POSTAGE stamps, something people have collected for many years.O: ...

Pockets Are For Collections
PERSONNEL: 7 CubsEQUIPMENT: Cards with letters spelling out P O C K E T S and pictures of collections. P: is for POSTAGE STAMPS, something people have collected for many ...

Pockets Closing Thought
Many people of all ages have discovered the fun of collecting things. Whether you collect rocks or stamps or model cars, it’s exciting to be on the watch for a ...

Power Of Scouting
Props: Large cardboard cutouts or drawings of sources of energy/power against back wallCubmaster and boys form a circle. Cubmaster: (pointing to props). Just like all of these things, there is ...

Prisoner Of War Flag Ceremony
Equipment: American Flag mounted to a blanket. Personnel: 2 Scouts to hold flag, and a readerReader: On a summer day in a prison camp during World War II, the prisoners ...

Recipe For A Wonderful Day
1 cup of friendly words1 dash of gentle humor2 heaping cups understanding1 pinch spice of life2 cups milk of human kindness1 drop of warm personality3 heaping Tbls time and patienceMeasure ...

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 ...

Recognizing The Change In Leadership
The seven team members from the opening ceremony stand in front with flashlights held waist high. All other lights are out.COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: Tonight signifies the celebration of our past year ...

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 ...

Rodeo Closing
Cubmaster: (show two strands of cord in different colors like blue and yellow.) By itself, neither of these strands is very strong. I think a couple of strong Cub Scouts ...

Rodeo Competition
CUBMASTER: Rodeos started with cowboys competing in their everyday work to see who was the best at a particular job. Later, prizes were gathered to make it more interesting. It ...

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 ...

Roots
The giant sequoias in California have a lesson to teach us. The sequoia tree's roots just barely grow below the surface of the ground. You may think that’s impossible. If ...

Rope Closing
Equipment: 2 strands of cord in different colorsCubmaster: (show two strands of cord in different colors like blue and yellow.) By itself, neither of these strands is very strong. I ...

SOSs
Many messages are sent and received every day. But there is one that is a challenge to each of you. In times past, the message was simply “S-O-S.” Today, it ...

Save It For Us
The next time you’re outside, pause a moment to look at the old trees. They have sheltered countless generations of wildlife and have withstood years of extreme weather and the ...

Say Thank You In Other Languages
In Vietnamese It's "Cam on new"In Korean It's "Kamsahamnida"In Japanese It's "Arigato"In Chinese It's "Xiexie"In English It's "Thank you"Thank you for coming tonight. Goodnight everyone! ...

Scout Uniforms Reputation
To end this evening, I’d like to tell you a story.A crowded bus stopped to pick up a bent old woman. With great difficulty she struggled up the steps with ...

Scouting Around The World
(May be adapted for opening, closing, or advancement ceremony.)EQUIPMENT: Globe of the world.CUBMASTER: (Pointing toward your location in the United States) This evening we are holding our Blue and Gold ...

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. ...

Scouting Spirit
Personnel: 6 Cubs, with strong voices; and one in charge of lightsEquipment: 8 small candles, 1 large candle, in holders and matchesSetting: Lights dim with Scouting spirit candle lit Speakers ...

Scoutings Birthday
Cubmaster: This month we celebrate Scouting's (formula is CURRENT YEAR minus 1930) birthday in the United States. Everywhere Scouts are taking time to listen to the story of Scouting and ...

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 ...

See The Forest For The Trees
The Giant Sequoia trees that grow in the California Sierra Nevada Mountains are the largest living things on earth. They are also the oldest, some of them as much as ...

Setting The Example
Adult or Den Chief: What Indian boys learned was very important. It prepared them to take care of themselves and their families. They grew up to be responsible, contributing members ...

Shield And Wooden Swords
SETTING: Cubmaster and cubs are dressed as knights and carry shields and wooden swords. Cubs form a circle around Cubmaster, holding shields in front of them and facing out.CUBMASTER: We, ...

Sign Language Closing
Ask everyone to stand. Cubmaster gives the words and demonstrated the signs used in the ceremony. Then everyone joins in. Boy Scout Sign May the spirit of Scouting Cub Scout ...

Signs Of America
EQUIPMENT: Small flag, Wolf Badge, Webelos Handbook and lighted candle on table Cub Scouts, these four things have been significant of Cub Scouting since it began in 1930. The badge ...

Six Million Scouts
So we end this evening of celebrating our Gifts and Talents. But before we go, let us take in this thought…Today in our country there are over six million boys ...

Snowflake Closing Ceremony
Have Cub Scouts and family members cut out snowflakes when they enter the pack meeting, and put their names on them. (Six sided snowflakes can be made by folding a ...

Some Dogs Are So DogGone Cheerful
Have you ever stopped to wonder why some dogs are so dog-gone cheerful. It's kind of pleasant, isn't it, to be around a happy dog? On the other hand, we ...

Something Worthwhile
CUBMASTER: Every Cub Scout should accomplish something worthwhile every day.Each day’s accomplishments should be a little better than the last. Stand by a window with your room dark and look ...

Something Worthwhile 2
Every Cub Scout should accomplish something worthwhile every day. And each day's accomplishments should be a little better than the previous day. Tonight, stand at your window and look out ...

Space Shuttle
PROPS: Large cardboard box made to look like the space shuttle; projector and film. Chairs for each Cub in skit. The chairs are placed behind the shuttle with the astronauts ...

Space The New Frontier
In the movie “Toy Story,” an action figure named Buzz Lightyear became a hero. But at the beginning of the movie, Buzz did not act much like a hero. He ...

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 ...

Spirit Of Scouting
Cubmaster:(Light a candle or use one if it is already lit.) Throughout this meeting this evening this candle, which represents the Spirit of Scouting has burned (if lit) OR I ...

Splish Splash
PERSONNEL: 6 Cub ScoutsCUB 1: We've had plenty of fun in the water today but as we leave let's take a moment to remember how precious this resource is in ...

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 ...

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 Wars
Cub Scouts have large cards spelling out STAR WARS. As each one steps forward, he holds up his card and says his line:S stands for seek. Seek the mysteries of ...

Starfish CM Minute
"I'm throwing these starfish back into the ocean. You see, it's low tide right now and all of these starfish have been washed up onto the shore. If I don't ...

Stars War Closing
Cub Scouts have large cards spelling out STAR WARS. As each one steps forward, he holds up his card and says his line:S stands for seek. Seek the mysteries of ...

Stop The Presses Closing Ceremony
Narrator: Stop those presses. Some of the stories we've been hearing for years aren't quite right. Did you know…? 1 - An apple did not fall on Newton's head, he ...

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 ...

Strength In Unity
This ceremony can be used just before returning the colors or by itself to emphasize patriotism.PERSONNEL: Cubmaster, Cub Scout color guard and bearer.EQUIPMENT: A single wooden match and a bundle ...

Summer Closing
S - is for summer, which is already here U - is for Us boys who need scouting all year. M - is for the many outings which Cub Scouting ...

Take Time
Take time to worship--it is the highway of reverence which cleanses and restores the soulTake time to work--it is the price of successTake time to think--it is the source of ...

Taps
Have den form a living circle and sing "Taps"Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky;All is well, safely rest, God is nigh.Fading ...

Thank You Closing
Let the Cub Scouts prepare eight large placards, each with a large letter painted on it to match the initial letter of each verse. As each verse is recited by ...

Thank You Parents
Personnel: 8 Cub Scouts Equipment: Large poster divided into 8, when put together has a heart on it with the words THANK YOU in it. Setting: Each boy has a ...

Thankful
Personnel: Den Chief and 6 Cub ScoutsDen Chief: We have a lot to be thankful for at this time of year. We work and for this we see all the ...

Thanks for Coming
Personnel: 6 Cub Scouts Equipment: 6 cards spelling out the word THANKSCub 1: We hope you liked our show tonight. Cub 2: We tried real hard to do things right. ...

Thanksgiving Closing
Personnel: Cubmaster"Thanksgiving will be here pretty soon. It is a great time of the year. It opens the door to the holiday season. Think about that turkey dinner, the football ...

Thanksgiving Closing Thought
This Thanksgiving as you bow your head to express your gratitude for your personal blessings, remember to give thanks for the one you share with over 160 million people - ...

Thanksgiving Poem Closing
I would give thanks for many things On this Thanksgiving Day. Thanks for all the blessings Life brings each day along the way. I would give thanks for life and ...

Thats What It Means to Be an American
Setting: 4 uniformed Cub Scouts, carrying suitable props (such as a megaphone, nightcap, church model, and a star) speak the following lines.Cub #1: You can say anything you want to ...

The Antique Map
While browsing in an Antique Store, a beautiful Map of the World caught the eye of a young father. He purchased the map and all the way home wondered as ...

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 Computer World Is Changing
While the world is changing by leaps and bounds, let's not get too caught up in the change to leave behind the positive values of the past and present. Here's ...

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 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 Cubmasters Pocket
Have Cub Master pull out what is in his pockets and explain why he carries it and how he is prepared for emergencies with it.CUBMASTER: Everything a boy puts in ...

The Disgusted Firemen
Make some "to do" about lighting a large candle at the pack meeting. It burns all the way through your meeting. When it's time to close, have boys imitating a ...

The Double Circle
PERSONNEL: Entire pack - Cub Scouts, parents, and visitors.EQUIPMENT: United States flag, four spotlights or four large flashlightsARRANGEMENT: Have all present stand in a double circle, with Cub Scouts and ...

The FiftySix Men
CUBMASTER: As we come to the end of our pack meeting, I would ask that you stop for a moment and think with me about the 56 men who signed ...

The First American Warship
CUBMASTER: The colonial Navy was born in 1632 when the English Colonists of Massachusetts built the first American warship, the 30 long ton Blessing of the Bay. They used it ...

The Flag On The Moon
CUBMASTER: The Pledge of Allegiance is always a good way to begin or end a Pack meeting or activity. If it is at night and you forgot to bring your ...

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 Golden Rule
The golden rule, treating other people as you would like to be treated....Easy to do except for those that are not like us the mentally or physically handicapped. We laugh, ...

The Greatest Show
CUBMASTER: Ladies and gentlemen, you have just witnessed the greatest of all shows in the world today. the Circus is for children of all ages, for eight to eighty. For ...

The High Country
Why are there Mountains for you and mePlaced here and there across our country?For hiking - Leaders climb and youth just runThe scent of pine, wildlife, cool weather and funAwait ...

The Keel
SETTING: This may be read by a Cub Scout or leader just before the retrieving of the colors.NARRATOR: One of the most important discoveries of the Vikings, was the invention ...

The Last Closing Ceremony Of The Year
STAGING: House lights are dimmed. Four posters with the four Cub Scouts ranks, eight candles (two by each poster).CUBMASTER: This last ceremony of 19__ is a fine time to reconfirm ...

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 Light Of Day Has Left Us
The light of day has left us. Our campfire burns low. A good day of Scouting done, we can sit back and consider our rewards. The whole of nature surrounds ...

The Lights Of A Hundred Campfires
(Give each person a sprig of dried cedar, pine, juniper, etc. If using an artificial campfire indoors, use toothpicks. )CUBMASTER: The light from hundreds of campfires around the world have ...

The Little Bug Who Had The Blues
MATERIALS: Cut Scouts could make bug posters to hold up with the words written on the back.1ST CUB: There was a little bug who had the blues, And cried because ...

The Little Chap Who Follows
CUBMASTER: This poem I'm going to read, is a great reminder to myself, Scout leaders, parents, and all adults that what we do and how we do it, often times ...

The Many Sides Of A Cub Scout
DEN LEADER: We will try to show you the many sides to the little boys we so proudly call son, but remember, these are all one boy.1st CUB: I'm the ...

The Metronome
EQUIPMENT: A metronome, a microphoneSetting: The metronome is placed near the microphone so that the sound will be amplified. The narrator speaks into the microphone off stage.NARRATOR: (As metronome begins ...

The Outdoor Closing
Let's remember the food we've shared, The games we've played, the songs we've sung, Let's remember all of these things.Let's remember the skits we've played, The hikes we've hiked, the ...

The Penetrating Light
PERSONNEL: Cub Scouts, Den LeaderEQUIPMENT: A Cub Scout badge, a Wolf book, and a candle on a tableARRANGEMENT: Cubs stand in front of table Den Leader: These three things have ...

The Pledge Of The Tribe
CUBMASTER: Braves of the tribe of Akela, our council fire is lit, but the time grows late. Let all braves stand now and raise their right hands toward the Great ...

The Rabbi The Soap Maker
A Rabbi and a soap maker were walking along and the soap maker questioned the Rabbi by asking, "What good is religion? There's been religion for a long time, but ...

The Rings Of A Tree
Cub Master needs a large slice of tree.CUB MASTER: Look at the rings on this piece of tree. You can tell the age of the tree by the number of ...

The Rope Circle
MATERIALS: A 2-3 foot length of rope or heavy cord for each Cub Scout.CUBMASTER: We have seen tonight that we are all geniuses in our own right.It makes you mighty ...

The Scout Benediction
Form brotherhood circle with arms around each other's shoulders and repeat Scout benediction: "And now, may the great Master of all Scouts be with us till we meet again." ...

The Scoutmasters Benediction
For your closing, you may want to borrow this traditional Boy Scout closing, which has an Indian flavor.The boys stand at attention, with their right hands in the "un-uniformed salute" ...

The Sky Has No Limit Closing
Cub Scouts, it wasn’t long ago that we heard some people say: “The sky is the limit.” That meant that a man could make anything of himself that he wanted ...

The Sky Is The Limit
Cub Scouts, it wasn't long ago that we heard some people say: "The sky is the limit." That meant that a man could make anything of himself that he wanted... ...

The Sportsman Prayer
Live in peace and harmony with nature be not in conflict with her, for her beauty and her pleasures are many. Poison not her waters, for they are the home ...

The Thankful Bug
CUB SCOUT 1: There was a little bug who had the blues, And cried because he had no shoes.CUB SCOUT 2: He walked around with six bare feet, And hid ...

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 ...

The Yardstick Closing
The importance of the ages 7 - 11, the Cub Scout years. You will need a standard yardstick with colored marks at the 3", 5" 9" and 11" distances from ...

Things That Grow
Personnel: 1 Cub ScoutSetting: Boy comes forward on signal and reads script.Cub Scout: The theme this month was ‘Down on the Farm’, I too, am a thing that grows. I ...

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 Apple Is The Whole World
*This ceremony involves the use of a pocketknife, so an adult should handle this.PROPS: Apple, Pocketknife, TableCUBMASTER: Earth Day comes in April and it reminds us to be careful with ...

This Is Cub Scouting
PERSONNEL: Six Cub Scouts parents, CubmasterEQUIPMENT: Candle holder made from cedar post or other wood, three blue and yellow candles, table.ARRANGEMENT: Lights out, Cubmaster with six candles, three blue and ...

This Is My Country
BOY 1: This is my country. I will use my eyes to see the beauty of this land.BOY 2: I will use my ears to hear its sounds.BOY 3: I ...

This Moment
I may never see tomorrow; there's no written guarantee, And things that happened yesterday belong to history.I cannot predict the future, and I cannot change the past, I have just ...

This Set Of Wings
PERSONNEL: 6 Cub ScoutsEQUIPMENT: One set of large cardboard wingsSETTING: Boys holding wings facing audienceCUB #1: Tonight we have visited many different places and met some very important people.CUB #2: ...

Thoughts for Life
Do your best in everything you do on life's way Always be friendly to brighten another's day Give away your smiles for it is rewarding indeedBe prepared to help others, ...

Thoughts For Your Whole Life Through
ARRANGEMENT: Cub Scouts hold up cards with slogans as they read their lines.1st CUB: Do Your Best - in everything you do on life's way.2nd Cub: Always Be Friendly - ...

Three Flag Retiring Ceremonies
Contributed by: Brian Mileshosky on rec.scouting.1. Display the old flag, give its history, if known. Also recite the Pledge of Allegiance.2. Respect paid to the old flag -- read aloud ...

Three Important Things Closing
To the sailor, three things were essential - a compass, a sextant, and a flag to tell which way the wind blew. To Cub Scouts, these three things are important ...

Time
CUB #1: We have talked this evening about the world of computers. In our busy world today, even with the help of computers, one of the most important needs we ...

Tired Dog Sled
Cubmaster rides sled to front for last time, tired from all that work, announces the end of deliveries for the day, that the dogs are tired and hungry. Thanks all ...

To The Sailor
To the sailor, three things were essential - a compass, a sextant, and a flag to tell which way the wind blew. To Cub Scouts, these three things are important ...

Togetherness
Summer is a good time for the family to do many thing together and enjoy the beauty about them. A family that shares a lot of experiences is one that ...

TomTom Benediction
Form group into a large circle and do the friendship dance, everyone faces in and holds arms around neighbor's shoulders or waist while doing a slow side step dance to ...

Tomorrows World
Tonight I would like to tell you a story about a boy, his father and the paper. The boy's father is sitting in his easy chair after a hard day's ...

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, ...

Touch
There are times when a man gropes for words and nothing seems to come. We get a little flustered taking tests, reciting poetry, thanking our leaders, etc. But, if we ...

Traditions Closing Thought
Each of us have some traditions that are only practiced by our own families. Let’s remember to enjoy those traditions and our families at this time of year. Remember it ...

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 ...

Turn On The Power
What is the most powerful thing you can think of? Is it a locomotive that can pull a hundred railroad cars? Or is it a mighty rocket with giant engines ...

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 ...

Undiscovered Secrets
No matter where you live, there is a world of undiscovered secrets of nature waiting to be explored. Farmers and naturalists are students of nature. During this month, Pack __ ...

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 ...

Unusual Gifts
PERSONNEL: 8 Cubs (May be divided into more or less parts depending upon number of Cubs in the Den.)EQUIPMENT: 3 large, brightly colored envelopes SETTING: Cubs come on stage with ...

Use This Strength Wisely
All Cubs and Webelos form a circle. With right sleeve rolled up, have boys place right foot into the circle and raise their right arms to show their muscles.CUBMASTER: May ...

Vikings Were Very Much Like Cub Scouts
CUB #1: Vikings were very much like Cub Scouts. They were fierce and brave, but they were also very loyal and generous.CUB #2: If Viking boys had a promise; it ...

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 ...

Walk Through The Woods
When you walk through the woods, I want you to see, The floating gold of a bumblebee Rivers of sunlight, pools of shade Toadstools sleeping in a mossy jade. A ...

Water Closing
Cub 1: Well, we sure had fun getting you wet.Cub 2: We had the best time ever yet.Cub 3: Thanks for helping in our little party,Cub 4: And joining us ...

Water Fun
Have the boys make signs with the letters spelling WATER FUN. Write the appropriate verse on the back of each letter. At the proper time the boys come forward, standing ...

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 Fun College 101
CUBMASTER resumes position in front of the pack meeting audience, rubs his plastic water pistol fondly before setting it down, lays down his beach towel after wiping away same imaginary ...

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 ...

We Are America Today
CUBMASTER:We are America today! As we look down the road Americans have traveled, we see that many of their dreams have come true. We see the towns they have built, ...

Wear That Uniform
A uniform is like a smile.When wearing it your right in style.Don't put it on for special timesFor saving it is just a crimeA funny smile is not a shame,And ...

What Do You Do At Holiday Time
In the November-December issue of Scouting magazine, there is a story about a Webelos Scout named Daniel Simon of Pack 381, Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Daniel earned a $750 gift certificate, ...

What Does It Mean To Be An American
I asked myself a question today; "What does it mean to be an American?" There were several answers…and they were all good. Being an American means I have a multitude ...

What Is Life
Personnel: Cubmaster or narrator Arrangement: Darkened room, campfire if available Equipment: FlashlightCM: What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of ...

What You Put In CM Minute
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 ...

When God Made The Oyster
PERSONNEL: 3 CubsEQUIPMENT: Narrator and 2 Cub Scouts hold each poster with script written on the back of the poster. One poster with a picture of oyster and the other ...

When I Grow Up
In the popular movie “Big,” actor Tom Hanks plays the part of Josh, a boy who gets catapulted into the future after making a wish at a carnival. That night, ...

Which One Of These Are You CM Minute
One of the most important things about people is what they eat. Every culture in the world has different kinds of food. To some people, raw fish is a delicacy. ...

Who Else
Have all the Cub Scouts and Webelos line up at the front of the room with a spotlight and the adults reading the following parts from the back of the ...

Why Ceremonies Are Important
Why Ceremonies Are Important Ceremonies are important for many reasons, the most important being that boys like them. The boys like to participate in them to receive recognition. Ceremonies are ...

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 ...

Wildlife Pledge
(Provide copies of the Wildlife Pledge below to each person in audience, and ask them to repeat it together.)I pledge to use my eyes to see the beauty of all ...

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 ...

Witchs Closing
We've put a lot into this stew; And we came out with a very good brew.The parents have had a chance to learn, The ranks attained and badges earned.Everyone will ...

Within My Power
I am not a very important man, as importance is commonly rated. I do not have great wealth, control a big business, or occupy a position of great honor or ...

Wonderful Fiesta
CUBMASTER: Tonight, we've had a wonderful fiesta. Fireworks are part of many fiestas. Fireworks also help us to remember our flag.Fireworks remind us of a time when our country was ...

Years End
ARRANGEMENTS: House lights are dimmed. Ceremony board or log containing 7 small candles and 1 tall candle representing the Spirit of Scouting.CUBMASTER: (Lights candles) This last ceremony for 20__ is ...

Your Family
EQUIPMENT: 15 to 20 child's building blocks.CUBMASTER: (Begins to build a pyramid with the blocks) No, Cub Scouts, I'm not really losing my mind. I'm building something that has a ...

Your Personal Blessings
This Thanksgiving as you bow your head to express your gratitude for your personal blessings, remember to give thanks for the one you share with over 160 million people – ...

Youre Not Getting Older Youre Getting Better
There used to be a TV commercial that said, "You're not getting older, you're getting better." That's the way it is with Cub Scouting. It's getting better all the time. ...



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