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 out the lights I want you to think about the darkness. (Pause, lights out) Now, I'm going to light this candle that represents the Spirit of Cub Scouting. (Pause) Notice how much brighter the room is.
CUB #1: (Lights his candle and places in holder) This candle represents our den leaders and pack committee who make our pack possible.
CUB #2: (Lights his candle and places in holder) This candle represents the support of our parents, that is necessary for us to attain our goals.
CUB #3: (Lights his candle and places in holder) This candle stands for our sponsor. Our pack is dependent upon them and other friends in the community.
CUB #4: (Lights his candle and places in holder) This candle represents the boys in Cub Scouts.
(All the boys in the den light their candles)
LEADER: The more boys that are involved in Scouting, the greater will be the LIGHT OF THE SPIRIT that leads us--and the greater will be our influence upon our world.