Family And The Toy Dart
Posted On: 2021-03-12
EQUIPMENT: A target with a drawing of a boy on it, a toy dart, and a table. The dart rests on the table about 10 feet from the target.
CUBMASTER: (Calls the parents and boys forward where they stand behind the table facing the audience). You have indicated your desire to be a part of our Cub Scout pack. You see before you a target. It represents your son and all the fine things you wish for him. On the table is a dart. This represents the Cub Scout program, the activities of each den and pack, as well as the numerous boy-appealing projects in his advancement program. However, they will not reach your son until the dart is thrown and that is where you, his parents, come in.
This is your program to use for your son. Go ahead, dad, and throw at the target. Wait! What's this maneuvering you're going through? Are you trying to aim the dart at the target?
Dad: (probable answer) Why sure, how else do you think I can hit it?
CUBMASTER: Now you've got the idea. In Cub Scouting, we've got to have parents helping and guiding their sons if they are to get what they should from Cub Scouting. Mr. and Mrs._________ Will You help your son by attending pack meetings regularly, working with him on his achievement program, helping with den and pack activities, and serving as leaders if called upon?
Parents: We will.
CUBMASTER: Congratulations, we knew you would, and all of us in the pack welcome you to the fun of Cub Scouting. Please accept this membership certificate for your son and present him with his Bobcat badge.
The entire audience joins in singing "Hi there!" sung to the tune of "Hail, hail the gangs all here!"
HI, HI, HI, THERE CUB!
WE ARE GLAD TO MEET YOU WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU!
HI, HI, HI, THERE CUB! YOU'RE WELCOME TO OUR PACK!