Cubmaster Induction - Old Chief Akela
Posted On: 2021-07-14

Equipment: Indian headdress for Old Chief Akela, artificial campfire, Indian blanket.

Arrangements: Committee Chairman and the new Cubmaster stand beside the fire.  Former Cubmaster as Old Chief Akela is out of sight.

Chairman: We expect a visit from "Old Chief Akela."  (A knock is heard and the Old Chief Akela enters).

Old Chief: I am here to install a new Chief.  Are the leaders of the tribe assembled?

Chairman: They are here, Akela.

Old Chief Akela: Do they have a new chief?

Chairman: They have and he/she is here.  (The new Cubmaster is brought before the Old Chief.)

Old Chief: Akela: You have chosen to be the new chief of this tribe.  Will you be loyal to the committee, Cub Scouts, and parents:

New Cubmaster: I will be loyal.

(Old Chief Akela puts his blanket on the shoulders of New Cubmaster and a war bonnet on his head).

Old Chief Akela: I declare you to be Chief Akela, of the tribe of Pack  ____ in the ____ Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Do the young braves know the Law of the Pack?

Cubmaster: They do.

Old Chief: Let them give the law.

The Cub Scout follows Akela.

The Cub Scout helps the pack go.

The pack helps the Cub Scout grow.

The Cub Scout gives goodwill.



Source: Daniel Webster Council