Blue & Gold Banquet - Program Planning
Posted On: 2021-08-06

  • Displays
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Invocation
  • Dinner - Points to Remember
    1. method of serving isn't important
    2. keep the cost reasonable
    3. serve food that's generally accepted by all families
    4. be sure the food is served hot
    5. simple table decorations can/should be used
    6. get everyone served as quickly as possible
  • Welcome & Introductions
    1. Cubmaster or Comm Chairperson should make introductions (appropriate but brief)
  • Greeting from Institutional Representative
  • Entertainment & Singing
  • Review of Year
  • Awards
    1. this is what all the scouts have been waiting for
    2. the ceremony should be impressive, well-executed, and meaningful
  • Recognition of Leaders & Parents
    1. recognize all scout leaders and parents who have been VERY helpful
  • Announcements & Thanks
  • Closing Ceremony
    1. put a perfect end to a perfect evening



Important Things to Remember



  • Be sure the pack leaders, cubs, and parents know that the Blue & Gold is Cub Scouting's birthday celebration.
  • Begin planning at least 3 months in advance. Some preliminary plans can even be started at the pack's annual planning meeting.
  • KISMIF - Involve leaders and parents - share the responsibility; Scouts need to help by making invitations and decorations