November Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
Volume 7, Issue 3
Turn Up The Power (Webelos Craftsman & Scientist)
Opening Ceremony I
The room is darkened (dimmed lights). A den of boys comes out playing with pinwheels, hand-held electronic games, solar-powered calculators, etc.
The Cubmaster, using a flashlight, walks over to turn on/up the lights in the room. One boy looks at his watch and says, "Wow, it's time to go, so they can get on with the show!" The boys hurry to their seats.
Cubmaster: I'm sure you know by now that this month's theme is "Turn on the Power", one of the most powerful things here tonight is the Power of Scouting. Will the boys of den __ please present the Colors.
C - Cub Scouts are the brightest.
U - You will see tonight.
B - Because we really can,
P - Power up the night.
O - Outdoors, indoors, anywhere
W - We will have great fun.
E - Everyone will know
R - Really! Cub Scouts are Number One!
LEADER: Let's start our fun off tonight with the Pledge of Allegiance.
[All stand, salute, and say the Pledge.]
At the very end of the Pledge, the Den can shout out "Cub Power" like people shout "play ball" at ball games.
P Perseverance to keep trying until we succeed.
O Open to new ideas and ways to develop new skills.
W Willing to test our limits and beyond.
E Eager to help others whenever we can
R Ready to have fun and adventure
The POWER is within each of us. It is in each of us whether or not we decide to turn it on.
Personnel: 8 Cubs - each boy reads a line - colors are posted and Pledge of Allegiance is recited.
Cub 1: It is our family's belief
Cub 2: And one for which we pray
Cub 3: That Thanksgiving become a lifestyle
Cub 4: And not just a day.
Cub 5: We're thankful for our family,
Cub 6: And for good friends it's true,
Cub 7: For all the blessings we've received
Cub 8: Today, and all year through.
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