August Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
Volume 8, Issue 1
Webelos Communicator & Citizen
Tiger Cub Big Idea #1
Heart of America Council
Cubs and Den Chief or Leader
hold large cardboard cutouts as they read their lines off the back of the
cutouts or, large posters with the lines printed on the back.
Cub 1: (Holding
train engine) When
engineering a project, keep on the right track, This way you never will be
Cub 2: (holding
canoe) As the wise old Indian
would say to you, learn to paddle your own canoe.
Cub 3: (holding
covered wagon) The covered
wagon served folks well in its day, But don’t get in a rut -you won’t go far
Cub 4: (holding
plane cutout) To guide your
life, like a good pilot you’ll find It’s important to keep an open mind.
Cub 5: (holding
car) If spinning your wheels
causes a terrible rumbling, You may not be moving, but just sitting there
Cub 6: (holding
space ship) Just as an
astronaut flies into space, With a lot of determination, you can go anyplace.
(Cub Scouts prop
cutouts against back wall and join hands in the Living Circle while the Den
Chief reads the following:)
Den Chief: Just like
the cars in a train, we’re joined together as one; We do our best to help the
pack go, while having Cub Scout fun And when it’s time to part and each take a
separate trail, We’ll do our best for God and Country -in that we will not
fail. We remember our Cub Scout Promise in everything we do, Won’t you all
please join us as we pledge ourselves anew.
(Leads all in Cub
Heart of America
props of different modes of transportation, have you boys make these at den
meetings - a horse, wagon, car, train, plane, boat and spaceship.
each boy hold his prop and talk about it. Keep them in order of appearance in
horse was the only means of transportation for many centuries.
It was also used as a farm machine for plowing and harvesting.
enabled people to travel farther and longer.
They helped Americans move across the country and settle in new lands.
have been used for centuries. Probably
early man used a raft to travel across rivers and streams.
The native Americans used canoes to travel to hunting grounds and to fish
for their families.
the invention of the steam engine, Western America was opened up to more
settlers and businesses. We were moving even faster than the house could ever
“horseless carriage” helped Americans move even faster. Some people thought
they wouldn’t last - boy were they wrong!
goodness for the Wright Brothers! People
said, if man was meant to fly, God would have given us wings. Instead, he
gave the world two guys from Dayton who wouldn’t give up. Now Americans
could soar with the Eagles!
could ever imagine that we would someday walk on the moon? We travel through
space and learn more about our own planet!
All Boys: Who
knows what the next century will bring!
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