National Capital Area Council
Divide the group into seven smaller groups and assign each
group one of the words listed below. Read the story. After each of the words is read pause for the group to make the
All should do Scout/Scouting.
Jeff "Whew, it's
"Burrrrrrrr, it's cold!"
Nome, Alaska "Watch out for the moose!"
Orlando, Florida "Mickey Mouse"
Send "Click, Swish!"
Scout or Scouting "Do Your Best!" (ALL)
Vaughn ___ had
just attended School Night for Scouting
___ in his home town of Nome, Alaska
___. He wanted to SEND ___ E-Mail ___ to his computer pal Jeff ___, in Orlando, Florida ___ to tell him that he joined Scouts ___. He knew that Jeff ___ had been in Scouting ___ for a while and wanted to
find out what he was getting into.
So, Vaughn ___
sat down at the computer Keyboard ___
and reached for his Mouse ___. He
typed in the message, hit Send ___
with the Mouse ___ and eagerly
awaited Jeff's ___ reply.
While doing homework at the Keyboard ___, Jeff ___
received Vaughn's ___ E-Mail ___. He was really excited to
get Vaughn's ___ news. Jeff ___ immediately sent E-Mail ___ back to Vaughn ___ in Nome, Alaska
___ with all the fun Scouting ___
stuff they do in Orlando, Florida ___.
He talked about such things as the Pinewood Derby, Day Camp, the Blue &
Gold, the Raingutter Regatta, Orama, plus all of the great hikes, field trips
and more! When Jeff ___ finished
listing all the things they do in Scouts
___, he hit the Send ___ key on
his Keyboard ___. After Vaughn ___ finished reading Jeff's ___ E-Mail ___, he began to think he had made a smart decision by
joining Scouts ___.
A couple of weeks later, after Vaughn ___ had attended his first Pack meeting, where he received
his Bobcat badge, he decided to Send ___
Jeff ___ an E-Mail ___ to tell him the good news. So he sat down at the Keyboard ___ and reached for his Mouse ___ to Send ___ the message.
Jeff ___ drew a
card with his Mouse ___ to
congratulate Vaughn ___ for earning
his first Scouting ___ badge.
After each of their meetings, Jeff ___ from Orlando,
Florida ___ and Vaughn ___ from Nome, Alaska ___ would Send ___ E-Mail ___ to each other telling everything they had done in their
meetings. They both agreed Scouting ___
is a lot of fun. They also became life-long buddies and pen pals!
Cub Knot Story
York Adams Area Council
"I'm fit to be tied"
Cross arms in front and say "What knot"
Scout: "Where's the cookies?"
meeting: "Paint, cut, glue"
those of you who can't imagine that a Rope can come alive, this story
may be hard to believe. Once there was
a four foot piece of Rope who wanted to become a Cub Scout. The Rope knew that in Den Meetings
Cub Scouts learned to tie Knots in Ropes. He had always wanted to learn how to tie
himself into a Knot. So the Rope
checked with a Cub Scout that he knew to find out when the
next Den Meeting was to be held.
He put on his best tie, hitched up his pants, and headed for the
meeting. The Rope could tell he
was at the right house because several Cub Scouts were arriving
to begin the Den Meeting.
The Rope walked right in and said to the den leader "I want
to be a Cub Scout and attend your Den Meetings". But the den leader said "I cannot let a
Rope be a Cub Scout!" Well the Rope was really upset. He ran out of the Den Meeting, Knot knowing
what to do next. He ran outside into
the gravel road and was run over by a bread truck. The Rope was tumbled, rolled, crunched, and in general,
pretty messed up. His ends were all
unraveled, and he had been twisted into a quadruple half hitch Knot. The Rope could not even remember who
he was. But somehow he remembered he
wanted to be a Cub Scout and that a Den Meeting was
going on that he should be attending. He stumbled to the front door and knocked. When the Cub Scout den leader
opened the door, there was the unraveled half hitched Rope. "I want to be a Cub Scout,"
said the Rope. The den leader
looked at him and said, "Aren't you the Rope that was here a few
minutes ago?" The Rope
looked right at the den leader and shouted, "I'm a frayed Knot".
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