Denver Area Council
Personnel: Cubmaster, Assistant Cubmaster, Cub Scouts receiving awards,
Equipment: Large cardboard rocket made with four stages and a capsule.
Cut small windows in each section. Cover with colored cellophane paper. Attach
a flash light or candle behind each stage to show each rank. Have the
Assistant Cubmaster light each section as the boys are called forward.
Cubmaster: As the rocket reaches toward the stars in stages, so it is
in Cub Scouting. The first stage is
Bobcat. Would the following boys and their parents please come forward? (Read
names and present awards.)
The second stage in your journey is Wolf, which carries you through the
atmosphere. Would the following boys and their parents please come forward?
(Read boys names and present awards.)
The third stage is Bear. Now you have broken through the atmosphere and are
hurtling through space. Would the following boys and their parents please come
forward? (Read boys names and present awards.)
The fourth stage is Webelos. You are just about ready to enter orbit. Would
the following boys and their parents please come forward? (Read boys names and
The fifth and final stage in your journey through Cub Scouting is the hardest
to achieve and has taken a lot
of hard work, but you made it. You have now achieved orbit. Would the
following boys and their parents
please come forward to receive the highest award in Cub Scouts, the Arrow of
Light? (Read boys names and present awards.)
Flying Saucer Ceremony
Greater St. Louis Area Council
Personnel: Cubmaster, Webelos Den Leaders, and an adult who can sail a
Equipment: Several Frisbees. Tape badges of rank, arrow points, Webelos
Activity pins, and Webelos badges to the Frisbees.
Station the Frisbee thrower some distance away, perhaps behind the audience.
After a leader has called forward the award winners and their parents, he
calls for the appropriate awards from "outer space" and suddenly a "flying
saucer" arrives with the awards.
Starfighter Pilot Advancement
Heart of America Council
Personnel: Someone dressed as a Starfighter Pilot from the future and
Cubmaster: What's that noise? Is it Starfighter engine? [No response
from audience. Cubmaster asks audience to make a rocket engine sound.] Yes, I
believe that is a Starfighter rocket engine.
Person dressed like a Starfighter pilot enters the room. [The pilot goes to
the Cubmaster and salutes.]
Pilot: Starfighter Pilot reporting to Cub Scout Advancement Ceremony
sir. [Cubmaster returns salute.]
Pilot: News on the intergalactic radio advises that you have a Cub
Scout advancing to the rank of ____. Is this true? Am I in the right galaxy?
Cubmaster: Yes, Starfighter, you are correct. We do have a Cub Scout of
this status. Will ___ and his parent come forward?
Pilot: As a Starfighter Pilot, there are only a few truly important
duties that I am called upon to perform. One of them is the Webelos
Advancement Ceremony. Not all boys obtain the rank of Webelos. Therefore, Mr.
& Mrs. ___ it is my proud duty to present you with the Webelos badge for you
to bestow upon your son.
Cubmaster: [Instructs parents and boy to please be seated.] Starfighter
you would be welcome to stay at our Pack meeting.
Pilot: Thank you sir but I must blast off. Pilot salutes Cubmaster and
exits the room.
[Pilot returns to room.]
Pilot: Sir, could you please assist me in blast off.
Cubmaster: Will the audience please assist the Pilot in starting his
Pilot leaves room again and Cubmaster quiets engine sound.
Pack Ceremony for Arrow Points
West Michigan Shores Council
Cubmaster: Tonight we have some Wolves and Bears who have been hard at
work on their electives and so ___ of them have done enough to earn their gold
under Wolf or Bear and _____ of them will receive silver arrows tonight. As I
read your names I would like the following boys and parents to come up onto
the stage with parents standing in back of their son. [Read list of boys and
whether gold or silver arrow, and under which badge].
It gives me great pleasure to award these arrow points to you Scouts tonight.
As I read your names the assistant Cubmaster, Mr./Mrs. ___ will hand you the
awards with our congratulations for a job well done.
After this is done, the Cubmaster then says: "These boys have learned how to
make and do many useful and fun things while working on these electives. For
each ten projects he completes, he receives an arrow point, so you can see
that these boys have been busy Scouts indeed. For all their fine efforts,
we're going to give them a special applause stunt." [Have other boys stand and
give an applause stunt.]