Baloo's Bugle

September 2008 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 15, Issue 2
October 2008 Theme

Theme: Adventures in Books
Webelos: Citizen and Showman
Tiger Cub
Achievement 5

Cubmaster’s Minutes


Capital Area Council

Because of books, we can travel anywhere in the world - or the universe.  We can travel through time to the distant past or ahead to the unforeseen future.  We can be anywhere in time or imagination.  Thanks to books we can have experiences that we would have no other way.  We can visit the world of witches and wizards, or we can examine microscopic organisms that live in our world.  We can learn new skills, receive instruction, gain knowledge, or just relax and have a good laugh.  So tonight, go home and celebrate books – celebrate learning – celebrate life! 

If you want to touch…

Southern NJ Council

There are times when a man gropes for words and nothing seems to come.  We get a little flustered taking tests, reciting poetry, thanking our leaders, etc.  But, if we take our time the words for all those things soon come just as these words will come to help complete this message for you.

If you want to touch the past: touch a STONE.

If you want to touch the present: touch a ROSE.

If you want to touch the future: touch the life of a BOY.

Captain Of All Scouts

Southern NJ Council

Now may the great Captain of all Scouts Who created the seas and all things that live therein And Who gave us dominion over them Be with us till we meet again.

Another Closing Idea

Sam Houston Area Council

Have the Cubmaster (or other well known leader) share his/her favorite childhood book with the Pack. Explain why and read a part of it to them - or all, if it isn’t too long.


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