Greater St. Louis
Each part of the world has its own unique treasures:
both natural and manmade. As we travel from one part of the world to
another, we add to our store of experiences.
Today, we are happy
to honor men of our pack who have vetured into BIG IDEAS.
the following Tigers and their partners please come forward?
Wolves have learned about balanced diets, the food group for rice
and squid. In the Orient, chopsticks are used for eating. Our Wolves
are gaining many skills. Would the following Wolves and their
parents please come forward?
The Bears in our pack have succeeded
in climbing the Great Wall along the scouting trail. They have
accomplished items for God, Self, Family, and Country. Would the
following Bears and their parents please come forward?
is the Land of the rising Sun, so are our Webelos. They are leading
the way from the sunset of Cub Scouting into the sunrise of Boy
Scouting. Would the following young Webelos and their parents please
Gateway to the Orient
of America Council
Personnel: Cubmaster, 2 Cub, Cubs advancing
Equipment: Cubmaster is dressed in oriental
dress, a cardboard box shaped like a pagoda with the awards
Cubmaster: Since our theme this month is Gateway
to the Orient we decided to have two of our Cub Scouts go exploring
in the Orient to see what they could find. Look, here they come
Let’s see what they have…(Two Cub Scouts enter
carrying the pagoda which they place on the ground by the Cubmaster
on a table by the Cubmaster.
Thanks boys, let’s see what
you have. (Cubmaster opens pagoda and pulls out the first awards to
be handed out.) The first treasure I have found are badges for (Cub
Scouts names). Will those Cub Scouts please come forward? (Cubmaster
says something special about the rank being earned). Parents, we are
pleased at the progress your son has made, and know that he could
not have done it without you. I present to you, his badge and ask
that you present it to him.
(Present the badges to parents to
hand to the Scouts. Once this is done, Cubmaster turns to the
audience.) Help me congratulate these boys by giving them
If you are patient in a moment of
You will escape a hundred days of