Category Archives: Cub Scouts

By Community Submission
Dec 16, 2014

What is Hanukkah (also known as Chanukah)?

Hanukkah  is the Jewish Festival of Lights that lasts eight days. It usually falls in late November or December. In 2014, Hanukkah will begin on 16th December and finish on 24th December. Jews celebrate Hanukkah to commemorate the Miracle of the Oil. The Hebrew word Hanukkah means “dedication.”  Over 2000 years ago, in 165 BC, the Jews […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Dec 15, 2014

January Webcasts on the New Cub Scouting Program

As you know, a new Cub Scouting program is launching June 1, 2015 that will be more fun and exciting for boys, and easier to implement for unit leaders. To ensure units are ready to make the transition, a series of webcasts will be hosted in January. The webcasts will outline the coming changes, how […]

By Andrew Olsen
Nov 21, 2014

Basketball Scout Night—UVU vs. Utah State Dec. 13th

Join us for our first UVU Scout Night on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Come watch the UVU Men’s Basketball team take on Utah State! Get discounted tickets for just $4 with 50% of ticket sales goes back to support local Scouting! That means $2 of every ticket comes back to support Scouting in the […]

Cub Scout Guide Ethan feature
By Annaleis Smith
Nov 04, 2014

Planning ahead for the new Cub Scout Program

(Part 7 of 10 in a series about the new Cub Scout Adventure Program) I’m sure most of you have heard the following (I don’t know who said it first) “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”  Planning ahead and being prepared for the the New Cub Scout Adventure Program next summer will […]

Bacon Ranch Bag 2014
By Community Submission
Nov 03, 2014

Thanks for not buying popcorn from my son

If you declined my son’s offer to buy popcorn from his Cub Scout Pack yesterday, I owe you one. I’m serious. I spent yesterday afternoon outside the exit of a local home improvement store with my six year old son and two other father / son pairings from his Cub Scout Pack. They were performing […]

By Darryl Alder
Nov 01, 2014

Cub Scout Thanksgiving Fun

Surfing the net today, I found a few fun things to do at den and pack meetings this month Hunting for Thanksgiving Dinner Skit Props Several empty pizza boxes Homemade Indian Costumes Players 3 to 10 Scouts (can be even more if they join in groups) The Skit Scout #1 comes out and walks around […]

By Community Submission
Oct 31, 2014

Scouter Mom Program Archives: Halloween

Scare up some fun with these Halloween related ideas. Whether you are having a Halloween themed Pack meeting or a Troop Halloween campout or a Crew Halloween party, you will find some new ideas here. Carve the Pumpkin Halloween Song  If you have a den meeting or pack meeting near Halloween, then this song is a […]

hispanic scouts
By Annaleis Smith
Sep 30, 2014

Cub Scouts to use the Scout Oath and Law

(Part 3 of 10 in a series about the new Cub Scout Adventure Program) The Scout Oath – Boy Scouts have been saying it for years.  Varsity and Venturing Scouts make the switch this year.  And next year the “One Oath, One Law” initiative will be complete. When the New Cub Scout Adventure program rolls […]

By Darryl Alder
Sep 13, 2014

I’m a New Pack Advancement Coordinator—What Do I Do Now?

Adapted from April – May 2014 Advancement News pp. 6–7 and The Guide to Advancement. Congratulations, new pack advancement coordinator! The Guide to Advancement topics and, will give you specific guidance, and the Cub Scout Leader Book , No. 33221, has more information.  The advancement chair helps boys move through the ranks of Cub Scouting and transition […]

By Darryl Alder
Aug 20, 2014

Pack/Family Camping — What Are You Waiting For?

This article is adapted from April – May 2014 Advancement News pp.8–9 Fall is nearly hear and our camps are waiting for you Pack Families. Tell a Cub Scout he can spend part of a weekend in the woods, and he probably has many visions:  a campfire, “s’mores,” sleeping  in a tent, cooking breakfast, and maybe hiking […]

Cub Scout Guide Ethan feature
By Darryl Alder
Jul 12, 2014

Who is Ethan?

In 2015, Cub Scouts will get to know a new member of the Cub Scout team: Ethan—the new Cub Scouts Guide Watch for Ethan as a Wolf in the Tiger handbook, a Bear in the Wolf handbook, and a Webelos Scout in the Bear handbook and on The Boy Scout (this blog) as our own Council Cub […]

memorial day spanish fork feature
By Daily Herald
May 24, 2014

Volunteers and Scouts honor veterans with crosses in Spanish Fork cemetery

SPANISH FORK – Volunteers gathered Thursday afternoon at the city cemetery in Spanish Fork to set up and display 1,526 metal crosses in preparation for Memorial Day. Member’s of the Spanish Fork Veterans Council, American Legion Post 68 in Spanish Fork, local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts and many other volunteers of all ages gave their […]