Thursday, March 28, 2019

Why Does It Do That? ~ Great Salt Lake Council - Cub Scout Monthly Themes - PowWow Books - Pack Meeting Plans - Cubstruction - Cubservation - Power Up - Weather

Why Does It Do That? was the official Cub Scout theme in March 2002.  The following information is from the 2002 Great Salt Lake Utah Council PowWow book.  This is a great theme, and many of the ideas that were used back then can still be used today.

To open the PDF for this theme, CLICK HERE
To open additional information for this theme, CLICK HERE

Some of the things you will find in this PDF are:
  • Leader Hints
    • Tiger Den Leader Hints
    • Den Leader Hints
  • Blue & Gold Ideas
    • Menu
      • Genius Stew
      • Experimental Jello Salad
      • Shocking Lemon Tarts
    • Activities
      • Pack Science Fair
      • Star Gazing
      • Science Demonstrations
      • Genius Kits
    • Guest Speakers
      • Someone from the Hansen Planetarium
      • Local Scientist or Doctor
      • Electrician
  • Gathering & Pre-Openers
    • Machines, How do they work?
    • Wind Socks
    • Guess What?  Matching puzzle
  • Opening & Closing Flag Ceremonies
    • Campfire Lighting Ceremony
  • Cubmaster Minute
    • Who Packs your Parachute
  • Advancement Ceremonies
    • Strange Phenomenon - Advancement Ceremony
    • Baffle the Boys
  • Games
    • Magic Funnel
    • Watching Sound Move
  • Skits & Story Telling
    • I Fixed It
    • Why Does it do that?
    • The Invisible Bench
  • Theme Crafts
    • Dancing Shapes
    • Pinhole Camera
    • Blooming Flower
    • Sun Art
    • Ziplock Terrarium
  • Holiday and Seasonal Crafts
    • Shamrock Pin
    • Pot of Gold
    • Leprechaun Pin
    • St. Patrick's Day Banner
    • Beaded Ornament
  • Songs
    • Why
  • Cheers & Sparklers
    • Eskimo Cheer
    • Seal of approval cheer
    • Crazy Scientist Cheer
    • Computer Cheer
    • Genius Cheer
    • Genius Quite Clap
    • Light Globe Cheer
    • Idea cheer
  • Run-Ons
    • Why do they use knots instead of miles on the ocean?
    • Why do lazy Cub Scouts have to go to school?
    • What do you call a sleepy bull?
    • How do you keep a bull from charging?
    • What holds the sun up?
    • Where do you find a lost belly button?
    • Hey den leader, can you change a quarter for me?
    • I just spotted a leopard
  • Cubs in the Kitchen
    • Gum Drop Tetrahedron
    • Edible Math
    • Gak
  • Theme Midway
    • Mini Kite Mobile
    • Outer Space Egg Creatures
  • Recognition Ideas
    • Light Bulb
    • Inventors - Franklin, Einstein, etc
    • Jake Garn Award
    • Space Shuttle
    • Gear
    • Science Fair Certificates
    • Lightening Bolt
    • Spark Plug
    • Genius Kit Award Ideas
  • Family Award
    • Communicating
  • Theme Resources
  • Extra Resources from Additional PDF
    • Flag Ceremony: But on the Other Hand
    • Games
      • Tilt
      • Balloon Rocket Race
      • Where is the sound?
      • One Eye Teaser
      • Hole in your hand
      • Muscle Pull

To see more Theme Ideas, and other PowWow books go to this page CLICK HERE

Pack Meeting Idea Theme: Technology and Computers
: Do Computer Belt Loop, Wolf Elective 21, Bear Achievement 19 and Webelos Communicator Teach parts of a computer (as per belt loop) and have each Cub Scout participate in a short quiz or game.
  • Matching a picture of each computer part to the word.
  • Labeling each simple picture on a paper.
  • Pictionary, charades, etc.
    Teach about semiconductors and the making of computers.
    Teach the Binary Code.
    Take a digital picture of each Cub Scout during pre-opening and then have
    each boy print out their picture during the activity.
    Use a digital speech program to have the computer voice talk to the group with accompanying picture or PowerPoint presentation.

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