Thursday, April 11, 2019

Cubs and Bugs Galore - Cub Scout Monthly Themes - Pack Meeting Plans - Utah National Parks Council - PowWow Books - Creepy Crawlers

 was the official Cub Scout theme in May 2007.  Here is a section from the 2006-07 Utah National Parks 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,  CLICK HERE

Some of the things you will find in this PDF are:
  • Invitations
    • Cubs and Bugs Galore Pack Meeting
  • Graphics for Theme
  • Pre-Openers
    • Bugs Galore Word Search
  • Opening & Closing Flag Ceremonies
    • Bugs Opening Ceremony
    • Ant Hill Opening
    • Bugs Closing Ceremony
  • Advancement Ceremonies
    • Interesting Bug Specimens Advancement
    • Other Advancement Ceremony Ideas
  • Cubmaster Minutes
  • Activities
    • Pack Meeting Activity Ideas
      • Display Boys bug collections
      • Have an Entomologist come as a guest speaker
      • Invite the Snake experts to come with various snakes for display
      • Have the Sheriff's Posse talk about the dangers of desert snakes, lizards, and insects and what to do if bitten
      • Take a walk in the desert to see what kinds of insects and lizards live there.
      • Collect tadpoles and watch them change into frogs.  Have boys make posters on the process and bring frogs to pack meeting.
      • Have a Nature Scavenger Hunt
  • Audience Participation
    • A Nature Hunt Adventure
  • Skits
    • The Ants
    • Insect Chorus
  • Games
    • Swat the Mosquito
    • Grasshopper Race
    • Busy Bee
    • Caterpillar Race
    • Centipede Race
    • Catching Ants Relay
    • Bee and Honey Relay
    • Bug Races
  • Songs
    • It's a Bug-gy World
    • Bugs Convention
    • Chigger
  • Crafts
    • Bee Feeder
    • Spider Web Prints
    • Bug Amplifier
    • Midnight Snack for Moths
    • Bug Under Glass Neckerchief Slide
    • Insect Display Case Neckerchief Slide
    • Bug Hotel
  • Food Fun
    • Caterpillar
    • Peanut Butter Bugs
    • Yummy Bugs
    • Ant
    • Spider
  • Cheers and Applause
    • Spider Cheer
    • Centipede Cheer
    • Giant Beehive Applause
    • Ant Cheer
    • Mosquito Applause
    • Squashed Bug Cheer
    • Caterpillar and Leaf Applause
  • Jokes and Run-Ons
    • How do you kill a fly?
    • What's the best way to avoid infection caused by biting insects?
    • I am glad I am not a bird.  I might get hurt.
    • What do you call a rabbit with a lot of fleas?
    • What's worse than finding a worm in your apple?
    • What did the botanist get when he crossed poison ivy with a four leaf clover?
    • Why is the letter A like a sweet flower?
    • What do you call a short plump branch?
  • Additional Resources

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

To find hundreds of ideas divided by theme, go to THIS PAGE.  We have taken many pow wow books and divided them into small PDF's according to theme.  We have made a complete listing of many Cub Scout Monthly Themes, and then added many links to each theme.  We are hoping this will make it easy to plan Den & Pack Meetings as you have many different resources to choose from.  More ideas are added on a regular basis.  You can choose a specific theme for pack meeting and see many ideas from different PowWow books with Pre-Openers, Flag Ceremonies, Cubmaster Minute, Games, Skits, Crafts, Songs, Cheers, Run-Ons, Food. 

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