Skip to comments.Craft Ideas for Cub and Girl Scout Leaders
Posted on 01/29/2005 12:40:13 PM PST by SandRat
There are lots of great craft Ideas for Cub Scout and Girl Scouts here. There is a small cost but hey, .... as they always say
if you get pais to work you're an employee, if you work for nothing you're a volunteer, if you pay to work and like it you must be a adult scout leader.
Scout leaders another help other than POW-WOW for the Cub Leaders and Girl Scouts I have no idea what you call your annual theme training class.
Thanks for the info ... does anyone have a Scouting ping list?
Over time, I've built and continue to build one of FR types that were interested in Scouting, not necessarily scout leaders that I'll be happy to send you if you'd like.
Our Cubs have been a couple of good crafts so far this year. They've made bubblegum dispensers - some of which were placed in local stores to raise money to pay postage to send blankets to the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan - and they've also made a lamp recently, too. My boys haven't finished their lamps, though, because Mom's been battling the flu here. These look like an old-fashioned water pump and the pump handle is attached to a chain that turns the lamp on and off by lifting or lowering the "pump" handle. I'm not sure where the troop leader got the plans for these - maybe at one of our area Scout Stores?
We just finished our annual Pinewood Derby race, too, which the boys really enjoyed. We only have a small troop (13 boys) but they enjoy Scouting a lot.
I was the leader of the Wolf Cubs last year, but I'm not leading this year because my son moved up to Bears and the Bear leader from last year stayed on. My youngest will be a Tiger Cub next year. He's attended every meeting of the Wolves last year and the Bears this year, though, so he already knows everything from the Bobcat Trail.
We had a district Cub Winter camp that was Race Car Themed. On the last day we had 3 NASCAR Drivers come with their cars to hand out the PWD kits. Even had 7 Girl Scouts at winter Camp to run a "Tot-Lot" for the moms with younger children that wanted to be with the Cubs on the Camp Days. Our the Dist PWD isn't until Mid March and we'll have an Antique Car Gear Heads do the judging and they'll have a couple of their cars there for the boys (the Dads) and the Scouts to admire.
Before we included it in the handbook I visited a Cub Scout meeting with my camera and a recycle bin. The cubs loved the challenge. Some hot glue a raid on Den Mom's kitchen for some aluminum foil and the results were outstanding. Pringles potatoe chip cans, 2 liter soda bottles, the caps from margarine tubs etc etc! One of the Cubs brought his younger sister to watch and she joined in the fun.
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