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Baloo's Bugle

July Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 7, Issue 12

Summer Songfest
Webelos Naturalist & Forester



Spirit of Cub Scouting Induction Ceremony
(This can also be used as an opening)
Trapper Trails Council

Preparation: Cub Scouts makes a semi-circle with a candle in the middle on a table.  Leader lights the candle or turns on an electric candle.  Leader leads the new boy to the center behind the candle.  He looks at the candle. 

Cub #1:Before you burns a white candle which represents the spirit of Cub Scouting.

Cub #2: It takes a team to keep that spirit alive; to keep the flame burning.

Cub #3:You (to the new boy) have been chosen to be a member of our pack.

Cub #4: Look into the flame.  It gives warmth and light.

Cub #5:As a new member of our pack, you must help to keep this flame burning.

Cub #6: You must learn the Cub Scout Promise and the Law of the Pack and live them.

Cub #7:  You must "Do Your Best" to help keep the flame burning by working as a team.

Cub #8: As a new member of our pack, we welcome you with the Cub Scout Handshake.

Leader and boys give the new Cub Scout the Cub Scout Handshake and welcome him into Pack.

(The boy may also be presented with a slide by his leader to complete the induction to the pack.)


Favorite Song Opening Ceremony
Trapper Trails Council

Cub #1: My favorite song is "She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain." I like it because it reminds me of how excited I feel when my favorite (relative) comes to visit me.

Cub #2: My favorite song is "Singing In The Rain".  I love to run out in the rain, taste the raindrops and splash in the puddles.

Cub #3: My favorite song is "The Bare Necessities" from "The Jungle Book." I don't like to worry about things I can't change.  I am happy with myself and my life.

Cub 4: My favorite son is "Home On The Range."  I love to go camping with my family and enjoy the quiet and peace of the outdoors.

Cub #5: My favorite song is "God Bless America." I love my country, my flag, and my home.

Cub #6: What is your favorite song? It tells a lot about you - what is important to you, what you think about, and what you like.

Cub #7: Please join with us by singing the first verse of your favorite song.  Don't mind if someone by you sings something different.  We can still make beautiful music together.

Everyone sings the first verse of their favorite song.  You can bet that they will all be smiling at the end.



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