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America, the Beautiful

Lyrics: O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed his grace on thee, And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea! O beautiful … Continue reading

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God Bless America

Lyrics: God bless America Land that I love, Stand beside her and guide her Through the night with a light from above. From the mountains, to the prairies, To the oceans, white with foam, God bless America, my home sweet … Continue reading

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The Star-Spangled Banner

Lyrics: O say, can you see by the dawn’s early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? … Continue reading

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Hear Ye! – Hear Ye!

Scout is dressed in colonial outfit befitting the town crier. Walks to front of pack assembly with old school bell (or other) and scroll. He rings the bell to draw everyone’s attention. Unrolls the scroll and reads: “By decree of the Continental Congress on … Continue reading

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Bug Match

Materials: Pictures of bugs (color is best) Answer sheets Directions: Have someone cut out a bunch of different insect pictures and mount them on paper to hang around the Pack Meeting room. (Make sure you know the names of the … Continue reading

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Yankee Doodle Opening

Directions: Have three Scouts dress up to resemble wounded Civil War soldiers, representing the drummer, the limping fife player and the third to carry the American flag. (Alternatively, you can have a fourth carry the Pack Flag as well) While … Continue reading

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A Cub Scout Recipe

Props: Pack Flag or copy of it Table Chef outfit for each boy (aprons, hats, etc) A printout for each ingredient Soup Pot Setting: Cub Scouts dressed in their chef outfits (aprons, chef hats, etc) working at a kitchen table … Continue reading

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Recipe for Fun Opening Ceremony

We have for you a special treat, A recipe for fun! A special blend that can’t be beat In an hour or so it’s done. First you need a super leader Not just anyone you seize One who care, not … Continue reading

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Cub Scout Garden Ceremony

First, plant five rows of PEAS: Preparedness Promptness Perseverance Politeness Praise Then, plant five rows of LETTUCE: Let us be faithful Let us be unselfish Let us be loyal Let us be truthful Let us help one another Next plant … Continue reading

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Growing Carrots (or Cub Scouts) Ceremony

Equipment: A carrot seed  A carrot with top Script: This little carrot seed doesn’t look like much, does it? It’s tiny and fragile. But if we plant it in good soil, and if we make sure that it gets plenty … Continue reading

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