Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Cub Summer Activities
Re: Cub Summer Activities
Thu, 15 Apr 1999 08:38:54 -0400
--I tried to send this message privately but kept getting an undeliverable
error message, so I'm responding to the list.--
> Hi Don,
> Congratulations and good luck on becoming a Cub Master!
> Our Pack has run a successful summer program for several years.
> In June, we go to our local baseball stadium for a game. They actually
> have this set up as Scout Night! We also have a Bike Rodeo where we ask
> our local police dept. to run it.
> In July, we have a fun family night at our local FunScape (an indoor
> amusement center). We also count our summer camp program as one of our
> Pack summertime activities.
> In August, we have a fun family night at a local putt-putt course and then
> we have a family picnic combined with our Raingutter Regatta.
> So, we plan two activities per month so that each Cub has an opportunity
> to attend at least one each month and therefore earn their Summertime
> Just be sure you have other parents out there willing to help organize
> these events.
> Our events don't take much organizing with the exception of our Raingutter
> Regatta. Basically you just need a parent to keep track of attendance,
> someone to arrange dates and group rates, someone to maybe make
> certificates (for the rodeo and regatta), someone to organize the food for
> a picnic, etc.
> Hope this all helps and good luck! It's important to have a summertime
> program to keep kids interested and willing to continue in Scouting!
I also wanted to let you know of another list geared specifically toward Cub
Scouts. It's not as active as Scouts-L but your posts are always responded
to. It is called Cub Scout Talk and you can subscribe at
http://www.onelist.com. Just do a search for Cub Scout Talk.
> Committee Chair
> Pack 180
> North Syracuse NY