ACTIVITIES FOR

CUB SCOUTS

 

CUB CORNER


This is a space for Cub Scouts of all ages to come watch and even participate in some fun activities! It will all happen in the same “room” following a schedule. Feel free to pop in and out as needed!  Instructors have planned fun and exciting sessions with Cub Scouts in mind!

All of these should be done with a parent or guardian going with the child for safety. If done outside of your home or backyard, practice social distancing. When you complete the activity, post pictures and videos to the Camp Quarantine 2020 Facebook event.

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Supplies needed:

  • 1 egg per participant
  • Cushioning supplies (cardboard, bubble wrap, fabric, etc.)
  • A tall drop-off point. If using a ladder your adult must do the drop.

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EGG DROP

Eggs can be fragile but with the right protection they can survive a drop from high places.  Our “Eggcellent” instructor will help you get your egg ready for impact and won’t “crack” under the pressure.

9:00 – 9:45 AM

Supplies needed:

  • A large open space
  • Comfy clothes

 

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cub scout yoga

Get ready for the day with our Cub Scout Yoga Instructor.  She will guide you with stretches, calming methods and Cub Scout fun!  Remember, a Scout keeps themselves physically strong.

10:00 – 10:45 AM

Supplies needed:

  • None

 

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Back to scouting

Ever wonder what Cub Scouts was like in the past?  Do you know why Webelos is called Webelos? Our Cub Scout historian will take you on a trip into the past to learn about Cub Scouting through the years. 

10:00 – 10:45 AM

Supplies needed:

  • None

 

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germs and you

With everything happening recently, the need for health and safety is crucial.  The Cub Scout Germ Specialist will instruct you on what germs are, how to stop them and other ways to be safe and healthy. 

11:00 – 11:45 AM

Supplies needed:

  • Hot dogs
  • Mac & Cheese of your choice prepared in advance.
  • Skewers (hot dog cooking sticks)
  • Cooking fire or stove
  • Pillsbury biscuit dough.
  • Large bottle of vegetable oil
  • Large dutch oven
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Large bowl or container

 

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cooking with cubs

Stop your stomach from rumbling on your next campout by learning a few simple and easy recipes for Cub Scouts.  The resident Cub Chef is going to share their favorite campout recipes and help guide you with your cooking skills. 

1:00 – 1:45 pM

Supplies needed:

  • 1 Scout appropriate joke per participant

 

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stand up academy

The joke’s on you!  No, really, it’s on you!  Our Joke Master wants to hear your best jokes.  Cub Scouts will get a chance to tell their favorite joke live, so practice those knock-knock jokes and silly riddles and get ready to have a session full of laughs! 

p1:00 – 1:45 AM

Supplies needed:

  • None

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aquatics

 Join our Cub Scout Waterfront Director for some great aquatics fun, safety lessons, and how to get ready for the having fun at the waterfront during summer camp.

2:00 – 2:45 pM

Supplies needed:

  • None

 

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cub scout jeopardy

Our local gameshow host is ready to run Cub Scout Trivia live!  Think you know your stuff? Team up with your parent or guardian and take a shot at trivia.  Who knows what the questions might be?

2:00 – 2:45 pM

Supplies needed:

  • None

 

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local mammals

Learn to recognize the critters that you may find in your own backyard.

3:00 – 3:45 pM

Supplies needed:

  • 1 Yo-Yo per participant

 

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learn to yo-yo

Did you know yo-yos do more than go up and down?  The Yo-Yo Guru will show and teach you lots of tricks you can do with your very own yo-yo.  You’ll learn walk the dog, around the world and more. 

3:00 – 3:45 pM

Supplies needed:

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playing with your food

Normally you’re told not to play with your food. Here’s your chance to bend that rule. Join our playful foodie for some fun and exciting ways that food can be made into crafts! 

Self-guided Hikes


There is a great big world in the smallest of places and there is adventure everywhere, even your own home, backyard or neighborhood! These activities will help you explore the world
around you. Grab a pencil and notebook and join these self guided hikes!

All of these should be done with a parent or guardian going with the child for safety. If done outside of your home or backyard, practice social distancing. When you complete the activity, post pictures and what you find to the Camp Quarantine 2020 Facebook event.

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Alphabet Hike

Take an Alphabet Hike and try to find objects for each letter of the alphabet (for instance, A might be apple, B might be bus, etc.).  The hike can be outdoors in your backyard, neighborhood or in your house. 

9:00 – 9:45 AM

PICTURE Hike

Use a smartphone and put together some pictures on your hike.  Hike around your backyard or neighborhood and take pictures of cool things you see like an animal track, a squirrel, buds on a tree branch, etc.

10:00 – 10:45 AM

DETECTIVE Hike

Grab a pencil and notebook, brush up on your sleuthing skills and take a hike around your neighborhood to look for evidence that humans were around on your hike.  Bonus skill: wear protective gloves and pick up trash around your neighborhood, humans can be forgetful sometime and a Scout is Clean.

11:00 – 11:45 AM

LISTENING Hike

People have two ears and one mouth so that they can listen twice as much as they talk.  Sometimes listening to your surroundings tells a great story. Take a hike around your backyard or neighborhood and listen to the sounds.  Write down what you heard.

1:00 – 1:45 PM

outside story time

You’ve been busy all day, grab your favorite book or books and sit outside reading.  Reading is a great way to unwind and escape into a wondrous world. Parents and guardians, feel free to read to your scouts and their siblings.

2:00 – 2:45 PM

color in nature hike

Take a hike in your backyard or neighborhood and find items that are the following colors:  red, brown, orange, black, green, blue, yellow, and purple. Write them down or feel free to take pictures of them on a smartphone.

3:00 – 3:45 PM

follow the leader hike

With your family, take turns leading your hike.  To make it interesting the people following the leader should do exactly what the leader does and how the leader walks.  If the leader skips, the people following them should skip too! Take pictures or video.

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CUB SCOUT TRIVIA

Test your Scouting knowledge with this Cub Scout trivia challenge.

  

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