BALOO'S BUGLEVolume 16, Number 11"Make no small plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will not themselves be realized." D. BurnhamJune 2010 Cub Scout Roundtable July 2010 Cub Scout ThemeCELEBRATE FREEDOMTiger Cub Activities Webelos Aquanaut & GeologistFOCUSCub Scout Roundtable Leaders’ GuideJuly is the time for fun and relaxation. And it's the time toremind ourselves of the reasons we can relax and have fun asfamilies and as a pack. The freedom we enjoy in this countrymakes this month special. Cub Scouts will be learning aboutflag etiquette and patriotic ceremonies. Boys can expresstheir pride as citizens of the United States by participating inan Independence Day parade. It is also an ideal time toremind the boys to give back to this land where we work andplay Conduct a den or pack conservation project as abirthday present to America.Cub Scout Program HelpsCelebrate America's freedom established on July 4, 1776,with patriotic songs, games, and family fun. Discover whatmakes America so special to us. Decide on a birthdaypresent your pack can give to America by doing a serviceproject and a "Good Turn for America." Participate as a denor pack in an Independence Day parade. Enjoy the beauty ofour country by participating in outdoor activities. Have apack barbeque or family gathering and share some familyheritage about coming to our great nation. Design and servea birthday cake and sing to America! Earn the Citizenshipand Heritage belt loops and pins.CORE VALUESCub Scout Roundtable Leaders’ GuideSome of the purposes of Cub Scouting developed throughthis month’s theme are:Good Citizenship. Boys will develop the habits and attitudes to be better citizens when they learn about some of the ideals. traditions, and symbols of our country.Character Development. Boys will grow in character by giving back to the communities where they live.Preparation for Boy Scouts. By learning and participating In flag ceremonies, the Cub Scouts will develop pride in America as all Boy Scouts should.The core value highlighted this month is:Citizenship,Boys will gain respect for the American Flag through practicing flag courtesies and ceremonies.Can you think of others??? Hint – look in your Cub ScoutProgram Helps. It lists different ones!! All the items on both lists are applicable!! You could probably list all twelve if you thought about it!!YOUTH PROTECTIONUPDATEYouth safety is the No. 1 concern of the BSA.To increase awareness of this societal problem andto create even greater barriers to abuse than already exist today in Scouting, the Boy Scouts of America is implementing several important changes to further enhance its Youth Protection policies:Effective June 1, 2010: Youth Protection Training is required for all registered volunteers.
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