Activities

Scout Activities

What are some typical Scouting activities? Many people have heard about camping and learning how to tie knots, but Scouting offers so much more. The best part is, Scouting offers value based learning opportunites that are fun and enjoyable for the whole family.

 

Den Meetings—Weekly Cub Scout meetings with boys his own age that include a mixture of games, crafts, education, and a sense of belonging.

 

Pack Meetings—A once a month meeting where many Dens get together for fun activities, to compete against one another, and to celebrate achievements and advancements over the last month.

 

Cuborees—The Dan Beard Council and districts plan cuborees and other outings during the year that give Scouts an opportunity to test their knowledge and skills in competitive events with other packs and kids their age.

 

Scout Tour—The Dan Beard Council has partnered with many organizations around the city such as the Cincinnati Reds, Kings Island, the Florence Freedom, the Cincinnati Cyclones, and more. Get great Scout family discounts to events and enjoy special Scout perks such as sleeping overnight on the field or getting behind the scenes tours of roller coasters.

 

Camping—A full size modern pioneer fort, a midevil castle, a miner's camp, and a mountain man village are just a few of the cool highlights while at summer camp. An adventure experience includes plenty of fun activities such as archery, swimming, and learning about the outdoors at the nature center. Plenty of adventures await at day camps, twilight camps, and Fun with Son camps throughout the course of the summer.

 

Cub Scout Derbies—Race a model car, sailboat, or miniature rocket in a Cub Scout derby—the pinewood derby, raingutter regatta, or space derby.

Service Projects-
 Doing service projects together is one way that Cub Scouts keep their promise "to help other people."

 

Day hikes—Reasonably short hikes (1 to 10 miles) in terrain without a lot of elevation gain or loss.

 

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Programs and Events

The Spook-O-Ree is a family Halloween event for everyone! Take your pick of evenings and join the thousands of families that will venture out to Cub World for Halloween fun in a safe, family-friendly environment at a cost that fits just about any budget. The Spook-O-Ree is packed with activities including hayrides, storytelling, the haunted castle, midway games, the haunted trail, and more! Come as a pack, a den, or as a family. And everyone is invited, so bring your friends!

Would you like to attend Spook-O-Ree?

Click here to register for October 21st
Click here to register for October 28th

 

Cuboree

The Cuboree is an exciting and important simple overnight camping experience that gives you and your son your first opportunity to experience Scouting and everything it has to offer through exciting Monopoly themed activities. In addition, new parents will have the opportunity to receive some basic training and information to learn about Scouting the morning after the campout. Below is a list of upcoming Cuborees. Feel free to attend any Cuboree that fits your schedule or all of them if you like.

 

What should you expect at Cub-O-Ree?

Fun! Lots of fun! There will be plenty of activities for the boys and their siblings! And a campfire! One meal is provided at each event. Please visit your Districts registration page for a full list of what you should bring and what meal will be provided to you.

 

What times does it start?

Each districts Cub-O-Ree varies with the start time. These are listed under the registration for each district.

 

Who can attend?

ALL Cub Scouts new and existing! The event is designed for the whole family! Cub Scouts, along with Mom, Dad, and siblings are all invited to come spend the night enjoying the Scouting experience as a family.

 

 

2017 Cuboree Dates and Locations

District Date Location
Blue Jacket

09/29- 09/30

09/30 - 10/01 

 Cub World (Loveland)
Ft. Hamilton 09/29 - 09/30  Camp Friedlander
Hopewell
09/29-09/30
 Cub World
Maketewa 09/29-09/30  Hamilton County Fair Ground
Trailblazer 10/14-10/15 CVG Airport Ballfield
US Grant 10/07-10/08 Cub World
William Henry Harrison 10/07-10/08 Mitchell Memorial Forest