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Scout-O-rama is a fun-filled day that boys and girls of all ages enjoy. It's a "show and do" event for all levels of Scouting, from Tiger Cubs to Explorers.
Purposes Of Scout-O-Rama
An opportunity for Scouts to show off their skills and interest to other Scouts and the community.
Encourage the boys to DO THEIR BEST, while planning, developing and presenting the booth.
An excellent fund-raiser which benefits the boy through prizes, and the unit through cash commissions from ticket sales.
An opportunity for the community to show its support to Scouting, with the purchase of Scout-o-rama tickets and attendance.
Your Scout-O-Rama Booth
The booth should demonstrate of display a Cub Scout skill or special interest, which the Cub Scouts of that pack enjoy.
The booth should be designed, built and operated by Cubs, with the assistance of leaders and parents.
The booth should be properly identified with pack and den numbers, chartered organization, city and name of booth.
The booth planning should begin months in advance. First, choose the theme, and tell the Cubmaster. Then see what ideas the boys have. The more input the boys have, the more they'll enjoy it, and the better job they'll do. Discuss the booth at a den meeting. Use their help and expertise in securing supplies and equipment, and in putting the booth together.
You may use several den meetings to prepare the booth. But, remember! KISMIF! Keep it Simple Make it Fun! If it gets to complicated or to involved, the boys will be bored with it. Let the boys make crafts, signs, costumes, etc., whenever practical, (with leaders assistance of course). The boys should be able to explain the booth at Scout-o-Rama, so have them rehearse in den meetings. Let them practice their craft, demonstration, skit, or get used to their costume or equipment. Keep your eye open for advancement which they can earn while working on the booth.
An excellent place to find an idea for the booth is the monthly themes.
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