Indian Nations CouncilThe Greatest Show on Earth
October - Achievement Parade
Cubmaster is in front of the pack with a table directly behind him. A jack-o-lantern (either real, plastic, or ceramic) is lighted and lights are off. A flashlight illuminates a Cub Scout dressed in a sheet or ghost costume. He holds a sign which reads:
GHOST OF THE PAST
CUBMASTER: The ghost of things past has had an effect on the way we live and the things we do, but most importantly your ideals and the way we think and believe. (shifts light to American flag) One of our greatest traditions is saluting and giving the Pledge of Allegiance to our flag. Will you please stand and join me now?
A goblin pot (a black cauldron) is center stage. Inside is a smaller pan with dry ice and a little water in it. A leader dressed in a witch's costume stirs the cauldron and pulls out the awards for the boys which are dry-- being hidden in the dry cauldron, next to the pan. The witch should give each award to the cubmaster or advancement chairman who is dressed as a ghost of the present. This person calls the boys and parents forward to receive the awards.
CUBMASTER: We have seen the ghost of the past and the ghost of the present. We can't see the ghost of the future but what we do in the present will have a definite effect on how the future ghost will appear. Each of us,. by doing our best in every thing we do, can not only change our future, but the future of all those who follow us. Do your best. Good Night and good Scouting.
November - Harbors, Stations, Airports
Staging:Two Cub Scouts and/or leaders.
Cub 1:Oh boy, Thanksgiving is coming! Turkey, dressing and pumpkin pie. Boy, am I going to feast!
Cub 2:Is that what Thanksgiving means to you?
Cub 1:Sure, doesn't it mean that to you?
Cub 2:That is only a small part of Thanksgiving. It is a time to celebrate and to give thanks for all we have.
Cub 1:Oh! To give thanks for our big dinner.
Cub 2:To give thanks for everything we have, not just our food but our shelter, family, friends and our freedoms.
Page XCeremonies, Recognitions and Awards