Akela (Cubmaster) and 2 Chiefs (WEBELOS leaders or committeemen)
Small campfire with light hook-up. Akela wears war bonnet & wraps
self in red blanket. Two Chiefs wear 1 or 2 feathers head dresses &
scout leaders uniforms. Chiefs carry tom-toms or Indian rattles.
Campfire set up in middle of stage area. House lights off. Akela enters
with chiefs, to the beat of tom-toms. Akela sets down by campfire facing
the audience. When he starts talking, the chiefs start walking slowly
from opposite ends of Cub Scout seating area. Cubs to receive Bobcat
awards fall in behind chiefs & follow them to campfire. Cubs gather
around campfire in front of Akela. A Chief stands on each side of Akela.
All new Cub Scouts please stand and follow Chief _____ and Chief _____
to the campfire.
Akela, welcome you to the great tribe of pack _____.
Akela, salute you.
of the requirements for you to become a Bobcat in this great tribe is to
give the Cub Scout Motto and Salute. At this time salute these two
chiefs and repeat with them the Cub Scout Motto: "Do Your
Best". This is the Cub Scout Sign. It is Known all over the world.
The two top fingers represent the alert ears of the wolf and they also
stand for the two parts of the Cub Scout Promise: "To Help Other
People" and "Obey". You must know this sign and use it
whenever you say the Cub Scout Promise and the Law of the Pack.
your right hand in the Cub Scout Sign and repeat with me the Law of the
next requirement is knowing and following the Cub Scout Promise.
requirement is knowing the meaning of WEBELOS. Now say with me the
meaning of WEBELOS: "We'll be loyal Scouts".
last requirement is knowing and using the Cub Scout handshake. At this
time, Chief _____ and Chief ____ will congratulate you on completing the
Bobcat requirement with the Cub Scout handshake.
the parents of these new Bobcats please come forward and stand behind
their sons. (After all parent come up, pass out awards).
we welcome you. Cub Scouting is for the whole family. Fun and friendship
are found in Cub Scouting. As parents you have certain responsibilities.
We expect you to attend the monthly pack meetings and work with your son
on his achievements. When called upon, we will expect you to assist.
Along with the other parents in various leadership capacities.
new Bobcats and their parents may now be seated.
Chiefs slowly beat tom-toms as they and Akela exit).