Mickman Brothers Holiday Fundraising for Cub Scouts

NOTE: Before doing any fundraiser, you must get approval from your local council.
You must complete the Unit Money-Earning Application to request approval.

Mickman BrothersIs your pack looking for a new way to raise funds?  Do you need an easy fundraiser with good profit margins and a high potential for repeat business?  Then look no further than Mickman Brothers Holiday Fundraising!

When Mickman Brothers contacted me about sponsoring a review of their program, I looked at the products they offer.  Boy, was I impressed!  They have four styles of balsam fir wreaths, three styles of mixed evergreen door sprays, three indoor evergreens, balsam fir garlands and accessories such as door hangers and LED lights. Continue reading

How to Make an Air Rocket Launcher

Air Rocket Launcher10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…BLASTOFF! 

I was shocked at how high a simple paper rocket would go when propelled by a stomp on a soft drink bottle that is attached to PVC pipe!  As we were trying it out, the neighborhood kids (and a few adults) came over for their turn to launch a rocket.

Our pack is hosting a community “Rocket Academy” event as our round-up.  We’ll have several rocket activities that kids can do, and this will be one of them.

Building an air rocket launcher would make a great den activity.  Have all the supplies ready, and the boys can assemble it.  Discuss with them how the launcher works.  And make sure you leave time for them to launch a few rockets!  :) Continue reading