If you want your Cub Scouts to feel like this poor kid, then keep them sitting at a table the entire meeting doing passive activities. If you are a parent of a boy, you know that we can’t keep them sitting for long before boredom sets in.
But, we don’t want our den meetings to become a free-for-all either. It’s important that the boys have both active and passive experiences.
One of the things I love about the 2015 Cub Scout program is that there is less emphasis on “school-like” activities and more emphasis on keeping the boys engaged–even during a “passive” activity. Continue reading