Blue & Gold Banquet

How to Make Fun Treats with Scout Law Candy Wrappers

Scout Law Candy WrapperDid you know that you can find cool Cub Scout stuff on Etsy? There’s everything from Blue and Gold and Pinewood Derby Cub Scout printables to Arrow of Light plaques to bracelets for moms and even vintage Cub Scout collectibles.

I shared one of the cool printables that helps the boys learn things like the Scout Oath and Law, the Leave No Trace principles, and the Outdoor Code. Another awesome Etsy find is this printable Scout Law candy wrapper kit.

There are so many things you can use these wrapped Hershey’s nuggets for! They can be favors for your Blue and Gold banquet or treats for your leaders or gifts for potential new Cub Scouts during your joining event. Continue reading

50 of the Most Incredible Blue and Gold Themes

50 blue and gold themes
Most Cub Scout packs have a Blue and Gold banquet in February to celebrate Scouting’s birthday.  It’s a great evening of fun for all members of Cub Scout families.

The Blue and Gold banquet does take some planning.  There are several excellent planning guides available online.  You can find links in this post to several of them.

Your Blue and Gold banquet theme is one of the first decisions that you need to make.  An internet search will give you lots of ideas, but to help you out, I decided to compile a list of 50 theme ideas.   Continue reading

Ultimate Guide to the Best Star Wars Blue & Gold Banquet

star wars blue and gold banquetWith the release of Star Wars:  The Force Awakens, everyone has contracted Star Wars fever. 🙂 And the Cub Scouts are no exception. So it’s only fitting that our Cub Scouts would want to have a Star Wars themed blue and Gold banquet.

Recently, a reader asked about ideas for a Star Wars Blue and Gold banquet. Wow!  When I started researching this, I couldn’t believe all the great ideas I found.

Below you’ll find some suggestions. I hope they make planning your Star Wars blue and Gold banquet just a little bit easier. Continue reading

6 Blue and Gold Banquet Planning Guides

6 Blue & Gold Planning Guides

My mom & my boys. Yes, the Tiger has his tongue stuck out!

Many packs celebrate BSA’s anniversary with the Blue and Gold Banquet in February.  According to the BSA website, “the purpose…is to celebrate the pack’s anniversary, thank pack leaders and other adults who have helped the pack, and inspire the leaders, Scouts, and parents.”

There are many kinds of Blue and Gold Banquets.  Some groups have a full catered meal while others have a potluck dinner and others only serve cake or have an ice cream sundae bar.

Packs may have special games that the boys play or have a fun entertainer such as a magician.  Some packs have a Blue and Gold theme with elaborate decorations supporting the theme while others decorate with blue and gold balloons and centerpieces made by the boys. Continue reading