December 2020 Scouting@Home Program

Council Monthly Program Calendar

December 2020

Program Theme:

Winter Wonderland

Scout Law Emphasis:


 Date Event/Resource How to Access
  Monthly Theme Resource Guide  SAH Webpage
Media Social
Cub Scout Program Items
  Recommended Cub Scout Pack Meeting  
  Winter Wonderland National PDF
  Recommended Cub Scout Adventures DL Videos
  Lion: Animal Kingdom DL Videos
  Tiger: Tiger Circles* or Family Stories DL Videos
  Wolf: Duty to God Footsteps* or Hometown Heroes DL Videos
  Bear: Fellowship and Duty to God* DL Videos
  Webelos: Duty to God and You* DL Videos
  AOL: Duty to God in Action Adventure or Project Family DL Videos
  Virtual Den Chief’s Minute Council YouTube
  Virtual Den Chief’s Minute Council YouTube
  Virtual Den Chief’s Minute Council YouTube
  Recommended Cub Scout Award  
Scouts BSA Program Items
  Monthly Merit Badge Classes  SAH Webpage
Social Media

Snow Sports
Merit Badge Course Notes
Snow Sports Requirements

  Wilderness Survival
Wilderness Survival Merit Badge lesson plan
  American Cultures  
  Pathfinders Online – Video 1 Council YouTube
  Pathfinders Online – Video 2 Council YouTube
  Senior Patrol Leader’s Council Mtg. Zoom/Virtual
  Recommended Scouts BSA Award  
Special Events & Activities
December 9th Scout Bytes: Merit Badge Technology How-To Webinar
December 16th Scout Bytes: Volunteering in a Socially Distanced World Webinar
December 30th Scout Bytes: How to Hold a Virtual Pinewood Derby Webinar
January 6th Scout Byes: Summer Camp Staff – Everything you ever wanted to know  


Cub Scout Meeting Ideas

  • Talk about winter fests in different cultures
  • Maybe a virtual tour to Mosque and/or temple and ???
  • Special guest from different culture
  • Holiday Icebreakers
    • Does your family have any interesting Christmas traditions?
    • What act might land you on the naughty list?
    • What act might land you on the nice list?
    • What is the strangest Christmas present you ever received?
    • What one question would you ask Santa?
    • Do you open presents on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning?
    • What is your favorite holiday food?
    • What is your favorite Christmas flick?
  • Holiday (Silent Night) Charades
    • Holiday movies, like Home Alone or The Nightmare Before Christmas (Act out the name or the plot.)
    • Carols and holiday songs, like Silver Bells or I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
    • Seasonal traditions like sleigh rides or mistletoe
    • Christmas characters like Mrs. Klaus or Frosty the Snowman
  • Yuletide Pictionary
  • Chubby Elf
    • Fill mouth full of marshmallows
    • Recite a Christmas story
    • Scouts guess the story
  • Twenty Questions: Guess the Gift
    • Wrap up so scouts can see the size and shape
    • They can “shake it”
    • They can feel how heavy it is
  • Holiday Reading:
    • The Night Before Christmas
    • The Polar Express
    • How the Grinch Stole Christmas
    • A Christmas Carol
    • The Nutcracker
    • – Consider making a “picture book” with PowerPoint so that scouts and “read along” or setting up a camera to view a picture book. 
  • Name that Holiday Tune:
    • All I Want for Christmas is You
    • Feliz Navidad
    • The Chanukah Song
    • Lift Every Voice and Sing
    • The Dreidel Song
    • Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
    • Carol of the Bells
    • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
    • Run Rudolph Run
    • Last Christmas
  • Holiday Scavenger Hunt 
  • Holiday-themed trivia 


Scouts BSA Meeting Ideas