Cub Scout Activities

The Pacific Skyline Council provides these fun and exciting events for Cub Scouts each year.

Special Virtual Events for Cub Scouts during shelter in place.

Scroll down for our regular lineup of Cub Scout activities.

Virtual Event – Memorial Day Remembrance (for everyone)

We will have guest speaker videos on the Pacific Skyline Council Facebook page as well as posting those videos to our website over the course of Memorial Day weekend. We are encouraging all Scouts to post a photo of themselves saluting in Uniform on to social media and tag it #UniformsThankingUniforms to show our Virtual Remembrance for those who gave up so much.

Virtual Event – Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s Hall of Fossils Tour (ages 8+)

Travel millions of years to the past without leaving your home. In this workshop, students ages 8+ are transported to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History right from their web browser using 360-degree interactive imagery.

Participants will:

  1. Explore the Smithsonian’s famous “Hall of Fossils” in 360-degrees virtually
  2. Learn about natural history in the Jurassic age
  3. Complete a fun virtual discovery hunt throughout the museum
  • Mon, May 25 New date Mon, June 1, 2020
  • 2 Sessions: 3:30pm and 5:30pm, 90-min workshop
  • Limited to first 20 participants
Virtual Event – Minecraft Hour of Code (ages 6+)

Join us for this 90-min workshop to have fun learning and being inspired by computer science and AI. Using the power of code and AI, students ages 6 and older will program the Agent to prevent forest fires and regrow a forest.

By the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

  1. Understand basic AI concepts
  2. Instruct a computer to perform fundamental coding tasks
  3. Experience how AI is being used in the real world to promote conservation and sustainability
  • Tue, May 26, 2020
  • 2 Sessions: 3:30pm and 5:30pm, 90-min workshop
  • Limited to 10 participants
Virtual Event – Code Your Own Video Game with MakeCode Arcade (Ages 8+)

In this workshop, participants (whom we will call game developers) will use block coding to create games with MakeCode Arcade. Participants will learn about the game design concept of sprites and the computer science concepts of coordinates and variables. They will complete a coding tutorial, Eat the Doughnut, to build a game introducing them to the fundamentals of MakeCode Arcade..

  • Thu, May 28, 2020
  • 2 Sessions: 3:30pm and 5:30pm, 90-min workshop
  • Limited to 10 participants

Our Regular Lineup of Cub Scout Activities

Girls Cubs woodworking
Ta-Ki-Ma Cub Scout Day Camp

Get your child outside with time-honored Scout experiences like archery, crafts, sports, crafts, and games. See left menu.

Cub girls and leader on pier

Cub-On is a weekend family camping event for all Cub Scouts and their families. Program areas are open throughout the weekend. Meals are provided; trained staff on duty for all areas of camp; “Bobcat Trail” program for brand new Scouts; and “Spirit of the Arrow” for Webelos. See left menu.

  • Various weekends from May-October (In 2020, Aug-Oct)
  • Learn more
Boy Cub Scouts BB gun
Cub-Parent Weekend

Based on a theme, a fun family over-nighter for the entire family where meals, activities and FUN are included in the themed camp! See left menu.

Adventurecat on SF Bay
Cub Cruise

The Cub Cruise is a Cub Scout favorite year after year. Your whole family is invited to cruise the Bay on a catamaran!

Webelos X-treme
Webelos X-treme

Introduction to the fun and excitement of the Scouts BSA program for all Webelos and their parents. Past activities: archery, monkey bridge, pioneering projects, canoeing, orienteering, obstacle course, and more! See left menu.

Mars Curiosity rover
VIRTUAL Tour of Mars & Rover Competition!
Mon, May 4, 2020

Take a Guided Tour of Mars and come up with the Next Great Idea in Exploration Vehicles! Build your own model of a rover to explore another planet. Materials can be anything found around your home. Prize for Top Winner in each of three categories: One Acre of Land on Mars from Buy Planet Mars. Learn more & register.

First aid, leg tensor bandage being applied outdoors
VIRTUAL Camporee for All!
Sat, May 16, 2020

Everyone is welcome to participate in the Stay-at-Home Camporee to show off your Scout skills! We will be featuring challenges to our Scouts such as first aid at home, Scout Trivia game, best Scout jokes, patch design contest, show us your mask design, and more! We will be interacting with each other through social media posts to Instagram and Facebook. This also helps spread the message that Scouting is still continuing during the Stay at home orders.

  • To participate, you will need to join the Camporee facebook page to participate (a parent can join the group and post on behalf of the Scout).