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Jungle

Jungle Opening Ceremony


Equipment: Moon - as shown
Personnel: Akela (Cubmaster), Bagheera (an adult leader), all boys in the pack.
Arrangement: Each den is in a corner of the room. Akela stands at the front. Bagheera is in the center of the room. Dim the room lights and light the "moon."

AKELA: Look well, O wolves, look well!

BAGHEERA: 'Tis moonlight in the jungle,
And time for the pack to meet.
Come, wolves of every den,
Gather at the Council seat.

ALL BOYS: (In turn, the dens call out:)
We, the Den ___ wolves, come, Bagheera.
(They walk to the center and form a circle around Bagheera.)

BAGHEERA: Akela, from the North, from the South,
From the East and from the West,
The pack has gathered at your request.

(Akela joins Bagheera in the circle. The Cub Scouts perform the Grand Howl in their honor.)