Thursday, May 29, 2014

Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet {Carnival}

Just thought I would finally post pictures from our blue and gold banquet.  We decided to have a carnival theme.  Mostly because we thought serving hot dogs would be easy!

On the back wall of the gym we wanted to set up a display for the boys to show off what they have done in scouts the past year.
 I took pictures of the boys dressed like clowns the weeks previous and printed them to hang on the wall.  I also had fans that I had used for previous occasions that I was just able to add cute centers to from Catch My Party.
 Love that I got to hang them with mustache washi tape.
 I made these pinwheel centerpieces a few years ago for the blue and gold banquet.  Then I have just been able to add to them for whatever theme we have.  This year I made some red/white stripe to go with them and cut out some mustaches on my Silhouette.  We also had popcorn, animal crackers and peanuts and mints for table scatter.
 I had made this "concessions" sign for a family reunion a few years ago.  It still worked out nicely.  We also had a sign that said "Pack 407" at the entrance to the gym (didn't get a pic).
 We served hot dogs and chips... easy peasy.

We had each den come up with a game that would help the boys with one of their achievements or electives.
Our wolves came up with a ring toss and a ball toss in cans.
 The bears did a bean bag toss... the boys even painted the lion themselves.
And I used my mustache washi tape to mark off on the floor where they could throw from.
The Webelos den had a photo booth... My amazing Webelos leader had a lot of props and the kids and adults had a blast posing for the camera.
 And to finish the night, we had cotton candy!
The boys and families had a good time!

3 comments:

  1. Looks like you had an amazing event!!! I'm very impressed with your creativity. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing!!! We are doing this in our ward and have been scrambling for ideas!!!!

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  3. Great job Anisa! What did you do for invitations?

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