NEW CUBMASTER AND OLD AKELA
PROPS: Indian headdress, artificial
campfire, Indian blanket.
PERSONNEL: Committee chairman and new
Cubmaster stand beside campfire. Former Cubmaster (as old Chief Akela)
is out of sight.
CHAIRMAN: We are expecting a visit
from old Chief Akela of the tribe of the Webelos. (A knock is heard and
old Chief Akela enters).
OLD AKELA: I am here to help you
install a new chief. Are the elders of the tribe assembled?
CHAIRMAN: They are here, Akela.
OLD AKELA: Have they selected a new
CHAIRMAN: They have, and he is here.
(The new Cubmaster is brought before the old chief).
OLD AKELA: You have been chosen to be
the new chief of the tribe of the Webelos. Will you be loyal to the
trust that has been placed in you by the committee, Cub Scouts, and
NEW CUBMASTER: I will be loyal.
(Old Akela puts his blanket on the
shoulder of the new Cubmaster and an Indian headdress on his head.)
OLD AKELA: I declare you to be Chief
Akela, of the tribe of the Webelos pack(#) in the (Name) Council of the
Boy Scouts of America. Do the young braves know the Law of the Pack?
NEW CUBMASTER: They do.
OLD AKELA: Then let them give the
ALL CUBS: (repeat the Law of the