Legoland + Robotics With Cub Scouts

Monday was a teacher work day for our school district, so our Cub Scout den scheduled a field trip at Legoland. Our family was able to use our annual passes, so that was nice.

There were some Halloween decorations.  Now that it is November, I guess it is on to Christmas!

The weather was nice and overcast–perfect theme park weather!

n blowing a bubble and looking at the Star Wars displays.  k was able to hang out with a couple of Girl Scout siblings, so that was nice.

After lunch, there was a short robotics workshop called We Do 2.0.  n put together a Lego froglet on his own and used a computer program to make it move.

Junior Engineers!

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Cub Scout Bridging from Wolves to Bears

We had a busy Sunday last week.  First, the kids participated in Promotion Sunday at church.  n’s class did a short presentation and n’s part was about Paul spreading the gospel.  We had to leave early so that n could attend his Cub Scouts bridging ceremony.

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n is now officially a Bear!  His bridging ceremony was conveniently located at Irvine Regional Park in the Irvine Recreation Outdoor Education Center.  They started out with some ziplining.  This was n’s first time, and he did great!  (k has already done this zipline with Girl Scouts).

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It was nice to have an overcast day, even if it was a little misty.

This was our first bridging ceremony since we missed last year’s.  It was interesting to watch the dads construct the bridge.  Where does one buy such a bridge kit and where does one store said bridge? are some of the questions that came to mind.

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I think there may have been a Lion who fell off, but I think everyone else made it across safely.

 

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Our First Scout-O-Rama

Last month we went to the Orange County Scout-O-Rama.  We had never been before, so we were not sure what to expect.  Due to rain the night before, the grounds were extremely muddy.  My ballet flats were not prepared for that!  There was a $10 per family admission and $10 parking fee.  We had fun and hopefully we can go again.

There was a really cool Boy Scout/camping Lego exhibit.

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My favorite part was the camp cooking booths with free samples!

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Biscuits on a stick!

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Dutch ovens galore!

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Funnel cake and homemade ice cream.  (We had a close call with unlabeled rocky road ice cream with nuts!)

 

 

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