Sunday, June 12, 2011

Cub Scout Olympics

At the last Pack Meeting, Brandon's troop had their Cub Olympics! Believe it or not, but Brandon was nervous about this ALL day! At first thought he was being silly, but then when it kept happening I felt bad for him. Poor Brandon isn't into sports.
 Brandon likes to watch more than participate, so I had to keep telling him to participate. The balance beam....
 Then the younger siblings could participate. Nathan had a hard time....this is the long jump. He wanted us to count here he ended up instead of where he first came down. (We were using our dinosaurs to mark where people had landed)
 Kimball was a good sport and participated with everyone else. He was very cute to watch!
 They had running races.....Brandon of course finished last. I think mostly because he didn't put all of himself into it.
 Kimball on the balance beam, he had a hard time staying on the beam, but made it to the end.
 They also had a bean bag toss. Brandon didn't complain about this one too much.
 Nathan and Kimball got to do a race too....Nathan had a VERY hard time with this because he came in 2nd and he wanted to be 1st. He threw a HUGE tantrum! I ended up putting him in the van to calm down (with the windows down), but then he was throwing everything in there, so I made him get out and sit on my lap for the very end. By the end I was willing to give him up (which is what I did when Daddy came home from work).
Kimball finished last...oh he was such a good sport!! Out of Brandon and Nathan, he was the best! Which I am VERY grateful! I don't think I could have handled all three of them acting like they were.  They are all pretty good at that, usually only 2 are being bad, while one is good. It trades off between them all.

Brandon ended up receive the Spectator Award! After we left I explained to him that not everything is Cub Scouts will be fun but he needed to participate anyway, because there will be more fun than not. If he didn't participate in everything then I would take him out of the Cub Scouts. So now hopefully he will participate a little better. Trying to teach him that you have to take the bad with the good.

3 comments:

S and RA Beazer said...

You are a wonderful mother, and your boys are equally as wonderful. Yes they have their challenges, but that's part of the plan.

Kelly Massman said...

Looks like a lot of fun! Enjoy the time with them now (it looks like you are)! They grow up SO, SO fast! Seems like My son (17 now) gains a year in one blink of my eyes!

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