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Blue & Gold Cake Bake Certificates

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One of the traditions our Cub Scout Pack has is each year, at the Blue & Gold Banquet, the Cubs and their Father’s do a Father & Son Cake Bake.  There are no rules – they just make a cake that they want and then we judge them and give out fun awards!  It’s something that the boys love to do in our Pack and I always look forward to seeing what they are going to create!

 

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Basically, all the boys that participated line up their cakes and we give each cake a number.  To make it simple, I just fold cardstock into table tents and wrote numbers on them.  Then, we have one small piece of paper for each person (kids and parents) and they vote for their favorite cake by writing the cake number on the paper and then turn it in.  We have a small prize and certificate for the cake voted SCOUTS CHOICE and all the other cakes earn a certificate with a fun name and a small treat as well!  No one goes home empty handed!

 

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Blue and Gold Certifcates

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This year, I wanted to come up with a simple printable for the cake awards, that already had many of the award names already printed on them!  I wanted to share that with you today!  There are 30 named awards and then a page of blank awards, where you can write a name in.  Hope this helps if your Pack also does this tradition or you are wanting to start it!

 

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I also created a very simple Sign-In Sheet.  This can be used as the boys bring their cakes in and you can document which number you assign to each boy.  And, then I have a line next to their name and number to write what award you end up assigning them.  That way you can make sure every boy gets assigned an award and it helps with keeping things organized!

 

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Magician Blue & Gold Cake Bake Certificates

Typically at a Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet a full dinner is served, but this year we decided to do a fun Ice Cream Bar to serve with the boys cakes and then we had a Magican Duo come and do a magic show for the boys!  It went over really well and was a lot of fun!  All and all our 2013 Blue and Gold was a huge success!!

 

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Pam Dana

Author and Co-Owner of Over the Big Moon since 2011. I love having a place to share the things that I am most passionate about - motherhood, being a wife and making a home! I am married to my husband, Scott, and we have 3 beautiful children and together they are my world! I also enjoy reading, crafting and catching up on TV shows (usually with a computer in my lap)!
  • shanah

    Thank you so much for posting this for all to see!! The certificate is perfect and simple but yet cute!! The sign in sheet looks like it will make turn in easier, this is my first year doing the cake auction awards, so thanks again!! :)

    • overthebigmoon

      So glad it will be a help Shanah! Good luck!

      • Linda Duree

        Do you remember what font was used for the awards we are doing a costume contest at our blue and gold and I was wondering if I could edit these to fit our blue and gold :)
        THANKS Linda

        • http://www.overthebigmoon.com/ Pam from Over the Big Moon

          The file that I share to public is not able to be edited. However, if you wanted to make something that coordinates with them the fonts used are: Eccentric Std, Hot Mustard BTN Poster and Wish I Were Taller. Good luck!

  • Kendra Stein

    Are your links to download the certificates and sign in sheet still available? I am getting an error! We have been doing the same thing in our pack for several years now and the boys LOVE it!

  • dawn

    need help printing getting error

  • ck

    keep getting a “file not found” error when trying to download

    • http://www.overthebigmoon.com Pam from Over the Big Moon

      Sorry about that- when we switched over the new theme we had some downloads develop some issues. I’ve replaced out the links and they work now! Thanks so much!

    • http://www.overthebigmoon.com/ Pam from Over the Big Moon

      Fixed! Thanks and sorry!

  • Julianne

    Thanks you for sharing your talent! These awards are just what I needed! Love the blog!

  • Alyson

    Thank you so much for sharing! We do the Father/Son cake contest too. It’s so fun!