The obvious challenge with such events is engaging the entire group whose ages range from 3-11.
It isn't uncommon for Primary presidencies to endure rolling eyes of older kids who aren't really interested in participating in preschool-geared games. However, this day was a victory for the Cub Scouts — the planned activities were right up their alley.
A "tree of life" station let them conquer the sweet-tasting doughnut-on-a-string contest in just a bite or two. They "lifted one another's burdens" by each holding the ends of a towel and tossing water balloons to another duo. Running the obstacle course while balancing a cup of "living water" was done in record time compared to more careful kindergarten-age female counterparts.