A reader asks ” I am putting together a Leader Orientation for next year and was wondering what you would include, especially with the upcoming program changes.”
Cub Scout Pack Committee
A Cub Scout pack committee is essentially the board of directors for a Cub Scout pack. This committee is a group of at least three people who assist with supervision and management of a the unit. They provide resources and support to the Cubmaster and Den Leaders so they can provide the program in accordance with Boy Scout policies and regulations.
The best way to handle possible conflicts between unit fundraisers is to talk it out.
A chronicle of Scouting in America – from campouts, hikes, and pinewood derby races to the Scouts public service initiatives throughout their long history.
This book is the foundation document for scouting by Robert Baden-Powell. Profusely illustrated.
This is great for Scout units, because you can pick up the book and know you are going to be able to find something within a reasonable driving distance.
How can a Pack transition from a model where the Cubmaster does all of the work to one where the Pack Committee shares the load?
Barbara asked this question recently on the Facebook page: Just found your page and I’m anxious to poke through it. Anything on how to handle huge Packs? We currently have 88 registered Cubs and we’ll probably hit 100+ by the fall. I’ve just signed on as the committee chair and I want to help continue […]
How do you run den meetings in a very small pack where there are only one or two Cub Scouts in each den?
The main responsibility of the Pack Trainer is to ensure that the adults involved in the Pack are trained for their positions and are aware of supplemental training opportunities.
A strong, involved Committee Chair really makes a difference to the Pack leaders and to the Pack program.
A well organized Pack Committee makes the Cubmaster’s job much easier and ensures that a quality program is delivered to the youth.
I hope all of you Scouters out there will be able to complete your Nap on Safely training before or during summer camp. The guidelines are listed in this article. (Spoof!)
In Cub Scouting, adults work together to deliver program to the youth members. One of the adult positions is the Cubmaster.