Cub Scouting in the Ward

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Cub Scouting in the Ward. Cub Scouting supports boys and their families by giving boys the opportunity to put into practice the gospel principles they have learned at home and in Primary. (Scout Handbook, p.1). Key Responsibilities. Who has stewardship for Cub Scouting?. The BISHOP: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Cub Scouting in the Ward</p></li><li><p>Cub Scouting supports boys and their families by giving boys the opportunity to put into practice the gospel principles they have learned at home and in Primary.(Scout Handbook, p.1)</p></li><li><p>Key Responsibilities</p><p>BishopResponsible to provide general direction for Scouting and ensure that it is properly organized and functioning</p><p>Primary PresidentOversees the Cub Scouting Program in the wardPack Committee ChairServes as President of the Cub Scout Organization and sees that it runs smoothlyCubmasterOversees monthly Pack Meetings that include all Cub Scouts and their familiesDen LeaderConducts weekly den meetings with the boys</p></li><li><p>Who has stewardship for Cub Scouting?The BISHOP:</p><p>The bishop is responsible to provide general direction for Scouting and ensure that it is properly organized and functioning.</p></li><li><p>Bishops CounselorsThe bishops counselors help the bishop by overseeing the Scouting programs for eight-, nine-, ten-, and eleven-year-old boysUnder the bishops direction, counselors should see that the various Scouting programs are organized as needed and that adult leaders are called and trained(Scouting Handbook, p. 2)</p></li><li><p>Leadership Responsibilities of Bishopric Counselor1) Provide enough quality leaders 2) Support and encourage (in fact, insist on) BSA training for adult leaders and youth leaders (and one of the best ways to do this is to find monies to pay at least part of the costs for men to attend these courses) 3) Get BSA scouting leadership training themselves for their age-group program .</p></li><li><p>Leadership Responsibilities of Bishopric Counselor</p><p>4) Constant teaching/educating/promoting, with boys and their parents, of the importance and role of scouting programs in the Church's training of its young men. 5) Attend activities and camps when possible.6) Participate in or even chair the committees (Troop or Pack) </p></li><li><p>Ward Cub Scout Organization</p></li><li><p>Ward Cub Scout Organization</p><p>*The LDS Scouting Handbook points out that one of the valuable purposes of Cub Scouting is that it supports boys and their families by giving boys the opportunity to put into practice the gospel principles they have learned at home and in Primary. </p><p>Its one thing to sit through a Primary Sharing Time on Heavenly Fathers creations. It is another thing altogether for a boy to feel the underside of an oak leaf, build a birdhouse, or look up at the stars on a dark night. Cub Scouting allows us to give the boys the hands-on experiences that help them understand and internalize the gospel principles they are taught.</p></li></ul>

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