Define the roles of the Cubmaster and assistant Cubmaster.
Describe the Cub Scout advancement program.
Review the importance of pack program planning.
Plan a pack meeting.
Describe the Cubmaster Award.
Succeed as a Cubmaster.
Chartered Organization Chartered Organization Representative
Cub Scout Den LeadersTiger Cub Den Leaders Webelos Den Leaders
Assistant Cub Scout Den LeadersAdult Partners
Assistant Webelos Den Leaders
Den Chief Den ChiefDen Chief
Provides leadership to all den leaders and assistants
Leads in planning the pack program
Leads monthly pack meetings
Coordinates pack membership, recruiting, and transition
The ASSiSTAnT CubmASTer
Helps the Cubmaster
Assists in planning the pack program
Assists at monthly pack meetings
Assists with pack membership, recruiting, and transition
District and council, throughCommissionersDistrict Cub Scout roundtablesDistrict committeeDistrict executiveDistrict training team
Working with the pack team
Understanding and working with boys
Projecting Cub Scout spirit
Showmanship as the packs Master of Ceremonies
The AdVAnCemenT meThod
Grade-related and progressive
An asset for parents
Parents roles change as boys mature
Cub SCouT AdVAnCemenT
The Bobcat badge
The Tiger Cub badge
The Wolf badge
The Bear badge
The Webelos badge
The Arrow of Light Award
Cub SCouT uniForming
Sense of belonging
Identification with Scouting
AduLT LeAder uniForming
Sets the example
Advancement is grade-based and progressive.
Parents are key to advancement for Tiger Cubs, Wolf Cub Scouts, and Bear Cub Scouts.
Leaders are key to advancement for Webelos Scouts.
Leaders set the uniforming example for all.
PLAnning in The PACk
Built around monthly themes for Tiger Cubs and Cub Scouts and activity badges for Webelos Scouts
Themes tie each pack meeting together
Annual program planning conference
The monthly pack leaders meeting
Cub Scout Leader Book, chapter 24
Cub Scout Program Helps
10 eLemenTS oF PLAnning
Meet the purposes of Cub Scouting
Use monthly themes
Lots of variety
AnnuAL ProgrAm PLAnning ConFerenCe
This is a joint responsibility of the pack committee chair and the Cubmaster.
Selectactivities(includedistrictandcouncil camps, activities, and events).
Blue and gold banquet
District and council activities
Field trips and hikes
Scouting Anniversary Week celebrations
Cub SCouT CAmPing
Pack camping (overnighters)
Be sure to include pack camping in your annual program plans.
m o n T h Ly P L A n n i n g m e e T i n g
Evaluate the last month
Finalize the current month
Unit leadership enhancement
Review the pack budget
Cub SCouT PACk meeTingS
Before the Meeting
After the Meeting
Cub Scout Program Helps contains a model pack meeting
plan for each month!
RESOURCES, FORMS, AND APPLICATIONS 34-37
PACK MEETING PLANNING SHEET Pack Meeting Date: _____________________________________________________________________
Theme ________________________ Webelos Activity Badges: __________________
Before the Meeting Person in Charge
Room arrangement _______________________________________
Materials and equipment _______________________________________
Den exhibits _______________________________________
Preopening activity _______________________________________
Opening ceremony/prayer _______________________________________
Welcome and introductions _______________________________________
Audience participation stunt _______________________________________
Den stunts and skits _______________________________________
Webelos den demonstrations _______________________________________
Boy recognition _______________________________________
Leader recognition _______________________________________
Attendance award _______________________________________
Closing ceremony _______________________________________
After the Meeting
beFore The meeTing
Materials and equipment
Meeting agenda review
Put on a smile
Get ready to have FUN!
Opening ceremony/prayerFlag ceremonyPledge of Allegiance
Song (fun and active)
Welcome and introductions (short and sweet)
Tiger Cub and Cub Scout den skits and stunts
Webelos den demonstrations
Include as many boys as possible!
Involve parents and others, too.
Organization is necessary.
LeadersSpecial thanksLeader award presentation
AnnouncementsKeep it shortImportant items onlyHandouts for the other items
Closing ceremonyCubmasters MinuteFlag ceremony, etc.
AFTer The meeTing
Start getting ready for the next meeting.
The ideAL PACk meeTing
Pack meeting program is followed
Start and stop on time
Lets pLan a pack meeting
TenureServe as a registered assistant Cubmaster
for one year and a registered Cubmas-ter for one year, or serve as a registered Cubmaster for two years.
TrainingComplete The New Cubmaster Fast Start training,
Youth Protection training, Cubmaster position-specific training, and New Leader Essentials or equivalent.
PerformanceAs a Cubmaster or assistant Cubmaster in a pack, earn the
Centennial Quality Unit Award at least twice.More
Working WiTh AduLTS
Leadership in a busy society
Encourage, dont instruct
Many hands make light work
Sometimes, things might not get done
Working WiTh boyS
Keep the program lively.
Find things they like.
Have more than you need.
Make parents responsible.
iTS your PACk
Know whats next.
Have a positive attitude.
reVieW And QueSTionS