Welcome to Cub Scouting

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Welcome to Cub Scouting. What is Cub Scouting? Character Building Citizenship Training Family-Oriented Programs Tons of Cub FUN! Outdoor Education and Activities Well-established program for boys in grades 1-5. What do Parent want? Meet other parents and families Mastering new s kills - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Welcome to Cub Scouting

What is Cub Scouting?

Character BuildingCitizenship TrainingFamily-Oriented ProgramsTons of Cub FUN!Outdoor Education and ActivitiesWell-established program for boys in grades 1-5

What do Parent want?

Meet other parents and familiesMastering new skillsBe happyBring the family togetherHelp the boys develop

What do boys want?

FUN!!

How does it work?

Den and Pack Meeting Resource GuideScout HandbooksPack MeetingsDen MeetingsMonthly themesAdvancementBoys Life MagazineSpecial Activities

Cub Scout Awards Include:

Sports and Academic Belt LoopsRank Achievement AwardsWebelos Activity PinsEvent PatchesPinewood Derby or Space Derby

Myscouting.org: Cub Leaders can complete all required training (BSAs online virtual classroom).Monthly Round Tables: A monthly meeting where scouting leaders from all over the council gather to share ideas to better Cub Scouting.University of Scouting: A one-day training November 1st that covers basic and supplemental training for Scout volunteers.Special Sessions: There are many other training options throughout the year to help get you up to speed with programs, adult interactions, unit progress, and fundraising

Online Training OpportunitiesFast Start: catered to specific roles in the Pack. Learn specific responsibilities, how to keep meetings fun and exciting, and what other resources there are to help you in planning for you den or pack meetingsThis is Scouting: an overview of the Scouting organization including history, values, programs, Youth Protection, community involvement, and training.Leader Specific: tools to complete a specific job in a unit. Anyone in a new role will benefit.Youth Protection: required for all adults. This focuses on maintaining safety of Scouting and to minimize liabilities of adult leadership.FAST TRACKS: a series of Den Meeting plans2 per month designed to be used with the youth handbooks. If followed, the boys will earn their rank in Early Spring.

The costs of ScoutingRegistration: annual fee collected by the Boy Scouts of America ($24/year)Pack Dues: some Packs charge additionally for specific expensesUniform Parts: each Pack has a specific uniform requirementCub Scout events: most Council, District, and Pack events have a fee to cover costs. Gateway Area Council events are led by seasoned volunteers and are kept at as low of a cost as possible.

Fundraising opportunities are available

Annual Registration FeesRegistration: annual fee collected by the Boy Scouts of AmericaBoys Life: magazine of the Boy Scouts with stories and features relating to young menInsurance: every Scout is insured when participating in Pack and Council events.

What do you need to pay tonight?Prorated Registration Fee:$XXProrated Boys Life Fee:$XXAccident Insurance Fee:$2.00

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