2 PURPOSES OF CUB SCOUTING Character DevelopmentSpiritual GrowthGood CitizenshipSportsmanship and FitnessFamily UnderstandingRespectful RelationshipsPersonal AchievementFriendly ServiceFun and AdventurePreparation for Boy Scouts
4 PARTS OF THE SCOUTING PROGRAM AT PACK 220Tiger Cubsboys in first grade (or 7 years old)family/home centeredparticipate in activities with an adult partner(usually parent)emphasizes shared leadership, learning about community and family understandingCub Scouts (Wolf and Bear)boys 2-3 grade (or 8 and 9 years old)emphasizes character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness
5 PARTS OF THE SCOUTING PROGRAM AT PACK 220WEBELOSboys in 4-5 grade (or 10 years old)participate in more advanced activities that begin to prepare them for Boy Scouts
6 WHOSE WHO - PACK 220?Charter Organization – Whitman Community Swim ClubCub Master – Brian L. ConboyCommittee Chairperson –Giacomo ReggenteTreasurer – Louisa ReggenteWebelos 2 Den Leader – Nancy AlcantaraWebelos 1 Den Leader – Monique CrossBears Den Leader –Donna GianniniWolf Den Leaders – Marie KershawTiger Den Leader – (needs helpers to rotate)Fundraiser Chairperson – Jim SchillaciActivities Coordinator – Jen MolnarAchievement Chairperson – Carrie Conboy
7 WHAT DOES PACK 220 DO? Meets 1x a month for pack meetings. Skate Party - OctoberRain gutter Regatta – NovemberHoliday Party – DecemberPinewood Derby – FebruaryBlue and Gold Banquet (advancement) - MarchParticipates in various community service efforts:Adopt a family – NovemberCanned food drive – NovemberCaroling at Kennedy Hospital – DecemberPack Clean up – Whitman School – AprilState Park Trail Cleanup – June
8 WHAT DOES PACK 220 DO? Provides Pack Organized activities Franklin Institute - FebCamden Riversharks – MayFamily Campout - JunePack Swim Party - AugustProvides scout the opportunity to participate in council and district activities:Cub Scout Harvest FestCampereeCub Scout overnightWebelos OvernightCub Scout Summer Day Camp
9 WHAT DO THE DENS DO?Each Den Leader schedules den meetings at least 2x a month.At den meetings, scouts have the opportunity to learn games and songs, participate in a craft and/or go on various trips that help the boy fulfill their particular achievements.Dens rely heavily upon the families to assist at den meetings and help the boys complete the achievements required to obtain their rank at the Blue and Gold Banquet in March.Boy Scouts from local Troops fill the roll of Den Chiefs to help the den leaders run there meetings and assist where needed.
10 WHAT CAN MY SON EXPECT? Fun! Challenges! Friendships! Recognition for their achievements and self confidence in working toward those achievementsEncouragement from the pack and den leaders and their fellow scouts!Fun filled trips, activities and awareness of their community.Fundraisers to pay for badges, awards, and pack events.
11 COMMITMENT FOR OUR FAMILY? WHAT IS THE TIMECOMMITMENT FOR OUR FAMILY?1 night/month – pack meetings, 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 – 8:302x/month – den meetingsAssisting scout in completing their achievements for advancement to their rank.Assisting at pack meetings as needed – ensuring scouts and siblings are respectful to people and property.Assisting at den meetings as needed.Scouts are required to where their uniforms to pack, dens meetings, pack fundraisers and community service activities.Assisting your scout in fundraising and ensure their safety.
12 WHAT IS THE FINANCIAL COMMITMENT? Yearly reg: $42.00 w/Boys Life or $30.00 w/o Boys LifeDen dues – den will usually request a sum of money to cover costs of supplies for den meetings.Blue and Gold Banquet – Amount due by Februarylast year costs $14 Adults,$8 for Scouts & children 3- 11Children 2 & Under FreeRiversharks game – Scouts Free,All others $7.00/ea due late MarchFamily campout - $30/family due late AprilCub Scout Day Camp - $105/scout due mid-April
13 HOW DO WE SIGN UP? Fill out scout registration form Check for $42 made out to Pack 220Provide vehicle information for field tripsSign up as a helper or volunteer!
14 CALENDAR OF PACK EVENTS October:Skate PartyPopcorn fundraiserNovember:Scout food driveBoat racingPopcorn fundraiser endsDecemberPizza fundraiserCarolingHoliday PartyJanuaryCar BuildingFebruaryPinewood DerbyPizza Fundraiser EndsMarchBlue and Gold BanquetMoney due for Riversharks,AprilDay camp and family campoutPack CleanupMayRiversharksJuneFamily CampoutJulyCub Scout Day CampAugustPack Swim Party
15 HELPERS NEEDED!!Fundraising – assisting in popcorn and/or pizza fundraisersActivities – assisting in organizing pack activities – Blue and Gold, Riversharks game, Cub Scout Day Camp, Family Campout, Pack Swim PartyQuestions: Contact Brian L. Conboy – or