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Click on “View” and then “Notes Page” to view the syllabus and additional notes. When printing, go to “File”, then “Print”, then “Print What”: print both the slides and the notes pages Notes Pages: Show a Resource Where to find more information Handout Complete a Task Instructions
To discuss the purposes of Webelos program To learn what a Webelos den leader does To plan and conduct a Webelos den meeting To learn about Webelos advancement and recordkeeping To discuss Webelos behavior issues To have fun with Webelos Objectives
Beginning or continuing in Webelos Age-based activities Den centered leadership with adult assistance Higher level of self-reliance Getting ready for Boy Scouts Purpose of the Webelos Program
Helps the den get organized Gives leadership to den program planning Shares leadership with assistant and den chief Makes sure that the boys advance Works with other pack leaders Approves advancement Participates in pack program planning Attends monthly roundtables The Webelos Den Leader
Effective communication Understanding of boys Ability to work with pack leadership Good attitude Good example Enthusiasm Cooperative Scout Spirit Leadership Skills Team player
It provides a sense of belonging. It gets attention. It provides identification with Scouting. Webelos Scouts may wear the blue or tan uniform (family choice). Uniform
Summary It is grade-based and progressive. Adults assist as activity badge counselors. Leaders support uniforming. Leaders set the example with their own uniforms.
Planning in the Pack and Den Monthly activity badges and activities Monthly pack leaders’ meeting Annual program-planning conference Den meeting planning and preparation Plan in small segments to be successful
The Webelos Month Three or four den meetings An outing or camping experience The pack meeting
Webelos Den Meetings Before the meeting Gathering Opening Activity badge fun Preparation Closing After the meeting
Before the meeting Review and make final preparations
While Scouts Gather Have something for them to do: Game Craft Puzzle Scout skills
Opening Opening ceremony of some type Song Den yell Scout Oath or Law Flag ceremony
Activity Badge Fun Activity badge-related activities Webelos badge preparation Preparation for special den activities
Preparation For pack meetings For goodwill projects For outdoor activities For camping
Closing Announcements Reminders Brief closing with an inspirational message Cleanup
After the Meeting Review the meeting. Plan/review next meeting with assist and den chief. Clean up. Relax.
Great Webelos Den Meetings Are planned well in advance Operate with shared leadership Use the Webelos Handbook, Webelos Leader Guide, Cub Scout Leader How-to-Book, and Boys’ Life Use the pack’s people resources Anticipate any behavior problems Are FUN!
Recognition Immediate Webelos colors At pack meeting Activity badges Compass points emblem Belt loops and pins Academics and Sports
Earning the Webelos Badge Eight total requirements Complete three activity badges Fitness (Physical Skills) Citizen (Community) One from any of the three other groups: Outdoor Activities Mental Skills Technology
Earning the Arrow of Light Six months in the den since completing the 4 th grade or becoming 10 years old Know requirements to become a Boy Scout 8 activity badges, including 3 for Webelos badge Troop: visit meeting, outdoor activity, visit SM Webelos campout or day hike Character Connection Honesty
Sports & Academics Program (Beltloops & Pins) Art And Culture AstronomyChessCitizenshipCollectingCommunicat ing ComputersLanguageGeographyGeology HeritagesMap and Compass MathematicsMusicScienceWeatherWildlife Conservation ArcheryBB ShootingBadminton BaseballBasketballBicyclingBowlingFishingFlag FootballGolf Physical Fitmess Roller Skating Snow SkiingSoccerSoftballSwimmingTable Tennis
World ConservationBSA Physical Fitness AwardBSA Crime PreventionLeave No Trace AwardUSA Heritage Award Summertime wardDonor AwarenessGood Turn for AmericaConservation Good TurnBoy’s Life Say Yes to Reading US Scouting Service ProjectScouting the Web AwardQuality Unit AwardRecruiter PatchReligious Embelm Emergency Preparedness Patch Whtittling ChipThe Texas BadgeOutdoor Activity AwardCriminal Justic Badge Additional Awards
Start early. Visit troop meetings. Organize joint den/troop campouts. Visit troop activities and camporees. Discuss options with adults and boys. Explain that not all boys will go to the same troop. Encourage completing the Arrow of Light. Encourage movement to Boy Scouts of Webelos Scouts and parents. Webelos-to-Scout Transition
Webelos Scouts are Boys Nine and 10 years old Inquisitive but growing School is now routine; boys are looking for new challenges Some are new to Scouting, some are previous Cub Scouts Build trust They have a new leader – you!
Webelos Scouts are Boys Parental involvement is needed. They need hands-on projects. More independence should be expected of the boys Follow the Code of Conduct in meetings and other locations Teach individual responsibility
The Denner and Assistant Denner Boy leadership Help the den leader Keep order May lead activities Elected by the den Denner service teacher responsibility
The Den Chief Boy Scout, Venturer, or Varsity Scout leadership position Older boy influence Helps the den leader Leads activities Positive attitude Leads by example
Cubmaster Award Cub Scout Den Leader Award Webelos Den Leader Award Cub Scouter Award Tiger Cub Den Leader Award Leader Recognition
Tenure Complete one year as a registered WL Training Fast Start for WL online Youth Protection online Webelos Leader Specific NLE WLOT 4 Roundtables or University of Scouting or Akela’s Trail 7 Performance Commitments Webelos Leader Recognition
Six Great Leader Secrets Be tolerate – not everyone shows up Boys need a fast-moving program Alternate energetic activities with quiet ones Hands-on activities are better than lectures. Boys will learn self-control when given guidelines Guide boys to Boys Scouts
Local Information Sources Fast Start Youth Protection Training New Leader Essentials Leader Specific Training: –Tiger Leader –Den Leader and Asst. –Webelos Leader and Asst. –Pack Committee –Cubmaster Supplemental Training OLSWL BALOO Roundtable Wood Badge Akela’s Trail University of Scouting Safe Swim/Safety Afloat Hazardous Weather Philmont Scout Ranch