CUB SCOUT AWARDS 3 Summertime Pack Award National Den Award Cub Scout Outdoor Award World Conservation Award Outdoor Ethics Award STEM Nova Award
Bobcat 1. Learn and say the Scout Oath, with help as needed. 2. Learn and say the Scout Law, with help as needed. 3. Show the Cub Scout sign. Tell what it means. 4. Show the Cub Scout handshake. Tell what it means. 5. Say the Cub Scout motto. Tell what it means. 6. Show the Cub Scout salute. Tell what it means. 7. With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide – Bobcat Requirements.
Basic Structure – Unchanged Same 7 parts to Pack Meetings Before the Meeting. Pack Leaders gather to prepare meeting place: room set up, prepare exhibits and displays, equipment ready, and agenda is distributed. Gathering Time. Provides interesting things for boy and family to do while waiting for everyone else to arrive. Opening. A brief ceremony marks the beginning of the meeting. Often consists of a flag presentation, a brief prayer, or a song. Program. May include presentations and performances by the dens demonstrating things the boys learned during the month, activities involving entire audience, or a featured event. 5
Pack Meeting Structure Recognition. An important part of the pack meeting is formal recognition given to the Cub Scouts who have earned badges or other awards, and the leaders who have earned training awards, religious emblems, or other community awards. Closing. Begins with announcements about special events, coming activities, theme for the next month, date of the next pack meeting, followed by a closing ceremony. After the Meeting. After the pack meeting leaders and boys help to put the meeting space back in order and it’s a chance for an informal fellowship session. Some packs might have refreshments. 6
Pack Adventures Planning 7 What about the Blue & Gold?
Pack Adventures Planning 8 Rank Advancement: –All ranks use the same formula –7 Adventures = Rank –1 is a Faith Family Based Adventure –Tiger, Wolf, Bear 6+1 –Webelos 5+2 –Arrow of Light 4+3
Adventures that Impact Pack Planning Required Adventures TIGER -- Games Tigers Play, Tigers in the Wild WOLF -- Call of the Wild, Council Fire, Duty to God Footsteps, Howling at the Moon 10 BEAR -- Fellowship and Duty to God, Grin and Bear It, Bear Necessities WEBELOS -- Stronger, Faster, Higher ARROW OF LIGHT -- Building a Better World, Camper
Adventures that Impact Pack Planning Elective Adventures TIGER -- Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries Good Knights & Tiger Theater 11 WOLF -- Air of the Wolf & Germs Alive! BEAR -- Critter Care & Roaring Laughter WEBELOS/AOL ELECTIVES -- Art Explosion, Castaway Engineer, Into the Wild, Maestro! & Moviemaking
Pack Adventures Planning 12 Camping Campfire Program Community Service Hiking
Pack Adventures Planning 13 Training BALOO – MAY 9 & OCTOBER 17 OWLS – MAY 9 & OCTOBER 17 WEATHER HAZARDS SAFE SWIM DEFENSE TREK SAFELY SAFETY AFLOAT
Pack Adventures Planning 14 HOW DO WE PUT IT ALL TOGETHER? PACK ANNUAL PLANNING
Monthly Themes Based on Scout Law Trustworthy Loyal Helpful Friendly Courteous Kind Obedient Cheerful Thrifty Brave Clean Reverent 16
Annual Plan 17 MonthScout LawTheme JanuaryTrustworthyThe Great Race FebruaryFriendlyFriends Near & Far MarchThriftyCubstruction AprilCheerfulStrike Up the Band MayKindMy Forest Friends JuneObedientPlay Ball JulyLoyalScout Salute AugustCourteousS’More Cub Scout Fun SeptemberCleanCubservation OctoberBraveSuper Cub! NovemberHelpfulCubs In Action DecemberReverentWinter Wonderland