Presentation on theme: "Cub Scout Program Updates for Boy Scout Leaders. 2 Change is Coming! New handbooks New requirements New recognition items New leader guides Scout Oath."— Presentation transcript:
2 Change is Coming! New handbooks New requirements New recognition items New leader guides Scout Oath & Scout Law Same rank structure JUNE 1
Structure of Advancement Bobcat badge is still first. All other ranks: seven “adventures” required per rank. Elective adventures available to fill out each program year.
Cub Scout Required Adventures 4 TIGERWOLFBEARWEBELOS ARROW OF LIGHT Backyard Jungle Call of the Wild Bear ClawsCast Iron Chef Building a Better World Games Tigers Play Council Fire Bear Necessities First Responder Camper Team Tiger Howling at the Moon Fur, Feathers and Ferns Stronger ‐ Faster ‐ Higher Scouting Adventures Tiger BitesPaws on the Path Grin and Bear It Webelos Walk ‐ About Duty to God in Action Tiger in the Wild Running with the Pack Paws for Action Duty to God and You Elective Adventure My Family’s Duty to God Duty to God Footsteps Fellowship & Duty to God Elective Adventure
Webelos & Arrow of Light: Preparation for Boy Scouts Cast Iron Chef First Responder Stronger, Faster, Higher Webelos Walkabout Building a Better World Camper Scouting Adventure Webelos badge no longer pre-requisite to Arrow of Light Award.
Arrow of Light Den Transition Options For 2015-2016 Program Year Only For boys who earn Webelos rank by June 1, 2015: Option 1:Continue using current handbook & requirement Option 2:Use new Arrow of Light requirements. The following may be substituted for the three elective adventures: Activity badges from 2014-2015 program that were not used for earning the Webelos rank. New adventures required for the Webelos rank
Scouting Adventure Scout badge becomes a rank effective 1/1/2016.
Scout Rank & Transition Scout rank no longer “joining badge” – must complete in troop setting. 2016 only– not every boy will be familiar with requirements
Scout Rank & Transition Make sure visiting Webelos Scouts are aware of new Scout badge requirements. Encourage all dens to earn “Scouting Adventure” pin before transitioning to troop.
Scout Rank & Troop Visits & Outings Find out what adventures the den has already completed. Find out what adventure skills the boys may need to review. Find out if any boys are “behind” and need extra help.
12 For the latest info on Venturing updates (effective May 2014) Cub Scout updates (effective June 1, 2015) Boy Scout updates (effective January 1, 2016) For More Information www/scouting.org/programupdates