Presentation on theme: "Cub Scout Pack 304 Fairway Elementary. What is Scouting Scouting …. Develops leadership skills and teaches respect for God, country, and your fellow man."— Presentation transcript:
What is Scouting Scouting …. Develops leadership skills and teaches respect for God, country, and your fellow man. Develops personal confidence and self- worth Utilizes activities designed to prepare boys to make ethical choices and strive to achieve their full potential Is about doing your best
Tonight Boys – go outside and play games, learn cheers, sing songs. –Lead by Webelos & Leaders. –Playground equipment is OFF-LIMITS! Parents – Learn about Cub Scouting. Ask questions. Sign your son up for fun and excitement.
Tiger Cubs 1 st Grade Adult Partner / Boy Team One Den Meeting / 1 Go See It Monthly Pack Meeting (3 rd Tuesday) Complete requirements to advance in rank Search, Discover, Share –Family oriented activities
Wolf / Bear Scouts 2 nd Grade – Wolf3 rd Grade - Bear 1 - 2 Den meetings a month Monthly Pack meetings (3 rd Tuesday) Complete requirements to advance in rank Do Your Best –Learn new physical skills –Learn how to get along through group activities –Develop mental skills –Develop personal independence Camping: Lad & Dad, Mom & Me, Mini Webelos
Webelos 4 th & 5 th Grade Transition to Boy Scouts Activity badges Complete requirements to advance in rank Work towards Arrow of Light Camping and Outdoor program are an important part of Webelos –Webelos week long summer camp.
Pack Organization Fairway PTO Pack Committee Cubmaster Den Fairway PTO GSLAC Den Fairway PTO
Special Events Pinewood Derby Campfires Scouting for Food Summer Day Camps Summer overnight camps Blue & Gold Banquet Fundraising
Parent’s Role in Scouting Parents are the major source of Scout leadership Scouting is volunteer led Full support and cooperation of every parent is essential Parents can help reduce the load for everyone by serving as den leaders or committee members Parents should participate in and encourage their boys in their advancement
You and Your Son Spend quality time with your son. This is the time to build the foundation of your son’s character. Teach him life lessons with fun age appropriate materials. Watch your son have fun & grow Get away from the TV & get outdoors.
Volunteers Pinewood Derby Chair and committee Campfires Scouting for Food Chair and Committee Summer Day Camps Chair Summer overnight camps Chair Blue & Gold Banquet Chair & Committee Fundraising Chair & Committee Leadership position
Volunteers Den Leaders –Manage & organize the boy’s activities. –All same grade. –Delegate specific activities to other parents –Program Helps book & Pack mentors Pack Leaders –Manage & organize the boy’s activities –Keep Pack active and fun
Volunteers Our Pack will help you and your son GROW We need YOU to help our Pack Go Volunteering if done right, takes about 1 hour a week. Delegate, Delegate!!!! This is your chance to mold your son into the man he will become.
Volunteer Commitment Each Family must fulfill 2 volunteer activities. –Den, Pack & Event Chairs exempt –Great opportunity to meet other parents and help make an event fun for your son.
Pack 304 2006-7 Cub Scout Registration = $70 National Boy Scout Reg. $10.20 Scout Handbook Neckerchief and Slide Boy’s Life Magazine Pinewood Derby Car Activity Badges Pins Belt loops Arrowheads Tiger Totem and Beads Pack Meeting Activities Pack Meeting Guests (Mad Science, etc.) Den Activities Snacks at various activities The annual Pack registration fee covers: Uniform Costs Tiger $37.85 - includes blue shirt, belt, belt buckle, and patches (pack, den, emblem, and council) Wolf $3.20 - belt buckle Webelos I $3.35 - belt buckle Webelos II $22.95 - tan shirt Scout Shop 11481 Page Service Dr. St. Louis, Mo. 63146-3529 Phone: (314) 994-9469 Hours: Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m
Process Fill out Cub Scout application Assign boys to a Den Identify Den Leaders – Fill in Adult application Review paperwork with Pack Leaders Pay Treasurer Receive voucher for T-shirt Don’t forget your son when you leave.