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Cub Scout Parent Orientation Guide

  

FAMILY PACKET

Pack Orientation Invite

Pack Calendar

Family Talent Survey

Launch Party Locations Flyer

SITE PACKET

Unit Leader Checklist

MARKETING COLLATERAL

Press Release

August 17 through September 15th Facebook cover photo

OTHER RESOURCES

Overview

September 15th Rocket Into Scouting Flyer

Unit Presentation

Unit Presentation Script

Rocket Build Instructions

Pack Operating Budget

New Cub Scout Summer Day Camp Flyer - This flyer is for all new Cub Scouts who join during the Spring of 2015.  They must register online but this form has all the information their parents will need to do this. 

Scout Shop Flyer - Information flyer (with prices) for your new Scout needs. 

Invitation Methods - Here's "50 Ways" to get them to your Joining Night.

BookmarksExternal Link - Use these bookmarks as a handout prior to your Joining Night. 

Peer-to-Peer Recruitment Cards - There is something special about business cards. Cub Scouts love to pass them out to their friends. With the Cub Scout business card blanks included in this kit, you can create fun “Words to Live By” business cards that Cub Scouts can use to recruit their peers! With four designs to use or choose, imply customize the template with the date, location, and time of the Cub Scout Joining Night and print as many as you need. And they’re not just for your School Night; you can use these year-round to invite boys and families to pack meetings, pinewood derbies, and other fun pack activities.

Parent Participation Form (100 Point Form) -This form can be used to ensure that all families in your pack are involved in achieving a Gold Journey to Excellence Pack. By volunteering for 100 points families will aid in ensuring that their son receives a “Journey to Excellence” patch for his uniform and get a great Scouting program.

A boys' eyes - A motivational poem used to invoke parent involvement.

Chartered Organization Night for Scouting - A recruitment plan for church and community based organizations.

Door sign for meeting location - Make sure everybody feels welcome and can locate you at your Joining Night.

Sparkler Ideas for School Night - Simple and fun activities to keep kids (& Parents) entertained before the Joining Night presentation.

Table Tents - Make sure that everybody sits where they should (by grade) when they arrive at the Joining Night.

National BSA ResourcesExternal Link - Here are some other terrific resources for your pack leaders both new and returning

Selecting Scout Leadership - The Charter organization's most important Scouting responsibility

Guide for Selecting Cub Scout Leadership

Guide for Selecting Quality Leadership (Boy Scouts)

New Leader Training information – Create a MyScouting account and get your leader training online.

Leader Job Descriptions - A simple listing of the Pack leadership and their duties.

New Leader Orientation Meeting - An agenda for an important meeting that should happen shortly after the school night to make sure they are ready to start having successful meetings.

Pack Leadership and Membership Inventory - Use of this will help with the recruitment of parents at Joining Night into the roles that the unit needs.

 Den Meeting ResourcesExternal Link - First Month's Den Meetings and more! - Get all of the useful Cub Scout resources for all your new den leaders that you will be recruiting. They can use this prior to you holding your new leader orientation. This will really help you retain your new Scouts by getting the den up and running right away.

Exciting changes are coming to the Cub Scouting program that will make it simpler to execute for unit leaders and more fun for boys!  To see what is new starting June 1st visit www.Scouting.org/programupdatesExternal Link

Cub Scout Pack Leadership Succession Plan 2015-2017  This includes position descriptions and leadership worksheet

Boy Scout/Varsity Leadership Succession Plan 2015-2017 This includes position descriptions and leadership worksheet

Parent Talent Survey  Use this form to help find out what "skills" the parents in your Pack may have. 

 

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