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Welcome to Cub Scout School Night for Scouting!. Prepared. For Life. Prepared. For Life. Prepared. For Life. Opening Introductions District Volunteers Pack Volunteers Your Involvement Family Oriented Advancement Leadership. Prepared. For Life. Prepared. For Life.

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Welcome to

Cub Scout

School Night for Scouting!

Prepared. For Life.

Prepared. For Life.

Prepared. For Life.


Opening

Introductions

District Volunteers

Pack Volunteers

Your Involvement

Family Oriented

Advancement

Leadership

Prepared. For Life.

Prepared. For Life.

Prepared. For Life.


Purpose of tonight’s meeting

  • Give You Information about Scouting

  • Provide opportunity for you and your son to join Scouting


Circle ten council
Circle Ten Council

  • The Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America is

    comprised of 12 counties, including Grayson, Collin, Hunt,

    Dallas, Rockwall, Rains, Kaufman, Van Zandt, Ellis,

    Henderson and Navarro in North Texas and Bryan County in

    Oklahoma.

  • Over 54,000 young people participate in the Council’s

    Scouting programs on an annual basis.

  • More than 14,000 adult volunteers dedicate their time

    and energy to make this program a success.

  • Scouting units are chartered to approximately 1,000

    community organizations such as schools and churches.


Why Cub Scouting?

30 Years Ago the top 3 influences in a young boy’s decision making process were:

1) Family

2) Friends

3) Church

Today….

1) Friends

2) T.V. / Video Games

3) Family


  • WHAT IS CUB SCOUTING?

  • Program for boys in grades 1 through 5

  • A Positive Peer Environment

  • Builds Character

  • Teaches Citizenship

  • Strengthens Families

  • Tons of FUN!


WHAT PARENTS WANT

1. Bring the family together

2. Help the boys develop

3. Connect with others

4. Learn to get along

5. Build self-confidence

6. Be happy!


WHAT BOYS WANT

1. FUN!

2. Make new friends

3. Master new skills

4. Recognition and praise

5. FUN with Mom and Dad!


SCOUTING ACTIVITIES

Parent & Pal Weekends

District Cub Scout Camping

Day Camp

Webelos Resident Camp

Family Camping

Hiking, Fishing, Nature, and Crafts

And A Whole Lot More!


ADVANCEMENT

Age based rank –Assigned by grade

Awards and badges – Connecting effort and success

Recognition – Celebrating achievement and building self-confidence


  • 1 youth + 1 parent = 1 Scout

  • A Den is 6 to 10 Scouts plus Parents

  • A Pack is 2 or more Dens

  • Den Levels

    • Tiger Cub – 1st Graders

    • Wolf Cub – 2nd Graders

    • Bear Cub – 3rd Graders

    • Webelos I – 4th Graders

    • Webelos II – 5th Graders


    • HOW DOES IT WORK?

    • Den Meetings – Small groups organized by grade

    • Program Aids – Meeting tips and Monthly Themes

    • Pack Meetings & Activities – Family Events combining all dens

    • Boy’s Life – Scouting magazine just for kids

    • District & Council Events – Community-wide activities


    • NEW LEADER TRAINING

    • Basic Leader Training for new adult leaders

    • Youth Protection Training

    • Monthly Leader’s Roundtables

    • Online resources and handbooks

    • University of Scouting


  • Registration Fees

  • Dues / Uniform

  • Money Earning Projects

  • Popcorn & Camp Card Sales

  • Family Giving – “Investment in Character”


  • To register boys:

    • Completed form tonight

    • Annual registration fee

    • Boy’s Life Subscription (optional)

  • To register adults:

    • Completed form tonight

    • Annual registration fee

    • Insurance, training costs, and Scouting magazine Subscription are included


  • Now Lets get started!

    • Break into Dens!

    • Assign Temporary Chair Person


    Welcome to Cub Scouting!

    Remember, our next Meeting is______________________________

    Before you leave we need to collect the following:

    Fees

    Den Rosters

    New Leader Rosters

    Youth Applications

    New Adult Leader Applications


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