Scouting/Webelos Training

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Webelos

Webelos stands for "We'll Be Loyal Scouts". There is no plural form of the word.

Parts of a Den Meeting

  1. Before the Meeting
  2. Gathering
  3. Opening
  4. Business Items
  5. Activities
  6. Closing
  7. After the Meeting

Use "Den & Pack Meeting Resource Guide" as a reference

Opening of Den Meeting should start with a meaningful ceremony like the pledge of allegiance

KISS Rule

Keep it Simple and Make it Fun

Fun with a purpose

Tour Permits

Before going on a pack outing, get a tour permit (usually 2 weeks before)

A Local Tour Permit is required for all pack outings.

Don't Yell

The young have high energy. Control your temper, don't yell or raise your voice.

Use Persistent Persuasion - repeat repeat

12 Core Values of Cub Scouting

  • Citizenship
  • Compassion
  • Cooperation
  • Courage
  • Faith
  • Health and Fitness
  • Honesty
  • Perserverance
  • Positive Attitude
  • Resourcefulness
  • Respect
  • Responsibility

Cub Scout Ages

  1. Tiger Cub - 1st Grade, 7 years old
  2. Wolf - 2nd Grade, 8 years old
  3. Bear - 3rd Grade, 9 years old
  4. Webelos - 4th/5th Grade, 10 years old

Purposes of Cub Scouting

  • Character Development
  • Spirtual Growth
  • Good Citizenship
  • Sportsmanship and Fitness
  • Family Understanding
  • Respectful Relationships
  • Personal Achivement
  • Friendly Service
  • Fun and Adventure
  • Preparation for Boy Scouts

Cub Scout Values

Cub Scout Scout Promise

I promise to do my best To do my duty to God and my country, To help other people, and To obey the Law of the Pack.

Cub Scout Law of the Pack

The Cub Scout follows Akela. The Cub Scout helps the pack go. The pack helps the Cub Scout grow. The Cub Scout gives good will.

Akela - refers to any adult or leader

Cub Scout Motto

Do your best!

Boy Scout Values

Boy Scout Law

A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent.

Boy Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best
to do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
to help other people at all times;
to keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.

Boy Scout Motto

Be Prepared

Boy Scout Slogan

Do a Good Turn Daily

Cub Scout Sign

Two fingers symbolizing wolf ears. Means quiet down and listen.

Cub Scout Salute

Two fingers at brim of hat, or above eye brow.

Cub Scout Handshake

Right hand, two fingers extended like Sign.

Character Connections

  • Know
  • Commit
  • Practice

Annual Activities

Blue and Gold Banquet

Held in February

Pinewood Derby

Raingutter Regatta

Space Derby

Key Resources

Webelos Rank

Requirements:

  • Fitness badge
  • Citizen badge
  • One additional badge
  • Religious Emblem

Arrow of Light

Only Cub Scout award permitted to be worn on Boy Scout uniform.

Requirements: (8 semi specific badges)

  • Webelos Rank (3 badges)
  • Readyman
  • Outdoorsman
  • One Mental Skills Group badge
  • One Technology Group badge
  • One additional badge

Managing Boy Behavior

Preparation makes up about 90% of good group discipline

  • Plan fun and challenging activities
  • Plan enough to do

Den Chief

Denners