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2010 New Parent Orientation - Cub Scout Pack 148 - Mallard Creek

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					      Mallard Creek Presbyterian




Pack 148 Welcomes You!



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Agenda
•   Promise, Purposes, Methods, & Values
•   Program Delivery
•   Community Service
•   Advancement and Awards
•   Training & Resources




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Promise, Purposes, Methods &
Values




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The Cub Scout Promise


   I, (name) 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




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         10 Purposes of Cub Scouting
Character Development     Respectful Relationships
Spiritual Growth          Personal Achievement
Good Citizenship          Friendly Service
Sportsmanship & Fitness   Fun and Adventure
Family Understanding      Preparation: Boy Scouts




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 8 Specific Methods to Support Purposes



 The Ideals            Home-centered
 The Den               Activities
 Advancement           The uniform
 Family Involvement    Making Character
                         Connections



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12 Core Values of Cub Scouting
Cooperation          September
Responsibility       October
Citizenship          November
Respect              December
Positive Attitude    January
Resourcefulness      February
Compassion           March
Faith                April
Health and Fitness   May
Perseverance         June
Courage              July
Honesty              August
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      12
=    Core
    Values




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Program Delivery




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Program Delivery
•   A Boy
•   A Den
•   A leader
•   A Pack




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Cub Scout Pack Organization




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Pack Leadership
•   Pack Committee Chair - Denise Lynch
•   Cubmaster - Dan O’Neill
•   Finance Chairs – Cindi and Chris Cook
•   Community Service Chair – Sandra O’Neill
•   Pinewood Derby Chair - Dave Walton
•   Blue and Gold Banquet Chair – Robin McCraw
•   Advancement Chair – Nancy Semon
•   Pack Trainer – Stephen Coats
•   Pack Secretary – Open
•   Pack Astronaut – Michael Kata
•   Popcorn Kernels – Gene Katz/Chris Chapman/Ramesh Velaga
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Age Appropriate Programs
• Tiger Cubs
  – First Grade
• Cub Scouts
  – Wolves: Second Grade
  – Bears: Third Grade
• Webelos
  – Webelos I: Fourth Grade
  – Webelos II: Fifth Grade




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The Cub Scout Uniform
Wearing uniforms has been a method of the
 Scouting movement from the beginning.
 Decades of experience show uniforms to
 have many benefits:
•   Equality.
•   Identification.
•   Achievement.
•   Commitment.

Insignia Guide on the Pack website

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Cub Scout Meetings
• Den Meetings
• Den Outings
  – Tiger “Go See Its!”
  – Den Field Trips
• Pack Meetings
• Pack Committee/Leadership Meetings
• District Round Table




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Activities
• Camping
  –   Family Camping: Sept 17-19
  –   Trail Blazer Campout: Oct 29-31
  –   Webelos-ree: Nov 5-7
  –   Webelos II visit the Boy Scouts at Klondike Derby:
      Feb 26
  –   Zoo Camping: March 19 -20
  –   Cuberie: April 29- May 1
  –   Night with the Knights: June ??
  –   Cub Scout Day Camp: June 13-17
  –   Webelos Resident Camp: TBD

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Activities cont.
• Hiking (Need a Hiking Club Coordinator)
  – Pack Hike Nov 13th
  – Pack Hike April 2nd
• Special Events
  –   Popcorn Fundraiser
  –   Pinewood Derby
  –   Blue and Gold Banquet
  –   Rocket Day
  –   Crossover
  –   Memorial Day Cookout


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Community Service/Support
•   Storm Drain Marking
•   Harvest Baskets
•   Room in the Inn – Dinner
•   Ronald McDonald Pop-tops
•   Toy-for-Tots
•   Scouting for Food

• Friends of Scouting


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The Tiger Den Leader
• Safety of the boys (and their parents)
• Maintain a schedule of activities so that the
  boys earn their Tiger by April/May
• Assist Tiger/Akela partner teams as they
  plan and run den activities
• Keep Scout Track up-to-date
• Pass out awards for the boys at the Pack
  meetings
• Training available

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Den Meeting Plans
Do, Home Assignment, Verify

 Do
       Activities done at den meetings
 Home Assignment
       Done with the parent or adult partner
 Verify
    Reminds Den Leader to verify completion
    of home assignments




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Advancement and Awards




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The Bobcat – The Ideals
Every new scout earns this badge first by
  learning the following:

•   The Cub Scout Promise
•   The Law of the Pack
•   The Cub Scout Sign
•   Handshake
•   Motto
•   Salute
•   Meaning of Webelos

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Rank Awards
• Tiger

• Wolf

• Bear

• Webelos I

• Webelos II – Arrow of Light

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The Tiger
• Tiger Totem
• The Bobcat Badge
• Achievements and Beads
  –   Den
  –   Family
  –   Go See It!
  –   Tiger Tracks




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Academic and Sports Program




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Sign Off: What’s Required?
• Be a registered Cub Scout when the activity
  took place
• Do your Best




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Scout Track




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Special Awards




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Training




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Youth Protection
• The Guide to Safe Scouting
• “A Bobcat Requirement”
• “How to Protect Your Children From Child
  Abuse: A Parent’s Guide”
• Two Deep Leadership
• No One on One Contact
• The Buddy System
• Mandatory 30 Minute Online Training


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Leadership Training
• Position Specific Training
   –   Rank Specific Den Leader Training
   –   Cubmaster
   –   Pack Committee Chair
   –   Den Chief
• Activity Related Training
   –   BALOO
   –   BB Gun, Archery, Repelling
   –   Water Safety (Swimming, Boating, etc)
   –   Popcorn Kernel
   –   Pinewood Derby
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Get Involved!
•   Den Leader or Assistant Den Leader
•   Blue and Gold Banquet Staff
•   Pinewood Derby Pit Crew
•   Hiking Club Coordinator
•   Den Popcorn Coordinator
•   Campout Cook
•   Run a Den Meeting
•   Scouting for Food Coordinator
•   Run a Fieldtrip

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Resources




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Pack Website




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Other Websites
• Pack – www.CubScoutPack148.org
• BSA National – www.scouting.org
• Mecklenburg County Council –
  www.mccscouting.org
• Training
  – www.mcctraining.org
  – www.myscouting.org




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Scouting isn’t a Monday night
activity … It’s a Way of Life!




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