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Join Cub Scout Pack 48 in Lake Forest

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Join Cub Scout Pack 48 in Lake Forest

  1. 1. Cub Scout Information Night Pack 48 Cherokee School Lake Forest, Illinois
  2. 2. Cub Scouts is … • … family oriented • … a learning experience • … a volunteer organization • Designed to emphasize values of – Character – Citizenship – Personal fitness
  3. 3. Cub Scouts is … FUN!
  4. 4. We Need Your Help, But We’ll Help You • What you give … – Your Time – Your Skills • What you get … – Help from the pack – Pride in your boy’s accomplishments – Privilege of enriching and strengthening families – To help boys learn important life values
  5. 5. What are “Dens” and a “Pack”? • A Den is … – Grouped by age – About 8 - 12 scouts – The smallest unit in a pack – Led by a trained parent • A Pack is … – A group of dens – Led by a Cubmaster – Also led by the Pack Committee Pack Den 1 Den 2 Den 3
  6. 6. The Dens of the Pack • Tiger Cub – Age 7 or 1st Grade • Wolf – Age 8 or 2nd Grade • Bear – Age 9 or 3rd Grade • Webelos 1 – Age 10 or 4th Grade • Webelos 2 – Age 11 or 5th Grade
  7. 7. Cub Scout Events • Pinewood Derby • Cubmobile • Family Campout • Boo Camp
  8. 8. • Museum Sleepover • Blue & Gold Dinner • Rocket Launch • Cub Scout Day Camp Cub Scout Events
  9. 9. Cub Scout Events • Sleepover on USS Cobia • Meeting Capt. Lovell • Beekeeping • Driving a tank
  10. 10. Cub Scout Meetings • Den Meetings – Scouts, Den Leaders & Tiger Cub Adult Partners – Time & place arranged by Den Leader – Generally 1-2 meetings each month • Pack Meetings – Scouts, leaders and families – 7PM, once a month • Pack Special Events – As scheduled
  11. 11. Cub Scout Rank Advancement • Ranks are earned, in succession (depending on year joined) – Bobcat – Earned by all Cub Scouts – Tiger Cub Trail – 1st Grade Boys – Wolf Trail – 2nd Grade Boys – Bear Trail – 3rd Grade Boys – Webelos Trail – 4th Grade Boys – Arrow of Light Trail – 5th Grade Boys • Each rank has a set of requirements that must be completed to earn the uniform badge
  12. 12. Additional Cub Scout Awards • All Ranks have Achievements & Electives – Additional tasks that can be completed – Presented as patches, beads or arrow points • Webelos can also earn activity badges – Total of 20 badges available – Grouped by discipline (i.e.: “Community”, “Outdoor”) • Arrow of Light – Highest award in Cub Scouting – Only badge that can be worn on a Boy Scout uniform
  13. 13. Other Awards • Sports and Academics belt loops and pins • STEM “Nova” Awards • Religious Emblems
  14. 14. Pack Fund-Raising • Popcorn Sales – Only fund-raising event conducted throughout year – Sales information • Begins in September • Ends in October
  15. 15. Thank You… Welcome to Cub Scouts!

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