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Pack 97 Leader Resource Library

Here is the Official Pack 97 Leader Resource Library. The Library was created to give Leaders a one stop shop for any and all information and resources needed. The information covered in the Library will include areas for Training, Den Meeting planning, Rank Advancement, and various pack activities.

 

 

Table of Contents

1..Training

2..Den Leader Resources

3..Den Activities

4. Den Leader Forms

5. Pack Activities

6. Pack Awards

7. Pack Forms

 

1. Training:

The training section will have information for brand new leaders to scouting. As well as information for our veteran Scouter on more advanced training and how to get those glorious training knots.

Note that most of these are Adobe Portable Document files. Which you can print directly or send out for professional printing. Many of these are readily available and can be ordered through your district executive at no charge. In your order, please refer by name and number.

Getting Started in Scouting:

How to Select Cub Scout Leadership510-500.pdf

A brief description on what to look for in finding a new leader.

New Adult Leader Application524-501A.pdf

The basic application needed to be a uniformed member of the Pack.

Training Umbrella for Scouting.pdf

This shows the basic training need for scouting.

Cub Scout Leader Youth ProtectionTraining Guide36121.pdf

Not the official training but a brief guide about Youth Protection.

Cub Scout Leader Youth Protection Quiz36121_Quiz.pdf

Leader Basic Training/basicleadertraining.htm

Informational page about the Required training needed to be Trained to position.

Pack 97 New Leader Information.pdf

The information contained is meant to give a new leader, with no scouter experience, and overview of scouting and the tools to get through the first month.  After that time the leader should have then attended scouter success and should be well on his/her way to success.  This is just an overview, it is not meant to be all inclusive. 

 

 

Rank Specific Training:

Each of these Training pages below show a brief description of what to expect and how to get started as a den leader.

Tiger Leader Training:

So you're a new Tiger Leader Basic Training510-233.pdf

Wolf Leader Training:

So you're a New Cub Scout Den Leader Basic Training510-239.pdf

Bear Leader Training:

So you're a New Cub Scout Den Leader Basic Training510-239.pdf

Webelos Leader Training:

So you're a New Webelos Leader Basic Training510-247.pdf

Other helpful resources are:

Guide to Safe Scouting 34416.pdf

This one page sheet shows you exactly what activities can be done by each specific rank in Cub Scouts.

Outdoor Guidelines.pdf

An 8 page guideline on the basics of the scouting program. From Tigers to Webelos it covers the outdoor acivity award, and the world conservation award and others.

Welcome, New Den Leader, No. 510-231

A basic document for a new leader which contains a list of other resources.

This Is Scouting, No.511-003

This pages just promotes the training video which replaced New Leader Essentials. This is also a good document to print and handout to new leaders for initial training.

So You're a New Pack Committee Member, No. 510-240

An introduction into the role of a Committee Member.

 

 

 

 

What Makes a Trained Leader?

After all that training is completed why not get recognized for your hard work and accomplishments. Listed below are some key Cub Scout Leader Awards available only through the Cub Scout program.

Cub Scout Leader Training Awards:

Each of the Awards below should be filled out and completed by the leader at the beginning of their tenure as a leader. It is imperative that each leader read through the requirements ahead of time so they know what is expected of them to earn the training knot.

 Progress Record for Tiger Cub Den Leader Award34169-50.pdf

 Progress Record for Cub Scout Den Leader Award34169-51.pdf

 Progress Record for Webelos Den Leader Award34169-52.pdf

 Progress Record for Cub Scouter Award34169-54.pdf

 Progress Record for CubMaster Award34169-53.pdf

 Square Knot Tracking\Pack Trainer Award13-083.pdf

Training and Resources for Cub Scout Parents:

Youth Application Form524-406A.pdf

The basic form to be filled out to enroll in the scouting program.

Cub Scout Parent Information Guide520-259.pdf

This 8 page guide goes over the basics of cub scouting for a new family. How scouting works, what "dens" are. What to expect during meetings. This is a great tool to give to parents who are unsure if they want their son to join.

FamilyTalentSurveySheet.pdf

The Family Talent Survey is a great resource to use during Roundup and for none uniformed parents to complete. It asks questions about the parents skills and hobbies that may be useful to the Pack for helping during certain events and campouts.

How to Protect your Child from Child Abuse- A Parent's Guide46-014.pdf

Activity Consent Form for Parent or Guardian19-673.pdf

Belk Scout Camp Map.jpg

This map is complete with Legend, Trail Markings, with Address and Phone number of Camp.

Individual Cub Scout Checklist for Pack Campout34-49.pdf

A great reference for any parent to help their scout prepare for a campout.

Individual Webelos Scout Checklist for Campout34-50.pdf

A great reference for any parent to help their scout prepare for a campout.

 

 

2. Den Leader Resources:

As you gear up for another great season of Cub Scouting, here are some of the basic documents you'll need to run your Cub Scout dens.

Den Program:

Program Ideas for your First Month of Den Meetings for Bobcat510-232.pdf

Perhaps the most essential piece for any "new" den leader. A program guide for each rank on planning out your first three months of Den Meetings.

Cub Scout Program Helps331-118.pdf

The annual Cub Scout Program Helps is such an important resource of Cub Scout Den Leaders. Listed below are examples of an entire year planned out by month.

 

 

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\September 2009-34409_2009_09.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\October 2009-34409_2009_10.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\November 2009-34409_2009_11.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\December 2009-34409_2009_12.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\January 2010-34409_2010_01.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\February 2010-34409_2010_02.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\March 2010-34409_2010_03.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\April 2010-34409_2010_04.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\May 2009-34409_2009-05.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\June 2009-34409_2009-06.pdf

Examples of Monthly Program Ideas for All Ranks\July 2009-34409_2009-07.pdf

 

 

3. Den Activities:

Games:

Den Activities\Games.doc

This sheet contains over 40 different games to play with your Den. All instructions are included. And most games don't need a lot of prep work or materials.

Den Activities\Games.doc

Here's another sheet containing more games to play from Tigers to Webelos.

Skits/Songs/Stories:

Here are a couple of links for various activities that can be done by any rank scout.

Scouting\Den Activities\Skits00.doc

Scouting\Den Activities\Songs00.doc

Scouting\Den Activities\Story00.doc

Projects:

Den Activities\Wood_Projects.xls (Missing File)

WebMaster1@cubscoutpack97.org 08/21/10: Looking for Wood Projects file.

 

 

Now with all those resources we need some ways to help use track our Den Program.

 

4. Den Leader Forms:

With the updated version we now use for tracking advancement and achievements through our ScoutTrack program. Most of the forms listed below are not needed to run your den program. However they may come in handy if you have someone that is not comfortable with the internet or doesn't have access for some reason. They are also a good tool to have to track things while on campouts or hikes where the internet may not be accessible.

Uniform Inspections:

Tiger/Wolf/Bear:

Tiger/Wolf/Bear Uniform Inspection Form34282.pdf

Webelos:

Tracking Tools:

Tiger:

Pack_97-Tiger_Leader_Getting_Started-.doc

This document provides key information for getting started as a Tiger Cub Leader. It doesn't tell you how to be a leader, which is where your creativity comes-in. Rather, this document provides the best way to get-started as a Tiger Cub Leader by telling you how to build-up your Leader toolbox for the year.

Tiger Cub Den Meeting Programs33221-34-13.pdf

This sheet helps you plan a entire meeting from open to close with activities.

Tiger Cub Den Meeting Record33221-34-17.pdf

Keep track of your Den with this record that tracks parent information and Den rooster.

Tiger Cub Attendance and Dues Form33221-34-18.pdf

Although we don't collect dues as a Den you can track attendance for various den events or activities that may not be track on ScoutTrack.

Tiger Cub Den Advancement Report33221-34-23.pdf

Keep track of your Den's Bobcat and Bead progress.

Tiger Cub Individual Tracking Form33221-34-27.pdf

A slightly different form to track a Scout's individual attendance and personal information.

Tiger Den Belt Loop Tracking Form34293.pdf

Keep track of all Belt Loops earned for your Den.

Wolf/Bear:

Wolf/Bear Den Meeting Program33826.pdf

This sheet helps you plan a entire meeting from open to close with activities.

Wolf/Bear Record Form33828.pdf

Keep track of the Den's progress towards Rank Advancement, Arrow Points, and Attendance during meetings.

Wolf/Bear Individual Record Form33827.pdf

A slightly different form to track a Scout's individual attendance and personal information.

Wolf/Bear Den Belt Loop Tracking Form34293.pdf

Keep track of all Belt Loops earned for your Den.

Webelos:

Webelos Den Meeting Program33852.pdf

This sheet helps you plan a entire meeting from open to close with activities.

Webelos_1_-_Den_Leader_Spreadsheet.xls

A very detailed account of a Webelos first year Den program. Created by Paul Ziegler. Everything you ever wanted to know about planning out your first year as a Webleos Leader is in this document.

ImprovedWebelosTransition scouting.org/scoutsource

 

5. Pack Activities:

Pack Meetings:

Pack Meetings the first three months.pdf

This packet is for helping a new or old Pack get their program off to the right start.

Pack Meeting Planning Sheet34-37.pdf

This sheet gives a leader the basic format for setting up a typical Pack Meeting agenda.

Pack Meetings\Ceremony.doc

This sheet has a number of variations on how to put together the opening ceremony of a Pack Meeting.

Pack Meetings\Flag_Ceremony.doc

Here is the basic Flag ceremony instructions along with the commands for a Flag Ceremony.

Pack Camping:

This section is for the use for both the Pack Leader and the Scout Parent as a resource and reference guide for the Pack 97 Camping Program.

Scouting\Pack Activities\Pack Forms\Annual Health and Medical Forms34605_Letter.pdf

 

The following links provide a detailed list of food for each camping weekend along with a detailed budget for items purchased.

2008_Fall_Camporee_Menu.xls

2009_Cuboree_Menu.xls

2009_Fall_Camporee_Menu.xls

2009_Fall_Webeloree_Menu.xls

Pack_Spring_Camporee_2010.xls

 

Campfire Program Planning Form33696.pdf

A basic guide to help plan out your Campfire program.

  

Webelos Resident Camp:

Webelos Resident Camp Program Guide.pdf

This booklet explains the fundamentals of the Webelos Resident Camp Program.

These two links are information gathered for the 2010 Webelos Resident Camps. However the information in the links can be applied to any year at Resident Camp.

Webelos Resident Camp Leader Info.doc

Webelos Resident Camp Parent Info.doc

The following Form is a Excel Sheet that one of our leaders created to help track attendance at Webelos Resident camp.

Webelos_Res_Camp_Week Tracking Form.xls

 

2009_Belk_Scout_Camp_Map.jpg

The Map is a complete guide to Belk Scout camp. Complete with camping sites, trail markings, legend, and address and phone number of the camp.

Pack Hiking Program:

The Pack Hiking Program was started by one of our own Leaders Paul Ziegler. Paul created an in-depth hiking program as part of his Wood Badge ticket. The program is very welled laid out in detail. The purpose of the program is to encourage our scouts to adventure out on various hikes with the Pack/Den to different locations other than a campout.

Pack_97_hiking_program.pdf

This 30 page booklet encompasses the entire hiking program, from planning, to creating the hiking awards and everything in between.

Hiking_awards_with_packmaster.pdf

This document shows you how to track a hiking program through the PackMaster system. Although we don't use PackMaster anymore I thought the information may still be needed.

Hike_Registration_Form.xls

Here is another Excel form to help track miles and attendance during Pack Hikes.

Pack Annual Holiday Party:

The information contained in this section is to help leaders and parents help plan and prepare a Pack Party. Ideas can include Meal planning, Agenda/Program for the event. Supplies and equipment needed.

Spaghetti Dinner:

The information contained in this section is to help leaders and parents help plan and prepare our annual Spaghetti Dinner.

2009_Spaghetti_Dinner_Procedures.xls

Spaghetti_Dinner supply list.doc

Blue and Gold:

The information contained in this section is to help leaders and parents help plan and prepare our annual Blue and Gold Ceremony.

Plans_for_2010_Blue_&_Gold.doc

2010_Blue_&_Gold_Program.doc

B&G_Dinner budget.xls

 

 

 

 

Pinewood Derby:

Pinewood Derby Event Rules and Procedures 2009-2010.doc

Pinewood Derby\Pit Crew Assignments.xls

Pinewood Derby\Inspection Sheet.xls

Pinewood Derby\2010 Pack 97 PWD Event Layout.xls

Pinewood Derby\VOTE Ballot Box Decorations.doc

2010 Pack 97 Pinewood Derby Awards.pdf

 

May Crossover Ceremony and Pack Picnic:

 

6. Pack Awards:

 

Cub Scout Awards:

The awards listed here can be done as a Den, Pack or Individual Scout.

Whittling Chip:

WhittlingChip.pdf

Leave No Trace:

cubscout leave no trace award.pdf

cubscout leave no trace award tracking.pdf

Outdoor Activity Award:

CubScoutOutdoorActivityAward.pdf

CubScoutOutdoorActivityAwardTracking.pdf

Religious Medal:

Light_of_Christ_Medal.doc

Manual-Catholic_Emblems.pdf

World Conservation Award:

Den and Pack Awards:

 

National Den Award:

National Summertime Pack Award:

National Summertime Pack Award33748.pdf

Centennial Quality Unit Award:

Centennial Quality Unit Award14-190.pdf

 

7. Pack Forms:

Pack Recharter:

Youth Transfer Form28-401.pdf

Pack Planning:

Guide to Safe Scouting34416.pdf

Cub Scout Outdoor Program Ideas510-631.pdf

Pack Meeting Planning Sheet34-37.pdf

Pack Finance:

Pack Finance\Flyer-Unit_Budget_Plan.pdf

How to plan your Pack Budget510-273.pdf

Unit Money Earning Application Form34427.pdf

Permits:

Local Tour Permit34426.pdf

National Tour Permit Form4419.pdf

Parents Resources:

Youth Application Form524-406A.pdf

How to Protect your Child from Child Abuse- A Parent's Guide46-014.pdf

FamilyTalentSurveySheet2008.pdf

Cub Scout Parent Information Guide520-259.pdf

Activity Consent Form for Parent or Guardian19-673.pdf

Individual Cub Scout Checklist for Pack Campout34-49.pdf

Individual Webelos Scout Checklist for Campout34-50.pdf

 

 

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