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The Assistant Cubmasters job (as directed by the Cubmaster) is to :
¥ Assist the Cubmaster as needed. Be ready to take over the leadership of the pack, if necessary.
¥ Attend Cub Scout Leader Basic Training and monthly roundtables.
¥ Participate in monthly pack meetings.
¥ Supervise den chiefs and see that they are trained.
¥ Help inform pack leaders of training opportunities and arrange for them to attend training sessions.
¥ Work with the Cubmaster and pack committee on pack reregistration.
¥ Assist in pack activities such as dinners, pinewood derby, bike safety, service projects, etc.
¥ Promote the religious emblems programs for Cub Scouts of all faiths.
This is not a conclusive list of the Assistant Cubmaster's job. More information can be obtained by attending Cub Scout basic training.
The Webelos Den Leader must be at least 21 years of age and enjoy working with the boys. He may be the father of one of the boys in the den and is recommended by the Cubmaster and pack committee after consultation with parents of the Webelos Scouts involved and approved by the pack committee. Must be registered as an adult leader of the BSA.
The Webelos den leader has the responsibility to :
¥ Give leadership to planning and carrying out a year-round program of activities for the Webelos den to achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
¥ Serve as a good male role model for Webelos Scouts.
¥ Attend Webelos Leader Basic Training, monthly roundtables, and pow wows.
¥ Meet regularly with the Webelos den chief. Let him help plan Webelos den meetings and activities. Give him meaningful assignments.
¥ Use Boys' Life, Scouting magazine and Webelos Scout Helps as resources for ideas and information.
¥ Instill Scouting's spirit and moral values by personal example, ceremonies, and meaningful activities such as service projects.
¥ Encourage Webelos Scouts to advance. Maintain high advancement standards. Keep accurate advancement records and see that the boys are promptly recognized for their achievement.
¥ With the help of the Cubmaster, pack committee, and unit commissioner, determine one or more neighborhood Boy Scout troops into which Webelos Scouts will be graduated and establishÊa good working relationship with those troops.
¥ Work with the Scoutmaster, troop Webelos resource person, troop junior leaders. and Webelos den chief for a smooth Webelos-to-Scout transition. Try to graduate every Webelos Scout into a troop.
¥ Ask qualified persons, including adult family members, to serve as activity badge counselors.
¥ Encourage fathers and other male relatives of Webelos Scouts to help plan and carry out dad and son overnight campouts and other outdoor activities. Work with troop Webelos resource person or Scoutmaster to arrange for loan of troop equipment and on joint Webelos den/troop activities.
This is not a conclusive list of the Webelos Den Leader's job. More information can be obtained by attending Cub Scout basic training.
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