Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: Cub Scout Advancement
Re: Cub Scout Advancement
David J. Edgerton
Tue, 6 Oct 1998 10:07:50 -0400
Others in this list will probably give better answers, but I'll give a try.
I spent 2 years as our pack advancment person and more as co-den leader.
We encoraged the parent to sign off on the requirements because in encoraged
the interaction between the boy and his family. This is especialy true for the
Home and Comunity, Family Fun and Duty to God requirements.
We then would look at what requirements were not being met and build den
meetings around those to be able to accomplish them or talk to the parents to
what they could do. For example, as a wolf den we would do a walk to
pick up litter and the den leader would sign that requirement. We also worked
with the classroom teachers to work in school activities that met the
Hope this helps,
Rhonda Squillante wrote:
> Hi Everybody!
> I am in desperate need of your wisdom. The problem is about who is
> responsible to sign off on the wolf, bear and wobbles achievements. Is it
> the den leader's responsibility to go through the books to ensure that the
> requirements are forfilled. Or are the parents suppose to let den leaders
> know what has been completed. I am unable to get a definite answer. The
> cub scout leader book states that as the achievements are earned, they are
> recorded on the den advancement chart. And the program guide states as the
> boys gather that books are to be checked.
> As you can probably tell, we are a fairly new pack. We have started are
> second year and just double are pack with our first back to school night.
> Any suggestions would greatly be appreciated.
> Rhonda Squillante
> Committee Chair Pack 236 Sanford Florida