Scouts-L Mail Archive for February of 1999: Re: Newbie Cubmaster Intro & Plea For Advice
Re: Newbie Cubmaster Intro & Plea For Advice
Fri, 12 Feb 1999 09:41:41 -0600
Chris De Roo wrote:
My name is Carol Capps and I will be the committee chair of a cub
scout pack in April. Up until now I have been wolf and bear den leader.
Our pack practices these activites
> * Have award ceremonies at our monthly pack meetings rather than
> holding most of the ranks and awards until the B&G.
We have awards (belt loops) at the monthlt pack meeting. Bobcat
is awarded as soon as it earned. Usually Rank is not earned until
the B$G, but it early or late is awarded when earned as are arrow points
> * Eliminate the monthly 50/50 raffles. The Cubmaster established them
> to teach the Cubs that it is easy to give to charity (proceeds go to
> local charities).
Raffles are not allowed. You must call them donatations. We stopped this
pratice a year ago because it was too time consumming and didnot raise
that much money.
> * Provide some activities for the boys during the summer rather than
> shutting down from May (our graduation is in April) until September.
We always try to offer something, Swimming at local public pool, roller
skating, and family picnic where the activities from last year.
> * Have the dens perform skits and sing songs during the pack meetings.
We have a pack duty roster. Every rotates setup, flag ceremony,and skit
or song. ( even our tigers)
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