Pack 25 runs on volunteer power; parents, friends, scouting alums are the backbone of how Cub Scout Pack 25 runs.
Potential adult leaders come to Pack 25, with a similar questions: how do I start?
Pack 25 New Leader Start-Up Kit
Follow these steps to becoming a leader. Total time in start-up averages 3+ hours. A little investment of your team, produces wonderful Scouting rewards. To get started:
- Connect. Meet with the Pack Committee Chair and/or Cub Master to discuss how you can help.
- Training. Complete the BSA YPT: Youth Protection Training (you will need to create an account on my.scouting.org).
- Apply. Complete a BSA Adult Application
- Submit. Turn in your completed Adult Application and YPT certificate to the Pack Committee Chair.
- Training Round 2. While your paperwork is processed, go back to your My.Scouting.Org profile and go through “Position Specific” training.
- Get your gear on! Go to ScoutStuff, the Council Store at Camp Stambaugh, or Outdoor Recreational Equipment to grab your uniform
- Be Akela. Get ready to lead boys and parents in having “fun with a purpose!”
On-Going Leader Training
- Online at My.Scouting.Org. Once you create your account to complete Youth Protection Training, you will have a variety of Leader-Specific and general BSA/Cub Scout training programs.
- Great Trail Council. Live training options, many local to Canfield at Camp Stambaugh.
- Out-of-Council. Live training options that you can register for based on your interests and availability.
Den Leader & Programming Resources
- BSA Overview: So You’re a New Den Leader
- Den Leader Resources provided by BSA
- CubScoutIdeas.Com a growing resource of Cub Scouting Ideas
- CubSource.Org a Cub Scouts-specific resource tool published by the Cradle of Liberty Council in Philadelphia, PA.