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Pack Annual Planning

Every pack needs an annual plan. Some packs have multi-year plans. Human volunterr resources: Unit Commissioner from the district unit service staff and for Webelos den leader, the Troop Webelos resource person from a troop.


Pack 2019 Journey to Excellence

1 - Planning and Budget: Have a program plan and budget that is regularly reviewed by the pack committee, and it follows BSA policies relating to fundraising

  • Bronze: Have an annual program plan and budget adopted by the pack committee.
  • Silver: Achieve Bronze, plus pack conducts a planning meeting involving den leaders for the following program year.
  • Gold: Achieve Silver, plus pack committee meets at least six times during the year to review program plans and finances.
  • Measures: The pack has a program plan and budget that is reviewed at all pack committee meetings, and the pack follows BSA policies relating to fundraising and fiscal management as found on the Unit Money-Earning Application form and any other publication that the council has developed for fundraising and fiscal management. Program plans and budget are reviewed with den leaders and parents at the start of the program year. The pack’s program plan should be shared with the unit commissioner

Pack and Den Planning Responsibilities

Extracts the Cub Scout Leader Book, 33221, Copyright 2018 Boy Scouts of America, 2018 printing, pp. 54ff, SKU 646725. For full text purchase the leader book. Den leader guide are also available for purchase.

Chartered Organization Representative Responsibilities

  • Promote well-planned, quality unit program, including outdoor programs, advancement and recognition
  • Serve as a liaison between units and the organization
  • Suggest Good Turn service projects to benefit the organization
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Pack Committee Member Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the pack’s program and the chartered organization’s program through the chartered organization representative
  • Ensure all Cub Scouts receive a year-round quality program
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Pack Committee Chair Responsibilities

  • Supervise pack committee operation by … Planning for pack charter review, recruitment and re-registration …
  • Conduct the annual pack planning conference and pack leaders’ meetings
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Cubmaster Responsibilities

  • Plan and help carry out the Cub Scout program in the pack according to the policies of the BSA. …
  • With the pack committee, plan and execute a year-round plan for recruiting new children into Cub Scouting
  • Work with the pack committee on program ideas …
  • Help the pack committee chair conduct the annual pack program planning conference and monthly pack leader meetings
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Assistant Cubmaster Responsibilities

  • As designated by the Cubmaster
  • Conduct the monthly den chief planning meeting for all den leaders, assistant den leaders, and den chiefs to plan and coordinate weekly den meetings and pack meeting participation.
  • Along with the pack committee, develop and promote an ongoing plan for recruiting new Cub Scouts and families.
  • Participate in the annual pack program planning conference and pack leader meetings
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Cub Scout Den Leader Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare for, and conduct den meetings with the assistant den leader and den chief (if Wolf, Bear, or Webelos den leaders) or adult partners (if Lion or Tiger den leaders).
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The Webelos den leader should remember these responsibilities.

  • Along with the Scoutmaster and assistant Scoutmaster, joint activities (with a troop.)
  • Plan and carry out overnight campouts and other outdoor activities.
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