In order to hold any of these leadership
positions within the Cub Scout program, the leader must be an adult, at
least 21 years of age, and must be approved by the chartering
organization. Each leader must be capable of and willing to uphold the
Scout law and promise to model the type of behavior that is expected of
the boys. An adult leader must possess the moral, emotional and
educational qualities that the BSA deems necessary to provide positive
leadership to the boys. Once a leader has been approved by the
chartering organization, they must complete mandatory training,
including Youth Protection training and position specific training,
depending upon their role in the Pack.
as the coordinator of the Pack. Leads Pack Planning Meetings, works
with the Northern Star Council, maintains the relationship with the
Chartered Organization and coordinates with the school district. Plans
for Pack Charter and re-registration. Approves bills for payment.
Attends Pack Planning Meeting once a month, and is encouraged to attend
Roundtable. Committee Member* Approx. 10-12 hours a month.
as the Master of Ceremonies for the Pack Meetigns and acts as a mentor
to the boys. Works with Committee and Leaders to plan the program for
the Pack. Attends Pack Planning Meeting once a month, and is
encouraged to attend Roundtable. Approx. 10-12 hours a month.
* Committee Member
Committee Members are responsible for attending the Pack
Planning meeting once a month, becoming registered leaders of Pack, have
voting power on what Pack will plan in future, and may take on other
responsibilities as needed to help Pack GO. Need three individuals,
minimum (ideally five or more). Approx. 2-3 hrs a month.
Helps establish a budget plan and keeps an accurate accounting
of checkbook. Collects fees, writes checks, and makes deposits at the
bank. Approves all expenditures. Must attend Pack Planning Meetings
for monthly updates. Committee Member* Approximately 5 hours a month.
Keep notes on meetings and handle correspondence for the Pack.
Stay informed of all scouting information to help leaders function
effectively. Maintain information on membership. Must attend Pack
Planning Meetings. Committee Member* Approximately 3-5 hours a month.
Advancements Chair *
Responsible for obtaining all awards that the boys earn and
keeping accurate records of boys’ advancements. Should attend Pack
Planning Meetings for monthly updates and new lists of items needed for
Pack Meeting. Committee Member* Approximately 5 hours a month.
Gathers information on possible camping opportunities and other
available outings and hands out sign-up sheets. Handles registration
for the events and coordinates payment with the Treasurer. Arrange for
permits, when required. Approximately 3-5 hours a month.
Put together Pack Newsletter for each Pack Meeting, September
to May. Computer necessary. Reimbursement for copying expenses.
Gathering of Den News from Den Leaders and other News from committee
meetings. Approximately 3 hours a month.
Cooler Keeper/Refreshments Chair
Keep drink cooler, brings and
makes drink and coordinates refreshments at Pack Meeting and other Pack
events. Inventories supplies. 1 hr a month.
Pack Trainer *
Is responsible for making sure that each adult leader has the
property and necessary training for their position within the Pack and
for providing opportunities for them to get this training when needed.
Keeps records of training for adult leaders. Committee Member*. 1 hr a
Stimulates pack service projects and promotes family
participation. Circulates fliers to promote new membership. Gather
photos of our events, write captions, and send them to local papers,
update the Pack 136 bulletin boards at school every few months. 1-2
hours a month.
FOS (Friends of Scouting) Fundraising Drive
Serve as contact person for District, coordinate presentation,
and follow-up with pledges. One time/year--approximately 5-10 hours
Stores and inventories equipment for the Pack. Minimal involvement, transfer of equipment as needed for events.
Research and coordinate fundraisers to help sustain Pack’s
ability to pay for awards, supplies, and possible events and
activities. Encouraged to attend Pack Planning Meetings and occasional
training meetings, especially during months before the fundraisers.
Minimum One/year—(more if decided by Committee) Approximately 50 hours
Pinewood Derby Chair
Schedule and coordinate Pinewood Derby races and weigh-in.
Encouraged to attend Pack Planning Meetings, especially during months
before the derby. One time/year—approximately 15-20 hours total.
Blue & Gold Chair
Organize a committee to schedule and coordinate Blue & Gold
banquet. Book entertainment, coordinate food, order awards, coordinate
guests and provide a general outline of banquet schedule. Attend Pack
Planning Meetings One time/year--approximately 15-20 hours total.
Raingutter Regatta and/or Space Derby Chair
Schedule and coordinate Raingutter regatta races and/or Space
Derbies. Encouraged to attend Pack Planning Meetings, especially during
months before the events. Minimum One
time/year—approximately 5-6 hours total.
Monitor and update website, entering in new events, making
corrections, and coordinating e-mail requests and questions.
Approximately 1 hour a month.
With the use of BSA Program Helps, provide leadership and
program in Den Meetings. Lead Den participation in Pack Meetings and
work with parents to coordinate learning and events for the boys.
Attend Pack Planning Meetings once a month. Approximately 6 hours a
- Required Training: All leaders are required to have the following training, which can either be done online or in a classroom setting:
- Online Training Website: http://training.nsbsa.org (click Online Training link)
- YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING (to be completed before registration):
Required for all BSA registered volunteers, regardless of their
posisition. The certificate of completion for this training must be
submitted at the time of application and before volunteer service with
youth begins. (Approx. 30 minutes) YPT must be renewed every two years
or the volunteer cannot be re-registered.
- Fast Start Training (to be completed w/in two weeks):
Online overview training. Position-specific programs give leaders
information on planning and conducting their first meeting and
demonstrates one they can use. (Approx. 20 minutes)
- This Is Scouting (to be completed w/in one month):
An introductory session that highlights the values, aims, history,
funding, and method of Scouting. It addresses how these aims and
methods are reached in age-appropriate style within Cub Scouting.
(Approx. 60 minutes).
- Leader Specific Training (to be completed w/in sixty days)*Classroom Only: This training provides the specialized knowledge a new leader needs to be successful in a leadership role. (3 Hour Training)