In one of the most popular Cubcasts of the year, the secret to selling lots of popcorn is revealed! Join us as we talk with Robert Moore, the Northwest sales manager for Trails End. He has served as Cubmaster and committee chair for his son’s pack in the Mount Baker Council in Everett, Washington. Let’s get popping, shall we?
Cooperation: sounds easy enough, doesn’t it? But if you want some new, interesting and creative ways to teach your Cub Scouts about the September core value of cooperation, then you’ve come to the right website. Join us as we talk with Dennis Kampa, the National Camping School task force chair and council commissioner for the Rocky Mountain Council in Pueblo, Colorado, as well as the author of the BALOO Camper's Guide.
Oscar Santoyo has made a previous visit to Cubcast land to share the importance of Tiger Cub recruiting. Well, in his new position of Program Delivery Specialist, All Markets, for the Program Impact Team at the national office, Scouting and Soccer is his specialty, and he’s here to tell us all about the changes to this exciting program.
Some might say that being honest is a lost art. To help us not only find it but also to explore fun ways to teach our Cub Scouts about it is recent Silver Antelope Award recipient Darlene Sprague, who is the National Commissioner’s Support Staff Resources chair.
For this segment, we’ll be exploring a timeless, classic method for making your den grow: peer-to-peer recruiting. Joining us is Lee Shaw, the senior business development specialist on the Community Alliances Team at the national office in Irving, Texas.
Winston Churchill once said, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Joining us is Angela Elliott, a Cub Scouting volunteer for over 18 years who also happens to be part of the Youth Development Team at the national office in Irving, Texas. So pull up a chair, have a seat, and listen in as Angela offers some insight into teaching our Cub Scouts about courage.
Where do new leaders come from? We have answers to that age-old question from Chris Smith, who has joined us before in sharing the continuing success of the ScoutParents program. This month, he lets us in on the secrets of cultivating leaders slowly but effectively.
Remember the old adage “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again”? Caren Tamkin, a 20-year active volunteer and current San Diego–Imperial Council commissioner, joins us to illustrate this concept to our Cub Scouts and show us how they can have fun while they are learning. Feel free to download as many times as needed.
You’ve enjoyed listening to all the recruiting topics we’ve covered over the years, and now here’s a new one for you. Oscar Santoyo, program specialist on the Program Impact Team at the national office in Irving, Texas, joins us to discuss the importance of recruiting Tiger Cubs.
The Cub Scout motto is Do Your Best, and the best way to do that is to be healthy and fit. Jump in with both feet and get ready to join Nancy Ferrell from the Ouachita Area Council in Hot Springs, Ark., as she inspires us with all kinds of fun ideas and activities for the May core value—Health and Fitness.
Not to be confused with Philmont’s trek program, the Philmont Training Center has a variety of conferences designed for you, the leader! To tell us all about this beautiful place is Mark Griffin, the team leader for Volunteer Development at our national office in Irving, Texas. He is also the author of the book The Other Side of the Road: The Story of PTC.
Faith. It’s such a nice topic, but how do you put into words or teach your dens and packs about it? Reverend Dan Wolboldt has been involved with Scouting for 55 years and has held several positions in the Chief Corn Planter Council in Northwest Pennsylvania. Listen in as he sheds some light on that subject for us.
As you know, the Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for its youth members. Join us as we catch up with all the latest safety information with Richard Bourlon, the Health and Safety Team leader at our national office in Irving, Texas.
How are you doing? Is there anything we can do for you? We’re here to help. In other words, the value of compassion cannot be overemphasized, and to help us emphasize its importance is Amy Von Culin, a second-term Webelos leader and Cub Scout day camp program director in Plymouth, Connecticut.
The Centennial Quality Award is now a thing of the past, but don’t despair—your den and pack can still be recognized for their performance. Listen in as Stan Willey, organization specialist with the Council Management Solutions Department at the national office, shares with us everything we need to know to fulfill our Journey to Excellence!
You already know that Cubcast is a great resource to get ideas and inspiration for your den and pack meetings, and here to help us discover ways to teach our Cub Scouts how to tap into all the resources around us is Darlene Sprague. Darlene is a board member for the Greater Niagara Frontier Council and is area commissioner for the Northeast Region.
The process of moving from a Cub Scout to a Boy Scout can be a little daunting for both the Cub Scout and the leader. Join us as John Powell, the associate director of the Center for Professional Development in Westlake, Texas, explains how to make this transition a special event for everyone involved.