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.