UPDATED - New Basic Training outlines are available online for Position-Specific Training for Den Leaders, Cubmasters, and Committees. Also, new Pack Meeting Plans, and New Award Requirements are available. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE NEW PROGRAM PAGE.
Big changes on the horizon for Cub Scouts. Effective June 1, 2015, Cub Scouting will adopt a new "adventure" based advancement program as well as the Scout Oath and Scout Law. The Cub Promise and Law of the Pack will be retired. Details here. Click here for the official BSA page on the changes. For a PowerPoint presentation on the new program, click here. Also, see the College of Cub Scouting page for more information from the Cub Scout 411 class.
Some of the costs of the new program have been announced:
Adventure Loops: $1.39 (current belt loops cost $1.89)
Adventure pins: $1.89 (current Webelos Activity Badges also cost $1.89)
Perfect-bound: $12.99 (up from $10.99)
Coil-bound: $18.99 (up from $16.99)
New Den Leader Guides: $8.99 each (so to buy all 4 will be $35.96)
Nominate an Influential Woman in Scouting for recognition! Go to https://www.saltlakescouts.org/Influential-Women-20 and submit their information by June 12th. Here's a copy of the nomination form.
Registration for Cub Scout Day Camps and Webelos Day Camps is now open! Register now! If your scouts attend school in a year-round school, you need to register quickly as your scouts will only be out of school at the same time for 3 weeks in July.
As you prepare to attend camp, please use this checklist to ensure that your unit has necessary items, has a great time, and is SAFE!