How to get Eagle Scout dads to help Cubs

  Question: The Eagle Scout dads in Cubmaster S.C.’s pack prefer to work with Boy Scouts, not Cub Scouts. An Eagle Scout himself, S.C. wants to persuade these men to get with the younger-boy program.

Getting Specific

Adult volunteers take a key step in becoming fully trained Boy Scout unit leaders by participating in council-level Leader Specific Training.

Words Cannot Express

Every volunteer appreciates an occasional “thank you,” especially when delivered in a creative and (often) unexpected form.

All Aboard

Getting “inactive” parents more involved in Scouting can add new resources to a troop’s leadership while enriching the Scouting experience for new Scouts and their families.

How to work with a Scout's opinionated parents

Scouter J.L.R. wondered how to react to outspoken parents who interfere with a leader’s ability to run the program. Readers agreed on one tactic: Ask the critics to become involved as registered leaders.

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