What Would You Do: Advice on Recruiting Leaders
Cub Scout Leadership

How to recruit Cub Scout leaders

Scouter S.B. needs help—literally. Plenty of boys want to join the Cub Scout pack at his church, but few parents are willing to serve as leaders. He wants to know how to engage uninterested parents.

Camping

Connecting Cub Scouts to their new pack

Units like Pack 160 in Burton, Mich., know how to both recruit and retain members. The secret, says Cubmaster Julie Rencsak, is to get families to camp as quickly as possible.

Cub Scout Activities

Why outdoor crossover ceremonies make sense

You don’t have to go somewhere special to have a great outdoor crossover ceremony. Just about any natural area will do—maybe even the grounds around your regular meeting place. The key is to do it outside.

Blue And Gold Banquet
Cub Scout Activities

Make your blue and gold banquet enjoyable

The biggest Cub Scout event of the year doesn’t have to be the longest. After all, families shouldn’t have to bring a late-night snack to survive their pack’s annual blue and gold dinner.