Cub Scout Activities

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.

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.

Backpacking & Hiking

Take better photos of your Scouts

A veteran photographer offers simple tips for taking more dramatic and memorable photographs of his favorite subject — Scouting.

Cub Scout Activities

Cub Scout Recruiting: How Do They Do It

Everyone wants great fall roundup ideas, and Scouters in Otetiana Council, Rochester, N.Y., are happy to share the strategies that fueled their 2004 campaign.