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Cubcast is an audio podcast featuring a variety of how-to and information topics for Cub Scouting leaders and parents. Click the RSS icon to the left for the subscription URL, or download individual episodes below.

Cub Scout Car Show, Religious Emblem Program - December 2007
Cheri Pepka, mother of two Eagle Scouts, wheels out some great ideas for January's Cub Scout Car Show activities. Then Mark Hazelwood, who teaches a course on religious emblems at the Boy Scout training facility in Philmont, NM, brings us up to date on the religious emblem program.

Celebrations Around the World Theme, Cub Scout Program Update - November 2007
Cheri Pepka, Chair of the Cub Scout Program Helps Task Force, generates some super ideas for December's Celebrations Around the World theme. And Sam Thompson, Director of the Cub Scout Division for the National Council, steps into the studio to talk about the state of Cub Scouting in America. Plus, earn a chance to win a Den Meeting in a Box!

Indian Nations, Second Chance Recruiting - October 2007
Caren Tamkin, a Unit Commissioner in California, shares great ideas for celebrating November's Indian Nations theme. Bruce Mikkelson, Scout Executive in Weston, Wisconsin, offers insights for Second Chance Recruiting. Plus we're giving away 50 free subscriptions to Boys' Life magazine!

Down on the Farm, Cub Scout Leader Training - September 2007
Sakiko Wehrman, Santa Clara County Council District Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner, leads us through October theme activities for Down on the Farm. Ted Rohling, Vice President for Training at the Alamo Area Council, sheds some light on Cub Scout leader training. And Pedro's back with another groaner.

Cub Scout Express, School Night for Scouting, Roundup Campaign Resources, Free Switchback 2 Pants Contest - August 2007
Sakiko Wehrman, Santa Clara County Council District Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner, has good ideas for September's Cub Scout Express activities. Mike Palmer, Council Commissioner for the Jersey Shore Council, joins us to talk about Roundup Campaign Resources. And, we're giving away free pairs of the brand new Switchback 2 Cub Scout pants. Download the August Cubcast for details!

Century of Scouting, Summer Activity Safety Tips - July 2007
Sakiko Wehrman, Santa Clara County Council District Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner, offers tips for August Century of Scouting activities. Steve Johnson, San Gabriel Valley Council Cub Scout Training Chairman, gives us some solid safety ideas for ensuring an incident-free summer. Plus, a surprise visit from Pedro, the Boys' Life mail burro!

Rocket's Red Glare, Youth Protection Program - June 2007
Kim Barker, Chairman of Themes Task Force, discusses activities for July's "Rocket's Red Glare" theme. John Patterson, consultant to BSA on Youth Protection, speaks about the new YP video release and how to use it effectively with the kids.

Wheel into Summer, Annual Planning Conference - May 2007
Kim Barker, Chairman of Themes Task Force, outlines activities for the June theme, "Wheel into Summer." Jamie Shearer, Assoc. Nat'l Director of Cub Scouting, gives an overview of the Annual Planning Conference for volunteers and parents.

Cubs & Bugs Galore, Camping Talk, Nat'l Summertime Pack Award - April 2007
Kim Barker, Chairman of the Themes Task Force, outlines activities for the May theme of "Cubs and Bugs Galore." Dennis Kampa, author of the Baloo Camping Guide, shares insights on camping. Jamie Shearer, Assoc. Nat'l Director of Cub Scouting, explains the purpose and criteria for earning the Nat'l Summertime pack award.