National Cub Scouting Conferences
Cub Scout leader training conferences are held at the Philmont Training Center near Cimarron, New Mexico, and at the Florida Sea Base in the Florida Keys. Councils recommend individuals, who receive invitations to attend these conferences.
At Philmont, the leader takes part in training sessions while family members may enjoy a special program of activities. The weeklong conferences combine a family vacation with the opportunity to participate in a quality training experience and association with Scouters from across the country.
Connecting Character with Cub Scouting
Learn how character development and character connections can impact your Cub Scouting program in advancement, training, activities, family programs, pizzazz, finance, and membership development. Use Cub Scouting's Twelve Core Values. Course is for den & pack leaders, district, & council Cub Scout leaders, unit commissioners, and unit-serving and program professionals.
Cub Scout Outdoor Program
This conference is a must for council and district volunteer and career Scouters involved in Cub Scouting outdoor activities. Participants will share ideas to enhance outdoor program for boys and families, including pack camping, Webelos overnights, family camping, day camp, and resident camp.
Cub Scout Roundtables
This enlightening and entertaining conference, for roundtable commissioners and staff members will provide keys to success and fun. You will participate in roundtable planning, resource identification, trying out teaching methods, and promotion ideas. Discussions and the exchange of ideas will provide a rich repository of ideas for successful and fun year-round roundtables.
Leading Pack Camping
An expanded version of the Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO), this conference is designed to give Cub Scout leaders the tools to successfully lead pack campouts. Learn planning techniques, fun and creative outdoor activities, equipment selection, quick and easy cooking, nature fun, safety procedures, BSA policies regarding pack camping, and much more in this exciting conference.
New Directions in Membership Growth
Putting "Pizzazz" into Cub Scouting
Learn effective methods that a council, district, and pack can use to market Cub Scouting. Development of community resources, techniques for recruiting and retaining boys and adults, and promotion of program and activities are included. This conference is for anyone interested in creative ways to market the Cub Scouting program.
Dates: 06/10/07 through 06/16/07 and 08/12/07 through 08/18/07
Location: Philmont Scout Ranch
This conference will give the participant the little extras that make Cub Scouting come alive. Learn the secrets of the trade in providing a quality age appropriate program that has everyone coming back for more. This conference that will have excitement around every turn.
Strictly for Cubmasters
This conference offers everything Cubmasters and prospective Cubmasters ever wanted to know about their responsibilities, including, but not limited to, delivering a quality pack program, the charter renewal process, Webelos-to-Scout transition, conducting the pack meeting, practical ideas for ceremonies, monthly themes, and keeping the pack program energized.
Supercharging Den and Pack Programs
Explore effective methods used to develop quality den and pack program ideas. This conference explores the techniques that Tiger Cub, Wolf, and Bear den leaders can use to improve den programs and increase parent involvement. This conference is primarily directed at Tiger Cub, Wolf, and Bear den leaders, as well as Cubmasters and other key pack leaders. Commissioners and district Cub Scouters will also benefit.
Training Cub Scout Leaders
This conference will provide an in-depth review of adult leader training, with a special emphasis on implementing New Leader Essentials and Cub Scout Leader Training. Practical techniques for developing training teams, delivering training, and reaching untrained leaders will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to review successful training programs, and create a plan of action to strengthen training in their own districts and councils.
Webelos Scout Program
For council, district, and pack leaders who work with the Webelos Scout program, this conference emphasizes leader training, den and pack structure, advancement, activities, and Webelos overnight camping.