Webelos: Leader-Specific Trainings


WEBELOS BASIC TRAINING

By Shelly Thomas (S_T_Rndtbl.Dist_13@comcast.netNisha Winsor

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Duty To God

Complete Requirement #1 according to your Faith

Completed by: __________________________ Date: _______________

Signed by: ______________________________ Date: _______________

Duty To God And You

Requirement #2  (Do three of these): pgs. 54-57

A. B. C. D.

Completed by: __________________________ Date: _______________

Signed by: ______________________________ Date: _______________

Duty To God In Action

Requirement #2  (Do A, and any two of the others): pgs. 169-179

A. B. C. D. E.

Completed by: __________________________ Date: _______________

Signed by: ______________________________ Date: _______________

LDS – Faith In God (Requirement 1 for both sections)

  • Give a family home evening lesson on Joseph Smith’s First Vision (see Joseph Smith –History 1:1-20).  Discuss how Heavenly Father answers our sincere prayers.
  • Give an opening and a closing prayer in family home evening or at Primary.  Share your feelings about how prayer protects us and helps us to stay close to Heavenly father and the Savior.
  • Tell a story from the Book of Mormon that teaches about faith in Jesus Christ.  Share your testimony of the Savior.
  • Prepare a pedigree chart with your name and your parents’ and grandparents’ names. Prepare a family group record for your family and share a family story.  Discuss how performing temple work blesses families.
  • Write a letter to a teacher, your parents, or your grandparents telling them what you appreciate and respect about them.
  • Read the twelfth article of faith. Discuss what it means to be a good citizen and how your actions can affect others.
  • Write a poem, story, or short play that teaches a principle of the gospel or is about Heavenly Father’s creations.

Monthly Meeting Planner

Month:  ________________________

Activity:  ___________________________

Date Plan

Pack Meeting Plans Program

Month Year Name of Theme Point of the Scout Law
December 2015 Winter Wonderland Reverent
January 2016 The Great Race Trustworthy
February 2016 Friends Near and Far Friendly
March 2016 Cubstruction Thrifty
April 2016 Strike Up the Band Cheerful
May 2016 My Animal Friends Kind
June 2016 It’s a Hit! Obedient
July 2016 Scout Salute Loyal
August 2016 S’More Cub Scout Fun Courteous
September 2016 To the Rescue Helpful
October 2016 Creepy Crawlers Kind
November 2016 Cubs in Shining Armor Courteous
Sample:
Webelos & Arrow of Light Den
1 year plan
Webelos & Arrow of Light Den
1 year plan
Month Activity Month Activity
January Build my Own Hero (or) Build it January
February Stronger, Faster, Higher February
March Scouting Adventure March
April Adventures in Science (or) Engineer April
May Webelos Walkabout May
June Sportsman (or) Castaway June
July Into the Wild (or) Aquanaut July
August Camper August
September Cast Iron Chef September
October Building a Better World October
November Movie Making (or) Art Explosion November
December First Responder December

**Duty to God and You and Duty to God in Action , done at home**

Additional electives not listed but available: Aware and Care; Earth Rocks; Fix it; Game Design; Into the Woods; Looking Back, Looking Forward; Project Family; Maestro!.  These can be done in place of any of the other electives.

Position Summary   as of May 2006

Webelos Den Leader

Purpose of Cub Scouting –

Character development, spiritual growth, good citizenship, sportsmanship and fitness, family understanding, respectful relations, personal achievement, friendly service, fun and adventure, and preparation for Boy Scouting.

Guidelines of this position –

  • Register with the Boy Scouts of America as an adult leader
  • Wear a full Webelos Scout leader uniform with appropriate insignia
  • Encourage Webelos to wear appropriate uniform
  • Get to know all Webelos Scouts and their families – encourage involvement
  • Develop a working relationship with 11 year old leader to help with transition to Scouting
  • Supervise a successful advancement program for Webelos badge and Arrow of Light
  • Implement the outlined Webelos Scout program
  • Integrate the religion award requirements into den efforts
  • Coordinate den participation at monthly pack meeting
  • Maintain standards of the BSA
  • Ensure two-deep leadership at all activities
  • Work closely with Cubmaster and Cub Committee
  • Keep it simple, make it fun!!

Meetings to hold –

Weekly Webelos den meeting

Meetings to attend –

  • Monthly pack leaders planning meeting
  • Monthly pack meeting
  • Monthly District Roundtable

Training to receive –

  • Read Cub Scout/Webelos leader handbook and related printed materials
  • Complete online Youth Protection Training,  Cub Scout Fast Start and  This Is Scouting (www.scouting.org)
  • Attend Cub Scout Basic Training
  • Participate in other training opportunities – Cub Scout Pow Wow, Wood Badge, etc

Expectations –

  • Attend specified leadership meetings
  • Regularly report on your position and share status on den achievement and efforts

Model excellence through your actions and use example to set the standard for others

Stewardship Position Summary   as of Apr 2006

LDS – Webelos Den Leader

Purpose of Cub Scouting –

Character development, spiritual growth, good citizenship, sportsmanship and fitness, family understanding, respectful relations, personal achievement, friendly service, fun and adventure, preparation for Boy Scouting, preparing to receive Aaronic Priesthood.

Guidelines of this stewardship –

  • Register with the Boy Scouts of America as an adult leader
  • Wear a full Webelos Scout leader uniform with appropriate insignia
  • Encourage Webelos to wear appropriate uniform
  • Get to know all Webelos Scouts and their families – encourage involvement
  • Develop a working relationship with 11 year old leader to help with transition to Scouting
  • Supervise a successful advancement program for Webelos badge and Arrow of Light
  • Implement the outlined Webelos Scout program
  • Coordinate den participation at monthly pack meeting
  • Maintain standards of the Church and BSA
  • Ensure two-deep leadership at all activities
  • Work closely with Cubmaster and Cub Committee
  • Integrate Faith in God requirements into den efforts
  • Keep it simple, make it fun!!

Meetings to hold –

Weekly Webelos den meeting

Meetings to attend –

  • Monthly pack leaders planning meeting
  • Monthly pack meeting
  • Monthly District Roundtable

Training to receive –

  • Read Cub Scout/Webelos leader handbook and related printed materials
  • Complete online Youth Protection Training,  Cub Scout Fast Start and  This Is Scouting (www.scouting.org)
  • Attend Cub Scout Basic Training
  • Participate in other training opportunities – Cub Scout Pow Wow, Wood Badge, etc

Expectations –

  • Attend specified leadership meetings
  • Regularly report on your stewardship and share status on den achievement and efforts
  • Model excellence through your actions and use example to set the standard for others

FAMILY TALENT SURVEY SHEET

Please show your support to your locale scouting branch!  Please fill this out and return to your Scout Leader.

Pack  ______Chartered Organization  _

Name _______________________ Home phone  _____________________

Street address ______________________ Business phone  _______________

City ______________ State ______ ZIP _______

E-mail address  _________________________________________

Welcome to the Cub Scout family of our pack. Cub Scouting is for parents as well as boys. We have a fine group of families who have indicated a willingness to help, according to their abilities. We invite you to add your talents and interests so that the best possible program can be developed for your boy and his friends.

Den leaders are always busy with den activities. Our pack leaders and committee members know you have some talent that will help in the operation of our pack. Although your help may not be on a full-time basis, whatever you can do will be appreciated.

In making this survey, your pack committee wants to uncover ways you can enjoy giving assistance. Please answer the following as completely as possible:

  1. My hobbies are: _________________________________________________
  2. I can play and/or teach these sports: ___________________________________
  3. My job, business, or profession: ______________________________________

I am willing to help my boy and the pack as:

  • Pack Committee Member, Cubmaster, Assistant Cubmaster, Webelos Den Leader,
  • Webelos Assistant Den Leader, Bear Den Leader, Assistant Bear Den Leader,
  • Wolf Den Leader, Assistant Wolf Den Leader

My Scouting experience:

Cub Scout _______________________ Boy Scout __________________________

Girl Scout _______________________  Explorer___________________________

Ranks attained ___________________ Adult leader _________________________

I can help in these areas:

General Activities Special Program Assistance

  • Carpentry Computer Skills I have an SUV or van or truck.
  • Swimming Drawing/art I have a workshop.
  • Games Radio/electricity I have family camping gear.
  • Nature Dramatics/skits I can make contacts for special trips and activities.
  • Sports Cooking/banquets I have access to a cottage or camping property
  • Outdoor activities   Sewing or a boat.
  • Crafts Transportation I can help Webelos Scouts with Boy Scout skills.
  • Music/songs
  • Other ________________________
    I can give other help ____________________
  • Bookkeeping __________________ _____________________

Internet addresses & Locale Resources

saltlakescouts.org

myscouting.scouting.org

my.scouting.org

cubscouts.org

slcubs.com

scouting.org

ldsbsa.org

scoutingmagazine.org

boyslife.org

boyscouttrail.com/cub-scouts/cub-scouts.asp

cubmasterbobkatt.com

scoutingwire.org/volunteers/

Clip Art:

scoutingbsa.org/council training/join_scouts/2002/clipart.html

scouting.org/scoutsource/Marketing/Brand/logos/Programs/cubscouting.aspx

Other resources:

Offices and Stores

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