Boy Scouts of America Cubcast is an audio podcast featuring a variety of how-to and information topics for Cub Scout leaders and parents.
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May 2019 – Training: Why You Need It and How to Get It
This episode is all about training: why it’s important, how to get trained, and everything you need to know about training. Longtime volunteer Grace Davidson wrote the scripts and provided content for the new e-learning training modules. Whether you’re new to Scouting or have been around the Scouting block a time or two, you’ll be […] The post May 2019 – Training: Why You Need It and How to Get It appeared first on BSA Podcasts. […]
April 2019 – Scouts with Special Needs
Special needs can mean anything from a learning disability like dyslexia to hearing loss to a physical disability like cerebral palsy. Even if you don’t have any special needs youth in your den or pack, you’re sure to find this discussion with Warren Weener, the chair-elect of the National Disabilities Awareness Committee, very enlightening. If […] The post April 2019 – Scouts with Special Needs appeared first on BSA Podcasts. […]
March 2019 – Summer Activities
This month we discuss the question: “What summer activities should my den get involved in?” We know about camping, and if you need more information on that, go to the February 2018 CubCast. But Erica Smalls, the Cubmaster for Pack 387 in Bedford, Texas, thinks we should be looking at other activities in the summer […] The post March 2019 – Summer Activities appeared first on BSA Podcasts. […]
February 2019 – How to Transition From Webelos Scouts to Scouts BSA When There Are No Troops
Your all-girl Webelos den is getting ready to transition into a Scouts BSA troop, but because troops for girls are only just now forming, what’s a leader to do? Usually, we search high and low for someone with lots of experience on our topic, but because Scouts BSA troops for girls are brand new, we […] The post February 2019 – How to Transition From Webelos Scouts to Scouts BSA When There Are No Troops appeared first on BSA Podcasts. […]
January 2019 – Serving Smaller Dens and Packs
A good size for a den is about six to eight youth members. But what if you’ve only been able to recruit two or three youth members? Does that qualify as a den? If so, how does that affect the pack? Cubmaster extraordinaire Matt Janchar, whom you may remember from the Cubmaster 101 episode, shares […] The post January 2019 – Serving Smaller Dens and Packs appeared first on BSA Podcasts. […]
December 2018 – Get Ready for the Pinewood Derby®!
You’re probably busy with end-of-year and holiday preparations, but, pinewood derby time will be here before you know it. If you haven’t started planning yet, we’ve got you covered. We were lucky enough to get Matt Gaor, the event chair of New York’s Pinewood Derby World Championship for the last four years. With his leadership, […] The post December 2018 – Get Ready for the Pinewood Derby®! appeared first on BSA Podcasts. […]