posted Jan 2, 2016, 9:54 AM by Rowan District BSA
updated Apr 18, 2016, 7:53 AM by Sapona District
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2016 Cub Scout Leader Rockin' Pow Wow - Saturday, January 30th - 8am to 3:30pm Badin Elementary in Badin, NC - Learn tips to have Jammin' unit events and make your packs ROCK!!!
Registration Begins: 1/8/2016
Last Day to Register: 1/28/2016
Cost: $30.00 per Participant
Late fee: After 1/23/2016 a fee of $5.00 will apply.
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Event Timeline/Course Descriptions
Light Breakfast - Opening Ceremony - 8:30am-9am
Session 1 -9:00-9:45
- Leader-Specific Training - online training available for any leaders who have not yet taken it. Live trainers on-hand to offer live support as well
- What is JTE? - A comprehensive review of the JTE scorecard and recommended ways to reach Gold
- Recruiting New Leaders - It's never too early to identify and start training your replacement. It brings continuity and longevity to a Pack, but the new leader is more likely to succeed.
- Online Advacement/Service Project Recording - Show how easy it is to record advancements online with the use of the classroom smartboard or laptop. Periodic advancement is a great way to reward the Scouts on their progress and basic advancement emblems are free!
- Advanced Training - Why should you BALOO? Learn more about the importance and benefits of BALOO, Outdoor Leader Skills, WoodBadge, Powderhorn and other great learning opportunities available throughout the year.
Session 2 - 10-10:45
- Bear Claws, Whittling Chip & Knife Safely - suggestions for effectively teaching this Bear/Webelos achivement including communication with adult partners, suggested knives, and teaching plans
- Meeting Fillers- small crafts, activities , gathering events and general meeting time fillers that are fun and easy to do when things don't go quite as you planned
- Local Outings and Tour Forms - Identify for leaders 2-3 destinations in each District that are free/low cost and offer Scouts a chance to earn achievement requirements and have fun as a Pack.
- Beyond the Badge - Religious Emblems, Outdoor Ethics and other awards - Teaching leaders about some of the extra awards available in Cub Scouting, their value, and how to incorporate them into your Scouting year.
- Cub Scout Science - Use Cub Scout curiousity to learn more about science. Hands-on activities and experiments. Learn all about the STEM-Nova programs.
Session 3 - 11:00 - 11:45
- Council Events & Outdoor Facilities - A review of the annual events the Council offers for Cub Scouts and how they can be a good resource to leaders, including information about Camp John J. Barnhardt and other Boy Scout camping areas in the Council.
- Outdoor games - great games Scouts can play outdoors when they need a wiggle break or to meet achievements that are fun but controllable
- Songs, Skits & Run-On's - teaching the importance of this Scouting tradition, the hidden skills it teaches Scouts and ways to use them to make all Scouts feel included
- Intro to Camping - Teach why it is important to get boys and their families outdoors. Review camping essentials for Cub Scouts. Review camping etiquette and the importance of BALOO training.
- Outdoor Cooking & Campfires aka "Lords of Heavy Metal" - Ideas for tasty, easy dinners you can cook with your Cubs, and how to plan and execute the campfire later that night.
Lunch (in the form of a Blue & Gold Banquet) - 12:00-1:00 - also time to visit on-site Scout Store for leader literature
Session 4 - 1:15-2:00pm
- Finances in the Pack - Organizing suggestions that are quick, easy, and sustainable to allow a Pack to keep clear and accurate historical records and financial reports for the unit.
- Basic First-Aid - basic first aid every leader should know and what should be on hand at every meeting and outing.
- Youth Recruitment and Retention - Beyond flyers and handouts - ways to keep your pack growing.
- All Means All- How to help Scouts with learning, health and behavioral challenges - including identification, interaction and communication/cooperation with the Scout's adult partner. Learn how to include Cub Scouts with special needs while making it safe and fun for all.
- What About Webelos? Helping Scouts (and their parents) make the transition into Webelos from the perspective of a Boy Scout Leader.
Session 5 - 2:15-3:00pm - These will be Roundtable sessions designed to bring like-minded leaders together to discuss topics and share ideas specific to your rank.
- Tiger Cub Den Leader Roundtable
- Wolf Den Leader Roundtable
- Bear Den Leader Roundtable
- Webelos Den Leader Roundtable
- Cubmaster Roundtable
Wrap-Up/Closing Ceremony - 3:10pm-3:30pm