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Title: Order of the Arrow


1
Allowat, meet Akela!
  • Learning the Cub Scouting program

2
Session objectives
  • Learn basics of Cub Scout program, camping
    methods, and advancement
  • Learn about camping abilities of Cub Scouts and
    their Leaders
  • Learn how to get OA involved in Cub Scout
    programs
  • Provide resources to promote Cub Scout camping
  • Learn about Crossover and Arrow of Light ceremony
    opportunities

3
Boy Scout vs. Cub Scout Camping
4
Skill level comparisonBoy Scout Cub Scout
  • Owns his own equipment and knows how to use it
  • Skills to make himself comfortable in the woods
  • Equipment is weather appropriate
  • Equipment is either brand new or family heirloom
  • Tent isnt waterproof
  • Not enlightened in the skill of packing lightly
  • Leader drives to site in van, and kids pile out

5
Who goes camping with Cub Scouts?
6
Leaders
  • Cub Scouts must meet two-deep leadership same as
    Boy Scouts
  • General camping trips, a guardian must attend
    with the youth
  • May be first time in the woods themselves
  • One leader in the group must have gone through
    Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
  • Lots of questions, but full of enthusiasm

7
Families
  • Mom or Dad has to go camping too, so their son
    may go
  • Consequently, Brother and Sister may be brought
    along as well
  • Pack outings are often considered family trips

8
Camping Style
  • Pack event everything is done large scale (herd
    mentality)
  • Centralized cooking for whole group
  • Pack schedules program during trip

9
Types of Cub Scout Camping
10
Pack Overnight Trip
  • Planned by the pack
  • Involves several familes from the pack
  • Mist be help on council-owned or council-approved
    properties
  • Program must be age appropriate

11
Mom Me / Dad Lad / Parent Pal
  • Organized on the council level
  • Involves more than one pack
  • Cub can only participate if guardian participates
    too
  • Facility must meet National Standards for Council
    Family Camping

12
Family Encampment
  • Organized by the District
  • Involves more than one pack
  • District provides program
  • Pack does the cooking

13
Webelos Overnighter
  • Purpose is to introduce Webelos to Boy Scout
    camping method
  • Webelos encouraged to visit their home troop at
    district or council events

14
Cub Webelos Resident Camp
  • Organized by the council
  • Theme oriented
  • Has program areas for Wlves, Bears, and Webelos
    to work on advancement and activity pins
  • Tiger Cubs encouraged to visit, but cannot spend
    the night
  • Camp and program area directors must be National
    Camp School (NCS) certified

15
Resident Camp Leader Requirements
  • Each council may set their own ratios
  • These ratios go beyond the two-deep leadership
    requirements
  • Typical youth to adult/parent ratios
  • Wolves Bears (31)
  • Webelos (51)
  • Tigers (11)

16
Resident Camps have Themes
  • Themes change from year to year
  • Entire camp changes to reflect theme
  • Renaming facilities
  • Program areas
  • Campsites
  • Merchandise
  • Costuming
  • Etc

17
Day Camp
  • One- to five-day program during the daytime and
    twilight hours
  • Operated by the District or Council
  • Program for Tigers, Wolves, Bears, and Webelos
  • Cannot contain overnight activities

18
Facilities
19
Soft Camping Experience
  • Flush toilets
  • Permanent tentage, cabins, or adirondacks
  • Indoor shower facilities
  • Large number of female designated facilties

20
What can the OA do to promote Cub Scout camping?
21
We can
  • Promote camping to ALL units
  • Perform Arrow of Light ceremonies
  • Promote Webelos to Boy Scout transitions
  • Staff council and district Cub Scout events
  • Promote advancement
  • Participate in training

22
Promoting Cub Scout Camping
  • Financially
  • Camping promotions
  • Service projects at Cub Scout facilities
  • Staff events
  • Arrowmen Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Mentoring

23
Webelos to Boy Scout Transition
  • Conduct Bridging / Crossover Ceremonies
  • Arrow of Light Ceremonies
  • Arrowmen can help by
  • Being active in home troop
  • Making new visiting Scouts feel welcome

24
Getting started
  • Brainstorming session - be sure to set clear,
    obtainable goals
  • Lodge Chief Adviser talk with Council
    Commissioner, VP of Cub Scouting, VP of Camping
  • Train Chapters in best methods
  • Collect data
  • Who wants to help?
  • Which packs want assistance?
  • Educate pack leadership through Roundtables and
    mailings
  • Be careful not to overload yourself

25
Final Thought
  • Services must be attainable and you must have
    good communication with the Pack leaders

26
Allowat, meet Akela!
  • Learning the Cub Scouting Program
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