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Cub Scout Leader Recognition Awards
Recognition awards are available to Cub Scout leaders who complete training, tenure, and performance requirements. These awards are presented by the local council. All of the awards require the completion of Fast Start Training, Basic Leader Training for the position, Youth Protection training, and participation in roundtables or a Pow Wow or University of Scouting. Some require additional supplemental training. One or two years of registered service in the appropriate position is a requirement for each award, and tenure used for one award may not be used for another.

 

Tiger Cub Den Leader Award
Tenure
Complete one year as a registered Tiger Cub den leader (or coach)

Training

  • Complete Tiger Cub Den Leader Fast Start training.
  • Complete This Is Scouting and Tiger Cub Den Leader Specific Training.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.
  • During your tenure for this award, participate in a Cub Scout leader Pow Wow or University of Scouting, or attend at least four roundtables.

Performance
Do all of the following:

  • Help conduct a Tiger Cub roundup for your pack with at least five new Tiger Cub boy/adult teams recruited.
  • Contact the host team each month and provide support as needed for one year.
  • Coordinate Tiger Cub den participation in three pack activities.
  • Graduate a Tiger Cub den into Cub Scouting with at least 60 percent of Tiger Cubs becoming Cub Scouts.
  • Report on the progress of Tiger Cub dens at 75 percent of pack leader meetings.

Progress Report for Tiger Den Leader Award

 


Cub Scout Den Leader Award
Tenure
Complete one year as a registered Cub Scout den leader.

Training

  • Complete Cub Scout Den Leader Fast Start training.
  • Complete This Is Scouting and Cub Scout Den Leader Specific Training.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.
  • During your tenure for this award, participate in a Cub Scout leader Pow Wow or University of Scouting, or attend at least four roundtables.

Performance
Do five of the following:

  • During at least one program year, have a minimum of 50 percent of the Cub Scouts in your den earn the rank for their grade or age (Wolf or Bear).
  • At least once, reregister a minimum of 75 percent of the eligible members of your den as a part of pack rechartering.
  • Graduate a minimum of 60 percent of the eligible members of your den into Webelos Scouting.
  • Have an assistant den leader or second adult who regularly meets with your den.
  • Have a den chief who regularly meets with your den.
  • Take leadership in planning and conducting a den service project.
  • Conduct at least three den meetings per month, nine months per year, or follow an optional plan approved by the pack.
  • Participate with your den in a Cub Scout day camp or Cub Scout resident camp experience.
  • Hold regular den meeting and den activity planning sessions with your assistant den leader.

Progress Record for the Cub Scout Den Leader Award       

 


Webelos Den Leader Award
Tenure
Complete one year as a registered Webelos den leader.

Training

  • Complete Webelos Den Leader Fast Start training.
  • Complete This Is Scouting and Webelos Den Leader Specific Training.
  • Complete Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.
  • During your tenure for this award, participate in a Cub Scout leader Pow Wow or University of Scouting, or attend at least four roundtables.

Performance
Do seven of the following:

  • During at least one program year, have a minimum of 50 percent of the Webelos Scouts in your den advance in rank (Webelos badge or Arrow of Light Award).
  • At least once, reregister a minimum of 75 percent of the eligible members of your den as part of a pack rechartering.
  • Graduate a minimum of 60 percent of the eligible members of your Webelos den into Boy Scouting.
  • Have an assistant den leader or second adult who regularly attends your den’s meetings and activities.
  • Have a den chief who regularly meets with your den.
  • Take leadership in planning and conducting two Webelos overnight campouts or other outdoor den activities each year.
  • Assist in planning and conducting a Webelos den/Boy Scout troop joint activity.
  • Take leadership in planning and conducting a Webelos den service project.
  • Conduct at least three Webelos den meetings per month, nine months per year, or follow an optional meeting plan approved by the pack.
  • Participate with your den in a Webelos day camp or resident camp experience.
  • Hold regular den meeting and den activity planning sessions with your assistant den leader.

Progress Record for the Webelos Den Leader Award     


  


Cubmaster Award
Tenure
Serve as a registered assistant Cubmaster for one year and a registered Cubmaster for one year, or serve as a registered Cubmaster for two years.

Training

  • Complete Cubmaster Fast Start training.
  • Complete This Is Scouting and Cubmaster Specific Training.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.
  • During each year of tenure for this award, participate in a Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow or University of Scouting, or attend at least four roundtables.

Performance

  • As a Cubmaster or assistant Cubmaster in a pack, earn the National Quality Unit Award at least twice.
  • Earn the National Summertime Pack Award at least once.
  • Plan and conduct pack meetings during each year registered as Cubmaster.

Progress Record for Cubmaster Award    



Pack Trainer Award
Tenure
Complete two years as a registered pack trainer.

Training

  • Complete Fast Start training for the pack committee.
  • Complete This Is Scouting and be familiar with and able to explain the key elements of Leader Specific Training for all volunteer positions in the pack.
  • Complete Youth Protection Training.
  • Participate in Trainer’s EDGE” course.

Performance

  • Participate in a Cub Scout leader Pow Wow or University of Scouting (if your council conducts them) during each year of tenure for this award.
  • Have Cub Scout roundtable staff certify your attendance for at least 30 percent of the roundtables during each year of tenure for this award.
  • Attain 100 percent trained leadership within the pack for the committee chairman, Cubmaster, and all den leaders.
  • Have a working plan in place for delivering Fast Start training to new leaders within 48 hours of their joining your pack.
  • Have a working plan in place for helping leaders who have not taken basic training to take This Is Scouting and Leader Specific training.
  • Keep and update training records of all leaders in your pack.
  • During the pack annual program planning meeting, be available to answer questions about training courses.
  • Review ongoing pack leadership training status and provide leaders with updates on any available supplemental training.

Progress Record for the Pack Trainer Award  


Cub Scouter Award
Tenure
Complete two years as a registered adult leader in a Cub Scout pack.

Training

  • Complete Fast Start training, if available for your position.
  • Complete This Is Scouting and specific training for any Cub Scouting position.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.
  • During each year of tenure for this award, participate in a Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow or University of Scouting, or attend at least four roundtables.

Performance
Do five of the following:

  • Assist in planning a pack program that results in advancement in rank by a minimum of 50 percent of pack members each year.
  • Serve as an adult leader related to a pack that earns the national Quality Unit Award.
  • Serve as leader of a blue and gold dinner, pinewood derby, space derby, raingutter regatta, field day, picnic or other Cub Scout pack activity.
  • Give leadership to a promotional effort that results in at least 60 percent of pack families subscribing to Boys' Life magazine.
  • Develop or update a Tiger Cub or Cub Scout den activity book listing local places to go, things to do, costs, distances, etc., for the five Tiger Cub areas, or for at least 12 Cub Scout themes.
  • Give leadership to planning and conducting a pack service project.
  • Organize participation of a pack in the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
  • Help conduct two annual pack Friends of Scouting campaigns.
  • Serve as a leader for members of your pack attending a Cub Scout day camp or resident camp.

Progress Record for the Cub Scouter Award   


Boy Scout Adult Leader Awards
The Boy Scout Leader's Training Award and the Scoutmaster's Key are training awards that recognize training, tenure, and performance.

Boy Scout Leader's Training Award
Training

  • Complete Fast Start Orientation training.
  • Complete This Is Scouting.
  • Complete Basic Leader Training for your position.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.

Tenure
Complete a total of two years as a registered adult Boy Scout leader.

Performance
Do five of the following:

  • Participate in a support role for five overnight campouts.
  • Help with two annual unit and/or district Friends of Scouting campaigns.
  • Serve on the staff of a council or district training event.
  • Participate in a supplemental training course at either the local council or national level.
  • Participate actively in three troop parents' nights or courts of honor.
  • Help supervise and support a troop money-earning project.
  • Serve as a merit badge counselor for at least five Scouts.
  • Successfully complete Wood Badge training.
  • Fulfill requirements of a troop committee function as described in the Troop Committee Guidebook.
  • Assist actively in a Webelos den for six months.
  • Participate in six Boy Scout leader roundtables.
  • Help organize or reorganize a Scout troop.

 

 


Scoutmaster's Key Requirements
Training

  • Complete Fast Start Orientation training.
  • Complete This Is Scouting.
  • Complete Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training.
  • Complete Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills.
  • Participate in one supplemental training course either at a local council or national level.
  • Participate in at least six Boy Scout leader roundtables a year.
  • Conduct troop leadership training at least three times, as outlined in the Introduction to Troop Leadership Training manual.
  • Participate as an adult in youth leader training by either serving on the staff or attending the Scoutmaster orientation session of the council National Youth Leadership Training course.
  • Earn the Boy Scout Leader's Training Award.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.

Tenure
Complete three years of registered tenure as a Scoutmaster within a five-year period (can include the tenure used to earn the Scouter's Award).

Performance
At least twice during the three-year period, serve as Scoutmaster of a troop that earns the national Quality Unit Award.

 

 

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