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Cub Scouts Program Updates starting next year

posted Apr 3, 2015, 9:35 AM by Pack 80   [ updated Apr 3, 2015, 9:40 AM ]




The Scouts Program will be Updated for next years program.
 
Details are at:
http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/programupdates.aspx

Takeaway: The Big Picture
  • Living the Ideals – Movement to Scout Oath and Law
  • Belonging to a Den
  • Using Advancement – Revisions to Current System
  • Involving Family and Home
  • Participating in Activities
  • Serving Home and Neighborhood
  • Wearing the Uniform

Not Changing
  • Five methods of seven Cub Scout methods remain the same
  • Family focus
  • Ages (or genders)
  • Bobcat still first rank earned (updated)
  • Ranks or approach
  • Den/pack meeting structures
  • Outdoor program
  • Delivery model
  • Fun – even more than before

Changing
  • Ideals-­‐related
  • Oath & Law
  • Advancement - related
  • Tiger Cub becomes Tiger with new image
  • Arrow of Light will no longer require earning Webelos
  • Activities – more active, more aligned with Aims/Mission
  • Advancement – simplified
  • Academics and Sports program retired
  • Current immediate/elective recognition devices replaced
  • One Den Leader Guide per rank