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Pack Resources
Pack Planning Resources

On this page, you’ll find all the resources necessary to run a great Pack!  Pack Planning and Budgeting presentations, links to useful National websites, and other useful tips will all appear here.  Please let us know if we can add anything to help you in delivering a quality program and conducting an ideal year of Scouting!  

Cubs in a Line

         Welcome to your one-stop-shop for all things "Pack Planning"


Many of the resources listed below were utilized at the Pack Planning Summits this Spring, and there are additional guides and links included to help you deliver on the promise of Scouting to your Cubs!  While many of the answers to your questions about Scouting are located within these pages, please reach out to your Unit Commissioner, Unit-Serving Executive (QUE or DE), or other leaders, all who would be happy to help you in any way they can.

Best of luck as you plan your Pack's program year and Happy Scouting!

- The Cub Scout Quality Unit Executive Team

The Pack Planning Checklist: Start with this handy one-page checklist to make sure that you plan for everything you'll need for an ideal year of Scouting and use the rest of the documents to help you with each item.

Introduction to Cub Scouting: A basic look at Cub Scouting for new leaders and parents, a presentation from the Pack Planning Summits.

Pack Program Planning: The National guide to planning your Pack’s ideal year of Scouting

Pack Meeting Plans: Guides, activities, and ceremonies for each Pack meeting throughout the year!

Den Meeting Plans: Guides, activities, and ceremonies for age-specific Den meetings throughout the year. Plans are designed to focus on rank advancement through two meetings a month with supplemental guides for Dens that meet more often.

Program Planning Presentation: The PowerPoint Presentation from the Pack Planning Summits describing how the Pack Planning meeting with your leaders and committee may look.

Program Planning Budget & Fundraising Presentation: The PowerPoint Presentation from the Pack Planning Summits outlining how to create a budget based on your Ideal Year of Scouting and how to utilize fundraisers to hit your goal.

Sample Budget: An actual budget from a local Pack with a great program and high retention rate!

Resources, Forms, and Applications: Advancement, Awards, Den-Leader Specific Forms, Parent and Volunteer Recruitment Guides, and Program Aides and Training links Everything you'll need to know about wearing the Scout uniform properly.

Applying for a Tour Permit: A step-by-step guide to applying for a tour permit online. Useful to have before any activity that takes place elsewhere from your usual Den or Pack meetings.

Cub Camping Opportunities: The different Camp opportunities, and ways to pay for them through Camperships and the Camp Card Program.

Cub Scouts at Camp: Pictures from our local Cub Scout Camps; these are just some of the fun activities that your boys will get to take part in!

What Makes a Trained Leader: What basic trainings new leaders need to be considered "Trained".

All Leader Resources: Organizational Charts, History of Cub Scouting, Camping Documents, Awards, and additional Trainings.

Webelos to Scout Transition: Help the boys of your Pack who are crossing over find the right Troop and continue their Scouting Journey!

Building a Web Presence: Get your Pack’s information online for your families to access 24-7.

Logging Service Hours: Submit the hours that your Pack spends doing service in the community, follow this easy, one-page walkthrough!


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