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Every pack should have at least one '''Assistant Cubmaster'''. In most packs, two or three will be helpful, allowing the [[Cubmaster]] to divide responsibilities. At least one assistant Cubmaster should be able to replace the Cubmaster's position in case of an emergency. The assistant Cubmaster is recommended by the Cubmaster, approved by the pack committee and chartered organization, and registered as an adult leader of the BSA.
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Every pack should have at least one '''Assistant Cubmaster'''. In most packs, two or three will be helpful, allowing the [[Cubmaster]] to divide responsibilities. At least one assistant Cubmaster should be able to replace the Cubmaster's position in case of an emergency. The assistant Cubmaster is recommended by the Cubmaster, approved by the pack committee and chartered organization, and registered as an [[adult leader]] of the BSA.
== Responsibilities ==
== Responsibilities ==
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* Participate in [[Pack Meeting]]s.
* Participate in [[Pack Meeting]]s.
* Supervise [[Den Chief]]s and see that they are trained.
* Supervise [[Den Chief]]s and see that they are trained.
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* Conduct the monthly den chief planning meeting for all [[Cub Scout Den Leader|Den Leader]]s, [[Assistant Cub Scout Den Leader|Assistant Den Leader]]s, and den chiefs to plan and coordinate weekly den meetings and pack meeting participation.
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* Conduct the monthly den chief planning meeting for all [[Cub Scout Den Leader|Den Leader]]s, [[Assistant Cub Scout Den Leader|Assistant Den Leader]]s, and den chiefs to plan and coordinate weekly den meetings and [[pack meeting]] participation.
* Work with neighborhood troops that supply den chiefs and into which [[Webelos Scout]]s may graduate.
* Work with neighborhood troops that supply den chiefs and into which [[Webelos Scout]]s may graduate.
* Help inform pack leaders of training opportunities and arrange for them to attend training sessions.
* Help inform pack leaders of training opportunities and arrange for them to attend training sessions.
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== Qualifications ==
== Qualifications ==
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* Is at least 18 years old, subscribes to the [[Declaration of Religious Principle]], and agrees to abide by the [[Scout Oath]] or Promise and the [[Scout Law]]. Possesses the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth.
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==Cub Scout Expenses==
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== See also ==
== See also ==
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{{Cub Scout Leader See Also}}

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Assistant Cubmaster
Purview:Pack
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Every pack should have at least one Assistant Cubmaster. In most packs, two or three will be helpful, allowing the Cubmaster to divide responsibilities. At least one assistant Cubmaster should be able to replace the Cubmaster's position in case of an emergency. The assistant Cubmaster is recommended by the Cubmaster, approved by the pack committee and chartered organization, and registered as an adult leader of the BSA.

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Responsibilities

An assistant Cubmaster's responsibilities (as designated by the Cubmaster) are to:

  • Help the Cubmaster as needed. Be ready to fill in for the Cubmaster, if necessary.
  • Complete Cubmaster Fast Start Training and position-specific Basic Leader Training. Attend monthly roundtables.
  • Participate in Pack Meetings.
  • Supervise Den Chiefs and see that they are trained.
  • Conduct the monthly den chief planning meeting for all Den Leaders, Assistant Den Leaders, and den chiefs to plan and coordinate weekly den meetings and pack meeting participation.
  • Work with neighborhood troops that supply den chiefs and into which Webelos Scouts may graduate.
  • Help inform pack leaders of training opportunities and arrange for them to attend training sessions.
  • Work with the Pack Committee to develop and promote an ongoing plan for recruiting new boys.
  • Work with the Cubmaster and pack committee on pack reregistration.
  • Help with pack activities, such as dinners, derbies, bike safety workshops, service projects, etc.
  • Work with the pack committee on outings to see that the pack and dens qualify for the National Summertime Pack Award.
  • Participate in the annual pack program planning conference and pack leaders' meetings.
  • Promote the Religious Emblems program.
  • Support the policies of the BSA.

Qualifications

Qualification. Adults citizens, or adult non-citizens who reside within the country, may register with the Boy Scouts of America in any capacity if they agree to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law, to respect and obey the laws of the United States of America, and to subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle. All leaders must be 21 years of age or older, except assistant Scoutmasters, assistant den leaders, assistant Cubmasters, assistant Webelos den leaders, and assistant Varsity Scout coaches, who must be 18 or older.
Adult Application, No. 524-501A Portable Document Format PDF (420 KB) (Previous editions obsolete.)

Additionally,

Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers, regardless of their position. New leaders are required to take Youth Protection training before they submit an application for registration. The certificate of completion for this training must be submitted at the time application is made and before volunteer service with youth begins.
BSA Youth Protection training policy

Cub Scout Expenses

In one weekend of Popcorn sales or other Fundraising, a Cub Scout can earn enough in his Individual Account for a year of adventures!

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal

MeritBadge.Org is your online Scouting University with everything from Getting Started to Bridging:

  • Nameplates - Official BSA Name plates for your uniforms.

See the Cub Scout Leader Resources for the Pack Organization Chart and much more.

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