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Nov 16, 2019
Cub Scout Leader POW WOW


An emphasis on Retention and growing your Pack

           Buckskin Council’s  


SaturdayNovember 16, 2019    10am-3pm  (Check-in starts at 9:30 am)

      HB Wehrle Sr Service Center

2829 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV

This is for YOU as a leader or parent in Cub Scouting…to provide ideas, resources and tools to help your Pack deliver the promise of Scouting and keep those youth coming back for more!  Our focus will be on retaining those youth who join by providing the FUN, outdoor activities and advancement that was promised to them.  We will provide you with the tools and resources you need to make your job as a Den Leader, Cubmaster or Committee member easier, more enjoyable and uniquely rewarding while growing your Den and Pack. 

Click on the link to register.  Fee is $5.00 and includes a Salad lunch and dessert.

Pow Wow Sessions will include:

  • Communication – Do you have more than one way to stay in touch with your scout families?  Why is it critical to morale to have a calendar of events? Tools to utilize that make it easier for you!

  • Succession Planning -   Who will take charge as you graduate with your scout to the next level?  The role of an Assistant Leader and why it is so critical. 

  • Parent Engagement – Inspiring adults to see the value of being involved in the program with their child as they discover a new world of adventure that is scouting.

  • Getting Lions, Tigers and Wolves engaged in the outdoors:  Simple planning tips to make the most of your outdoor program.   Adding Fun in your program with easy STEM and engaging activities.                             

  • Just for Bear and Webelos Leaders – How to prepare our Cubs to have a successful transition into a Troop.  Connecting with the ScoutsBSA unit and what they can offer.  What is the group mentality and how it affects this age group.  Preparing scouts and parents for what’s ahead.

  • FUN Games with a Purpose & STEM incentives:   The best games for each age and how to make use of resources.   Remember to keep the FUN in scouting.  

  • What is the Pack Committee’s role: –How can we best support the Pack and the Den Leaders.    Where are the resources?   Recognition ideas to appreciate your leaders and other key adults.


New this year - If you don’t want to miss the fun but cannot attend in person, you will be able to join us via Zoom Conference and be a "Virtual Participant".  You must register online and will be emailed what you’ll need to log in to your classes.

NOTE:  Plan to attend & carpool with all your leaders. Learn how to stop playing “Catch & Release” with our eager youth & their active families!   Deliver the promise!   

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