Being a leader and mentor to young men will be one of the greatest experiences of your life. The resources that are available are designed to give you the needed tools to be successful in delivering the best experience possible for these young men. Communicating with other leaders is a great tool because many volunteers are trying to accomplish some of the same things.
Click here for information, including ways you can sign up for regular communications with the Council and other volunteers.
IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A SAFE AND SECURE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR CHILDREN, EVERY REGISTERED ADULT LEADER MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
If you are a new leader in Cub Scouting, here are some key resources that you should review so that you can get your den or pack up and running, right from the start. New Leaders Click Here.
Being a Leader is a Great Experience
The Volunteer Outcomes Study conducted by Harris Interactive provides insights into who volunteers for the Boy Scouts of America and what they receive from the experience.
- More than half of Scout volunteers have been adult leaders for six or more years, with 28 percent having volunteered for Scouting for more than 10 years.
- Approximately 70 percent of Scout volunteers are male, and 30 percent are female.
- On average, Scout volunteers give 5 hours of service to Scouting per week.
- Sixty-six percent of Scout volunteers also volunteer for other youth organizations.
- Adults say volunteering for Scouting has helped them:
- Be a better citizen (90 percent)
- Become a better parent (88 percent)
- Ensure a safe environment for the youth in their community (88 percent)
- Have more fun in their life (85 percent)
- Become a better manager or supervisor (74 percent)
- Become a better employee (66 percent)
For other volunteer needs, such as Advancement, Training, Council Calendar, forms, etc. please chose from the right-hand side bar and click on the appropriate tab.