Ward Webelos Den Leader


Wherefore, now let every man learn his duty, and to act in the office in which he is appointed, in all diligence.
D&C 107:99


The Purpose of Your Calling:
Through your ward outlined Scouting Program, help the assigned young men in your ward, age ten, to build desirable qualities of character, learn leadership skills, be aware of the responsibilities of citizenship, develop personal fitness, and help these young men honor their priesthood.To support the mission of the local BSA Council: It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to serve others by helping to instill values in young people, and other ways to prepare them to make ethical choices during their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The values we strive to instill are based on the Scout Oath and Law. The aims of Scouting are to develop in youth (1) a strong ethical character, (2) an active, participating citizenship, including leadership ability, and (3) personal fitness: physical, mental, emotional and moral.

Guidelines of Your Stewardship:

  1. Register with the Boy Scouts of America and wear a full Scout uniform
  2. All Cub Scouts include: Wolf, age 8; Bear, age 9; Webelos, age 10.
  3. Become trained with Fast Start, Cub Scout Basic Training Roundtable, Pow-Wow and Akela's Council.
  4. Get to know and become closely aware of all Webelos Scouts in your ward.
  5. Support and supervise a working advancement program of Webelos type activities.
  6. Encourage the importance of earning outlined ranks toward Arrow of Light
  7. With the boys develop a tentative activities plan for the entire year; then plan and carry out a definite calendar for at least three months in advance, approved by your Primary President.
  8. Understand the complete Cub program and read and follow the manuals fully.
  9. Maintain the standards of a chartered organization and BSA.
  10. Continuously train Cub Scouts to plan and to receive a Quality Award program and to wear the full scout uniform..
  11. Secure adult assistance and resources as needed through your adult/parent Committee..
  12. Become proficient at being a good leader developer, through study, awareness and application.
  13. Through the adult Cub Scout Committee, provide trip permits for all outside the ward activities involving travel.
  14. Encourage parent involvement and close relationships between boys, leaders and families.
  15. Prepare boys to become active Boy Scouts
  16. Encourage Boys Life subscription coming into the home
  17. Maintain two-deep leadership in all activities
  18. Report regularly to your Primary President.
  19. Rule One: Make it fun!

Qualifications You Should Develop
1. Ability to work closely with young men.
2. Ability to organize time effectively.
3. Ability to develop leadership and team spirit and follow the Scouting Program as outlined.
4. A testimony and good relationship with the Lord

Meetings/Activities to attend
1. Monthly pack meeting.
2. District Round Table each month at                                                                   .
3. Monthly Pack Leaders meeting.                     (schedule and location)
4. District and Council activities.
5. General church meetings.

Average amount of time spent in your calling per week: 4-6 hours

Handbooks or supplemental materials available:
Scouting Handbook (LDS), Cub Scout Handbooks: Big Bear Cub Scout Book, BSA Family Book, Cub Scout Fun Book, Cub Scout leader How-To Book, Webelos Den Activities, Webelos Scout Book, Staging Den and Pack Ceremonies. These materials should be turned over to your successor or Bishop.

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