Resources for New Leaders

If you are a new leader in Cub Scouting, here are some key resources that youshould review so that you can get your den or pack up and running, right fromthe start.

New Leader Brochures
This series of brochures was designed to provide an at-a-glance orientation for new Cub Scout leaders.

Tiger Cub Den Leader (13-233) [PDF]

Cub Scout Den Leader (13-239) [PDF]

Webelos Den Leader (13-247) [PDF]

Cubmaster (13-237) [PDF]

Pack Committee Member (13-240) [PDF]

Cub Scout Leader Fast Start
This online training is provided to help you understand and carry out your responsibilities as a new den leader, pack leader, or committeemember. Be sure to review it before your first meeting.

Welcome, New Den Leader (13-231) [PDF]
This brochure provides a quick overview of the Cub Scout program along with helpful information for new leaders.

New Cub Scout Leader Kit (13-134)
The New Cub Scout Leader Kit is provided by local councils to new Cub Scout leaders in the fall of each year to help them get their units off to a successful start.

Program Ideas for Your First Month of Den Meetings (13-232) [PDF]
If there are any new boys in your Wolf, Bear, or Webelos den, use these program ideas to help them earn their Bobcat badge, which every boy in Cub Scouting must complete.

The Pack's First Three Months (13-010) [PDF]
This brochure was developed to help leaders get a new or reorganized unit off to a great start. This brochure is also available in Spanish [PDF]

Cub Scouting Highlights (13-513)
This brochure provides an overview of all the resources available to you as a Cub Scout leader, including literature, training opportunities, special programs, areas of emphasis, and other tools for success.