Program Support

A wealth of information and resources is available to help you run a successful year-round program. In addition to the training courses and in-person support provided by your district and council, you have access to many support materials that can help you succeed in your role as a Cub Scout leader.

The Leaders' Library
A brief description of some of the key publications available to Cub Scout leaders. Includes item numbers, images, and links to online versions, where available.

Online Resources
Many publications are available online for quick, convenient access. These items cover everything from general program information down to step-by-step instructions for planning activities.

Resources for New Leaders
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.

Cub Scouting Highlights
Updated annually, the Cub Scouting Highlights 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.

Scouting Magazine
Published by the Boy Scouts of America, Scouting magazine offers a mixture of information, instruction, and inspiration, designed to strengthen readers' abilities to better perform their leadership roles.

Cub Scout Program Helps
The annual Cub Scout Program Helps is such an important resource for Cub Scout leaders that it has often been called "the foundation for successful Cub Scouting." These program helps provide a detailed, easy-to-follow program to assist leaders in planning meetings.

Cub Scout Monthly Themes
Here's a look ahead at the monthly program themes for Cub Scouting for the next few years.

Forms and Resources
Many forms and resources used in the Cub Scout program are available online.

Clip Art
Selected Cub Scout logos and artwork are provided for unit leaders to use in newsletters, fliers, and other materials.