The Pack Committee
Every Cub Scout parent or guardian is invited to become a member of the pack committee.
Pack committee members perform administrative functions of the pack. e committee
meets monthly and includes the responsibilities below.
Committee chair. Presides at all pack committee meetings. Helps recruit adult leaders
and attends the monthly pack meeting and pack committee meeting.
Advancement chair. Maintains advancement records for the pack. Orders and obtains all
badges and insignia. Attends the monthly pack meeting and pack committee meeting.
New member coordinator. Manages the transition of new Scouts into the pack and
coordinates orientation for new Scouting families. Responsible for the marketing and
recruiting initiatives of the pack as well as the growth and retention of the unit.
Secretary. Keeps records of the pack committee meetings and communicates with families
about upcoming pack events and activities.
Treasurer. Keeps all nancial records for the pack, including the pack bank account, and
gives a monthly nancial report to the pack committee. Attends the monthly pack meeting
and pack committee meeting.
e Boy Scouts of America oers convenient training for parents who volunteer.
As a new parent, you can learn all about Cub Scouting and how quality Scouting
programs are built. Log on to my.Scouting.org and create an account to gain access to
all available training content. For more information about training at all levels of the
program, go to www.scouting.org/training.
Child abuse is a serious problem in our society, and unfortunately, it can occur
anywhere, even in Scouting. Youth safety is of paramount importance to Scouting. For
that reason, the BSA continues to create barriers to abuse beyond what have previously
existed in Scouting.
e Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on providing the most secure
environment possible for its youth members. To maintain such an environment, the
BSA has developed numerous procedural and leadership selection policies and provides
parents and leaders with multiple online and print resources for all Scouting programs.
All leaders are required to complete Youth Protection training. All parents are
encouraged to take the training. To complete the training online, go to my.Scouting.org
and establish an account using the member number you receive when you register for
BSA membership. If you take the training online before you obtain a member number,
be sure to return to my.Scouting.org and enter your number for training record credit.
Your BSA local council also provides training on a regular basis if you cannot take