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National Updates

June 2018 - Preparing for School Night

CubCast - Tue, 2018-05-29 10:16
So, you might think that preparing for School Night for Scouting simply means handing out some fliers and you’ll get a big turnout. Host Aaron Derr tells us he did that his rookie year as Cubmaster and the results were less than stellar. Tune in to find out what he and guest Chris Jones did to get successful attendance results for this specific recruiting opportunity.
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May 2018 - A Deeper Discussion on STEM Awards

CubCast - Sat, 2018-04-28 08:30
So, listeners, you may remember an episode from a few years ago about STEM program. Tinia Graham remembered and contacted the CubCast mailbox with some pretty specific follow-up questions. So, we invited Supernova Mentor, Teresa Colletti, back to the show to discuss Tinia’s questions on the Nova and Supernova awards and the use of counselors and mentors. (And yes, there is a difference between the two.)
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April 2018 - Youth Protection Training

CubCast - Fri, 2018-03-30 09:28
April is Youth Protection Month and the Boy Scouts of America takes that very seriously. True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. In this special crossover CubCast/ScoutCast episode, BSA Director of Youth Protection, Michael Johnson, explains how the revised Youth Protection training helps volunteers and professionals maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at the national, regional, area, council, district, and unit levels.
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March 2018 - The Webelos Den and Your Scout Troop

CubCast - Wed, 2018-02-28 08:28
In this special CubCast/ScoutCast episode, Amy and Bryan chat with Linda Baker, Program Vice President of the Northeast Region, about preparing both your Webelos Den and your Scout troop for the Webelos-to-Scout transition plan. Linda is currently working on the task force updating the Cub Scout handbooks and is a local Troop Committee Chair, so she has a great perspective from both sides of the transition process.
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