2010 CubCast

December

Positive Attitude
There's more to having a positive attitude than simply "Don't worry; be happy." To help us learn ways to teach our Cub Scouts how to keep a positive outlook even when we don't win is Dennis Kampa, National Camping School task force chair and council commissioner for the Rocky Mountain Council in Pueblo, Colorado. Dennis is also the author of the BALOO Camper's Guide.

Religious Emblems
Joining us for this reverent topic is Mark Hazelwood, who teaches a course on religious emblems at Philmont Training Center in Cimarron, New Mexico, and has been the CEO of P.R.A.Y. for 26 years. He currently serves on the Program Impact Department's Religious Emblems task force.

November

Respect
Cub Scouts will develop appreciation and respect for different families and traditions while working on this core value for December. "How", you ask? Let's listen to what Denise Bahler has to say. She's the District Training for the Indian Nations Council in Tulsa, OK with 38 years of Cub Scout experience and has lots of great ideas for illustrating "Respect" to your dens and packs!

 

Peer-to-Peer Recruiting
We've talked about ways to spruce up your den with Spring Recruiting and piqued your interest with tidbits on Fall Recruiting, and now we visit with Tom Jansen, a Specialist from the Center for Professional Development in Westlake, TX to explore this classic method for making your den grow.

 
Ocotober

Citizenship
How do you explain Citizenship to a 7 year old? Betsy Eubanks, an assistant district commissioner with the Montana Council developed the Boy Management class taught at Philmont and she's here to tell us everything we need to know to help boys become good citizens.

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Youth Protection
Youth safety is of paramount importance to the Boy Scouts of America. Ron Timmons, a program specialist with the Program Impact Department at the national office in Irving, Texas, guides us through this very important topic.

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September

Responsibility
With a great team of volunteers, Sheryl Oakman was instrumental in rolling out the new Cub Scout delivery method. She has held numerous positions in her 23 years as a volunteer and graciously spent time with us to go over her ideas for the next core value: responsibility.

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Popcorn!
In one of the most popular Cubcasts of the year, the secret to selling lots of popcorn is revealed! Join us as we talk with Doug Dent, vice president of Marketing with Trails End. He is also an assistant den leader in the Sagamore Council in Kokomo, Indiana. Let's get popping, shall we?

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August

Cooperation
This is the first Cubcast to address ways to enhance the new Den & Pack Meeting Resource Guide! Lucia Cronin serves on the National Program Content Committee among her other Cub Scout activities. She helps explain the new guide with ideas for the first core value: Cooperation.

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Fall Recruiting
A few months ago, we talked about spring recruiting. Now it's time for fall recruiting! Matt Budz, Community Alliances team leader at the national office in Irving, Texas, joins us to explain the best way to have a successful fall recruiting effort.

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July

Waves of Fun!
Join us as we talk to Jamie Dunn, volunteer extraordinaire with the Northern Star Council in St. Paul, Minn., about exciting ways of making this final program helps theme truly Waves of Fun!

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New Cub Scout Delivery Method
You've heard the rumors; you've read about it on Scouting.org, and now the new Cub Scout Delivery Method is at the starting gate! Here to demystify everything for us is Sara Lacobee, training designer, and Don Shepard, Youth Development Team leader, for the Program Impact Department. This is the Cubcast you don't want to miss!

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June

Celebrate Freedom!
Discover what makes America so special to us! Susan Faull, a 25-year member of the Greater Pittsburgh Council, shares with us her grand ideas for helping your den or pack stay active this summer with the July theme as they learn about their country and community.

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Fall Program Planning
Charles Flowers, director of field service with the Greater Pittsburgh Council, helps us to "Be Prepared" by explaining everything you need for a successful fall program—and that it needs to start now!

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May

Hoop-De-Doo!
Now's the time get outside and hoop it up! Linda Vaughn, the Cub Scout training chairman for the Great Salt Lake Council, tells us the June theme is about much more than learning and playing basketball. Tune in as she reveals her secrets to a successful "Hoop-De-Doo" theme for your den or pack.

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ScoutParents
Last spring, Chris Smith, the program specialist for the Council Operations Group at the national office in Irving, Texas, introduced us to this initiative, and now he's back to share the continuing success story of the ScoutParents program.

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April

In the Spotlight!
It's time to perform and be in the spotlight. Matt Markham and Jessi King Markham guest star in this podcast to show us that whether it's putting on a play, making posters, playing an instrument or spotlighting the adult members who keep the den and pack running smoothly, you'll have a lot of fun with this theme!

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Spring Recruiting
It's springtime! And just like little birds leaving the nest, all the Webelos are leaving the Pack to go on to Boy Scouting. Marty Walsh, the Department Manager for the Membership Impact Department at the National Office in Irving, TX explains to us how a successful spring recruiting effort can help make your den and pack grow!

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March

Spring Into Action!
Spring Into Action is not just activity for activity's sake. Join us as we speak to Steve Bartholomew, the Cubmaster for Pack 713 in Farmers Branch, Texas. Steve shares with us some creative and fun ways to get involved in the community and ready for summer—so spring into action yourself by clicking the 'download' icon!

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Cub Scout 2010
Why change a great thing? To make it better, of course! We spoke to Bob Scott, innovation specialist for the Innovation and Strategy Group at the national office in Irving, Texas. Bob explains to us how a currently great Cub Scouting program is now better than ever!

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February

Take Flight!
In part 1 of the February Cubcast, we get some super ideas for the March theme of Take Flight! Bob Freemon joined us last June with some great ideas for fall program planning, and he's back to take us up, up, and away with fun and exciting activities for your Cub Scouts. The sky's the limit!

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Cub Scout Retention
You may know how to recruit new Cub Scouts, but how to retain them, you ask? Well, we spoke to Lee Shaw, multicultural marketing specialist for the Council Solutions Group at the national office in Irving, Texas. Lee explained what it takes to make sure your Cub Scouts stay in the program.

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January

Happy Birthday, BSA!
Get ready for the February theme of Happy Birthday, BSA! In part 1 of the January Cubcast, we get lots of fun ideas for celebrating the big 100th birthday of the BSA from Darlene Sprague, who joined us last spring with some great ideas for Cub Scout recruiting.

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Graduation/Crossover Ceremony
What's the difference between a graduation and a crossover ceremony? Well, we spoke to Dan Wolboldt who's been doing Cub Scout training for more than 30 years! Dan shares with us some memorable and dignified ways to move our Cub Scouts forward through the ranks.

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