Pack Membership Chairman

Cub Scouts

     The Membership Cycle (video)
    How to Do Membership Analysis/Roster Review (video)
    Membership Inventory
    Tiger Cub Recruitment (video)
    Tiger Cub Recruitment Plan
    Committee Meeting Discussion (video)
    Membership Committee Guide
    Adopt-a-School (video)
    Adopt-a-School Website
    Conducting Community Service Projects (video)
    Planning a Service Project
    *How to Write the Perfect Press Release(video)
    News Release Guidelines
    Boy Talks (video)
    Quick Tips Improve Your Acting in the Classroom to Communicate with Cub Scout Age Boys
    Reaching and Communicating with Boys in a Classroom Environment
    How to Communicate with Boys in the Classroom
    Peer-to-Peer Recruiting (video)
    Peer-to-Peer Cards
    How to Populate Your BeAScout Pin (video)
    Setting Up the Google Pin for Unit Leaders
    Call Night for Youth Who Did Not Renew (video)
    Sample Letter and Survey
    Webelos-to-Scout Transition (video)
    Webelos-to-Scout Transition Plan
    Marketing Scouting in the Community (video)
    Marketing - Proven Methods
    Reviewing Youth Applications (video)
    Boy Scouts of America Youth Application
    Reviewing Adult Applications (video)
    Selecting Quality Leader for Cub Scouts
    Boy Scouts of America Adult Application
    How to Run Recruitment Events (video)
    Recruitment Ideas
    How to Create a Pack Facebook Page (video)
    * Create Your Page
    BSA Social Media Guidelines
    * Sign Up for Facebook Pages
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Unit Membership Chairman Principal Responsibilities


Meet with the unit leaders and committee monthly to discuss membership goals and retention.

Conduct at least two recruitment/Scouting promotion events per year to ensure unit growth using the peer-to-peer recruitment method.


Distribute membership fliers to schools and churches in the unit's area.


Conduct Scouting rallies and boy talks in schools, leveraging council support when needed.


Attend the district's membership chair training sessions, which will focus on best practices.


Have your unit be involved in the required amount of Adopt-a-School service or community service projects needed for Scouting's Journey to Excellence score.


Ensure that new youth and adult applications along with funds are completed and turned into the council service center within a week after receipt of the applications.


Work with the unit committee to ensure the unit reaches Scouting's Journey to Excellence gold status in membership.


Update the unit's BeAScout pin and follow up with leads.


Have your unit participate in a fall and spring recruitment plan.


Work with the district transition chair to encourage youth to transition to the age-appropriate program as they grow older.


Have an annual customer satisfaction survey done with current Scout families.