CubCast, ExploringCast and ScoutCast

CubCast June 2016

Tips to Earning the National Den Award

The National Den Award requirements include action items such as having the den complete a service project and participate in patriotic activities. But “it seems like a lot of work,” said Cubmaster and CubCast host Aaron Derr. And CubCast, listener Aaron Talbott wanted some specific examples of the required activities. So we invited Cub Scouting Committee member Justin Dettman onto the show to give us his tips for earning the National Den Award. And, as Aaron soon found out, it’s not as difficult as he imagined.

ExploringCast June 2016

Exploring: The Other Teen Program

Venturing is alive and well, but how much do you know about the other BSA teen program? Exploring is the program designed to help teenage youth explore different career opportunities. How? Join us as Mike Dutton, Explorer Post Advisor in Manchester, New Hampshire, provides examples of activities, achievements and explains where to go for resources to make your post the best it can be.

ScoutCast June 2016

Who Can Sign Off on Requirements?

That’s the question that appeared in the ScoutCast mailbox courtesy of listener Rich Eitzel. “We aim to please, said host Lee Shaw, so we invited advancement task force member Wayne Huddleston onto the show for an in-depth discussion of who can sign off requirements for both merit badges and ranks. Is it the merit badge counselor or the Scoutmaster? Maybe it’s the senior patrol leader or maybe all three, but can one over-ride the another’s decision? Click the Download button to find out!