Recruiting Resources for the Pack Party
Joining Night Pack Party Planning Guide - The first thing you will need is this booklet.
Slides - Here is a digital copy of the Pack Party EXPO slides.
Invitation Methods - Here's "50 Ways" to get them to your Joining Night.
"Stickers" - It’s no secret that children love stickers. With the Cub Scout recruiting sticker templates included in this kit, you can create “Fun at Every Turn” stickers with the date, location, and time of Cub Scout Joining Nights.
Peer-to-Peer Recruitment Cards - There is something special about business cards. Cub Scouts love to pass them out to their friends. With the Cub Scout business card blanks included in this kit, you can create fun “Words to Live By” business cards that Cub Scouts can use to recruit their peers! With four designs to use or choose, imply customize the template with the date, location, and time of the Cub Scout Joining Night and print as many as you need. And they’re not just for your School Night; you can use these year-round to invite boys and families to pack meetings, pinewood derbies, and other fun pack activities.
E-Flyers - Choose one (or more!) of the four 2012 themed flyers for your e-flyer distribution.
One Hundred (100) Points WORD or PDF - Use this form to get parents committed to helping your pack succeed. Coupled with a motivational speech or poem, this form can generate more parental involvement for your pack. (That's in both registered and unregistered volunteer roles.)
New Leader Training information – Create a MyScouting account and get your leader training online.
Den Meeting Resources - First Month's Den Meetings and more! - Get all of the useful Cub Scout resources for all your new den leaders that you will be recruiting. They can use this prior to you holding your new leader orientation. This will really help you retain your new Scouts by getting the den up and running right away.
Business Cards - There is something special about business cards. Cub Scouts love to pass them out to their friends. With the Cub Scout business card templates included in this kit, you can create fun “Fun at Every Turn" business cards that Cub Scouts can use to recruit their peers! Simply customize the template with the date, location, and time of the Cub Scout Joining Night.
Media Release - Send out this release a week before your Joining Night to promote it in your local newspapers.
A boys' eyes - A motivational poem used to invoke parent involvement.
Chartered Organization Night for Scouting - A recruitment plan for church and community based organizations.
Den Roster - Use this when organizing Dens so that new leaders have a roster of their members.
Door sign for meeting location - Make sure everybody feels welcome and can locate you at your Joining Night.
Leader Job Descriptions - A simple listing of the Pack leadership and their duties.
New Leader Orientation Meeting - An agenda for an important meeting that should happen shortly after the school night to make sure they are ready to start having successful meetings.
Pack Leadership and Membership Inventory - Use of this will help with the recruitment of parents at Joining Night into the roles that the unit needs.
Sparkler Ideas for School Night - Simple and fun activities to keep kids (& Parents) entertained before the Joining Night presentation.
Table Tents - Make sure that everybody sits where they should (by grade) when they arrive at the Joining Night.
Take a moment to consider - Things to have parents think about while the contemplate being a volunteer.
Outline for Joining Night Presentation - Know what will happen at your Joining Night by knowing the entire presentation that is to happen.
National BSA Resources - Here are some other terrific resources for your pack leaders both new and returning