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Boy Scout Troop 439

Boys 6th grade and up that are interested in the adventures of Boy Scouting can find information with Troop 439 at www.bsatroop439.com

Parents

A warm welcome to Parents of Cub Scouts in Pack 431!

Akela_icon As a parent, all levels of Cub Scouts requires you to be actively involved in your boys cub scouting experience. In Scouting, you are known as Akela and you are responsible for helping your son complete requirements, achievements and signing their book.

You can become more involved in Cub Scouting by helping at Den meetings, becoming an assistant Den Leader, helping with Pack activities or even running your own Den.

Cub Scouts offers many benefits for your son, please visit the Boy Scouts of America What is Cub Scouting? to find out more about this amazing program.

There are thousands of resources available to Parents to help their cub scout get the most out of scouting. A great start is to download the Parent Information Guide.
For more information about becoming more active as a parent in scouting, you can visit the official Boy Scouts of America Parents page at scoutparents.org
parent-info-guide

 

Common questions from Parents

How old does my son need to be to join Cub Scouts?

Tiger Cubs are Aged 7 or First Grade
Wolf Rank is for Cub Scouts Aged 8 or Second Grade
Bear Rank is for Cub Scouts Aged 9 or Third Grade
Webelos Rank is for Cub Scouts Aged 10 or Fourth Grade and spans 2 years. This is the transition rank to Boy Scouts

How do I join my son into Cub Scouts?

You can contact any leader within the Pack, or come along to a Den Meeting and talk to one of the Den Leaders.

Do I need to attend the Den Meetings?

If your son is a Tiger Cub, then parents should attend the Den meetings with their scout. For older Cub Scouts, it is at the discretion of the Den Leader. There will always be a minimum of 2 adult leaders at all Den Meetings.

Where and when are the Den Meetings held?

Each Den meets at a different place, day and time. The frequency of meetings also varies between Dens. Some may meet once a week, some may meet every other week.

What do I need to purchase for the Uniform?

There are two uniform classifications in Cub Scouts:

ClassAShirtClass A

Class A uniform is the formal Boy Scouts of America Uniform.
Click here for a complete shopping list of items required for the Class A Uniform.
ClassBShirt

Class B

Class B uniform is the informal grey T-Shirt which is provided by the Pack as part of your registration fee. Replacement T-Shirts are available for a nominal charge through your Den leader.

 

Where do the Patches go on the Uniform?

Click here for details on Regular Patch placement
Click here for details on other Patch placement

How can I get more actively involved with the Pack?

Please contact Cubmaster Sergei

 

Also check out our Frequently Asked Questions and our What is? pages for more information.