Category: Tiger Specific Information

A letter to new Tiger Leaders

From Frank Hello Tiger Leaders: Where were you when you volunteered for Tiger Den Leader? Think back, was it a deer in headlight moment? What have I done now? What do I do? How many Packs have Tiger Den Leaders ready for duty?

Recognition for doing your best

From Frank Cub Scouts, even boys of the same age, may have very different developmental timetables. For this reason, Cub Scouting advancement is centered on its motto: “Do Your Best.” When a boy has done this, his very best, then regardless of the requirements…

Resource: Mentors Are Here For You

Being a new scout leader can be overwhelming. New duties, trusted with other people’s kids, expected to make everything fun?  It can seem like a lot. As mentors we’re here to help. Sometimes we’ll be able to help more than others, but when a…

Resource: Gaining Volunteers

Scout Leader: One of the most rewarding jobs you will have in your lifetime. Creating memories with your child which will remain well into their adulthood. Being a leader can be a tough job. Not only do you have to prepare the boys to…

Resource: Tiger Events

What’s a Blue and Gold? When is Pinewood Derby usually held? Can my Tiger go to summer camp? These, and many other questions, are answered in our Tiger Events Page on this site. Please take the time to take a look at the events listed for…

Remember the Tigers

February, the time of year when Blue and Gold banquets occur. Let’s remember our littlest Scouts and make sure they have a role to play in the ceremonies. Recognition and fun are important parts of the Cub Scouting program. Parents seeing the look on…

Are we Tigers or Tiger Cubs?

The BSA First Grade Program went live in May of 2015. Tiger Cubs became Tigers and they got a new tiger image to go along with it. Source: Bryan on Scouting

Welcome Lion/Tiger Leaders

Tiger Den Cub Scouts (and Lion Den Cub Scouts) are the future of Scouting. There is no debating that point. You, the Tiger/Lion Den Leader, and all parents of First Graders and Kindergarteners, may be the most important leaders in all of scouting. Thank you…

How Does Cub Scouts Work?

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is a complex organization that requires organizational charts and committees and sub-committees and layers upon layers of bureaucracy to assure that the Scouting program is carried out to the benefit of the youth we serve. It can make…

Meet the Tiger Leader Mentor

Appointed in January of 2018, Frank Matthews is the Scouter assigned to help Lion (Kindergarten) and Tiger (First Grade) Leaders as they start their journey into the Scouting program. Frank is assigned to this important volunteer duty by the Shawnee Trails District Commissioner. Frank’s…

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