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7 Cub Scout Recruitment Ideas

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Those of us who are already involved in Cub Scouts know how much fun it can be for the boys, but if a boy has never been exposed to Scouting, we need to have some good Cub Scout recruitment ideas.  Many packs hold a recruiting event just after school starts in the fall.  It may be called a “Round Up,” a “Scout Rally Night” or a “Join Cub Scouts Event.”

Regardless of the name, this is an important event for your pack.  A Cubmaster was recently interviewed on CubCast (a BSA scouting podcast) about how he is so successful in recruiting new Cub Scouts.  What he said stuck with me.  He is “selling fun to the boys,” and he is “marketing positive experiences to the parents.” Continue reading

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I saw this video posted on Scouter Adam’s blog, and I had to share it.  It’s a recruitment video from the Coronado Area Council in Kansas. On YouTube, they describe the video this way:

A fun video that reminds parents that if getting your son prepared for life is important to you then making time for Scouting is important!

It did make me chuckle a bit!  What about you?

Yours in Scouting,
Sherry

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