Webelos Transition


JOINING A SCOUTS BSA TROOP Welcome to a new year!  With a new year comes exciting new opportunities, adventures, and Scouting experiences, including transitioning from your Pack to a Scouts BSA Troop! Scoutmasters should have received a Transition Form in the mail- this will help in identifying which Cubs will be transitioning to their Troop.…

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2021 Webelos Woods

Webelos Woods is a program designed for Webelos, enabling them to discover first-hand the excitement and fun of the Scouts BSA program. Built around the concept of a Scouts BSA campout, Webelos Woods is staffed by Scouts BSA members that provide the resources and skills to participating Webelos Dens and their parents. Throughout the weekend, Webelos and…

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As the weather turns cooler, Troops and Webelos should start thinking ‘Crossover’! Troops should be reaching out to their local packs to invite Webelos (4th AND 5th graders) to visit or join them for an activity. Second-year Webelos leaders should be thinking about finishing up Arrow of Light requirements and start planning crossover ceremonies. Over…

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How to have a smooth — and successful — Webelos transition

How to have a smooth — and successful — Webelos transition By Nettie H. Francis Cub Scout Leadership, Cub Scouts, Leader Advice and Inspiration, Scoutmasters, Scouts BSA, Scouts BSA Leadership, Volunteers, Webelos Scouts CATHY BURKS, a Webelos II leader in Pack 177 in Belton, Texas, was looking for the perfect Scout troop for the boys in her den but had no idea…

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How to avoid a final-year Webelos burnout

How to avoid a final-year Webelos burnout By Nettie H. Francis Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts In high school it’s called “senioritis.” Some Webelos Scouts feel similar final-year doldrums as they eagerly await the transition into Scouts BSA. This can be avoided. How do effective Cub Scout leaders maintain momentum with their Webelos Scouts? Keep it exciting.…

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Webelos Transition Prep Underway

How do you make the Webelos-to-Scout transition seamless? By planning and coordinating efforts, the pack and troop can give all of the Webelos a chance to experience the fun and excitement of Boy Scouting. It’s not too early to prepare for Webelos Transition. On the district website under Membership/ Webelos Transition, we have resources designed…

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