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A good size for a den is about six to eight youth members. But what if you’ve only been able to recruit two or three youth members? Does that qualify as a den? If so, how does that affect the pack? Cubmaster extraordinaire Matt Janchar, whom you may remember from the Cubmaster 101 episode, shares with us everything you need to know to deliver a quality Scouting program to a small den.
You’re probably busy with end-of-year and holiday preparations, but, pinewood derby time will be here before you know it. If you haven’t started planning yet, we’ve got you covered. We were lucky enough to get Matt Gaor, the event chair of New York’s Pinewood Derby World Championship for the last four years. With his leadership, the event went from only 125 participants for the first year up to 350 racers and 2,000 attendees this year. Even if you have started your planning, we bet you’ll pick up an extra tip or two.
Loyal listener, @Howard_Chalmers had some questions about changes to the Lions program, now that it’s no longer a pilot program, but a bona fide, real-life program of the BSA. Christine McDanal the Council Lion Champion for the National Capital Area Council in Washington, DC. Will assist us with everything we need to know about the new Lions program. So, if you’re a Lions’ Den Leader or Cubmaster who now has Lion dens in your pack meeting, joins us for all the updates now that Lions have moved from pilot program to a full-fledged BSA program.