Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Outings Chair

Outings Chair

  • Help the Cubmaster plan and arrange for outdoor activities.
  • Arrange for property, fire, and tour permits when required.
  • Locate new picnic areas.
  • Arrange for safe transportation when needed.
  • Plan first aid for emergencies.
  • Help Webelos den leaders plan Webelos overnight campouts. Help arrange for equipment, as needed.
  • Arrange for Safe Swim Defense implementation for all outings involving swimming.
  • Plan outings to help pack and dens qualify for the National Summertime Pack Award.
  • Help inform parents and guardians about opportunities for family camping.
  • Ensure that at least one adult has completed Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) (see Chapter 33, "Cub Scout Camping" in the Cub Leader Book) before any pack campout.
  • Help promote day camp and resident camp opportunities.
  • Be aware of BSA health and safety requirements and see that they are implemented.
  • Know and carry out BSA outdoor program policy related to Cub Scouting.
  • Review all activities to ensure that unit leaders comply with BSA policies in the Guide to Safe Scouting.

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