Cub Scouting Program

Level 100 Classes

Note: Any (7) course credit hours are the Bachelor level in Cub Scouting Program,

any (7) additional course credit hours constitute the Master level in Cub Scouting Program.


CSP 310
Cub Scouting - Let's Talk About It
NEW for 2019!    This forum session will feature seasoned Cub Scout leaders to answer your questions.  Let’s talk about your how your boy and girl dens are going.  Let’s talk about questions you may have about Baltimore Area Council or how commissioners can help a unit.  Bring your questions to us!   
CSP 112 
Cub Scout Den Leader – Tiger and Wolf
The Tiger and Wolf programs are the building blocks of the Cub Scouts program. We will discuss the why of the Adventure program to hook new youth on Scouting as they advance. And, how to get these parents involved to become committed leaders is the start of their journey in Scouts USA.  (This class will NOT offer a Trained card.)
CSP 114    
Webelos to Scout Transition
The two-year Webelos program is designed to prepare Cub Scouts for leadership and responsibility to help them advance and succeed in a troop.  We will discuss the Arrow of Light requirements that are designed to ensure Webelos will find a troop and to ‘Be Prepared’ to join a troop that meets their interests and puts them on the Trail to Eagle.  
CSP 116 
Lion Cubs for Kindergartners
Learn more about and share your experiences with the Lion Den program for kindergarten age youth that introduces them AND their family to Scouting.  Based on the 10 Purposes of Cub Scouting and Cub Scouting's Core Values Lions is now the entry point into Scouts USA.  Come join the discussion as the Lions program continues its roaring success in Baltimore Area Council.
CSP 117
Cub Scouting in the Outdoors (2 sessions)
Does your Pack have "outing" in your Pack’s Scouting program?  Learn Cub Scout camping rules, how to use the Guide to Safe Scouting, why BALOO training for adults is essential, and using the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award to enhance your program.  Learn why and how to keep your Cub Scouts engaged in the outdoors that makes Outing in Scouting program unique.  
CSP 120
Leave No Trace for Cub Scouts

BSA Outdoor Ethics is integral to Scouting.   Learn how the Leave No Trace Bigfoot’s Playbook can be used with your outdoor program and advancement requirements for Scouts 6 to 13 years old.   Found out how the 38 activities in this guide can help you to develop and incorporate Outdoor Ethics activities into your Pack and Troop outings.  

CSP 130
First Time Campers - Getting Families Out Camping
NEW for 2019!   You’ve just welcomed new families to your Pack.   Your Pack calendar has a family camping trip coming up.  But these new families look bewildered and cost conscious.  Here’s the course to draw them into the ‘Outing’ that is in Scouting.  We’ll review the rules of family camping, what’s necessary for that first weekend outing and how to minimize the cost.
Cub Scouting Program
Level 200 Classes
CSP 203
Duty to God    
Take a close look at Ethics in Action, Character Connections and the Religious Emblems Program.  These programs add an opportunity for Scouts to develop mentally and spiritually.  Learn how the Cub Scout Adventures provides a stronger emphasis on our duty to God for all Scouts to explore faith development within their family.
CSP 207
Every Pack Deserves a Pack Trainer
“Every Scout deserves a trained leader” and the Pack Trainer helps to guide leaders towards training to increase leader effectiveness and ultimately, Scout retention. Learn how this key pack committee position guides new families joining your Pack to available training in your district and Baltimore Area Council. 
CSP 211
Pack Budgeting 
Perhaps budgets are not your strength.  Learn how to create a Pack budget that will fuel your program to success.   Learn about great sources of fundraising income then how to plan your Pack and Den programs to create and maintain a strong Cub Pack.
CSP 212
Mastering Cubmastering (3 sessions)
Feeling "in over your head" as a new Cubmaster?  Or are you an experienced Cubmaster just wanting to learn proven techniques to lead your pack to greatness?  Come join an experienced Cubmaster to take a deep dive into your role as "leader of the Pack" and learn how to make your Pack rock and roll.  This program will discuss how Pack committees can successfully balance workloads of leaders and provide valuable information on running a pack, including: planning; proven in-school recruitment techniques, induction ceremonies, pack traditions, well-executed campouts, pinewood derbies, Blue & Golds, and working with parents.
CSP 213   
Using Your Den Chief 
Who's a Cub Scout leader's best friend?  It should be the Den Chief.  Discover what a Den Chief is and how this Boy Scout can help run an exciting den program.  This trained Scout role model plays a very important part in the leadership team and links the troop to your Pack to charge up every Cub Scout to advance on to the Trail to Eagle.  
CSP 215
Pack Committee Workshop (2 sessions) 
Learn how an effective Pack Committee operates.  You'll find out what the Pack Committee does - the administrative and organizational side of running a Cub Scout Pack.  Topics such as membership, fundraising, and activities planning will be discussed.  Learn proven methods to plan an effective, exciting YEAR-ROUND program.
CSP 218
Pack Annual Planning 
Planning your Pack program is the first step to a successful year of Cub Scouting.   Learn how to effectively use the Journey to Excellence to plan your program to maximize Scout retention and continue to grow your Pack with a fun program of learning and outdoor adventure.
Cub Scouting Program

Level 300 Classes

CSP 301 
Successful Recruiting and Retaining Cub Scouts
A continuous flow of new Cub Scouts keeps your Pack alive and teaches families the enjoyment of Scouting.  Learn how to maximize those recruitment materials and other techniques to attract and retain youth – a must for the health of every Pack!
CSP 302  
Recruiting and Developing Adult Leaders 
You've brought in the Cub Scouts, now more adult volunteers and leaders are needed.  New adult members are the lifeblood of all healthy Packs.  Learn how to turn new parents into new Cub Scout leaders to show them how to be enthusiastic Scouters. 
CSP 304
Cub Scout STEM & NOVA 
Come learn fun ways to incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) activities into your den and Pack program. Learn about Scouts USA STEM awards NOVA and Super NOVA to increase Scout learning.  Learn about resources that are available to make your unit’s STEM program the best it can be. 
CSP 306 / CED 225
Cub Scouts with Special Needs
This course will describe some of the things you can do to help Cubs of all abilities to Do THEIR Best to have fun, learn new skills, and help the pack go in your Cub Scout Program. Learn how to work with parents to better understand the strengths of their Cub and to adapt Cub Scout adventures to the special abilities of their scout.  Learn how Cubs with different ABILITIES enhance the experience of the whole pack and can even teach the most seasoned leader a thing or two.
CSP 309
Awards to Make Your Program Excel
Boys and adults love doing fun things and receiving recognition.   Lord Baden Powell said ‘Scouting is a game with a purpose.’   Cub Scouting has many awards for Cubs and adults with requirements that will add fun to your program.  Learn about these many awards and how to round out your program with new activities and recognition.
This page updated 12/13/2018
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