Plan a year-round pack and dens program and communicate it to all families. Use the many on line and bookCub Scout program resoursesavailable.
Have direct contact leaders attend the monthly roundtable meeting for program ideas and support. Roundtable meetings are held every 2nd Tuesday (except July) at Northeastern Presbyterian Church at2112 Varnum Street NE, Washington DC20018 (Eastern Ave. and Varnum Street N.E.) Time is 7:30-9:00 PM.
Have the chartered organization representative attend and participate in the monthly district committee meetings. District Committeemeetings are on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except July and December) from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at The Cathedral of St. Matthew,1725 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington DC20036. Other pack committee members may participate with operating committees of the district committee, including advancement,training, activities, membership, finance and camping. District Committee Meetings are for members of the District Committee, including chartered organization representatives.
Have every family make a pledge to the annual Family Friends of Scouting campaign, resulting in meeting or exceeding the unit goal as determined by the district finance committee. The pack should determine a date of a pack meeting in January, February or March for the goal to be reached and all families participating.
Recruit new youth members(along with parents to help), each fall and spring. Concentrate on at least one elementary school near to or affiliatedwith the pack. There should be at least one new Tiger den each fall, along with new boys in grades 2 – 5. Ensure that all 5th grade Webelos are able to join a troop in the spring. Keep the pack pin on BeAScout.org up to date and linked to a pack web site. See that each lead is contacted and welcomed into the pack.