Director Team

Qualities of a Good Director

  • Knowledge of the Cub Scouting program
  • Maturity
  • Competence
  • Healthful attitudes
  • Imagination
  • Understanding of Scouts’ needs
  • Enthusiasm
  • Pertinent experience and background
  • Patience
  • Commitment
  • Administrative ability
  • Sense of public relations
  • Agreeable personality
  • Sense of humor
  • Adaptability
  • Good appearance
  • Extensive knowledge
  • Disciplinary skill
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Compassion
  • Tact
  • Loyalty
  • Flexibility

Training Required

All the roles below require additional training. Here is a list of what training is required.

  1. Youth Protection
  2. National Camp School Cub Scout Administration
  3. Woodbadge (preferred but not required)
  4. CPR & AED
  5. Weather Hazards

Admin Director Role & Assistant Admin Director

The day camp director is the volunteer or professional on-site conducting the Cub Scout day camp.

The day camp director must be a man or woman 21 years of age or older of well-known good character and ability. In addition to being certified at National

Camping School for day camp administration, the day camp director will do the following:

  • Report to the day camp advisor.
  • Supervise the personnel and operating details of the day camp.
  • Recruit, interview, and train day camp personnel.
  • Conduct, in cooperation with the program director, a camp staff training course before the opening of camp to familiarize the staff with the day camp program.
  • See that standards for leadership, program activities, and health and safety are maintained.
  • Be a freelance person at the day camp.
  • Always have a plan B.
  • Possess and display a maximum of the day camp director qualities shown above
  • Evaluate.

Program Director & Assistant Program Directors

The program director is the volunteer or professional on-site responsible for the Cub Scout day camp program. Program directors plan the program with

the help of the area directors or session directors. The program director must be a man or woman 21 years of age or older of well-known good character

and ability. In addition to being currently certified at National Camping School for day camp administration, the program director will do the following:

  • Report to the camp director.
  • Promote day camp attendance at roundtables, pack meetings, and activities.
  • Help program leads plan and carry out a successful day camp through the use of personal coaching, training, and program aides.
  • Help the camp director conduct a camp staff training activity.
  • Train and supervise a group of program aides to help program leads.
  • Be responsible for program planning, supplies, and personnel.
  • Evaluate.

Shooting Sports Director