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Cub Scout and Boy Scout Membership
to Hold Recruitment Night


September 2, 1999
Seeley Swan Pathfinder
Seeley Lake, Montana


The Fall Membership Kick Off for Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 199 at 7:00 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at the Seeley Lake Elementary School. Boys are being recruited for various levels in the Scouting program.

Tiger Cubs is a program for boys age six or in the first grade. Boys join with a parent and the den organizes its own activities, though it is affiliated with a Cub Scout Pack.

Cub Scouts is a program for boys age seven through ten and is a home and neighborhood centered program. Boys are organized into dens under the leadership of a den leader and they meet weekly. The dens make up a pack and meet once a month under the leadership of a Cubmaster.

Boy Scouts is a program for boys 11 through 18 and is a home, neighborhood, and outdoor program. Boys are organized into patrols under the leadership of a youth patrol leader and meet weekly during the troop meeting. The patrols make up a troop and meet under the leadership of a Scoutmaster.

Registration, insurance, and book fees will be collected at the meeting. The fees are as follows:

Tiger Cub - $9.90 + $3.00 for book = $12.90

Cub Scout - $8.40 + $5.50 for book - $13.90

Boy Scout - $8.40 + $7.95 for book = $16.35

Other costs not required but recommended include shirts ($8.00 to $27.00) and Boys Life magazine ($9.00).

A work fare program is in place which allows boys to earn money to pay for the various fees they need for scouting.

Scouting is not just a program for boys. Parents are a key ingredient for a successful program. Parents will be asked to volunteer and help with their time and talents to insure the best possible program for the boys. Come join the Scouting program for a year of interesting and fun activities.

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