Helping out with Scouts

Cub Scouts Pack 491 is a volunteer organization, and we couldn’t function without the help of our awesome Scout Parents. If you’re interested in getting involved, check out the different committee and event volunteer opportunities. Shoot us an email if you have any questions or want to get involved. (



Guiding hand behind the work of the other pack leaders. Program advisor to the pack committee. Recruiter, supervisor, director, planner, and motivator of other leaders.

4hrs / Month, All Year

Assistant Cubmaster

Assist the Cubmaster with executing responsibilities.

4hrs / Month, All Year


Keep up-to-date financial records. Track income/expenditures for budget items in Pack Record Book. Track payment of dues. Give leadership in developing a coordinated record keeping system in the pack.

6 hrs / month, All Year

Committee Chair

Communicate pack needs with chartered organization rep and district. Prepare Pack meeting agendas. Facilitate Committee Meetings. Manage Calendar. Track Journey to Excellence. Lead Recharter Team. Attend District Round table meetings.

10 hrs / Month, All Year




Prepare and print newsletter before each pack meeting.

3hrs / Month, All Year


Coordinate with council popcorn kernel and district fund development chair for Trail’s End Popcorn sales, our single largest fundraising project.

5hrs / Month, August - October

excellence badge coordinator

Monitor pack activities for meeting Journey to Excellence award

1-2 hrs / Month, All Year


Coordinate the pack program with the chartered organization through the chartered organization rep. Assist with pack charter renewal.

2 hrs / month, ~ 5 hrs in Sep-Oct to complete recharter.