Pack Scribe

Preferred Tenure:

0+ Years

Typical Months of Activity:

Full Year

Time Commitment:

  • 3-4 hours per month (2 of which are the Leader Meeting)
  • Busier months are august through October, as the school year gets underway and Pack activities begin to ramp up.


  • Scout Leader Uniform - No
  • Attend Monthly Pack Leader Meetings - Yes
  • Training - Youth Protection & Online Position-specific training
  • Ideal Characteristics - detail-orientated and willing to take notes during leader meetings and convert those notes to basic minutes for distribution


The scribe ensures proper records are kept within the pack and pack activities are coordinated. Specifically, the scribe will:

  • Maintain up-to-date information on membership, leadership, attendance, and advancement in the Pack Record Book or special software.
  • Maintain an inventory of pack property.
  • Handle correspondence for the pack. This may include writing letters of appreciation and requests for reservations, or ordering supplies through the local council service center.
  • Keep notes on business conducted at pack leaders’ meetings. Record only key items such as things needing follow-up or items for the history of the pack.
  • Work with Committee Chair and Treasurer to plan, coordinate, and lead the annual rechartering process.
    • Prepare registration papers and an annual report to the chartered organization. Secure signatures and registration fees for the coming year.
    • Arrange for the annual membership inventory, a uniform inspection, and the annual charter review meeting.
    • Help the Cubmaster and chartered organization representative plan and conduct the formal charter presentation.
    • With the chartered organization representative, submit a charter application and annual report to the chartered organization for approval.