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Scouting at Home Web Conference From March 26

Thanks to everyone who joined the Scouting at Home Zoom Conference on March 26, 2020. It was so well attended that we maxed out our Zoom capacity. If you weren’t able to join, you can watch a recording of the conference below. Looking for more resources? Check...

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Revving Up Your Community Campaigns

Revving Up Your Community Campaigns

Article submitted by Brooke Parker, Development Director at the Pathway to Adventure Council Article submitted by Brooke Parker, Development Director at the Pathway to Adventure Council Fundraising can be challenging but also enjoyable. With fundraising goals set high...

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Council Market Analysis Is Now Available for You

Councils can now access the latest Council Market Analysis (2020).  The analysis is based off your 2019 year-end membership with LDS units removed. This tool will help you: Identify areas you are underserving in your district/council Target your areas of growth...

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Mark Francis Selected as Scout Executive of Far East Council

Mark Francis Selected as Scout Executive of Far East Council

Congratulations to Mark Francis, who will serve as Scout executive of the Far East Council in Okinawa, Japan, effective April 1, 2020. Mark began his Scouting career as a district executive at the Utah National Parks Council in Orem, Utah. He moved on to become a...

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Internet Advancement Access Available for Councils

You can now review rosters and advancement information for any unit in your council.  The new Internet Advancement web platform is specially designed for both council employees and unit leaders to track and record unit advancements. The platform was built to...

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What Successful People Have in Common

Article submitted by Nelson Lin Carter, retired Scout Executive of the Chicago Area Council and condensed from: “The Great America Success Story” George Gallup, Jr., Alec M. Gallup, William Proctor When it comes to having successes in recruiting more...

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Andrew Zahn Selected as Scout Executive of Dan Beard Council

Andrew Zahn Selected as Scout Executive of Dan Beard Council

Congratulations to Andrew Zahn, who will serve as Scout executive of the Dan Beard Council in Cincinnati, Ohio, effective February 1, 2020. Andy began his Scouting career as a district executive at the Hawkeye Area Council in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was promoted to...

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Jesse Lopez Selected as Scout Executive of Aloha Council

Jesse Lopez Selected as Scout Executive of Aloha Council

Congratulations to Jesse Lopez, who will serve as Scout executive of the Aloha Council in Honolulu, Hawaii, effective January 16, 2020. Jesse began his Scouting career as a district executive at the Monterey Bay Area Council in Salinas, California. He moved on to...

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Tips for Cultivating Relationships in Your Community

Article contributed by Ashton Ballard of the Lincoln Heritage Council. One of the most important characteristics a district executive can possess is the ability to build and maintain strong relationships.  With every hand we shake, every conversation we have, and...

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How to Stay Connected with Volunteers No Matter the Distance

Article contributed by Virginia Molina, District Director of the Cascade Pacific Council Thanks to technology, people remain more connected through phone calls, texts, and emails than ever before. For those of us who serve rural areas, we can use these tools to engage...

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Mike Marchese Selected as Scout Executive of Sequoia Council

Mike Marchese Selected as Scout Executive of Sequoia Council

Congratulations to Michael R. Marchese, who will serve as Scout executive of the Sequoia Council in Fresno, California, effective January 1, 2020. Mike began his Scouting career as a district executive, district director and then assistant Scout executive at the...

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First Muslim Scouts BSA Girl Troop in Shelter Rock District

Article contributed by Brian Gorman, Sr District Executive at the Theodore Roosevelt Council More than 18 months ago we began our relationship with the Hillside Islamic Center to begin the process of bringing Scouting to their mosque. The main reason this worked was...

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