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Recruiting Tips In the Time of Coronavirus (and After)

Recruiting Tips In the Time of Coronavirus (and After)

Article Submitted by Lauren Howery Family Scouting Executive Last Frontier Council, Oklahoma City Recruiting is an integral part of our service to the youth and units in our communities and can have its difficulties during a normal year, let alone during a pandemic....

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BSA Membership Is for All Faiths

BSA Membership Is for All Faiths

Article Submitted by Gene Butler, Growth Coach, National Service Center When asked where religion came into Scouting, founder Lord Robert Baden-Powell replied, “It does not come in at all. It is already there. It is a fundamental factor underlying...

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Fall Recruiting Strategies From the Pros

Fall Recruiting Strategies From the Pros

As Unit Serving Executives prepare for Fall Recruitment, they are encouraged to check out some tips and tools provided by other key professionals from around the BSA network. Below are a few items that can assist you and your membership team as you prepare for Fall...

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On My Way!

On My Way!

Story by Kendall Jackson, Life Scout (future Eagle) and Venturing Crew President from Pathway to Adventure Council Schererville, Indiana Kendall, a Scout in Troop 53G. Just like every other youth, I’m not attending school right now. For me, online learning is...

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A Scout is Helpful – Especially in Times Like the Present

Roger Mosby Address from Boy Scouts of America on Vimeo.   Today I would like to share some thoughts with you regarding the challenges that all of us are facing in these trying times and how the Scouting community is coping with the many challenges of social...

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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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