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How to Use Social Media to Spread the Word About Scouting

As the school year begins, it’s time to encourage everyone to use social media to spread the word about Scouting. You can start sharing right now with a few simple items like hashtags or ready-to-post social content. Be sure to visit the BSA Brand Center and use...

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Seven Steps to Success with Virtual Program Initiatives

Seven Steps to Success with Virtual Program Initiatives

Article submitted by Sean Fogle, Field Director, Connecticut Rivers Council In our current turbulent times, certain catchphrases are ever present. We constantly hear about the “new normal,” “due diligence,” “social distancing,” and...

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BSA’s Commitment to Act Against Racial Injustice

Dear Scouting family,  As our country reckons with racial injustice, we all must consider our role and our failures and commit to meaningful action. The twelve points of the Scout Law that define a Scout are all important, but at this moment, we are called on to...

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Becoming the Best Version of Ourselves

Scouting is about character and leadership. The Scout Oath and Law – our very foundation – call for helpfulness, bravery, common courtesy, and respect among all people. Our values call us to stand up to injustice, as we strive to help other people at all...

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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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