If your Unit was not able to attend our November 1st Roundtable, don't worry. We are making all the event flyers, training newsletters and other information available! Click here for PDF of all November Roundtable Handouts Our November Roundtable featured: Our Council Key Three came by for a fire-side chat with our District leaders. We [...]
Scouts BSA tools and assets are available to help you create awareness and interest among youth and adults.
There are a variety of ways to help families join who may have missed the sign-up night. Here are a few strategies.
“I’m back at it and loving every minute of it,” she says.
When Scouting — back then more newsletter than actual magazine — sent out its first issue in 1913, readers were told that they’d receive the publication at no additional cost. This essential resource for BSA news, inspiration and ideas, Scouting wrote, would be included in a volunteer’s registration fee. But there was a caveat: the offer was only “for [...]
Updating unit pins on BeAScout is an important step in helping prospective Scouts and their families get in touch with units in your council. BeAScout is open for units to indicate boy-only (default), family pack, or girl-only AND the date that they will begin accepting female applications. Log in to your My.Scouting account; select Menu [...]
Effective, Tuesday, October 31st, the Canton Scout Shop (Trading Post) will no longer be open. New England Scout Shops are located in Lancaster, Milton, Southborough, Woburn, and Swansea and will be able to fulfill your advancement and other Scouting supply needs. While the Scout Shop (Trading Post) is closing, the Canton Service Center will remain open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; [...]
As of September 1, 2017, Youth Protection Training is required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application. Because completion of YPT is now required for all leaders at the time of [...]
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. To do this — while delivering the nation’s foremost youth development program — the BSA must remain vigilant in controlling [...]
On April 1, 2017, the National Council, BSA announced that Tour and Activity Plans ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED to conduct a Scouting related activity. Please read the FAQ below for more information. […]