Three Tips for Commissioners During Pandemic

The coronavirus does not have to stop Scouting units from performing service and working on Scouting Awards. Listed here are a few ideas to help.

With no public meetings, how are you #ScoutingAtHome?

The President of the Boy Scouts of America sent this email to all BSA volunteers and staff today: To our Scouting community,  In Scouting, we vow...

Do Your Good Turn During the Pandemic

Doing good turns from home while waiting for schools to open back up, Scouts can still “Do a Good Turn Daily” …and the Good Turn is after all our slogan.

Updating Your Pin On BeAScout.org

Have you ever searched for your Scout unit on BeAScout.org? Many families are using this website to find a pack, troop or crew near them. You can be in control of what they see about your unit when they are searching, but you have got to keep it up todate

The Ambassador as New-unit Commissioner

As a Scouting Ambassador, now that your unit is operating you should consider making the move to serve as New-Unit Commissioner so that you may continue to advise the unit’s Key 3.

Pinewood Derby Cars: Designing and Shaping a Fun Car

The Cheese Whizz The Pinewood Derby is one of the greatest Cub Scout activities in the world! It can be a very emotional and intense race, bringing out...

Baby Yoda: The Paracord Keychain You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now

Let's face it, Baby Yoda is the greatest thing to happen to the Star Wars universe. **Official disclaimer, Disney wants everyone to call him "the Child," not...
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Program Planning for New Troops

A solid program plan is a must for any troop that hopes to attract new youth. For us as Scout Ambassadors, after training leaders, the next obvious step is helping new troops outline an adventure-packed program.

So Fall Recruitment Failed—How to Use Halloween for Cub Scout Recruiting

What happens in October? – HALLOWEEN, of course. So, how can a pack have fun using “Halloween” as a recruiting method? Think about it for a minute and anyone can come up with several ideas that are simple, fun and can involve the boys in the pack.

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Knowing Your Charter Partner Market

Finding new chartered partners to sponsor packs, troops, and crews to serve youth in units chartered by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is vital to supporting families who still want their children in Scouting. Knowing where to look and what to look for in potential chartered partners means you will really need to get to know your community in new ways that include other religious, community and educational organizations.