Catholic Scouting in Vibrant Youth Ministries

Each year, many of BSA's faith partners operate a training course at Philmont. Annually the National Catholic Committee on Scouting (NCCS)  sponsors a weeklong training course at the Philmont Training Center diocesan personnel entrusted with...

Solving the Participation Problem

We often focus on membership when it comes to the retention and recruiting issue.  This is absolutely a header in the discussion. However, a better indication of unit health is your participation percentages. That...

Scouting Is For Adults Too

Twelve years ago, give or take, I sat in a small classroom at the local high school taking a training course during Roundtable night. Twenty-five and single, I had reluctantly accepted when my church...