Monthly Archives: August 2010

If you build it they will come pt.4, The Annual Plan

The meat and potatoes of building the program so young men come to and stay with your unit is the annual plan.The plan that delivers the promise.  OK.. stop.. what is this promise that we keep talking about?Simply put the … Continue reading

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National Outdoor Awards

 FROM THE SCOUTING MAG. BLOG (I love this idea, this is Scouting folks!) With its new National Outdoor Awards, the BSA honors guys who can’t stand still Guys join Scouting to experience the outdoors. It’s that simple.To recognize that passion … Continue reading

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If you build it they will come pt.3

Welcome Back.When we left off I teased that we would talk about open houses and Troop visits.But going back to the relationships that have built with the Packs, they get the first invites to the open house, even though they … Continue reading

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If you build it they will come pt.2

Well, it took less than a day for someone to read the post and fire an email to disagree… thanks for the email… now Mr. Anonymous… I would like to invite you to read all the way to the end … Continue reading

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If you build it they will come pt.1

Its that time of the year again when District Membership chairs, Troop and Pack Committee Chairs, and leaders all over Scouting start seeking out the future of the program.  Yes ladies and gentlemen, its recruiting season in the BSA and … Continue reading

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Back from Jambo!

We are back from Jambo and full of Scouting!  That is not to say that I have had my fill… What I am saying is that I have never been more excited to be in Scouting. I have been in … Continue reading

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