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A Message from the Council Leadership – October 20

By |2019-10-21T04:36:34-04:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: News|

October 20, 2019 Dear Scouting Families and Leaders: At a recent Executive Board Meeting of the Michigan Crossroads Council (MCC), volunteer board members representing the state-wide Council and its four Field Service Councils voted and approved the restructuring and relocation of the Cub Scout summer camp programs previously conducted at Camp Munhacke and Rota-Kiwan Scout [...]

A Message from the Council Leadership – October 20

By |2019-10-21T04:37:43-04:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Membership, Outdoor Adventures|

October 20, 2019 Dear Scouting Families and Leaders: At a recent Executive Board Meeting of the Michigan Crossroads Council (MCC), volunteer board members representing the state-wide Council and its four Field Service Councils voted and approved the restructuring and relocation of the Cub Scout summer camp programs previously conducted at Camp Munhacke and Rota-Kiwan Scout [...]

UPDATE: FAQ’s – Background Check Authorization Form

By |2019-10-10T05:37:27-04:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

We have received several calls and emails about the message sent yesterday regarding the authorizations for criminal background checks.  Thanks to all who have offered feedback and suggestions.   Please visit our FAQ's regarding the Background Check Authorization Form and Disclosures. Frequently Asked Questions

UPDATE: FAQ’s – Background Check Authorization Form

By |2019-10-10T05:37:38-04:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Membership, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

We have received several calls and emails about the message sent yesterday regarding the authorizations for criminal background checks.  Thanks to all who have offered feedback and suggestions.   Please visit our FAQ's regarding the Background Check Authorization Form and Disclosures. Frequently Asked Questions

Please Read: Background Check Disclosure and Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization

By |2019-10-08T06:26:41-04:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

Dear Scouting Leaders: You were to have received an email recently from the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America regarding the Background Check Disclosure and Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization documents. The Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization form must be completed and turned in to your unit leadership to be turned in with the unit's annual recharter. As a registered adult [...]

Please Read: Background Check Disclosure and Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization

By |2019-10-08T06:19:45-04:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

Dear Scouting Leaders: You were to have received an email recently from the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America regarding the Background Check Disclosure and Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization documents. The Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization form must be completed and turned in to your unit leadership to be turned in with the unit's annual recharter. As a registered adult [...]

MiScouter Weekly – October 5

By |2019-10-05T13:20:07-04:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

This week's issue of MiScouter Weekly is here. Check it out for all the latest news and program happenings across the Michigan Crossroads Council. Like and share this with your Scouts, parents, and leaders. http://bit.ly/MiScouterWeekly View Past Issues

MiScouter Weekly – October 5

By |2019-10-05T09:33:26-04:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Council News, Cub Scouts, News, Newsletter, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Youth Protection|

This week's issue of MiScouter Weekly is here. Check it out for all the latest news and program happenings across the Michigan Crossroads Council. Like and share this with your Scouts, parents, and leaders. http://bit.ly/MiScouterWeekly View Past Issues

Hazardous Weather Training: Required for all Direct Contact Leaders

By |2019-09-26T05:33:00-04:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Training|

Effective April 30, 2018 new direct contact leaders must complete Hazardous Weather Training to be considered position trained. And here is one story about why this is so important. Imagine as a leader with a group of excited Scouts you arrive at a council camp for a camporee on a rainy Friday afternoon. Saturday morning [...]

#IAMASCOUT Photo Contest

By |2019-09-25T20:28:53-04:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Marketing, Membership, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

Submit your best Scouting photos and stories. I am a Scout. Four simple, yet powerful words that say to world “I love this program and am proud to be in it”. Maybe it’s the friends you made, the skills you’ve learned, the adventures you’ve been on, or the challenges you’ve overcome that helped you find your [...]

The Scout Oath

On my honor, I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.