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Scouting instills confidence, helping young people discover they can achieve more than they thought possible. That’s the uplifting message behind the logo and theme for the 2021 National Jamboree, which the BSA announced today. Using Scouting’s highest-profile gathering to deliver a distinct thematic message signals a bold new approach for National Jamborees. It ensures that [...]
The Adventure Plan (TAP) is a tool to guide unit leaders—Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts— through all stages of Adventure planning. Outdoor adventure is a key element of youth development in the Boy Scouts of America programs. Just as young people grow, learn and mature in a continuing progression of experience so, too, do the [...]
As summer approaches, packs, troops and crews are gearing up for outdoor adventures big and small. One of the most common activities is hiking. Whether the trek is a few hundred feet or many miles, all hikes all can pose potential hazards if not carefully considered. Take a moment to review and share the two [...]
Taking your Pack or Troop Camping? How prepared are you for the weather? Take this safety quiz and find out. Every leader should complete Hazardous Weather training at my.scouting.org https://scoutingmagazine.org/2019/03/safetyquiz
It may be winter time -- but it's time to start thinking about summer and all the adventures ahead this summer for your Cub Scouts and families. Order the 2019 Cub Scout Camp placemats to help you promote all of the fun and adventure that the Michigan Crossroads Council camps have in store for you. Order [...]
When is Scout Sunday 2019? The BSA’s Calendar of Religious Dates lists Feb. 10, 2019, as “Scout Sunday, interfaith.” It lists Feb. 17, 2019, as “Scout Sunday, United Methodist.” But those are just guidelines. The BSA says a local church may celebrate “on the Sunday most acceptable to the pastor and congregation.” So check with your chartered organization representative or faith [...]
Get ready for the Pinewood Derby. One of the biggest highlights in Cub Scouting. Whether you are an amateur or expert, be sure to visit our Pinewood Derby Champ Camps hosted by our Scout Shops across Michigan. See below for dates and locations.