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MiScouter Weekly

By |2019-11-15T06:50:35-05:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Districts, Marketing, Membership, Newsletter, Program Updates, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

Get all the latest news, updates and event information for Scouting leaders and families.   Be sure to check you inbox for this weekly newsletter.  Also, don't forget to encourage others to sign up to receive this important communication. E-Mail List Sign Up View Latest Edition

New Membership Fee

By |2019-11-08T06:57:15-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Membership, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

Dear Scouting Families and Leaders, For more than 100 years, Scouting has helped build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun and adventure in the outdoors. At Boy Scouts of America, we are dedicated to developing leaders of character by preparing young men and women for life by instilling in them [...]

Message from Council Leadership

By |2019-11-08T10:34:08-05:00October 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 |2019-10-10T05:37:38-05:00October 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 |2019-10-08T06:19:45-05:00October 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 |2019-10-05T09:33:26-05:00October 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

#IAMASCOUT Photo Contest

By |2019-09-25T20:28:53-05:00September 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 [...]

An Important Message from the Chief Scout Executive

By |2019-09-19T11:51:55-05:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Districts, Membership, Scouts BSA, Unit Management Tools, Venturing|

From the Office of the Chief Scout Executive — As we evaluate the growing cost of delivering the Scouting program, a vision team of volunteers and staff from across the country is considering the best way forward that will likely require us to implement a national membership fee increase for youth members and adult leaders as [...]

An Important Message from the Chief Scout Executive

By |2019-09-19T11:25:39-05:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Membership, News, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

From the Office of the Chief Scout Executive -- As we evaluate the growing cost of delivering the Scouting program, a vision team of volunteers and staff from across the country is considering the best way forward that will likely require us to implement a national membership fee increase for youth members and adult leaders as [...]

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.