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New Scouts BSA Brand Guidance Training

By |2018-12-05T18:39:22+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Marketing, Membership, Scouts BSA|

As the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) welcomes girls into Cub Scouts and older girls into the Scouts BSA program starting on February 1, it is important that families understand the program or organization they are joining. There have been some instances where our volunteers may have inadvertently used the name or trademarks of the [...]

Important Training Update

By |2018-11-29T19:57:30+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Training|

Please ensure any leaders who are currently working towards Position-Specific Training for any Cub Scout or Boy Scout/Scouts BSA positions complete their training as soon as possible (the end of the year may have system slowdowns, so earlier completion is urged). If any volunteers who are currently trained or training in these programs will be [...]

Cyber Week Deals – Trail’s End Popcorn

By |2018-11-25T18:45:40+00:00November 25th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Fundraising, Popcorn Sale|

Check all the Cyber Week Deals happening all week.  Login and share with your family and friends to help fund your Scouting Adventures View Deals Here Login and Share - Trail's End Account

Scouts BSA Recruitment Resources

By |2018-11-13T11:44:35+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Marketing, Scouts BSA|

Looking for recruitment assets for Scouts BSA?  Good news -- we have gathered all the material and put it one easy to find place.  Check out all the resources to help you promote and recruit for your Scouts BSA troop.  https://michiganscouting.org/scoutsbsa-recruitment-resources/

Video Statement by Mike Surbaugh, Chief Scout Executive

By |2018-11-12T10:18:12+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Marketing, Membership, Scouts BSA|

A statement on the recent announcement of a federal lawsuit by Girl Scouts of the USA against the Boy Scouts of America on the grounds of using the term "Scout" in their marketing of the soon-coming, co-ed "Scouts BSA" program. "We are fans of any organization that builds character in children. We all [...]

#GivingTuesday

By |2018-11-11T15:22:34+00:00November 11th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Fundraising, Support Scouting|

Showing your support and encouraging others to support Scouting on #GivingTuesday is easy. Just follow these simple instructions below. With your help and support this year’s #GivingTuesday campaign can go viral and provide increased support for Michigan Scouting.

Scouts BSA Branding Do’s and Don’ts

By |2018-11-09T10:21:11+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Family Scouting, Marketing, Scouts BSA|

In an effort to ensure consistent branding and messaging, we are asking that any promotional materials or communications created by units, districts and council volunteers and staff for external and internal distribution be sent to the MCC Marketing Team for review before being distributed. If you have materials to be reviewed, please contact Jane Parikh, [...]

Online Registration Update

By |2018-11-08T07:22:48+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Membership, Unit Management Tools|

A new version of online registration is now available. Navigate to Application Manager or Invitation Manager to reach the updated dashboards. To navigate back, click on my.scouting in the upper left corner.  All applications in Completed or In Progress status were converted for a seamless integration into the new system. The updated Unit Guidebook for Online [...]

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