Scouting’s Journey to Excellence is the BSA’s planning, performance, and recognition program designed to encourage and reward the success of our units, districts and councils. It is meant to encourage excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA. Journey to Excellence, often shortened to JTE, is a self-evaluation tool that lets unit leaders [...]
The Michigan Crossroads Council of the Boy Scouts of America is fortunate to have Don Shepard as their Scout Executive and CEO. The council geographically serves Michigan's Lower Peninsula and over 70,000 members. A chance encounter more than three decades ago ultimately led Shepard to his executive role with the Boy Scouts. Scouting has been [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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The Michigan Crossroads Council Service Centers will be closed on Wednesday, November 21 through Friday, November 23. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 26. Scout Shops will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.
Unit Internet Recharters are due soon. For assistance, please visit https://michiganscouting.org/unit-resources/internet-recharter/ or contact your Unit Commissioner or Unit Serving Executive.
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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 [...]
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