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Got a Cool Outing Planned? Boys’ Life Wants to Know!

By |2019-08-19T22:50:32-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Scouts BSA|

If you have any cool outings planned this fall, Boys' Life magazine wants to know! You can tell us what's in the works here: https://boyslife.org/contact-us/outings Is your unit going on a great fishing trip? Or maybe you’re taking an awesome trek in the mountains or a cool dive under the sea? Whatever your adventure, Boys’ Life might want to [...]

Recruitment Season is Here — Free Geofencing for Your Pack

By |2019-08-18T09:01:47-04:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Membership|

In partnership with the BSA’s National Service Center, the Michigan Crossroads Council will be supporting your pack with digital recruitment marketing this fall.  Through digital ads, we’ll ensure that families in your community understand the incredible benefits of Cub Scouting and know how to join. Layered on top of your pack’s recruitment efforts will be [...]

Tips and Tools for Preparing for Fall Recruitment

By |2019-08-09T19:39:49-04:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Membership, Scouts BSA, Unit Management Tools|

In 1907, Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement, devised the Scout motto: Be Prepared. He wanted young people to have the tools to face challenges. With that in mind, our goal is to be able to help our fellow executives to be prepared for a successful membership campaign this fall. Councils refer to Join Scouting [...]

New Scoutbook features for Den Leaders Now Available

By |2019-07-30T15:28:22-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Unit Management Tools|

Scoutbook is making it easier than ever to prepare for den meetings and ensure consistent program delivery through new features for den leaders! These tools streamline content and advancement processes so den leaders can focus on making Scouting come to life for Cub Scouts. https://help.scoutbook.com/article-categories/cubs/

Free Geofencing for Cub Scout Packs this Fall

By |2019-07-24T10:44:33-04:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Membership|

In partnership with the BSA’s National Service Center, the Michigan Crossroads Council will be supporting your pack with digital recruitment marketing this fall. Through digital ads, we’ll ensure that families in your community understand the incredible benefits of Cub Scouting and know how to join. Layered on top of your pack’s [...]

An Update from the Michigan Crossroads Council

By |2019-07-09T19:29:49-04:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Districts, Family Scouting, Membership, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Youth Protection|

Dear Scouting Friends: The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America (the "National Council (BSA)") has confirmed that a Youth Protection oriented segment that was expected to run on the TODAY Show tomorrow (July 10th) has been postponed and that a new air date has yet to be confirmed.  As the nature of content could change in the interim, [...]

The Cub Scouter Newsletter

By |2019-06-30T07:49:59-04:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Council News, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Program Updates, Unit Management Tools|

Check out The Cub Scouter newsletter for everything Cub Scouting in the Michigan Crossroads Council.  This newsletter contains important and valuable information for Cub Scout leaders and families.   Each monthly edition will be delivered to your inbox.  You can also receive it to your phone by texting MCCSCOUTS to 555888

New Cub Scout Preview Adventures

By |2019-06-25T14:44:29-04:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Cub Scouts, Program Updates|

Adventures await Cub Scouts — not only can they find them in their handbooks, but now they can find adventures online. You can find brand-new, online-only Cub Scout adventures, called Preview Adventures, on the Cub Scouting program page. You won’t find these adventures in a handbook, at least, not yet. Preview Adventures are limited-time, experimental adventures your Scouts [...]

New Youth Protection Animated Videos

By |2019-06-24T06:15:38-04:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Scouting Safely, Youth Protection|

Have you seen the new youth protection animated shorts? A special thanks to the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center for this new interactive experience for over 1.2 million Cub Scouts and their families across the nation. The Boy Scouts of America has partnered with subject-matter experts from the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Foundation to present the [...]

Where is the best location for a joining event? The data may surprise you.

By |2019-06-21T05:59:45-04:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Cub Scouts, Marketing, Membership|

Article contributed by Michael Ramsey, BSA Director of Marketing and Brand Management As part of the National Service Center’s 2018 fall Cub Scout digital media buy, we learned just how important it is to hold joining events in locations that are familiar to parents. Those marketing efforts, which included recruiting messages delivered via paid search, [...]

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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.

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