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Don Shepard Interview – Michigan Business Network

By |2018-12-06T13:58:37-04:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Family Scouting, Membership, Support Scouting|

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 [...]

Scouts BSA Branding Do’s and Don’ts

By |2018-11-09T10:21:11-04:00November 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, [...]

What is Scouts BSA?

By |2018-11-02T06:06:57-04:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Council News, Family Scouting, Scouts BSA|

For the first time in its 100+ year history, the iconic program of the Boy Scouts of America will be open to young women. Scouts BSA is a year-round program for boys and girls in fifth grade through high school that provides fun, adventure, learning, challenge, and responsibility to help them become the best version [...]

International Day of the Girl

By |2018-10-11T17:30:29-04:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Family Scouting, Membership|

Today, October 11, is the International Day of the Girl – a day to highlight, support and celebrate girls and young women. The day was established by the U.N. in 2011 and continues to gain momentum.  #DayOfTheGirl #ScoutMeIn

Welcome to Scouting

By |2018-09-30T06:56:47-04:00September 30th, 2018|Categories: Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Membership|

Welcome to Scouting!   We are thrilled you and your family has joined the premier youth-serving organization in Michigan.  As a new family to the Scouting family we invite your join us for our New Scout Events.  These events are an opportunity for you to experience the fun and adventures of Scouting.  For more details and [...]

Letter to LDS Families and Friends

By |2018-09-12T09:50:52-04:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Family Scouting, Membership|Tags: , , , , |

Dear LDS Scouting Families and Friends Thank you for your participation in the Boy Scouts of America! Recently the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made an important announcement about the future partnership with the BSA. After December 31, 2019, the Church won’t be a charter partner for Scout units. The following is a [...]

Family Scouting Video Launched

By |2018-09-06T14:42:25-04:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Family Scouting, Marketing, Membership, Program Updates|Tags: , , , |

Michigan Crossroads Council “Scout Me In” Family Scouting Program video Production Credits Produced by: Michigan Crossroads Council Visual Ronin Media LLC Executive Producer: Christopher Hopkins Writers: Jane Parikh Michael Kuentz Director, Cinematographer & Editor: Michael Kuentz Field Audio Production: Whetstone Productions Professional Narration: Dr. Shawne Duperon Scout Narrators: Holly Branson Courtney Ehnis Emma [...]

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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.