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International Day of the Girl

By | 2018-10-11T17:30:29+00:00 October 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

Membership Growth

By | 2018-10-03T06:18:04+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Council News, Marketing, Membership|

Congratulations to the Michigan Crossroads Council unit, district and council volunteers and professionals for achieving September membership growth in Cub Scouting and traditional membership growth. Together we are delivering the Scouting program to more families across Michigan and providing experiences and adventure you cannot get any where else. Cub Scouts Traditional Overall FSC 2017 2018 [...]

Free Handbooks for New Scouts

By | 2018-10-02T11:28:19+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: Council News, Membership|

New Scouts joining this fall with a completed membership application will receive a New Scout Handbook for their rank.  Application and membership fees must be submitted to the Unit Serving Executive or Field Service Council to be eligible for the free handbook.

Welcome to Scouting

By | 2018-09-30T06:56:47+00:00 September 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 [...]

Recruitment Tip

By | 2018-09-15T07:52:43+00:00 September 15th, 2018|Categories: Cub Scouts, Marketing, Membership|

With recruitment season in high gear and the opportunity to invite more families to join the Scouting program, here are some recruitment tips your Scouts, parents and unit can use to help create awareness about Scouting in your local community.  Check back as more Recruitment Tips are posted.

Letter to LDS Families and Friends

By | 2018-09-12T09:50:52+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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 [...]

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.