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Don Shepard Interview – Michigan Business Network

By | 2018-12-06T13:58:37+00:00 December 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 [...]

New Scouts BSA Brand Guidance Training

By | 2018-12-05T18:39:22+00:00 December 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 [...]

Video Statement by Mike Surbaugh, Chief Scout Executive

By | 2018-11-12T10:18:12+00:00 November 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 [...]

Online Registration Update

By | 2018-11-08T07:22:48+00:00 November 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 [...]

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.

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.