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Video Statement by Mike Surbaugh, Chief Scout Executive

By |2018-11-12T10:18:12-04:00November 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 |2018-11-08T07:22:48-04:00November 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 |2018-10-11T17:30:29-04:00October 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

Membership Growth

By |2018-10-03T06:18:04-04:00October 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 |2018-10-02T11:28:19-04:00October 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 |2018-09-30T06:56:47-04:00September 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 [...]

Recruitment Tip

By |2018-09-15T07:52:43-04:00September 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.

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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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