Program Updates

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2019 Guide to Awards and Insignia

By |2019-03-17T18:30:47-04:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Advancement, Council News, Program Updates|Tags: , , , |

Just released. Here is your resource for everything awards and insignia.  Download this resource guide for the latest information. Download Guide

Youth Protection Training Update – March 1

By |2019-03-01T12:56:02-04:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Scouting Safely|

Youth Protection Training Update: The updated online and facilitator-led (face to face) Y01 Youth Protection Training has been released. Updates include a new learning plan, as well as a Spanish-translated version of the training. If you HAVE already completed Y01 Youth Protection Training you DO NOT have to retake the training with the March 1, [...]

Guide to Safe Scouting Updated

By |2019-02-11T10:10:35-04:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Scouting Safely|

The Guide to Safe Scouting has been updated and is now live as both a pdf for download (dated January 2019), or the HTML version. https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/34416.pdf UPDATES - Updated language throughout to reference “Scouts BSA” rather than “Boy Scouts.” - Youth Protection and Adult Leadership Clarified language in the Adult Supervision and Accommodations sections. - [...]

New Den Chief Online Training Available

By |2019-01-18T10:15:42-04:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Program Updates, Scouts BSA, Training|

Announcing the new online Den Chief Training. The new online Den Chief training is now available for Scouts who are registered in Troops, Crews and Ships. The new online course identifies den chief responsibilities and tasks along with describing the den chief’s relationship with supporting Den Leaders and how it relates to the den chief’s activities [...]

New Eagle Scout Project Workbook Released

By |2019-01-04T20:41:04-04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Advancement, Program Updates|

Advancement Update:  A revised Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook for 2019 has been posted and is available from http://bit.ly/2QlFjN3 under the Rank Advancement category. The content is basically unchanged and revised to reflect gender-neutrality.

BSA Safety Moments

By |2018-12-28T12:53:40-04:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Scouting Safely|

It just takes a moment to make your pack, troop or crew a little bit safer. With its Safety Moments, covering a range of topics from acute mountain sickness to zip lines, the Boy Scouts of America’s Health and Safety team hopes to make Scouting an even safer place, one page at a time. “These are [...]

Scoutbook Single Sign On (SSO) FAQ’s

By |2018-12-21T07:17:14-04:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Unit Management Tools|

Q. What is Single Sign On (SSO)?   A. Single Sign On helps you to logon in one application and switch to another application with the same identity (the same username and password). With SSO, you can use one set of login credentials (username and password) to access multiple applications. The service authenticates the end user for all the [...]

Journey to Excellence

By |2018-12-09T09:11:23-04:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Program Updates|

Scouting’s Journey to Excellence is the BSA’s planning, performance, and recognition program designed to encourage and reward the success of our units, districts and councils. It is meant to encourage excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA. Journey to Excellence, often shortened to JTE, is a self-evaluation tool that lets unit leaders [...]

World Jamboree Scholarships

By |2018-10-18T06:35:46-04:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Program Updates|

Want to attend the #ScoutJamboree, but need some financial assistance?We have opened a second round of scholarships to help get YOU there! These scholarships are open to scouts age 14-26 that applied after July 31st. For more details and to apply go to: http://bit.ly/2Evs240

Scouts BSA – Implementation Details

By |2018-10-03T21:15:17-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Scouts BSA|

On February 1, 2019, the Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting girls into Scouts BSA. One of the characteristics of Scouting—for over a hundred years—is that no matter when you join, however long you stay, or the rank you attain, the Scouting experience prepares you for life. And for some, the pinnacle of their [...]

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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.