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UPDATE: FAQ’s – Background Check Authorization Form

By |2019-10-10T05:37:38-04:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Membership, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

We have received several calls and emails about the message sent yesterday regarding the authorizations for criminal background checks.  Thanks to all who have offered feedback and suggestions.   Please visit our FAQ's regarding the Background Check Authorization Form and Disclosures. Frequently Asked Questions

Please Read: Background Check Disclosure and Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization

By |2019-10-08T06:19:45-04:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

Dear Scouting Leaders: You were to have received an email recently from the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America regarding the Background Check Disclosure and Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization documents. The Additional Disclosures and Background Check Authorization form must be completed and turned in to your unit leadership to be turned in with the unit's annual recharter. As a registered adult [...]

MiScouter Weekly – October 5

By |2019-10-05T13:20:07-04:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

This week's issue of MiScouter Weekly is here. Check it out for all the latest news and program happenings across the Michigan Crossroads Council. Like and share this with your Scouts, parents, and leaders. http://bit.ly/MiScouterWeekly View Past Issues

MiScouter Weekly – October 5

By |2019-10-05T09:33:26-04:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Council News, Cub Scouts, News, Newsletter, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Youth Protection|

This week's issue of MiScouter Weekly is here. Check it out for all the latest news and program happenings across the Michigan Crossroads Council. Like and share this with your Scouts, parents, and leaders. http://bit.ly/MiScouterWeekly View Past Issues

#IAMASCOUT Photo Contest

By |2019-09-25T20:28:53-04:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Marketing, Membership, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

Submit your best Scouting photos and stories. I am a Scout. Four simple, yet powerful words that say to world “I love this program and am proud to be in it”. Maybe it’s the friends you made, the skills you’ve learned, the adventures you’ve been on, or the challenges you’ve overcome that helped you find your [...]

UPDATED SAFETY MOMENT: Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

By |2019-09-24T04:51:05-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

UPDATED SAFETY MOMENT:  Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Bureau of Laboratories has confirmed Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in an adult resident of Calhoun County. Eight cases of EEE have now been confirmed in residents of Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, and Van Buren counties, including three deaths. [...]

UPDATED SAFETY MOMENT: Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

By |2019-09-24T04:50:29-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, News, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

UPDATED SAFETY MOMENT:  Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Bureau of Laboratories has confirmed Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in an adult resident of Calhoun County. Eight cases of EEE have now been confirmed in residents of Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, and Van Buren counties, including three deaths. [...]

An Important Message from the Chief Scout Executive

By |2019-09-19T11:51:55-04:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Districts, Membership, Scouts BSA, Unit Management Tools, Venturing|

From the Office of the Chief Scout Executive — As we evaluate the growing cost of delivering the Scouting program, a vision team of volunteers and staff from across the country is considering the best way forward that will likely require us to implement a national membership fee increase for youth members and adult leaders as [...]

An Important Message from the Chief Scout Executive

By |2019-09-19T11:25:39-04:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Membership, News, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

From the Office of the Chief Scout Executive -- As we evaluate the growing cost of delivering the Scouting program, a vision team of volunteers and staff from across the country is considering the best way forward that will likely require us to implement a national membership fee increase for youth members and adult leaders as [...]

Got a Cool Outing Planned? Boys’ Life Wants to Know!

By |2019-09-01T16:32:08-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Scouts BSA|

If you have any cool outings planned this fall, Boys' Life magazine wants to know! You can tell us what's in the works here: https://boyslife.org/contact-us/outings Is your unit going on a great fishing trip? Or maybe you’re taking an awesome trek in the mountains or a cool dive under the sea? Whatever your adventure, Boys’ Life might want to [...]

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.