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New Scouts BSA Brand Guidance Training

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

Scouts BSA Recruitment Resources

By |2018-11-13T11:44:35+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Marketing, Scouts BSA|

Looking for recruitment assets for Scouts BSA?  Good news -- we have gathered all the material and put it one easy to find place.  Check out all the resources to help you promote and recruit for your Scouts BSA troop.  https://michiganscouting.org/scoutsbsa-recruitment-resources/

Video Statement by Mike Surbaugh, Chief Scout Executive

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

Scouts BSA Branding Do’s and Don’ts

By |2018-11-09T10:21:11+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Family Scouting, Marketing, Scouts BSA|

In an effort to ensure consistent branding and messaging, we are asking that any promotional materials or communications created by units, districts and council volunteers and staff for external and internal distribution be sent to the MCC Marketing Team for review before being distributed. If you have materials to be reviewed, please contact Jane Parikh, [...]

KAPVIK Pilot Program

By |2018-11-06T06:06:04+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures, Scouts BSA, Training, Venturing|

The Kapvik pilot program is an official Northern Tier program aimed at bringing world class winter camping opportunities to more scouts than ever before. Kapvik will be held at Gerber Scout Reservation and Owasippe Scout Reservation near Muskegon Michigan over four weekends including: Holiday Stay Dec 27, 2018 – Jan 1, 2019 Session 1 Jan [...]

What is Scouts BSA?

By |2018-11-02T06:06:57+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Council News, Family Scouting, Scouts BSA|

For the first time in its 100+ year history, the iconic program of the Boy Scouts of America will be open to young women. Scouts BSA is a year-round program for boys and girls in fifth grade through high school that provides fun, adventure, learning, challenge, and responsibility to help them become the best version [...]

Scouts BSA – Implementation Details

By |2018-10-03T21:15:17+00:00October 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 [...]

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.