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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 [...]

Tips and Tools for Preparing for Fall Recruitment

By |2019-08-09T19:39:49-04:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Membership, Scouts BSA, Unit Management Tools|

In 1907, Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement, devised the Scout motto: Be Prepared. He wanted young people to have the tools to face challenges. With that in mind, our goal is to be able to help our fellow executives to be prepared for a successful membership campaign this fall. Councils refer to Join Scouting [...]

New Scoutbook features for Den Leaders Now Available

By |2019-07-30T15:28:22-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Unit Management Tools|

Scoutbook is making it easier than ever to prepare for den meetings and ensure consistent program delivery through new features for den leaders! These tools streamline content and advancement processes so den leaders can focus on making Scouting come to life for Cub Scouts. https://help.scoutbook.com/article-categories/cubs/

Upgrades to Internet Advancement

By |2019-06-30T14:25:49-04:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Advancement, Council News, Program Updates, Unit Management Tools|

Good news for unit leaders who use Internet Advancement to track their Scouts’ progress along the Scouting trail. The BSA has introduced an array of upgrades designed to make your life easier. The improvements make inputting advancement updates faster, allow leaders to search advancement history in a snap and give Scouters more control over printable [...]

The Cub Scouter Newsletter

By |2019-06-30T07:49:59-04:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Council News, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Program Updates, Unit Management Tools|

Check out The Cub Scouter newsletter for everything Cub Scouting in the Michigan Crossroads Council.  This newsletter contains important and valuable information for Cub Scout leaders and families.   Each monthly edition will be delivered to your inbox.  You can also receive it to your phone by texting MCCSCOUTS to 555888

Internet Advancement 2.0 is Here

By |2019-05-25T08:26:50-04:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Advancement, Council News, Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Unit Management Tools, Venturing|

The new tool to quickly input advancement data, Internet Advancement 2.0 (previously known as Scoutbook Lite) is now live. This free solution replaces the previous Internet Advancement platform, which will be retired (for all programs except Exploring) on June 10, 2019. Internet Advancement 2.0 will feature a clean, new user interface and will be optimized to [...]

Put Your Scout Unit on Google Search

By |2019-06-30T07:34:40-04:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Marketing, Membership, Scouts BSA, Unit Management Tools, Venturing|Tags: , |

Do you know that the highest Google Search term is "Find ______[BLANK]_____ near me?" If someone was looking for a Cub Scout Pack, Scouts BSA Troop or Venturing Crew near them, would they find you and would your unit appear in the Google Search? Check out this video tutorial to help your unit [...]

New Scoutbook Help Knowledge Base

By |2019-04-10T19:07:43-04:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Scoutbook, Unit Management Tools|

Looking for help guides and videos for Scoutbook just got easier! BSA IT and the SUAC have just launched the new Scoutbook help knowledge base. Located at http://help.scoutbook.com the knowledge base has all the previous SUAC guides and videos and even more information! It has an extensive search feature and also has topics arranged by [...]

Scoutbook Update

By |2019-01-20T16:56:45-04:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Membership, Scoutbook, Unit Management Tools|

SSO (Single Sign On) Issues – Self Help The following is from BSA IT Scoutbook Developers: With some new changes to our SSO linking process, we made a few modifications that will help you manage your profiles a lot more easily. Here are some common scenarios we have seen and solutions for the same! 1) [...]

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 [...]

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.