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An Update from the Michigan Crossroads Council

By |2019-07-09T19:29:49-04:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Cub Scouts, Districts, Family Scouting, Membership, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Youth Protection|

Dear Scouting Friends: The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America (the "National Council (BSA)") has confirmed that a Youth Protection oriented segment that was expected to run on the TODAY Show tomorrow (July 10th) has been postponed and that a new air date has yet to be confirmed.  As the nature of content could change in the interim, [...]

Theme and logo for 2021 National Jamboree Revealed

By |2019-06-01T05:00:01-04:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Activities, National Jamboree, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

Scouting instills confidence, helping young people discover they can achieve more than they thought possible. That’s the uplifting message behind the logo and theme for the 2021 National Jamboree, which the BSA announced today. Using Scouting’s highest-profile gathering to deliver a distinct thematic message signals a bold new approach for National Jamborees. It ensures that [...]

The Adventure Plan (TAP) Resource

By |2019-05-30T21:08:06-04:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Outdoor Adventures, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Training, Venturing|

The Adventure Plan (TAP) is a tool to guide unit leaders—Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts— through all stages of Adventure planning. Outdoor adventure is a key element of youth development in the Boy Scouts of America programs. Just as young people grow, learn and mature in a continuing progression of experience so, too, do the [...]

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 [...]

Take the Weather Safety Quiz

By |2019-04-30T06:24:53-04:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Venturing|

Taking your Pack or Troop Camping?  How prepared are you for the weather? Take this safety quiz and find out.  Every leader should complete Hazardous Weather training at my.scouting.org https://scoutingmagazine.org/2019/03/safetyquiz

KAPVIK Pilot Program

By |2018-11-06T06:06:04-04:00November 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 [...]

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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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