Category: Leadership & Gov.

Help Spread the Word About Voice of the Scout Survey

On October 7, thousands of Scouts, parents, volunteers, and chartered organizations received the fall edition of the BSA Voice of the Scout survey. Voice of the Scout is designed to measure the value of Scouting in our community and to

Esquire Asks, ‘Are There Still Boy Scouts?’ in Profile of Dr. Robert Gates

Dr Gates Featured

In the October edition of Esquire magazine, writer Mike Sager profiles our national president, Dr. Robert M. Gates, and the Boy Scouts of America. Click on the link above to go to the site for the full story, which is

Join Some of the Industry’s Top Leaders at the BSA Sustainability Summit

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The BSA’s 2014 Sustainability Summit at the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia on Oct. 27-30 is fast approaching. This platform will enable you to create a unique sustainability vision that can help you grow your membership, raise more money, and

New Unit Sales Kit and Chartered Organization Resource Guide Now Available

A New-Unit Sales Kit called “Strengthening Your Organization Through Scouting” and the Chartered Organization Resource Guide have both been redeveloped for use by local councils to focus specifically on properly researching, planning, and making productive visits to multiple prospective chartered

Register Now for the 2014 Sustainability Summit

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Join us October 27-30, 2014 at the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia to discover how to leverage the BSA’s sustainability efforts and inspire your council’s youth, staff, and alumni. In addition to the main conference, we are holding a special

Register Now for Top Hands 2014: Aug. 20-22


This year, the professional leadership of the Boy Scouts of America will gather in Anaheim, California, Aug. 20-22. The main focus for this year’s Top Hands is: the Scouting experience. The experience that youth, families, volunteers, donors, and chartered organizations

CSE and Deputy CSE Discuss Experience-Oriented Scouting


Every employee and volunteer plays an important role in the development and delivery of life-changing experiences to our members. In this episode of The Buzz, listen to Chief Scout Executive Wayne Brock and Deputy Chief Scout Executive/COO Gary Butler discuss

Dr. Robert M. Gates Elected National President of the Boy Scouts of America


The Boy Scouts of America elected Dr. Robert M. Gates, former secretary of defense and former director of central intelligence, as the organization’s national president during the National Annual Meeting on May 22. In this volunteer role, Dr. Gates will

Meet the New Departments Under Experience-Oriented Scouting

An infographic has been developed to help illustrate the role of the six new National Council departments and how they support our goal of Experience-Oriented Scouting. The document also highlights other department leadership and what hasn’t changed under the reorganization.

JTE Leadership Hour: June 4 – Building Continuous Improvement Into the BSA

JTE Leadership Club Featured

As we become a more member-centric organization the most important first step is to listen to your current and future members. To ask yourself – “Are we doing what we are supposed to do, as well as what we said