Category: Leadership & Gov.

JTE Leadership Club: The STEM Experience – April 2

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This month’s JTE Leadership Club continues the series on experience-oriented Scouting through a closer look at how the BSA incorporates STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math into our programs. STEM is one of the fastest growing areas of interest requested by

JTE Leadership Hour to Showcase Members’ Digital Experience: March 5

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The March JTE Leadership Hour takes a deep dive into the rapidly evolving world of our members’ digital experience. Please join Gary Butler, deputy chief scout executive, and our Marketing Team for a revealing look at trends in digital behavior,

Chief’s Corner: Aim High

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The latest post on the Chief’s Corner, the official blog of Chief Scout Executive Wayne Brock, shares a story of encouraging youth to raise the bar on their personal goals and expectations. How do you encourage people you work with

Dr. Robert M. Gates To Serve as National President-Elect

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The BSA National Executive Board has elected former Secretary of Defense and former CIA Director Dr. Robert M. Gates to the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America. Dr. Gates will serve as a member of the board’s

Chief’s Corner: A Venturer’s Story

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A recent post on the official blog of Chief Scout Executive Wayne Brock shares the story of Venturing Crew 225, which partnered with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for a unique fundraising opportunity. By salvaging scrap metal from a

Chief’s Corner: Taking Scouting to the Inner City

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The latest post on the Chief’s Corner, the official blog of Chief Scout Executive Wayne Brock, highlights an inner-city Scouting program in Buffalo, New York. Troop 139 shows that you don’t need to head out to the country to experience

BSA Announces Membership Fee Increase for 2014

The BSA is increasing its membership fee from $15 to $24 per year for all registered Scouts and adults effective January 1, 2014. For those who join after the beginning of the year, the fee will be prorated at $2

Chief’s Corner: Learn What You Can Do to Help Prevent Bullying This School Year

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The latest post on the Chief’s Corner, the official blog of Chief Scout Executive Wayne Brock, covers a topic that may hit home with the Scouts in your council: bullying. Scouting’s values make it clear that bullying is not tolerated—both

Find Out What’s on Wayne’s Mind at New ‘Chief’s Corner’ Blog

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Chief Scout Executive Wayne Brock has launched the “Chief’s Corner” blog (www.bsachief.com) to discuss his thoughts on a range of issues important to the Scouting movement—from the upcoming jamboree, to service to the community, to what the future holds. The

Incident Reporting Is Crucial to Running Safe Camps

The summer camp season is upon us, so it’s an important time to remember how important incident reporting is to the organization. As our Key 3 has stated in the BSA Commitment to Safety, it is a good time to: Communicate