Category: Program

Learning For Life: January Newsletter is Out

The January issue of the Learning for Life newsletter has been published and is now available online. In this issue, you can read more about Distinguished Council Award due dates, 2015 Growth Kits, 2015 Law Enforcement Exploring Academies, and more.

Webcasts on New Cub Scouting Program to be Held January 17

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A new Cub Scouting program is launching June 1, 2015, that will be more fun and exciting for boys, and easier to implement for unit leaders. To ensure you are ready to make the transition, a series of webcasts will

OA Establishes Centurion Award as Part of Centennial Celebration

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As part of the Order of the Arrow’s centennial anniversary, the Centurion Award has been made available for local lodges to submit nominations. The Centurion Award aims to highlight “Hometown Heroes,” or Arrowmen who have meaningfully contributed to the forming,

Exploring and LFL Certification Now Available—Meet the First Recipients

Interested in the Learning for Life and Exploring certifications? Professionals of all tenures and titles can choose to attend one or both of the Exploring and Learning for Life Curriculum Based certification courses offered throughout the country. The BSA and

2015 BSA Kindred Meeting to be Held Feb. 3 in New Orleans

The BSA is hosting its 2015 Kindred meeting on Tuesday, February 3, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside as part of the American Camp Association National Conference. The BSA Kindred meeting is a gathering of anyone interested in learning more

2017 Jamboree Theme, Logo Invite Members to ‘Live Scouting’s Adventure’

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Although it seems like the 2013 National Scout Jamboree just wrapped up, the official theme and logo for the next jamboree—planned for July 19-28, 2017—have been released. The 2017 theme, “Live Scouting’s Adventure,” symbolizes the adventurous spirit and exciting high-adventure

Have Questions About Venturing Program Changes? We Have Answers

With the release of the new program updates, there are lots of questions regarding the Venturing program. Here are a few answers to the most commonly asked queries … Training: There is now training for Crew advisors and the Crew

LFL Newsletter: November Issue Is Out!

The November issue of Learning for Life newsletter has been published and is now available online. In this issue, you can read more about the 2013 Learning for Life Annual Report, preparing for year-end, and information on how to order

NCAP Updates: Annual COPE/Climbing Inspections, Zip Line Regulations Reminders

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The BSA’s National Camp Accreditation Program (NCAP) require professional challenge course inspections each year. To help reduce the cost of these inspections and to bring consistency to the process, councils in some regions have banded together to contract group inspections by

2015 National Camping School Dates Announced

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The 2015 National Camping School informational brochure is now available online. National Camping School provides adults with training needed to operate council camps. These key staff members will, in turn, train and supervise other staff personnel in your council camping