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New Policy Ensures Safe Use of Aquatics Play Structures

Innovative and creative aquatics play structures currently exist in many Scouting settings, with more councils and Scouting groups evaluating the More »

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Join the BSA Sustainability Road Trip

Road trips are as much a part of summer as barbecues and swimming pools. This year, the BSA invites you More »

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2013–2014 Camping Reports Due Sept. 30

The Camping Manager Tool is available for councils to report camping statistics for the past year. This will be the More »

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls Scott and Trek Bicycles

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has initiated a recall on Scott and Trek bicycles. Specifically, the front fork can More »

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Registration Open for 2015 World Scout Jamboree

(Adapted from Bryan on Scouting blog) Odds are 19 out of every 20 people you meet at the 2015 World More »

Congratulations to DOB Honor Graduates

Scouting U and the Westlake Campus are proud of all of our commissioned executives who have completed District Operations Basic (DOB). As part of this new course, students who excel in all aspects of becoming commissioned have the opportunity to

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

Seeking Applications for 2014-2015 BSA/NRA Youth Ambassador Program

Each year, the Boy Scouts of America searches for two youth to represent the program as NRA Youth Ambassadors. The National Rifle Association and the Boy Scouts of America have had a partnership in shooting sports programs for youth for

Finance Impact e-Letter: June 15 Issue Highlights New Annual Giving Level

The June 15 edition of the Finance Impact Department’s e-Letter has been published and is now available online. This edition highlights the new annual giving level, Sustaining Members. This new level recognizes donors who make a five-year commitment of at

2014 BSA Sustainability Summit: Oct. 27-30

Save the date for this year’s BSA Sustainability Summit, where you’ll learn best practices and practical solutions. Discover how to leverage the BSA’s sustainability efforts to raise capital, increase membership, identify volunteers, and inspire your youth, staff, and alumni. The

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

Congratulations to DOB Honor Graduates

Scouting U and the Westlake Campus are proud of all of our commissioned executives who have completed District Operations Basic (DOB). As part of this new course, students who excel in all aspects of becoming commissioned have the opportunity to

Lease Cars: 2012 GMC Terrain, 2012 Ford Edge

The National Council has the following lease vehicles for sale: 2012 Ford Edge Limited Approximate mileage: 64,129 Exterior color: Mineral Gray Metallic Interior color: Charcoal Black Asking Price: $20,339 Location: Peoria, Illinois Equipment/Features: 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine AM/FM stereo w/radio/My

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.