BSA has taken steps recently to ensure that all registered leaders receive training in youth protection.
After a century developing the nation’s premier youth program, finally there are provisions to help ensure that many of the adults who deal with youth know the rules that we are expected to follow to keep our children safe from abuse. Continue reading “Youth protection in the forefront”
We interrupt the summer camp discussion to talk a bit about the new Cub program, Fast Tracks, that goes into effect nationally this fall, and specifically to talk about the training that leaders can expect to receive. Continue reading “Training for the new Cub program”
In the first two parts of this series, we talked about the troop committee’s function in helping the troop and its scouts get ready for the annual trip to summer camp. Now it’s time to put it all together for the actual summer camp week. Continue reading “Getting ready for summer camp, part 3”
In the first part of this topic, we talked about steps the troop committee can take to help the troop prepare for summer camp. Let’s continue with a few more things the committee needs to make sure happen prior to camp. Continue reading “Getting ready for summer camp, part 2”
Summer camp is coming soon and your Scouts are getting registered, your troop meetings should be centered around preparations, and your Scoutmaster and assistants should be helping Scouts choose which merit badges they will work on while at camp. How does your troop committee help the troop get ready for camp? Continue reading “Getting ready for summer camp, part 1”