The recent National Meeting of the Boy Scouts of America dropped a few newsworthy bombshells that’ll get out to everyone soon, but here is a quick summary of what we’ve heard. Continue reading “Changes coming that will affect everyone”
A round-up of pertinent topics this month:
Charter renewal time, again
Like Groundhog Day, rechartering comes around every year and like it or not, we have to deal with it. Online membership applications along with Internet Rechartering 2.0 have made the process considerably smoother, but you still need to be organized in order to get it done on time.
The way to get started is to confirm that your membership roster, as shown in the Roster Manager for your unit on my.scouting.org, is accurate. Continue reading “News & Notes – October 2022”
This month’s Scouting topics to be aware of:
Inviting new members to join your unit
It’s easy to invite new members to join. You can send them a link to follow, which will take them directly to register for your pack or troop. Just sign in to my.scouting.org, click Menu, then your unit number. Click Invitation Manager, then Copy URL. Paste this URL into your invitation email, and the prospective member will be taken to your registration page where the national (and, in most councils, local) registration fees will be collected. Note that starting in October, fees are also collected for the following year so you won’t need to collect again when you recharter.
And don’t forget to promptly follow up on leads that are generated from your “pin”. The unit Key 3 will get daily reminder e-mails when unanswered inquiries are pending. Continue reading “News & Notes, November 2021”
Information you need to know this month:
Online rechartering changes
Internet rechartering, version 2, is here. It’s more straightforward than the previous system. It works through the existing my.scouting portal. Unit Key 3 have access, and there’s no access code needed. Documents can be uploaded into the system.Â Payment can be made online, and the chartered organization representative can approve the recharter application online. The Key 3 can Continue reading “News & Notes, October 2021”