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Posts by Hayley Cordaro

Florida Sea Base Volunteer Development Conferences Planned for January

Join us in the beautiful Florida Keys to learn with experienced and informed Scouters with ample time to enjoy the climate and beauty of the Keys at the Florida Sea Base! The courses being offered include: January 7-13: The Council/District Training Committee The Conference on Education for Advancement Administrators (CEAA) Strengthening Your Leadership Team January 14-20:…

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Bass Pro Shops Hosts Boy Scouts of America Month in September

  Bass Pro Shops is hosting Boy Scouts of America Month at all U.S. locations this September. Throughout the month, Bass Pro Shops will promote Boy Scouts of America, offer merit badge classes, and provide opportunities to raise funds for Scouting projects. This is the eighth year Bass Pro Shops has recognized the Scouts with a…

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Boy Scouts of America and Polaris Invite 2017 National Jamboree Attendees to Be the First to Experience Off-Road Vehicle Program and Safety Training at the New Polaris OHV Center for Excellence

Polaris OHV Center for Excellence will welcome 40,000 Scouts, volunteers, and staff to learn how to ride ATVs the right way, the safe way, while respecting the environment Irving, Texas (July 27, 2017) – The Boy Scouts of America and Polaris Industries, the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles (ORVs), debut the opening of the Polaris OHV Center…

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Why I Hope My Boys Will Always Be In Scouting

Story contributed by Taylor Olmstead, Marketing Coordinator at the Atlanta Area Council on behalf of Erin Stolle, Cub Scout mom and volunteer. This past week was exhausting. It was hot. It was dirty. It will likely be one of my favorite weeks of this summer. I spent this past week as a den guide for Cub Scout…

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Why Volunteers Remain Involved in Scouting

  Scoutmaster Mike Mikulski of Western Springs leads Troop 19 during a first aid lesson. (Photo credit: Jon Langham / Pioneer Press) Boy Scouts of America volunteers play a critical role in helping to deliver Scouting programs that build character, leadership, and integrity in thousands of youth members across the country. Every Scouting volunteer – from a…

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6 Secrets for Recruiting Scouting Volunteers

Story contributed by J0hn Hovanesian, M.D. who is chairman of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Council. The number one challenge faced by leaders of youth-serving organizations is having too little help from other parents. But why do some organizations seem to have no shortage of volunteers, and meetings and campouts always run smoothly? Here…

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How to Experience the Wilderness Adventure of a Lifetime

Are you ready to thrive in subzero temperatures and trek across the winter wilderness? What about paddle across acres of meandering rivers while reveling in the natural beauty of the Great North Woods? If you said yes, you’re in luck because Northern Tier is offering a lottery that will give you a chance to visit the Northern Tier…

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Three Eagle Scout Brothers Earn All Merit Badges

Brothers John, Bradley, and Parker Trecha displaying their decorated merit badge sashes. (Photo credit: Jeff Trecha) Named “Scouting’s highest achievement,” the Eagle Scout rank is one of the most challenging and rare awards offered to Scouts before their 18th birthday. The accomplishment is so rare, in fact, only 6 percent of Scouts ascend to the…

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