Proposed Eagle Scout Required Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Merit Badge Delayed

The introduction of the proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion merit badge is being delayed to allow for the careful consideration and evaluation of feedback received from a wide variety of commenters on the draft requirements. Until further notice, all Scouts working on the Eagle Scout rank should continue to use current rank requirements. Once the Eagle-required…

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Cub Leaders – Plan meetings that cover multiple ranks!

Den Leaders – are you working with Dens of different ranks? Looking to plan what advancement to work on? Pack Leaders – looking for themes for your next Pack meeting that covers multiple ranks? Check out this cool chart from the Atlanta Area Council that shows what themes can be used for meetings that apply…

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Recognize Leaders with Training Awards today

Dear Scouters, The scouting program has many opportunities for leaders to get recognized for the service they are providing to your Troop or Pack.   The process to get this recognition is not difficult.  By attending key training events and a tenure of service in a volunteer role along with completion of an application, leaders in…

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A new “On Demand” Life to Eagle Preview is now available all Scouts and Scouters online. In the past, this presentation would have only taken place in-person, in various locations throughout the council. Now, your Scouts can gain access to important resources as well as the necessary insight to make the Life to Eagle process as…

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What does Cub Scouting Look like this Fall?

Leaders – How are you planning for this fall? Starting around mid-March of 2020, in-person Den and Pack activities — including field trips and other visits to community resources — were suspended on account of the risk of transmission of Covid-19, under guidance and directives about physical distancing. At this time, we lack good information about…

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