Fwd: How the BSA is strengthening Scouting in diverse communities

posted Nov 4, 2015, 7:15 PM by Chicora District   [ updated Nov 4, 2015, 7:15 PM ]

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Scouting Wire Volunteer Newsletter for 11/4/2015
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Check out these 5 can't-miss stories for November 4, 2015, and then share your favorites with your Scouting team!

From the Chief: Guest Blogger Ponce Durán Discusses Strengthening Scouting in Diverse Communities

Recently, I shared my thoughts on how to grow Scouting in America and make the program accessible to all youth. One way to do so is to strengthen Scouting’s connection to diverse cultures and communities. 

Gearing up for #GivingTuesday – December 1, 2015

The BSA has a proven track record of shaping youth into people of outstanding character – people who understand the meaning of accountability and the importance of servant leadership. On #GivingTuesday, December 1, 2015, we’re continuing that record by helping Scouts become the leaders of the future. 

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9 Things to Know About Interactive Digital Merit Badge Pamphlets

You’ve heard about the arrival of the new interactive digital merit badge pamphlets, but now maybe you have a few questions regarding what makes these new digital versions better than print. With your questions and comments in mind, we’ve compiled a list of nine perks and basic FYI’s that’ll give you the bigger picture. 

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How Scouts Helped Shape the History of Aviation

November is National Aviation History Month. That’s a whole month focused on the amazing achievements the United States has made in the development of aviation. And when you consider the impact Scouts have had on aviation history, we have a lot to celebrate this month.
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Scouting for Food Spreads Goodwill Through Good Turns

Every year when the weather turns cold, Scouting for Food heats up.  That’s the council-run food-collection drive that benefits local communities.  Here’s how it works: Councils set their own dates for Scouting for Food. Most hold their drives on back-to-back weekends some time between November and March.
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What This Scout Is Saying to Encourage Others to Join Scouting
You know the positive impact Scouting has on youth - but what do the Scouts have to say about it? Head to Scouting Wire to find out. 
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