Category: Membership

Scoutbook Expert to Present Training

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, from 8 to 10 p.m., members of the Patriots’ Path Council will have the opportunity to hear from a leading national expert on using Scoutbook. The live broadcast will feature Scott Fisher, the founder and

National Recruitment Webinar Planned July 9

A national recruitment webinar titled “Tech Hacks – Making BeAScout and Online Registration Work for You” will be presented Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 8 p.m. The webinar is for unit leaders, commissioners, council staff and anyone involved in welcoming more

Plan a Scavenger Hunt for Cub Scouts

Cub Scout leaders are facing some challenges in recruiting new Cub Scouts – the COVID-19 virus and the fee increase that National will apply starting on August 1, 2020. Also, as the bankruptcy case involving our national organization goes forward,

Membership Carnivals Coming Soon

In the past at this time of the year, everyone usually is finishing up their program year and preparing for the big summer break. Recruiting has always been an integral part of our service to the youth and our communities

SERV Program Recognizes Service

Patriots’ Path Council has established its own service awards program called SERV. The award is available to participants in all of the council’s programs – Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers, Explorers, leaders and parents – for all their hours of

Youth Membership Fees to Increase

The National Council, Boy Scouts of America’s Executive Board, at its annual business meeting, recently approved a youth membership increase that will be phased in over a three-year period. They also approved several increases to the national fee structure. Scouting

Virtual Membership Breakfasts Offered

Since we were not able to hold our membership breakfasts in person, volunteers from Patriots’ Path Council’s Membership Committee recorded their presentations on unit membership plans, recruiting resources and best practices, Webelos/AOL recruiting and Lions recruiting. Links to each presentation

Report Community Service Hours

Meaningful visible service projects show the community the value of Scouting and permit youth to learn leadership and demonstrate the Scouting spirit. Recording service hours enables Scouting to validate its contributions to youth and the community. Internally, it builds pride

Scouts BSA Brand Guidelines

As we come out of our current situation and reach out to recruit new youth, it’s important to remember that at all levels, from our members and volunteers to our professional staff, we take the brand and trademark rights of

Relationships Committee Seeks Members

Are you affiliated with a school, service club, religious organization or special needs group as well as Scouting? The Relationships Committee is looking for individuals who are passionate about these organizations as we look to build stronger and better relationships