By Darryl Alder
Aug 30, 2019

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Why Should Churches Charter Units with BSA? (Part 3)

Scouting Provides Age-Appropriate Youth Ministry for the Whole Family

Scouting offers churches three distinct age-appropriate youth ministry programs but serves the whole family at the same time.

1-Knowing your market 
• Finding Charter Partners 
– Churches 
– Civic Organizations 
– Educational Partners
• Finding Youth 
2-Making sales calls 
• Closing the Deal
• Delivering to Families
3-Building your unit (packs, 
troops, and crews) 
•  Recruiting Youth
• Unit Operations 
• Selecting Leaders 
• Leader Training 
• The role of Parents 
• Funding Your Unit 
4- Growing your units 
• Quality Commissioner Service 
• Spring/Fall Recruiting
• Social Media Tool for Marketing

<<Outreach Opportunities     |     Growing Church Leaders>>

Author: Darryl Alder is a retired career Scouter with more than 30 years of service. However, his pride in Scouting is his volunteer service as an Associate Advisor, Varsity Scout Coach, Scoutmaster, Cubmaster, Chartered Organization Representative, and Commissioner. He currently serves on the Utah National Parks Council Executive Board and is a Scouting Ambassador.

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