Category Archives: For Parents

Cub Scout World Conservation
By Annaleis Smith
Mar 24, 2015

Cub Scouting and Service

Cub Scouting and Service.  Hopefully those are two words that go together often.  Cub Scouts are taught that it’s good to give service and in the new Cub Scout program that is even more true.   In another article about Cub Scouting and Faith in God, my friend Julia wrote about how well the new […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Mar 23, 2015

Recruiting New Unit Commissioners

The new-unit commissioner is one of the key players in our process for starting and sustaining new units. (See the Unit Performance Guide p. 24.) Effective recruiting is essential to effective unit service. We intuitively understand that a “servant’s heart” is an asset every commissioner should have. Specific unit service positions may require other skills. For […]

By Darryl Alder
Mar 17, 2015

Paddle. Portage. Get Paid!

You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. You’ll make a difference in someone’s life.   Northern Tier is a National High Adventure Program of the Boy Scouts of America with locations in Ely, MN, Atikokan, ON, and Bissett, MB. We offer 6-14 day, fully outfitted, guided, wilderness canoe treks for Scouts, Venturers, and Leaders. Northern Tier […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
May 16, 2014

Reaffirming Safety Guidelines for Activities

May 15, 2014 the LDS Church sent this letter and guidelines (see below the letter)  to it’s church leaders: Following are general guidelines for planning activities for members, especially children, youth, and young single adults. Additional guidelines and policies are found in chapter 13, “Activities,” of Handbook 2: Administering the Church and at General […]