Tag Archives: 411 Program Update

By Boy Scouts of America
Dec 30, 2015

Preparing for the New Boy Scout Rank Requirements

BSA’s 411 Program Updates are nearly all in place except for Boy Scouting, which makes its final changes in January 2016. Of course, the first things you will notice are the new rank requirements. These were introduced last May but take full effect on January 1st ; Scouts joining on or after Jan. 1, 2016 MUST use the new requirements. Boys […]

By Pualani Graham
Oct 22, 2015

Things Are a Changin’—Transitioning to the 2016 Boy Scout Requirements

The new 2016 Boy Scout Requirements are coming and WE ALL need to be ready for them.  I have been contemplating the best way to get the word down to each individual unit.  I’ve tried a couple of things, including contacting the District Advancement Chairs in each district.  And then I sent an email out […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Jun 24, 2015

Boy Scout Program Update

In November of 2009, over seventy‐five volunteers and national staff came together  to listen to child development experts, authors and youth program operators to discuss “What Today’s Youth Want and Need.”  Sponsored by then Chief Scout Executive Bob Mazucca, this meeting set the stage for what would become Goal 411 of the 2011‐2015 National Strategic Plan. In […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Apr 21, 2015

Cub Scout Training Update

Exciting training news and updates related to the new Cub Scouting program: Updated Cub Scouting Position-Specific In-Person Training Guides Available Now! The training guides for Den Leader, Cubmaster/Assistant Cubmaster and Pack Committee (Pack Committee Challenge) have been updated to reflect the new Cub Scouting program and are now available on the adult training page of […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Feb 04, 2015

Cub Scout 411 Roundtable: Advancement

This article is second in a series of program updates from the 411 Task Force. These include: January—Program Support for Den Leaders February—Advancement March—Program Planning April—New Pack Meeting Plans May—Aquatic Adventures June—Campfire Programs July—Resources for Packs and Den Leaders These subjects will also be presented in Cub Scout Roundtables each month. February Overview Advancement is one of the […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Jan 05, 2015

Cub Scout 411 Roundtable: Program Support for Den Leaders

This article is first in a series of program updates from the 411 Task Force. These include: January—Program Support for Den Leaders February—Advancement March—Program Planning April—New Pack Meeting Plans May—Aquatic Adventures June—Campfire Programs July—Resources for Packs and Den Leaders These subjects will also be presented in Cub Scout Roundtables each month. January Overview On June 1, 2015, the new Cub Scout […]