Tag Archives: Council Journey to Excellence

By Jarom Shaver
Mar 20, 2017

Excellence in Life and All 138 Merit Badges – Neil Mayfield

Cornelius Mayfield, or Neil for short, does not shy away from hard work. In fact, he looks for it, and then he thrives in it. Just before his 17th birthday, Mayfield accomplished what very few Boy Scouts have ever or will ever accomplish. Mayfield finished all 138 merit badges.  “Neil has a natural inclination to achieve […]

By Darryl Alder
Jan 01, 2017

2017 Journey to Excellence Goals

Each year of the five year plan, officers of the Council determine five new areas of focus annually for the Journey to Excellence.  For 2017 these include: Fundraising (JTE 2): Increase council-generated net contributions in the Operating Fund over prior years. Going for Gold with 10% growth over prior three year average. Membership/youth growth (JTE 5): […]

By Darryl Alder
Mar 12, 2015

The Council’s Journey to Excellence 2014

How do you know whether your unit offers the best possible experience for the Scouts and Venturers you serve? You keep score. Well anyway, that’s what  Bryan Wendell, senior editor of Scouting and Eagles’ Call magazines, says and I agree. Today was our day of reckoning with the BSA in our Annual Council Charter Review. For the past five years, the […]