Tag Archives: cyberspace safety

By Melany Gardner
May 15, 2015

Adopt a Troop Tech Policy Based on the Scout Law

Technology and Scouting are two words that seem to be in conflict one with one another. We imagine that Scouting is supposed to take a young man away from his devices and into the great outdoors—you know, to build fires, sleep under the stars—manly stuff. To make this happen, some troops forbid smart devices and […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Apr 13, 2015

Two-deep Leadership in Cyberspace?

Scouting’s Barriers to Abuse apply in cyberspace: Youth Protection policies extend into cyberspace. There should be no one-on-one online or digital activities (games, social media, etc.) or electronic communications. Leaders should include or copy a parent or another leader in all online communications, ensuring no one-on-one contact exists in text, social media or other forms of […]