Tag Archives: Mentor

By Utah National Parks Council
May 20, 2016

Influential Women in Scouting 2016 Recipients

There are many women in Scouting working to help boys grow up to be honorable and valiant men.  Some of these women, through their devotion and talent, become mentors and guides for those of us who see how very important this work is and want to make a real difference.  Every year the Utah National […]

By Andy Gibbons
Apr 28, 2016

Set Up a Regular Cycle of Mentoring Activities

This is part 8 of a 12-part blog series that explores mentoring skills and principles for adults serving teacher and priest-age boys (14-18): Principle #1: Know the youth and care about them Principle #2: Check your Ethics Principle #3: Prepare To Be A Mentor Principle #4: Provide a Model of Leadership Principle #5: Form A […]

By Andy Gibbons
Jan 21, 2016

Varsity Scout Leaders Day Book Day 5: Adult Support

The Task:  Learn about your adult support system. You are not alone in this important Coaching task you have accepted. You are joined by other adults who will help you carry out the work. This should be good news. You also have the boys themselves who will be taking a lot of responsibility for leading. Thismeans that you do not do everything yourself. Coaches who try, fail […]