Tag Archives: program planning

By Ken Cluff
Nov 05, 2015

Make Varsity Scouting Effective for Your Teachers Quorum

The method of developing your Varsity Team program makes Varsity Scouting so effective for the Teacher age young men. It is a program designed by your young men to meet the interests and needs of the young men and carried out by the young men, all with your coaching, training and guidance from the back of the room. The elements of the programming method are in order: […]

By LDS-BSA Relationships
Feb 12, 2015

Using the Varsity Section of the LDS Youth Activities Website

Are you an LDS Varsity Scout coach or Team leader? Did you know there is a section of the new LDS Youth Activities website just for you? [There] you will find many exciting activity suggestions that advisers and youth leaders can choose from, to build an [action-packed] program centered on Varsity Scout principles and organization. The Varsity Scout program is based on leadership development. […]

By Maria Milligan
Jan 15, 2015

Making the Most out of the New Program Features: Part 2

Yesterday’s post about the new Program Features for Troops, Teams, and Crews covered preparing for the annual planning conference, including setting goals. This section will cover the conference itself, including a step by step plan for conducting the meeting. This annual planning conference will set the tone for your year, and can be a great chance for […]

By Maria Milligan
Jan 14, 2015

Making the Most out of the New Program Features: Part 1

This year has brought some exciting changes for your Scouts in the form of the new Program Features for Troops, Teams, and Crews: A Guide to Program Planning. This resource is not yet available online, but you can purchase a physical copy of Volumes 1 and 2. We introduced the basics of this new guide in an […]

By Darryl Alder
Nov 15, 2014

Using the New “Program Features for Troops, Teams and Crews”

We have been waiting for many months now, but it’s here: Volume 1 of Program Features for troops, Teams and Crews—a Guide to Program Planning. This compilation  has sixteen program features divided into six program groups, including these subjects: Outdoor Programs –  Camping –  Climbing and Rappelling –  Geocaching –  Hiking –  Outdoor Ethics – […]