Tag Archives: social media certification

By Maloree Anderson
Jun 27, 2016

What is the Social Media Certification and Why Should I Do It?

Two words: Social Media. As one of the top forms of communication these days, in one way or another you have been exposed to it. Whether you have your own personal profile, or you join in on your friend’s selfie that they posted, or even just watching the news. You cannot avoid the social networking […]

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 Darryl Alder
Feb 27, 2015

New Social Media Certification for Scouts and Leaders

It’s an exciting time to be part of the BSA for many reasons, not least of which is social media. Every day current and past Scouts and Scouters connect to share their interests. At the same time those interested in participating in Scouting look in through the window of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube at what’s up: Packs show off […]