Tag Archives: unauthorized activities

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Jul 07, 2015

A Closer Look at the New LDS Scouting Handbook—Part 3

THREE NEW SECTIONS ADDED TO THE 2015 SCOUTING HANDBOOK This is Part 3 of a three part series. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 by clicking on these links 8.20 Official Scouting Activities and Unauthorized Activities An “official Scouting activity” is an activity that is consistent with the established programs, values, charter, bylaws, […]

By Darryl Alder
Apr 06, 2015

Tour Plans for Dummies Chapter 5

Sat­ur­day, April 1st, 2017, the Tour and Activ­i­ty Plan was dis­con­tin­ued. As part of the announce­ment, BSA stat­ed: “The Scout­ing pro­gram, as con­tained in our hand­books and lit­er­a­ture, inher­ent­ly inte­grates safe­ty con­sid­er­a­tions. How­ev­er, no pol­i­cy or pro­ce­dure will replace the review and vig­i­lance of trust­ed adults and lead­ers at the point of pro­gram exe­cu­tion.”  Get details here  […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Aug 05, 2014

General Health and Safety FAQs

Every Summer the phones at our Scout Service Centers with safety questions. The most common can be answered here: Annual Health and Medical Record, tour and activity plan, shooting sports program. But here are several others we often get: Age-Appropriate Guidelines Q. Can Scouts use zip lines? A. Zip-lining is considered age-appropriate for Venturing-age youth […]