Tag Archives: Varsity Scout Program Managers

By LDS-BSA Relationships
Sep 15, 2016

What I wish I knew as a Varsity Team Coach

Recently the LDS BSA Blog has run a series of posts on Varsity Scouting. I find them both useful and interesting. Our editorial team hopes so too. This most recent post by John P. Romney who serves as Stake YM first counselor in the Colleyville Texas Stake, offers three lessons he learned: Ensure that any chosen quarterly activity incorporates activities from […]

By Darryl Alder
Jun 16, 2016

The Captain and the Five Fields of Emphasis

This is part three of the online Varsity Vision—Team Coach Position Specific Training. Other sessions include: Varsity Scouting, a Tool for the Quorum Aims of Scouting and the Varsity Scout Program The Captain and the Five Fields of Emphasis Making an Annual Plan Executing the Annual Plan Planning Team Meetings Planning Team Events THE CAPTAIN AND THE FIVE […]

By Andy Gibbons
Jan 21, 2016

Varsity Scout Leaders Day Book Day 3: Youth Leaders

The Task: Get to know your Team leaders and their jobs. Your job is to train leadership in young men, because your Captain is the team’s leader; he calls the shots, while the coach is on the sidelines. Since we all learn things by doing them, your training program begins with giving leadership responsibilities to the boys. While the Team […]

By Stewart Schow
Aug 13, 2015

Expanding Our Vision Of Varsity Scouting

While preparing my previous article about how Varsity Scouting teaches the Council form of governing, I came across this quote from M Russell Ballard’s book, Counseling with our Councils. “Wise presidents and bishops will recognize and appreciate such diversities of gifts. They will seek to enlarge the capacity of their presidencies, bishoprics, and other councils by […]