April is National Youth Protection month, and the BSA takes that very seriously. We want to be sure all leaders and parents are aware of the BSA’s Youth Protection guidelines and all the steps the BSA is taking to ensure the safety of all youth.
You may have heard of the Barbara Sinatra Foundation, which is dedicated to ensuring every child’s right to a normal, healthy and secure childhood. Joining us for this special episode is John Thoresen, the director of the Barbara Sinatra Foundation. John will share with us what the foundation does and how its partnership with the BSA helps to provide personal safety awareness training to all Scouts
This month, we ask the questions: What is bridging? What does it mean? Is there a difference between cross-over and bridging? Well, we found volunteer extraordinaire Bill Campbell, who runs Pack 143 out of the Central Florida Council. It’s a large Cub Scout pack that is known for offering a high-quality Scouting program. We believe Bill will help explain everything we need to know about bridging.
So, many of you have probably, hopefully, heard about Scoutbook – the online tool designed to make your Scouting Leadership duties a lot easier. But we found out, although I can’t reveal our source, that some of you out there are not taking advantage of everything Scoutbook has to offer. So, we invited assistant Den Leader Michaela Monson with Pack 192 of the Longhorn Council in Fort Worth, Texas. Michaela is also the project manager for the development of Scoutbook. And we’re here to share with you all the reasons why YOU should be using Scoutbook.
Do you know who your COR is? Do you what a COR is? COR is the acronym for Chartered Organization Representative. If that still doesn’t ring a bell, this episode is for you! On second thought – even if you do know, you might want to tune in, anyway, because joining us is podcast favorite and a COR himself, Dennis Kampa, along with unit leader Wadene Bloms. Both are from the Rocky Mountain Council in Pueblo Colorado. Let’s start 2020 with getting to know your COR.