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Scout On Membership Campaign

Scout On Membership Campaign

Take the recruitment challenge and share Scouting with your friends -- remotely!

The Challenge (details below)

  • Invite friends to virtual Scouting events
  • Spread goodwill about Scouting through social media
  • Get friends to register with the BSA

The Prizes

  • A Council Should Patch (CSP) featuring a Hadrosaurus flying a fighter jet over the Pine Barrens with a black border (level 1) or a gold border (level 2). We have limited quantities, but this CSP can be earned by any registered member of Garden State Council -- youth or adult in any program -- who fulfills the challenge, as detailed below.
  • A Grow your Pack hanging patch. We have limited quantities, but this flap-hanger can be earned by a currently registered Cub Scout or Cub Leader who fulfills the first-level challenge, as detailed below.
  • A gold-tone paw print pin. We have limited quantities, but this flap-hanger can be earned by a currently registered Cub Scout or Cub Leader who fulfills the second-level challenge, as detailed below.

The Details

For Youth Participants of any BSA program to earn the Hadrosaurus CSP:

Level 1: Black-Edge patch:

  1. Include 2 non-Scout friends in your virtual Scouting meetings or events.
  2. If you are old enough to have a social media account, post 2 times something positive about Scouting, and tag Council (@gardenstatebsa on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). If you do not have social media yourself, create something for parent or guardian to post on your behalf that shares your love of Scouting (and still tags Council). [Questions about this requirement can be sent to communications@gardenstatescouting.org]
  3. Complete your challenge when 1 friend registers as a new Scout in the BSA!

Level 2 Gold-Edge patch:

  1. Complete all of the Level 1 requirements.
  2. Include 2 more friends in your virtual Scouting meetings or events.
  3. Create 3 more social media posts.
  4. Earn the Gold level when not 1 but 2 friends register as new Scouts with the BSA.

Submit your fulfillment of these requirements using this online form (a separate submission for each person earning a patch). Submission deadline is July 1.

For Adult Scouters of any BSA program to earn the Hadrosaurus CSP:

Level 1 Black-Edge Patch:

  1. Assist your Scouts to plan and host a virtual Scouting event so they can invite friends. Remember the guidelines that the BSA has established for virtual Scouting. Also, do not record virtual Scouting sessions that include youth.
  2. Share your unit's success with virtual Scouting on social media in 2 different posts and tag Council in each post (@gardenstatebsa on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). These posts can be on your personal profiles or a unit's account.
  3. Have at least 1 Scout earn the Level 1 Black-edge Patch.

Level 2 Gold-Edge Patch:

  1. Earn the Level 1 Black-Edge Patch.
  2. Assist your Scouts in planning and hosting a second online Scouting event.
  3. Create a Facebook Page for your unit (a Facebook Group does not count for this challenge). If your unit already has a Facebook Page, create and post 4 times to promote Scouting in your community. Tag Council in each (@gardenstatebsa).
  4. Have at least 1 Scout earn the Level 2 Gold-Edge Patch.

Submit your fulfillment of these requirements using this online form (a separate submission for each person earning a patch). Submission deadline is July 1.

For Cub Scouts to earn the Grow Your Pack Patch or Paw Pin:

Level 1 The Patch:

  1. Include 2 non-Scout friends in your virtual Scouting meetings or events.
  2. Create 2 somethings for your parent or guardian to post on your behalf that shares your love of Scouting (and have them tag Council in their post: @gardenstatebsa on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). A "something" could be a drawing, a video, a poem... use your creativity to share why you love Cub Scouts! [Questions about this requirement can be sent to communications@gardenstatescouting.org]
  3. Complete your challenge when 1 friend registers as a new Scout in the BSA!

Level 2 The Pin:

  1. Complete all of the Level 1 requirements.
  2. Include 2 more friends in your virtual Scouting meetings or events.
  3. Create 3 more social media posts.
  4. Earn the Gold level when not 1 but 2 friends register as new Scouts with the BSA.

Submit your fulfillment of these requirements using this online form (a separate submission for each person earning a patch). Submission deadline is July 1.

For any Cub Scout Adults to earn the Grow Your Pack Patch or Paw Pin:

Level 1 Patch:

  1. Assist your Scouts to plan and host a virtual Scouting event so they can invite friends. Remember the guidelines that the BSA has established for virtual Scouting. Also, do not record virtual Scouting sessions that include youth.
  2. Share your unit's success with virtual Scouting on social media in 2 different posts and tag Council in each post (@gardenstatebsa on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). These posts can be on your personal profiles or a unit's account.
  3. Have at least 1 Scout earn the Level 1 Patch.

Level 2 Pin:

  1. Earn the Level 1 Patch.
  2. Assist your Scouts in planning and hosting a second online Scouting event.
  3. Create a Facebook Page for your unit (a Facebook Group does not count for this challenge). If your unit already has a Facebook Page, create and post 4 times to promote Scouting in your community. Tag Council in each (@gardenstatebsa).
  4. Have at least 1 Scout earn the Level 2 Pin.

Submit your fulfillment of these requirements using this online form (a separate submission for each person earning a patch). Submission deadline is July 1.

These challenges are summarized in the handy flyers attached below.

 

 

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