Boy Scout Breakout

Each month, Boy Scout leaders from across Highlander District gather to share ideas, stay informed, and and pick-up a bit knowledge about how to bring a great Scouting program to our Scouts. Come and join us!

Here is what we have talked about recently in our breakout:

August 2017

Here are links to some of the resources that we discussed at the Boy Scout breakout: Merit Badge Counselors: Highlander District is critically shoot of registered Merit badge Counselors. We had a detailed discutions about the merit badge process and how

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June 2017

Here are links to some of the resources that we discussed at the Boy Scout breakout: Book of the month: The Scoutmaster’s Other Handbook – Available on Amazon  and at the Scout Shop. Backpack cooking: Advice on Stove selection: www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/backpacking-stove.html Meal planning

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April 2017

Here are links to some of the resources that we discussed at the Boy Scout breakout: Scouter’s Training Award for Boy Scouting:  http://www.scouting.org/filestore/training/pdf/511-058_WB.pdf Online Boy Scout leader training: http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2017/03/30/boy-scout-leaders-get-trained-anywhere-at-any-time/ Merit Badge Counselor information: http://www.ocscouts.org/merit-badge-counselors/ Jason Dorsey TED talk about generational diversity: https://youtu.be/4f16o9Q0XGE  

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March 2017

Here are links to some of the resources that were handed out or discussed: Troop self-assessment: Troop Assessment 2017 Journey to Excellence (JTE): Troop Scorecard – PDF 2017 Journey to Excellence (JTE): Tracking Workbook – Excel New online Boy Scout training: Boy Scout

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