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Community Outreach for Venturing PDF Print E-mail

Venturing_logoHere are some great ideas...

 

  • List your crew in the community section of the local newspaper.
  • Call the newspaper to report troop activities include contact information:
    • Community service or Service project to be written up in the newspaper
    • Priase Scouts that have earned Venturing Awards.
    • List scouts participating in Report to the State.
  • Write a letter to the editor in your local newspaper describing a recent significant event or have a parent describe the difference the Venturing Program has made in the life of their Scout, of themselves, and their family relationship.
  • Place flyers along mailboxes in neighborhoods.
  • Place yard signs around neighborhood entrances, just off school property.
  • Put flyers in the local library with the help of your District Executive.
  • Put flyer on any community area service board you can find.

 

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Recruiting Resources for Crews and Ships PDF Print E-mail

Venturing_logoHere are some helpful Resources to check out:

 

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Resources for Troops PDF Print E-mail

Here are some great Resources for Recruiting Boy Scouts:

  • Check out the BSA National website for Boy Scout Recruiting
  • Check out this amazing Wikipedia resource for Boy Scout recruiting
  • Get a list of Cub Scout packs and contact information from your District Membership Chair
  • Search the internet and see what other councils are doing

 

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Community Outreach for Troops PDF Print E-mail

Here are some ideas to spread the word about your Troop and it's activities in your local community, including your Recruiting efforts:

 

  • 2boyscoutsList your troop in the community section of the local newspaper.
  • Call the newspaper to report troop activities include contact information:
    • Community service or Eagle project to be written up in the newspaper
    • List new Eagle Scouts.
    • List scouts participating in Report to the State.
  • Write a letter to the editor in your local newspaper describing a recent significant event or have a parent describe the difference Boy Scouts has made in the life of their son, of them, and their family relationship.
  • Place flyers along mailboxes in neighborhoods.
  • Place yard signs around neighborhood entrances, just off school property.
  • Put flyers in the local library with the help of your District Executive.
  • Put flyer on any community area service board you can find.

 

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School Visits for Troops PDF Print E-mail
School visits to Recruit Scouts for Troops may be made to an elementary school, a middle or junior high school, or even a senior high school.

Elementary Schools

  • Contact the Cub Scout pack at the school and see if you can join their in-school visitation
  • Leave flyers for your troop at the school
  • Offer to help at a Pack meeting
  • Host an activity at the school carnival

 

Middle or Junior High School

  • Speak with counselors
  • Leave materials with office
  • If the school has various clubs, see if you can fit the criteria to be listed

 

Senior High School

  • Speak with counselors
  • Leave materials with office
  • If the school has various clubs, see if you can fit the criteria to be listed

 

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