Recruiting Scouts is Year-round – School Night Signup

Scouts recruitment is year-round. When school starts back up in the fall, its often referred to as the start of the recruiting season. Many districts have a “School Signup Night” organized by the professional staff. This is a signup night only, not a “Back to the Pack”. Packs & Troops need to promote year-round with service opportunities. School orientation day (“Meet the Teacher”), meetings, gatherings or assemblies. There are many recruitment opportunities throughout the year.

Be-A-Scout Link: https://beascout.scouting.org/

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Summertime Scouting – Scouts BSA is Year-round?

A lot of the Cub Scout Packs take the summer off? Nope! Troops have Summer Camp and that’s it? Nope! Scouts mimic the school schedule in many ways. However, the Scouts need to be active over the summer break. This gives them a consistent meeting time to prepare for the upcoming year. Packs will still have at least one meeting a month over the summer. Troops should have weekly meetings throughout the summer.

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