CubCast, ExploringCast and ScoutCast

CubCast February 2017

Cub Scout Retention

So you (hopefully) recruited lots of boys last fall into your den. Liz Bullock is the advancement chair for Pack 130 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and she joins us for a spirited discussion on figuring out how to keep them coming back week after week. Spoiler alert: Listen for a tip Liz provides that made Aaron do a happy dance during the interview!

ExploringCast February 2017

The Community Campaign

The Exploring program is a branch of the Boy Scouts of America and, like Scouting, Exploring is called upon to assist in fundraising endeavors to support all Scouting programs. Suzanne Rees, Exploring Executive in the Capital Area Council in Austin, Texas, joins us to share insights into planning a successful community campaign. You may be surprised to find out it’s not as difficult as you might think and the rewards are plenty.

ScoutCast February 2017

Boy Scout Retention

Webelos are beginning to cross over into your troop and while getting boys into your troop is one thing, it’s important to know how to keep them in the troop and coming back week after week. Charles “Doc” Goodwin is the Scoutmaster of Troop 236 in Kettering, Ohio, and for more than 30 years his troop consistently has had more than 100 Scouts! So what’s his secret?