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Downloadable items are available now on the Marketing Toolbox at http://www.scouting.org/marketing. Items include: recruitment brochures, new Tiger Cub, Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and newly revised Venturing fliers, posters, yard signs, door hangers, billboards, post cards, bookmarks, and more along with the new PSAs - "Part of the Pack" and "Dream Big" - as well as a sizzling new Venturing video!

2014

Have you downloaded the new Boys' Life camping app yet? 

Apr 10

Marketing Strategy and Campaign Update Webinar - Preview exciting new recruitment materials in development for 2015, review the marketing strategies upon which the campaign is based, touch on key message points, and talk about the specifics of the rollout plan. Designed to be an interactive session, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in a dialogue around the campaign and strategic platform.

Time: 11:30am Central - Web Meeting Address: https://www.webmeeting.att.com, Meeting (Dial In) Number: (888)830-6260, PARTICIPANT (Access) CODE: 626547.

Apr 14

Day camp promotional banners and PSAs to be released. For information, see CubScouts.org. Materials available for download through the Marketing Toolbox: scouting.org/marketing.

Apr 15

Winners announced for the 16th Annual National President’s Awards for Marketing Excellence

Apr 18

Good Friday - BSA Holiday

May 21-23

National Annual Meeting and National Executive Board and Committee Meetings – Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee. For more information: www.scouting.org/nationalannualmeeting

May 22

5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception for the 16th Annual National President’s Awards for Marketing Excellence to be held at the National Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.

May 26

Memorial Day – BSA Holiday

June 8-14

Delivering Training to Unit Leaders, Philmont Training Center.  Learn how to train leaders, not training courses!  Trained, unit-level volunteers increase retention among youth and deliver the most impactful Scouting programs.  Components to include:  Marketing Scouting, Programs that Rock, Safari Club International, Venturing: The New Vision and Wilderness First Aid Train the Trainer.  For more information see:  http://philmontscoutranch.org/filestore/philmont/pdf/PTC8PGE.pdf and http://philmontscoutranch.org/filestore/philmont/pdf/PTC2PGE.pdf

Register today at www.myscouting.org "Events Registration."  

Jul 4

Independence Day - BSA Holiday

Aug. 7-8

NextCONNECT Dallas—Learn new strategies to connect Scouting to the communities you serve and positively impact recruitment, retention, and financial stability. Location: Hotel ZaZa (cool "boutique" hotel in Dallas' fashionable Uptown neighborhood.  Information and registration link.

Aug. 11-12

NextCONNECT Chicago—Learn new strategies to connect Scouting to the communities you serve and positively impact recruitment, retention, and financial stability. Location: The Drake (historic elegance along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.) [To be added:]  Information and registration link.

Aug 20-22

Top Hands – Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, California

Sep 1

Labor Day - BSA Holiday

Oct 13-15

National Executive Board and Committee Meetings – DFW Marriott North, Irving, Texas

Nov 27

Thanksgiving – BSA Holiday

Nov 28

Day after Thanksgiving – BSA Holiday

Dec 24

Day before Christmas – BSA Holiday

Dec 25

Christmas – BSA Holiday

2015

Feb 8

Scout Sunday

Feb 8

Scouting Anniversary

Feb 9-11

National Executive Board and Committee Meetings – DFW Marriott North, Irving, Texas

Feb 14 Scout Sabbath

May 20-22

National Annual Meeting and National Executive Board and Committee Meetings – Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, Georgia

July 28 - Aug 8

World Scout jamboree will be in Japan with a theme of "Spirit of Unity." For more information: http://www.23wsj.jp/index_e.html and click here to download the brochure.

Aug 19-21

Top Hands – Sheraton, Dallas, Texas

Oct 5-7

National Executive Board and Committee Meetings – DFW Marriott North, Irving, Texas

2016

 

May 25-27

National Annual Meeting and National Executive Board and Committee Meetings – Hyatt, San Diego, California

*Note: these schedules are subject to change.