New Advancement Course at Philmont This Summer

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The National Advancement Committee will explore the keys to increasing advancement June 15–21, 2014, at the Philmont Training Center in a new advancement conference titled Increasing Advancement by Delivering Excellence.

During the conference, we will examine the keys to increasing advancement by exploring the relationship between advancement and various other program elements. Topics to be explored include what constitutes an advancementrich program, the role of advancement committees, common violations of national procedures, the role of roundtables and commissioner service, adult leader training, and increasing the number of volunteers in your districts and council. Also included will be updates on advancement education tools and a look at the new Advancement Management program. Conferees will have much interaction with other conference staff members and participants.

Members of the National Advancement Committee and National Advancement Advisory Panel will guide the conference. Advancement volunteers, council and district Key 3 members, commissioners, and other council and district program volunteers will find ideas, tools, and techniques for increasing both the quality of programs and the rate of advancement. Registration information can be found at .

This is your opportunity to kick advancement up a notch while improving unit, district, and council programs. Make plans to come to Philmont Scout Ranch from June 15–21, and be part of the fun and excitement of Increasing Advancement by Delivering Excellence.