The International Spirit Award can now be purchased through the Scout Shop online here, as well as at your local Scout Shop. Previously, International Spirit Awards were processed by the BSA International Department at the BSA National Office. Going forward,
The BSA International Committee and Department are committed to telling the story of International Scouting and its positive impact on the members of the BSA who participate in international Scouting events and programs. In an effort to help tell the story as it is happening, we’ve created this blog to help give you stories and important information…as it’s happening!
Do you have a story about how participating in International Scouting events or programs has positively impacted you? We want to know about it! Submit your story through this content portal with your story and pictures and we may feature you next.
Five Scouts and Scouters in the Arbuckle Area Council were recently awarded their International Spirit Award. For Harry Miller District Chairman Barbara Wilson (left picture) and Troop 4 Scoutmaster John Paul Townsend (right) earning the award was a part of
When BSA International Commissioner Kent Clayburn and International Committee Vice Chairman Lou Paulson asked me to chair the BSA’s Messengers of Peace (MoP) Committee, I enthusiastically accepted without hesitation. Since it’s inception in the United States in 2011, I had
The International Department regrets to share that the International Camp Staff Program will no longer be sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America. We are very disappointed that this cherished and successful program must end, but encourage your council camps
JOTA-JOTI is October 16-18, 2020! Registration is now open. Blog Post by Greg Wojcicki – BSA JOTI Task Force Chair Here’s your opportunity to take part in the world’s biggest and free, scouting event JOTA-JOTI. Jamboree-on-the-Internet is the world’s largest
To learn more about what an International Representative does, resources and everything else check out the IR page. What does an International Representative do? Blog post submitted by Pat Fountain, International Ambassador Today, let’s take a look at the responsibilities
Learn more about International Scouting Learn more about these International topics Thank you to everyone who attended our “Navigate Your Next International Adventure” Webinar. For your reference we have uploaded the PowerPoint slides. Click here for the PDF slides
Blog post by: John-Aaron Bozanic, Crew 774, Orange County Council Previous Next A Scout is clean! One Scout has a goal of picking up 1,000,000 pieces of trash What’s been done so far? – Updated July 6th, 2020 Pieces:472,584 Pounds: 55,911 Participants: 2,132 Hours: 5,258
Blog post submitted by Pamela Higgins Richardson. The Messengers of Peace program supports community service and encourages Scouts to share their actions with others to help build a global network of service. That is just what Sam Richardson set out
Join us at the Philmont Training Center to find out what you can do with your Scouts to help them understand that they belong to a much larger Scouting movement? Where’s the next World Scout Jamboree? What is a Moot, what is JamCam, and how can my Scouts and I participate? If you would like to know the answer to these questions and more, join us as we help you navigate your next international adventure!
William I. Koch Cup: An International Stage for Sea Scout Racing Jack Otto, Past National BSA Sea Scout Boatswain, tells us all about the William I Koch Cup – an international competition for Sea Scouts! Every other year, Sea Scouts
The Kandersteg Connection Your International Scouting Experience is not complete without a visit to Kandersteg International Scout Centre, the Permanent Mini Jamboree, and dream of Lord Baden Powell! Kandersteg [International Scout Centre] has been in Joshua Dick’s DNA since his
International Reflections: A World of Opportunity From a humble beginning to serving as a Youth Advisor to the Interamerican Region, Gus Sanchez reflects on his International Scout Journey and gives his insight into how WOSM works on the Regional Level.