Fall Kickoff Week

Fall Program Kick-off Week

Coming July 13-17 to a web conference near you! With coronavirus still being a concern in our community, our annual fall recruitment, popcorn and program kickoff is now online!

Even though we can’t meet in person, this year we are still planning on making it bigger and better than ever – with an expanded number of training topics and sessions to make it easy for you and your schedule to participate in the topics that interest you most. Each session is designed to help you and your unit prepare for the 2020-2021 program year.

Training Sessions

Here is a selection of the potential training sessions that will be offered. Most training sessions will be offered more than once, allowing you to pick an choose according to your schedule. We will even have a few daytime presentations for those looking to incorporate some Scouting activities into their lunch hours.

Online Registration & Be A Scout.org Learn how to set up your unit to accept youth and adult applications online and take advantage of Be A Scout.org to showcase your unit to new families.
Marketing Your Recruitment & Social Media Best Practices Social Media has become one of the best ways to recruit new families into your unit. Learn how to make the most of it this fall.
Scoutbook for Cub Scouts Learn the basics and some of the best practices for using Scoutbook for advancement in your pack.
Cub Recruiting 101 Learn how to reach out to, invite, and accept new families and Cub Scouts in your pack through the School Night program.
Scouts BSA Recruiting 101 Learn how to reach out to, invite, and accept new families and Cub Scouts in your pack through the Troop Open House and peer to peer recruitment program.
Popcorn Sale Kickoff Popcorn is new and improved with an enhanced online experience! Learn how to make this year your most successful year yet and earn some bonus commission too!
Unit Program Planning & Budgeting Every successful Scouting year starts with a plan. Learn how to build your unit’s program plan and budget for a full program year.
How to Work w/ Commissioner Commissioners are a vital resource for your unit. Learn how to make the most of your relationship with your commissioner.
Where to Go Camping It’s a big world out there! Learn where some of the best camping spots to take your unit that will make memories that will last a lifetime.
Recruiting Unit Volunteers Does your unit have too many adult volunteers? If not, this session is for you. Learn how to identify, approach and ask parents to step up and volunteer in your unit.
Basics of Training Training is vital to providing the best program possible. See what it takes for your unit leaders to be fully trained and how they can take their skills to the next level with advanced offerings.
Beyond Adventures:  More Awards for Cub Scouts and their Leaders Make your Cub Scout program year extra special with fun awards that allow them to dive deeper into the program.
STEM NOVA & Super Nova Programs for Your Unit STEM programs are some of the most exciting and fun programs in Scouting. Learn what it takes to incorporate it into your program plan.
Cub Scout Service Projects & Messengers of Peace Finding service projects appropriate for Cub Scouts can be tricky. This session will help you identify some opportunities for your unit.
Scoutbook for Scouts BSA Learn the basics and some of the best practices for using Scoutbook for advancement in your troop.
Virtual Recruiting In person recruiting may or may not be an option this year. Learn how to leverage online tools to conduct your recruitment online.
Running Virtual Meetings & Program Ideas Avoid youth Zoom fatigue by incorporating some of these fun program ideas into your online meetings.

Registration Information

Registration is free! To register for sessions click the link below:

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