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Youth Protection Update

  Effective September 1, 2017, Youth Protection Training will be required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application.   Because completion of YPT is now required for all leaders at the…

The way Scouts earn Eagle Palms is about to change

Eagle Palms are bronze, gold and silver awards presented to young men who earn five, 10, 15 or more merit badges beyond the 21 required to become an Eagle Scout. This week, the BSA has announced significant changes to the way Scouts earn Eagle Palms. The modifications take effect Aug. 1, 2017. The changes bring…

New Cub Scouts Shooting Sports Awards

Take aim at fun and excitement in your council with the new Cub Scouts Shooting Sports Awards. The awards, which are available for immediate use, will be offered in three disciplines: BBs, Archery and Slingshots. Councils may choose to offer one or more of the disciplines. Insignia will arrive in national Scout Shops (and is…