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Good Afternoon Scouters, Our CO currently has a Cub pack that feeds the local Scouting Troops. Its a small town and we have about 20 Cubs spread across our dens. There is interest from inside our group to stand up the Scout Troop with support and encouragement from our CO. There was a troop previously that folded about ten years ago. To gauge interest and set our net as wide as possible we plan on having an open house for all our perspective scouts. The Pastor of our CO is spreading the word to all the local churches without Youth Groups and we are in contact with the local LDS chur
Here's what I have observed in some committee meetings where I am. A few of the parents of Scouts who are no longer in the troop complain that current parents are not volunteering and honestly, they start to come across like the only ones capable of getting anything done. Do they go out and ask the current parents to volunteer? No. They put a note in the minutes saying they need someone to volunteer and then complain that no one shows up. I asked a mom from my former den if she would take over the wreath sale. She said yes as long as she doesn't have to attend committee meetings. Voi
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/brownies-volunteer-shortage-young-girls-thousands-leaders-activities-a8054591.html There are half a million Girl Guides and Brownies across the UK, but not enough volunteers Tens of thousands of girls and young women are unable to join the Brownies and Guides due to a chronic lack of volunteers. Around 70,000 young people are missing out on the chance to make friends, have adventures and improve skills such as confidence, because of a shortage of people willing to give their time, Girlguiding said. The charity has launched a new natio
The Jouney to Excellence... - is Metric Management - is done by volunteers - with crappy tools I'm not thrilled about metric management in the first place. Youth aren't numbers, they're people. We are trying to get them to play the great game. That is all.