Youth Member & Aviation Advisor Share How This Program Helps Goals Take Flight
Blog 17 Aug 2016 | 11:59 am
There are two crucial elements to every Exploring post— youth members and adult leaders. Both are what make Exploring possible and the stories of Didi and Tim show just how youth and leaders work to make a difference for themselves and in the lives of others.
Didi Aranki thought she had her future career figured out, but when she encountered an Exploring post at a local airport, her path took an unexpected turn.
“I initially thought photography was my thing. I had done that all throughout high school and [I] bought a nice camera and everything,” Didi said.
Upon joining the Orange County Aviation Exploring post,...
One Easy Thing You Need to Do That Will Grow Membership
Blog 17 Aug 2016 | 10:36 am
If there was one simple action you could take to amplify your local recruiting efforts, would you take it? Obviously that question is a no-brainer and the answer should be a big ol’ YES! Even better, it only takes a few seconds to complete.
Updating your pin with current information on BeAScout is the easiest way unit leaders can help prospective Scouts and their families get in touch with a unit in your council. This quick process hardly takes a minute, yet it translates to significant gains to your council’s membership.
How significant? Historically, we’ve seen a 14.28% increase in member leads generated to councils...
Scouts Save Life of Scoutmaster Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest
Blog 17 Aug 2016 | 10:23 am
When a Scoutmaster suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed on a nearby trail, Scouts Drew N. and Jacob E. ran to his aid.
The Scouts, who are from the Boy Scouts of America Mount Baker Council, were working as lifeguards at their local Scout camp and had to run barefoot along a gravel trail to reach the spot where Scoutmaster Bill Hoffman had collapsed.
Scouts Drew and Jacob and Scoutmaster Bill Hoffman (photo credit: KomoNews.com)
Upon arriving at the scene, the Scouts discovered that Scoutmaster Hoffman did not have a pulse, and they immediately put their Scout training into action to provide CPR. Because he had suffered cardiac arrest,...
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