Training, Nature or Nurture
Blog 18 Apr 2014 | 7:33 pm
The other day I posted my thoughts on training. I received some great feedback and feel that I need to address a couple of the comments, specifically a question that came up about the leaders themselves in the unit and how our attitude toward training is part of the reason we have great trained leaders.
Bob asked, “I’m curious as to whether you find that this “going the extra mile” is primarily something that a leader brings to the unit (nature), something that the unit brings to the leader (nurture), or some combination of the two. Or, to put the question...
Central Texas families look at alternative to Boy Scouts
News 18 Apr 2014 | 4:48 pm
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 AUSTIN -- The Boy Scouts of America has come under fire in recent years for its policy forbidding openly gay children and adults from taking part in the program. Last year the Boy Scouts of America changed its membership policy to allow openly gay youth to become members. The popular group has more than 2.5 million members ......
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Honors Distinguished Women of Austin
News 18 Apr 2014 | 3:55 pm
Girl Scouts of Central Texas is proud to honor women who have dedicated their lives to improving their communities. (PRWeb April 18, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/Women-of-Distinction-ATX/prweb11777766.htm...
Cub Scouts pitch in to clean community park
News 18 Apr 2014 | 2:20 pm
Even though the day was a bit overcast and muddy, members of Cub Scout Pack 756 pitched in to help get the West Penn Township Community Park in shape for springtime activities, which will be starting soon....
In Theory: Should the Boy Scouts salute inclusion?
News 18 Apr 2014 | 2:13 pm
One of the topics up for discussion at the national meeting of the Presbyterian Church (USA) this year is the suggestion that the Boy Scouts institute polices that allow membership and leadership in the organization regardless of gender and sexual orientation....
Aquatic Adventures Await All Girls At Summer Camp
News 18 Apr 2014 | 12:40 pm
Day campers will splash into summer at Girl Scouts San Diego’s Aquatic Adventures day camp, set for June 23-27 in Coronado. They’ll spend every day in the water — navigating beautiful Crown Point by kayak, stand-up paddle board, or canoe. Girls will also enjoy sailing, outdoor games, swimming and traditional camp activities. They’ll wrap up the week with a wacky beach party....
Girl Scouts teach flag etiquette
News 18 Apr 2014 | 11:57 am
McDONOUGH — As the capstone experience in their journey of leadership, four Girl Scouts in Troop 56 conducted a region-wide training session in flag etiquette, called “Fun with Flags.”...
Boy Scouts honor Cassidy at annual fundraising event
News 18 Apr 2014 | 11:29 am
AGAWAM – Giving back to the community is part of Eugene Cassidy’s everyday job and is part of the Eastern State Exposition’s (ESE) longstanding history as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit....
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