Move your mouse over me

Mobile Version

InsaneScouter Logo
Home > Blog
JenFletcher profile pic
By:    On: 2012-01-24

Our troop is looking at weekend court of honor dates in March, and that presents us with a scheduling challenge. You see, we’re in the heart of basketball country, and March is the season for the NCAA tournament, which will undoubtedly feature at least one local team. What’s more, we’re hosting second and third round games here in Louisville. That makes the last three weekends of the month problematic at best – at least as far as attendance is concerned. (I know people should put Scouting ahead of sports, but I also understand human nature!)

If your troop faces similar challenges, a potential solution is to decide and then decide. Here’s what I mean: Go ahead and set your court of honor date but not the time. Reserve the facility you want to use for as broad a time period as possible. Then, send out “save the date” notices. After that, as soon as scheduling conflicts resolve themselves, send out formal invitations with the actual court of honor time.

This isn’t a perfect solution, but it allows for travel for out-of-town guests and lets you use dates that would otherwise seem completely off limits.



Reprinted with permission.  These tips come from a free list service.  For more information please visit

Please Share!

Other posts you may like

Search InsaneScouter

Show Control Box

Forgot Password     Signup

Ramblings Blog
Scouting News
    View all Scout news

Troop 82 awards Scouts, welcomes new leader
Two members of Boy Scout Troop 82 have advanced to the upper ranks of Scouting. Both Sean Hicks and Robert Giuseponi were recognized last Saturday evening at a Court of...

About | Sitemap | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement

Helping Scout leaders one resource at a time...

Generously hosted by Techya

SRSquare manages this site

Materials found on the InsaneScouter's Website © 1998 - 2017 may be reproduced and used by all Scouting volunteers for training, entertainment and program purposes consistent with Scouting and Guiding Organizations. Unless otherwise noted on the page. If you believe we are republishing your copyrighted material without permission, please Contact Us including the link/url of said content to have it removed or your copyright information added.

Please be advised that InsaneScouter is NOT affiliated with any Scouting or Guiding Organization.

All opinions expressed on these pages are those of the original authors. All holdings are subject to this Disclaimer.