Category Archives: Council

Throwback Thursday: Conservation Good Turn

Since 1910, conservation has been an integral part of the program of the Boy Scouts of America. The BSA has been a positive force in conservation and environmental efforts. Scouts have rendered distinguished public service by helping to conserve wildlife, … Continue reading

Posted in Council, Recognitions, South Florida Council

Throwback Thursday: Silver Beaver Award

The Silver Beaver is a national award presented by the local council; it is the highest honor a local council may bestow upon a Scouting volunteer. Nominations for the Silver Beaver awards consist of three parts: -Noteworthy service of exceptional … Continue reading

Posted in Council, Recognitions, South Florida Council

Volunteer Empowerment – Fostering Strong Units

November 20, 2013  In our continuous effort to keep you better informed, we developed this communication tool to provide you with project updates and development pertaining to the new MyScouting Tools. This communication will be emailed bi-weekly from Council Operations … Continue reading

Posted in Council, Membership, Training

Moving Forward – Addressing Misinformation Regarding Membership Standards Policy

We are aware that some non-Scouting organizations are attempting to gain publicity by creating controversy over the BSA’s new policy.  Understanding this, we agree that it will be helpful for your volunteers and staffs to be able to clearly define … Continue reading

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