BEYOND 2020 - GOALS
ANNOUNCEMENT - New Scouting Religious Awards for Latter-day Saints and Friends
New Unit development goals.
The establishment of a new Unit can take at least 6-8 months to develop. Change takes time, so start now!.
Each District Key 3 should have a plan for one new Pack and at least one new Troop within the geographically each local stake boundaries.
The already coordinated list is available here
Each new Unit is recommended to have:
Unit bylaws that will include “ pdf For the Strength of Youth ” from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as a standard. https://www.lds.org/youth/for-the-strength-of-youth?lang=eng
It is recommended the Unit Key 3 Leadership initially are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for the following purposes:
- Understanding the transition from the church centered to family centered program.
- Flexibility within scheduling due to Ward, Stake and the new Youth initiative obligations.
- There will be no camping or event participation on Sunday.
A central contact volunteer (Champion) will be identified by the BSA District within each Church Stake geographical boundary.
Their purpose will be:
- To interface within the LDS community on behalf of the BSA.
- Be a "familiar face" within each stake for families wishing to continue.
- Duration is Until a Pack and a Troop has been Chartered within each Church Stake geographical boundary.
Chartering Organizations Goals
Each new Unit needs a Chartering Organization that is committed to pdf “For the Strength of Youth” from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as a standard.
Unit Commissioners Goals
The New Unit Commissioners are key to the success of a new Unit.
Recruit a New Unit Commissioner for every new Unit created or within each Church Stake geographical boundary.
Share the Council’s Transition Plan and Latest information by:
- Simplify information (This webpage).
- Emailing BSA members.
- Developing practical and effective external communication plans.
- This webpage.
- A Facebook page (coming soon).
- Visual Presence.
- Use yard signs, banners, etc. for “Scout Me In” messaging in our communities.
- Educate and Answer Questions.
- Sharing the transition videos.
- Conduct town hall meetings.