Boy Scouts of America
Five minutes to speak
• Who am I?
• Not going to talk about: Something for all ages
– Cub Scouts (Bo...
Boy Scouts of America
• Units in area: http://beascout.scouting.org/
– Examples of a few local units
Unit Type Where meet
...
Day hikes for Sabbath
constrained units
Trails managed by “Carolina Trader.” Trail guides can be
purchased at
http://www.t...
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This is a sample 5-minute speech when speaking in lieu of "Join Scouting Night" or to recruit new leadership for a scouting unit

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COR 5 minute speech

  1. 1. Boy Scouts of America Five minutes to speak • Who am I? • Not going to talk about: Something for all ages – Cub Scouts (Boys 7-11) – * Boy Scouts ( Boys 11-18) – * Venture and Sea Scouts (Coed, 14-21) – * Alpha Phi Omega (Coed, no age, must be a student at the chapter’s college) • * Youth led organizations: Adults lead and advise older scouts. Older Scouts teach younger scouts. – Adults (21….) • Not going to talk about : Advancement programs – Tiger through Webelos – Scout through Eagle – Quartermaster and Silver Venturing • Not going to talk about: Camping programs – Goshen, Snyder, National Jamboree • Am going to talk about: Boy Scouts prepares young men and women to be responsible citizens in our community – Reinforces citizenship – Reinforces physical fitness – Reinforces faith – Reinforces leadership, self- confidence – Learn and fail in a safe environment
  2. 2. Boy Scouts of America • Units in area: http://beascout.scouting.org/ – Examples of a few local units Unit Type Where meet T413 BSA Troop IHOM T427 BSA Troop OLSotS T1203 BSA Troop VFW Post 2632 T561 BSA Troop Elks Lodge C1951 Venture Crew Sanners Lake C793 Venture Crew Wildewood Lodge Ship 548 Sea Scout Ship Holy Angels • Some points of contact: 1. Western Shore District Executive: Wes Haynes Wes.Haynes@scouting.org 2. Go to :”BeaScout” PoCs listed for each unit 3. Me! Grant Graessle stewfoot@verizon.net (Charter Organization Representative, VFW Post 2632 (T1203, P1203))
  3. 3. Day hikes for Sabbath constrained units Trails managed by “Carolina Trader.” Trail guides can be purchased at http://www.thecarolinatrader.com/ • Arlington National Cemetery Historical Trail • Colonial Annapolis Trail • Footsteps of Fairfax Trail • Leesburg Historic Trail • Lincoln Pilgrimage Trail • Manassas Battlefield Trail • Old Town Alexandria Trail • National Capitol Trail of Freedom •Battle of Bladensburg Trail (driving tour) National Park that have programs specifically for Scouts: •J r. Ranger appropriate for Cub Scouts, not Boy Scouts • George Washington Birthplace National Monument • C&O Canal • Battlefields (Antietam, Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania) Historic /Private sites • Mount Vernon • Newseum • Spy Museum • USS CONSTELLATION National Capitol Area Council • HOST Hikes (x4)

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