The Link Between
The Community
And the BSA
Introduction & Welcome
 Name
 Where are you from
 Unit represented
 Years in Scouting, youth and adult
Agenda
 Overview of the BSA
 Charter Concept
 Your Job as a COR
 Selecting Leaders
 Other Opportunities
 Wrap-up
 Graduation
Overview of the BSA
 Mission –
Overview of the BSA
 Purposes of the BSA
 Citizenship Training
 Character Development
 Personal Fitness (Mental & Physical)
Overview of the BSA
 Whole Family Concept
 1st Graders are Tiger Cubs
 2nd & 3rd Graders are Cub Scouts
 4th & 5th Graders are Webelos Scouts
 11 to 18 year olds are Boy Scouts
 14 to 21 year olds may be
Venturers (coed)
Overview of the BSA
Charter Concept
 Types of Charters
 Invitation to a Community Group to use BSA program
 Supporting services to assist groups with BSA program
 Local Councils
 Responsibilities to local groups
 Local Organizations
 Use of Scouting for…
 Council & Chartered Organization Responsibilities
Your Job as a COR
 Head of “Scouting Department”
 Interaction with Unit Committee
 Communication with the Council
 Tasks of the COR
 Resources for Help
Recruiting Unit Leadership
 Form a Selection Committee
 List Qualifications
 List Candidates
 Organization Approval
 Call on Prospect
 Approach the Prospect
 Completing the job
Other Opportunities
 District Committee
 Council Training
 Philmont Training Center
 Roundtable
Summary/Questions