How many Boy Scout camps are in Michigan?
Here in Michigan, we have four amazing Scouts BSA Resident Camps scattered across the state – each with it’s own unique opportunities.
How are BSA troop numbers assigned?
In the BSA’s early days, councils assigned numbers to new troops numerically. The first troop in a council was Troop 1, the second was Troop 2 and so on. The only rule, in most councils, is that two units from the same program and in the same district can’t have the same unit number.
How many acres do the Boy Scouts own?
In 1938, and again in 1941, he donated two large tracts of the ranch to the Boy Scouts. Since the first Boy Scout camp opened there in 1939, more than 1 million Scouts and other adventurers have camped and hiked on the property, which now covers more than 140,000 acres (56,650 hectares).
Can a man lead a Girl Scout troop?
Men may be part of the leadership team for a Girl Scout troop/group, including being designated as the troop leader for the Girl Scout troop/group. In addition, men will not take youth members on overnights, camping trips, extended trips, or events without at least two volunteers who are women.
Where can I get a Boy Scout guidebook in Michigan?
MICHIGAN CROSSROADS COUNCIL BOY SCOUT JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE GUIDEBOOK 2 Scout Shop Locations Lansing Scout Shop 137 S. Marketplace Blvd. Lansing, MI 48917 Michigan Crossroads Scout Shop 507 W. Atherton Rd. Flint, Michigan 48507 P (810) 237-6461 Toyota National Scout Shop 1776 W. Warren Ave Detroit, Michigan 48917 P 313-898-8920
What is BSA local council locator Scouting?
Home> About the BSA> Local Council Locator Local Council Locator Scouting serves young men and women in every part of the country through local council service centers. Each council helps chartered organizations effectively use the Scouting program and expand the use of the program to other community groups.
How does BSA serve US citizens living abroad?
In addition to councils within the borders of the USA, BSA operates two councils and provides direct service in order to serve US Citizens living abroad: Transatlantic Council (Europe and Morocco) Far East Council (primarily Japan and South Korea) Direct Service BSA (other overseas locations)
How do you plan a year of Scouting in Michigan?
Establish an annual plan and budget using the Ideal Year of Scouting worksheet found in the guide or on the website www.michiganscouting.org/popcorn/idealyearofscouting. Fundraising can pay for the entire program they want to do without any out-of-pocket expenses selling popcorn.