United Way Looks At Scouting Impact

The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is partnering with United Way Suncoast to study the impact that Scouting has on the academic success of boys in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. Similar studies have been conducted by DIME, Inc. in Polk County, and the boys in Scouting have consistently shown higher academic achievement and better behavior…

Trainer’s EDGE Aug. 26

This workshop of tips and techniques will improve the quality of your training, resulting in better presentation skills. While Scouting would certainly benefit from better trained leaders, these skills can also improve your work and personal life. Offered only twice each year, the next Trainer’s EDGE is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug.…

Life To Eagle Workshop Aug. 26

Twice each year, the Council hosts a Life to Eagle Workshop for Star and Life Scouts, plus their parents, to help Scouts to “finish strong.” Volunteers from the Council’s Advancement Committee present information on a variety of topics, including planning and executing an Eagle Project, understanding the application process, preparing for the Eagle Board of…