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.…

Powder Horn Training Nov. 10-12

Powder Horn provides youth and adult leaders with exposure to resources for unit-level high adventure programs. The goal is to help leaders provide a safe program that’s both fun and challenging. For a list of highlighted events, please visit our Powder Horn page. To sign-up, please visit our online registration page. Class size is limited and space…

United Way Looks at Scouting Impact

The United Way of the Suncoast is partnering with the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council to study the impact that Scouting has on the academic success of boys in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. The United Way has engaged DIME, Inc., an outside agency to compare boys in Scouting with similar non-Scouting boys in the same…

Next Up…WORLD Jamboree!

National Jamboree wrapped up last week with more than 25,000 Scouts sharing experiences to last a lifetime. If you’re thinking about engaging in Scouting on a global level, it’s never been easier. Scouting’s next World Jamboree in 2019 will be held at a familiar place…The Summit Bechtel Family Reserve! The last time the World Jamboree…

Messengers of Peace

Messengers of Peace is a global initiative designed to inspire millions of young people in more than 220 countries and territories to work toward peace. Scouts from around the world share what they’ve done and inspire fellow Scouts to undertake similar efforts in their own communities. Learn more in this brochure.

AquAcademy Registration Now Open

Registration for our water-themed merit badge camp, AquAcademy, is now open. The dates are Oct. 13-15 at Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation in Lake Wales. Set among three spring-fed lakes, the event will feature a variety of water-based merit badges including Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rowing. Land-based badges including all three Citizenships, Personal Management and Communication will…