Membership Resources

Membership Resources

Membership Best Practices

image Dr. Geoffrey Zoeller, Patriots' Path Council's vice president for membership and relations, moderates an on-line, interactive blog on membership best practices. Be sure to visit often to get new ideas and strategies on how to strengthen unit membership growth, retention, and transition. You may also sign up for e-alerts, which will inform you of when new content has been posted - simply click on the 'Subscribe to: Posts' button on the bottom of the blog.
Begin to participate on the blog by clicking here.

Recruiting Materials for Unit Use

Stand-up Scout Literature Holder   

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Great resource for recruiting drives. If you have limited access to distributing physical literature through schools, the literature distribution Cub Scout stand-up could enhance your recruiting potential. The stand-ups are about 4 feet high.
Please contact your district executive reserve the stand-ups.




Giant Inflatable Dancing Cub Scout   

Cub Scout
Our newest resource for recruiting drives is an
inflatable Cub Scout - guaranteed to attract attention.
Click to Click to view the Dancing Cub Scout in action.


Fill out the Dancing Cub Scout Form to reserve a date.




Pop-Up Canopy        

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The Patriots' Path Council has a portable, pop-up canopy, complete with roof, sides and attractive Scouting graphics. This equipment is available for units and districts use to support Cub Scout and Scouting recruitment events, and other special public-facing promotional / educational events.
Fill out the Canopy Form to reserve a date.





Membership Summit

Membership recruiting and retention resources are a collection of tools and methods designed by volunteers through a process of volunteer engagement over a three year time-frame. The cornerstone of the process is a council Membership Summit -click here for more information and to view power points of this year's Membership Summit

Webelos to Scout Transition (WtST)

Webelos to Scout Transition is a comprehensive plan for packs and troops to implement an effective transition of Webelos Scouts into Boy Scout Troops. It is important that all pack and troops are working in conjunction to have the greatest impact.

Den Chief Initiative

Den Chief Initiative is a council plan to focus on the Den Chief program as a vital part of the retention and recruiting plan of the council. Strong den operation enhances our ability to attract and retain more youth.

District School Week for Scouting Champion

Each district has a champion to spearhead the effort of School Week for Scouting. The Champion is a resource for packs and a catalyst of community recruiting efforts. Click for responsibilities. For more information on SWFS visit the School Week For Scouting web page.