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.

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.

Task Force Meeting Dates

Membership Task forces are organized around issues related to improving the membership functions at the Patriots' Path Council.

Conference Room D Conference dial-in number: (530) 881-1400 Participant access code: 809396#

Membership Task Force Calls scheduled as follows:
1. Cub Scout Recruitment: develop Cub Scout Spring Recruitment.

2. Webelos to Scout Transition 7:30pm

3. Teen Membership: Develop a plan for Exploring, Venturing and Sea Scouting membership development.
Venturing Task Force 7:30pm
Wednesday,February 26, 2014

Contact your District Membership Vice-Chair to join a task force and watch here for conference call dates and log-in information.

Webelos Woods 2013 Event

Calling all Webelos! Come to a special event just for fourth and fifth grade Webelos on October 26-27 at Allamuchy Scout Reservation. Peek into the world of Boy Scouting! Activities include: BB, archery, knots, pitching tents, fire building and much more.
Click here for Webelos Woods information.

Stand-up Scout
Literature Holder

Patriots' Path Council has a new 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 to arrange for use of the cut out.