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Membership Resources

Recruiting Materials for Unit Use

Build An Adventure - Hooked on Scouting

Council Membership Committee announces Build an Adventure - Hooked on Scouting
(A Cub Scout recruiting campaign)
On Thursday April 28th there will be several recruiting centers open to register new boys into Scouting. The evening will be for parents to get information and complete joining paperwork. The boys will have the opportunity to participate in several fishing themed activities. Additionally the new Cub Scouts will be invited to participate in the Tunnel Fishing Tournament at Winnebago Scout Reservation on May 5-8 2016.

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Build an Adventure - Blast off into Scouting!

Build an Adventure: Blast off into Cub Scouting
(A Cub Scout recruiting program)
May 13th and May 20th, 2016 will be the registration and parents' orientation nights. Boys will construct rockets. Rockets will be launched on May 14th and May 21st. Locations will be announced. Seventy new boys participated in this new recruiting program. Plan to have your pack participate today. For more information contact your district Membership Chair or Field Director Art Lobdell [email protected]

Fall Recruiting Champion

Each district has a champion to spearhead the effort for fall recruiting. The Champion is a resource for packs and a catalyst of community recruiting efforts. Click for responsibilities.

New Parent Orientation PowerPoint for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts   

PowerPoint presentations that units can use for orienting new Cub Scout and Boy Scout parents that have been specifically designed as companions to the Adventures in Cub Scouting or Boy Scouting guidebook.

To view as a PDF, click here.      To download the PowerPoint, click here.
For Boy Scouts:
To view as a PDF, click here.      To download the PowerPoint, click here.

Stand-up Scout Literature Holder   

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.
Fill out the Stand-up Scout Form to reserve a date.

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        

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.

Arrow of Light to Scout Transition (AoLST)

Arrow of Light to Scout Transition is a comprehensive plan for packs and troops to implement an effective transition of Arrow of Light 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.

Task Force Meeting Dates

Membership Task forces are organized around issues related to improving the membership functions at the Patriots' Path Council. Contact your District Membership Vice-Chair to join a task force and watch here for conference call dates and log-in information.

There are no meetings currently scheduled. Please check back.

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