The Scouting program is one of the best program in the world for preparing young people to live the best lives they can! Our program can’t help them if they aren’t a part of it.
Below you will find resources to assist you in inviting youth to join your local unit with an emphasis on the Cub Scouting program. We hope that you find them useful. The council is here to support you in your efforts to invite young people to join your program!
Preparing for you School Night/Recruitment Night
- Every unit should have a Unit Membership Chair. Does your’s? Check this link out to learn more about this position! http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Membership/Youth_Recruitment/Membership_Chairman.aspx
- Adopt a School program: This is a great way to build strong relations with your local elementary school! Check it and start today! http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Membership/Adopt-A-School.aspx
Promoting your School Night/Recruitment Night
- PHC Recruitment Store – Here’s your one stop shop to supplies to help you get the word out about your recruitment night! http://phc.kintera.org/JoinNightMaterialsOrder
- Cub Scouts Invitation Methods: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/membership/pdf/50MethodsofCSInvitation.pdf
- BeAScout.org Make sure you update your BeAScout information! You don’t know how? Here’s a couple of training links to help:
- PowerPoint – link http://www.scouting.org/filestore/BeAScout/ppt/BeAScoutPhase2-UnitLeader.ppt
- Video – https://www.youtube.com/embed/jXzSspKM0ao?rel=0
- Promotional Resources which includes peer to peer recruitment cards, social media images, email blast, web banners and many more tools: http://www.scouting.org/Home/Marketing/Recruiting2/NationalCampaign.aspx
- Looking for official images to use with your unit? Here’s a link to help you find what you need! http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Marketing/Recruiting_Build/images.aspx
- Here are great links to help you learn about recruitment events: http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Membership/Youth_Recruitment/Events.aspx andhttp://www.scouting.org/filestore/membership/pdf/RecruitingIdeas.pdf
The School Night/Recruitment Night
- Recruitment PowerPoint for School Night – Recruiting Presentation
- Position Descriptions located on Cub Hub – Find position descriptions to help newly recruited leaders understand their new roles. http://cubscouts.org/resources/
11 Moms Project Videos
- Use the Pacific Harbors Council produced recruitment videos on www.11moms.org.