“Providing Scouting opportunities to all Boys, regardless of their circumstances”
The developmental needs of youth, making sure all have the opportunity to join Scouting regardless of their circumstances, neighborhood, ethnic background, or their ability to pay. Leadership with emphasis to urban and rural Scouting programs. Emphasizing ethics and moral values.
The ScoutReach Program of the Pacific Harbors Council, BSA is a council-assisted program (based on demographics and free & reduced lunches) which helps to meet the developmental needs of young boys in the Pacific Harbors Council. By emphasizing ethics and moral values, ScoutReach addresses many of the social concerns of parents and youth in the area. ScoutReach expands Scouting to all youth and clearly portrays that Scouting is for everyone!
ScoutReach Rewards – Scouts who live up to the Cub Scout Promise are recognized with the ScoutReach Rewards Program. This program allows Scouts to earn their uniform, handbook, hats, belts, neckerchiefs with slides, badges and segments. All points are earned through the Cub Scouting program (Attendance, Behavior, Cub Scouting and Advancements).
Adult Leaders – Adult leaders are hired to serve as Cubmaster & Den Leader. They are responsible for running Cub Scout meetings, tracking Cub Scout advancements, rewards and recruiting volunteers.
Funding – Local Companies, Corporations, Fundraisers, Individuals, Organizations and Grants.
“Changing the world one Scout at a time”
In 2014, 140 boys participated in the ScoutReach Program a family-oriented program of the Boy Scouts of America. Designed for boys who are in the first through fifth grades.
Evergreen ScoutReach Pack 122
Evergreen ScoutReach Pack Activities:
- Winter Camp
- Pinewood Derby
- Blue & Gold Banquet
- Rain Gutter Regatta
- Service Projects
- Rocket Launch
- Rank Advancements
- Pack Meetings with Pack 222
- Spring Camp
What will ScoutReach Teach?
- Citizenship: Contributing service and showing responsibilities to local, state and national communities.
- Compassion: Having consideration and concern for the well-being of others.
- Cooperation: Working together with others toward a common goal.
- Courage: Doing what is right regardless of its difficulty or the consequences.
- Faith: Having inner strength and confidence based on our trust in a higher power.
- Health and Fitness: Being personally committed to care for our minds and bodies.
- Honesty: Telling the truth and being worthy of trust.
- Perseverance: Sticking with something and not giving up even if it is difficult.
- Positive Attitude: Setting our minds to look for and find the best in all situations.
- Resourcefulness: Using human and other resources to their fullest.
- Respect: Showing regard for the worth of something or someone else.
- Responsibility: Fulfilling our duty to take care of others and ourselves.
Click on this link to support the ScoutReach Program: phc.kintera.org/supportscoutreach
How much does the ScoutReach Program cost per boy? In traditional Scouting, the parents pay for the boy’s uniforms etc. The boys also participate in the pack’s fundraisers. With ScoutReach, the boys earn their uniform pieces. The cost per boy is $195 (which covers their book, uniform, membership, and advancements) and an additional $300 (to cover Scouting activities)
ScoutReach Recipe for Success:
1. Partnership with a successful pack in the community
2. School “Buy in”: Provides an After-school program
3. Volunteers: Parents, Community members, former Scouts
4. Funding: Corporate Sponsorships, grants, fundraisers, and individual donors
Peninsula Community Foundation, Food backpacks 4 kids , Peninsula School District, Cub Scout Pack 222, Evergreen Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary After School Program, Rescue Mission Tyler St. Family Campus, Communities in Schools, and the Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County
ScoutReach with Heart Fundraising Event
Save the Date: Fall 2016