February 2019 – How to Transition From Webelos Scouts to Scouts BSA When There Are No Troops

Your all-girl Webelos den is getting ready to transition into a Scouts BSA troop, but because troops for girls are only just now forming, what’s a leader to do? Usually, we search high and low for someone with lots of experience on our topic, but because Scouts BSA troops for girls are brand new, we don’t have a seasoned veteran we can call upon to share past experiences. So Amy Hutcherson steps to the other side of the microphone to help us figure it out. Amy is a seasoned Webelos leader of an all-boy den and is very familiar with the Webelos-to-Scout transition. And as a membership growth specialist, she has just the expertise we need! Transcript


February 2019 – Training: Why You Need it and How to Get It

This episode is all about training. We’re talking with seasoned Scouting veteran Dan Maxfield about why it’s important, how to get trained, and everything you need to know about training. Whether you’re new to Scouting or have been around the Scouting block a time or two, you’ll be left wondering, “With so many training opportunities available and all the fun and innovative ways to get that training, why didn’t I get trained sooner?” Transcript