Presentation on theme: "Schools and Scouting. Scouting Supports Academic Success Scouting reinforces concepts and behaviors parents desire. The goals of Scouting and the goals."— Presentation transcript:
Scouting Supports Academic Success Scouting reinforces concepts and behaviors parents desire. The goals of Scouting and the goals of education are the same - to help youth learn and grow so that they are productive, engaged members of the community.
Scouting Is a Partner in Education –Men who were Scouts five or more years are more likely to: Graduate from high school (98% vs. 83%) and, Graduate from college (40% vs. 16%)
Scouting Is a Partner in Education Research into the Scouting program shows that: –Scouts with five or more years’ tenure are more likely than non-Scouts to: Assume leadership roles in organizations Put the needs of others before themselves Make the most honest, not the easiest, decisions Value education and the environment
Scouting Is a Partner in Education To reinforce the importance of parental interaction with children and building family ties To provide alternate learning experiences that support learning taking place in home schooling
Scouting Is a Partner in Education To develop non-academic competencies and characteristics that support learning readiness To enhance a young person’s attachment to their community and the feeling that they are valued by their community