2 BSA Organization We are in the Western Region 113 International Scouting OrganizationsWorld Organization of the Scout MovementBoy Scouts of America (BSA) is the US Org.US is divided into 4 RegionsWe are in the Western Region5 “Areas” in the W.R.We are in “Area 2” of the W. R.14 Councils in Area 2We are in Longs Peak Council9 Districts, across 3 statesWe are in _____________District
3 The Mission of Scouting The World Organization of the Scout MovementTo contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise Scout Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.Boy Scouts of AmericaIt is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.The Scout LawA Scout is…Trustworthy, Loyal,Helpful, Friendly,Courteous, Kind,Obedient, Cheerful,Thrifty, Brave, Clean,And Reverent.Scout Oath On my honor, I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
4 Longs Peak Council Mission and Vision THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE LONGS PEAK COUNCILIt is the mission of the Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America, to develop character, competence, integrity and leadership in today’s youth, through quality programs, outdoor experiences, and service to community.VisionPrepare today’s youth for tomorrow’s challenges.
5 Longs Peak CouncilServing youth in Northern Colorado, Southeast Wyoming and western Nebraska.
6 Our Community’s BEST Long Term Investment...Scouting! 2014 Record of Membership Tiger Cubs 467 Units Cub Scouts 2,265 Webelos 2,156 Total Cub Scouting 4,888 Packs 180 Boy Scouts 3,567 Troops/Teams 203 Venturers 634 Crews/Ships 69 Total Traditional Membership 9,089 Total Traditional Units 452 Explorers 308 Posts 14 Learning for Life 800 Groups 4 Total Learning for Life Members 1,108 Total Learning for Life Units 18 Total Council Membership 10,197 Adult Leaders 4,150
7 Our Community’s BEST Long Term Investment...Scouting! 2014 Record of AdvancementTiger Cubs 271Bobcat 654WolfBearWebelos Award 456Arrow of Light 387Total Cub Scout Ranks 2,828Tenderfoot 404Second Class 339First Class 303StarLifeEagleTotal Boy Scout Ranks 1,801Total Cub & Boy Scout Ranks 4,629
8 Friends of Scouting $24 registration fee goes directly to National FOS is our annual fundraising campaign to support our council, Longs Peak Council.
9 Investing in the Youth of Longs Peak Council Camping Programs, Facilities and Equipment; Manages and maintains 8 Scout CampsActivities & Events: Klondike, annual gatherings within our districtAdvancement & Recognition: Merit Badge University eventsFall Camporee, campout with activities, for Boy Scouts – who are encouraged to bring Webelos from Cub ScoutsCouncil CamporeeAdult Training ProgramsYouth Leadership TrainingManages and Maintains 4 Scout Service CentersCouncil/District StaffWebsite / Social MediaInsuranceCommunications and OutreachOrder of the Arrow
14 Friends of Scouting A Great Investment It costs $202 to support one youth in Scouts. The families of the Longs Peak Council's Scouts come from many different backgrounds. But they all share one goal in common the development of competence, integrity and leadership in our youth.Please sponsor one Scout, or choose a level of giving that is best for your family.FOS Special Incentive: $202 donations receive a beautiful BSA coin with Longs Peak Council on one side and scouting founding father Daniel Beard on the reverse.
15 Recognition $100 Longs Peak Council Patch (yellow) $150 Century Plus $202 Family, For One ScoutCollectible “Founders of Scouting" Coin$250 LeadershipLongs Peak Council Patch Silver$500 Patron PlaqueLongs Peak Council Patch Gold$750 Honor$1000 Eagle Club$1500 Golden Eagle$2500 Golden Eagle with Palms$5000 Benefactor Eagle
16 2015 Scout Share Goal$77 by Units lowest registered Scouts in 2014Example: 50 youth X $77 = $3,850 goalPacks-Achieve goal and receive 10% off day camp fees and/or $5 off per boy, per night for the *2015 Nicol Cub Scout Summer sessionsRank advancement patches and parent pins (Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Arrow of Light) and arrow points. The Oval shaped Webelos badge and Webelos pins not Included.Troops/Teams/Crews-Achieve goal and receive $25 off per person at *Camp Jeffrey/Camp Laramie Peak/Soaring Eagle. $50 per person discount at Elkhorn High Adventure Base.Rank advancement patches (Scout through Life) and merit badge patchesCrews-bronze award medal and either the bar ribbon or pin device.* Goal must be achieved by April 1, 2015 to receive discount at camp properties.All recognition are effective from when the unit goal is achieved until December