Great Rivers Council - Join Scouting Training (In-Person)

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Join Scouting Training (In-Person)

Event Details

Join us for School Night Join Scouting Training on Thursday, July 14th from 6:30-8:30pm, at the Scouting Adventure Center (6081 W Van Horn Tavern Rd Columbia, MO 65203). Food and drinks will be provided!

This training will be in person and interactive. We ask that those attending do not come in uniform. This training will take all attendees through a 30-minute Join Night, 45-minute Parent Information Night and 30-minute engagement event. This season there is a reporting structure that will be in place for each Join Night that will be covered. The training is designed to show you how to use each resource item that will be available to make this Join Night season fun and active.


Please see the items that will be covered in the training:

1. Membership:

  • 2022 Playbook Game Plan to include Timeline to Join Night
  • What is a Join Night?
  • What is a Parent Information Night
  • Available Resources
    • Application Manager
    • Invitation Manager
    • Job Descriptions

2. Recruiting/Engagement Events:

  • Creating opportunities to join  - Year round recruitment
  • How to plan and event
  • Promote the event
  • Holding the event
    • Full Family Recruitment
    • Closing the deal – getting applications – follow up
    • Recruit the parents – small projects leading to big projects

3. How to market your unit:

  • Beascout pins – where to go and how to update - invitation manager.
  • Peachjar
  • Geofencing – Timeframe for success
  • Great Rivers Council (Unit and District) Social Media Influencers
  • Follow Up
  • Webelos to Scout Transition

4. Ideas to consider

  • School Relationships – Adopt a School
  • Unit Partnerships – Troop to Pack – Community based Recruitment

**Please make sure that you come with energy, ideas, excitement, and an open mind. **

When & Where
School Night Join Scouting Training
Scouting Adventure Center
Thursday 07-14-2022 6:30 PM CT to 8:30 PM CT Past
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