Advancement & Awards FAQs

Understanding the Scoutmaster conference

Scoutmaster conferences are a constant during a Boy Scout’s time in Scouting. Here’s how to make the most out of these chats.


Eight ingredients that make up a good Scout leader

In the column, “A Scoutmaster Thinks It Over,” he lists seven “yardsticks” to help him measure how well he’s “making Scouting the satisfying experience boys dream about.” Whether you’re a Scoutmaster, a den leader or a crew advisor, this list still proves enlightening today.