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Save your Google+ content before March 31, 2019

You’ve received this email because you have content in Google+ for your personal (consumer) account or a Google+ page you manage. This is a reminder that on April 2, 2019 we’re shutting down consumer Google+ and will begin deleting content from consumer Google+ accounts. Photos and videos from Google+ in …

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Help us protect you: Security advice from Google

Turn off less secure access [email protected] Your personal information is vulnerable because you allow apps & devices to access your account in a less secure way. Turn off this type of access and see other personalized security recommendations in the Security Checkup. Take action Worried about clicking links? Visit the Security Checkup at …

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Your personal Google+ account is going away on April 2, 2019

You’ve received this email because you have a consumer (personal) Google+ account or you manage a Google+ page. In December 2018, we announced our decision to shut down Google+ for consumers in April 2019 due to low usage and challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers’ expectations. …

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Check out NYLT 2018

Nov 16th – 21rd – Pirtle Scout Reservation NYLT or National Youth Leadership Training is a course in Leadership Skills taught to youth by youth. The staff is guided by adults who provide mentoring and advice. Check out the flyer to see how to attend. NYLT_Flyer_1_UPDATE_100217.pdf

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How Scouting helps fill a void in single-parent households

By Chris TuckerIllustrations by Thomas JamesFrom the January-February 2015 issue of Scouting magazineCharacter Building, Life Skills, Magazine, Parenting, Trailhead, Youth Development A few months ago, the Pew Research Center released new information about the American family. Continuing a trend, the surveys showed that 41 percent of American children are being raised by single mothers. Among African-Americans, the …

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Uniform Exchange Closet

Hello, It’s time to restock our uniform closet.  We are in need of gently used items.  If your son has outgrown any piece of his uniform, another Scout would appreciate your donation. Please check your closets, dresser drawers, and attic for the following items: Scout cap, class A uniform shirt, …

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Attention Life and Eagle Scouts

The Life and Eagle Scouts had a very productive meeting yesterday where the importance of older Scouts was discussed, and the level of involvement by older Scouts was recognized as an opportunity for improvement.  I will highlight some of the strategies that were discussed below. When I reviewed the notes …

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The Missing Older Scout: The Importance of Older Scouts

 Published on February 5, 2013 by Enoch Heise The Missing Older Scout:  The Importance of Older Scouts I have heard many Scouters from across the country comment on how difficult it is to retain older Scouts in their Troops. By “older Scouts” I mean roughly the ages between 15-18. In …

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ScoutingWire: Alumni Edition for April 15, 2017

    How Scouting makes the Most of Right Now Story contributed by Christine Rasure: Boy Scouts may be boy-led, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing in it for parents. “To me Boy Scouts… Read More Why Camping Should Be On Your Family’s To-Do List The BSA’s marketing intelligence manager Scott …

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Boy Scout Leaders Can Now Get Trained Anywhere At Any Time

It’s midnight, you’re in pajamas and you’re sitting on the couch scrolling Facebook on your tablet. Sounds like the perfect time to get trained. With the launch of Scouting U’s eLearning content for Boy Scout leaders, Scouters now can get trained on their own schedule — anywhere, any time. The …

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