Family Scouting

 

 

Family Scouting: Serving Today’s Families

The BSA’s mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Our priority is to bring the benefits of Scouting to more youth while remaining true to our mission.

By welcoming both girls and boys into the program, even more youth will have access to the character development and values-based leadership that Scouting promises and be better prepared for future success. 

 

Family Scouting has officially started!  Visit http://www.beascout.org and look for Packs in your area that have both Boy and Girl Dens.  Can’t find one close? Click on the link below and we’ll connect you to a local Cub Scout Pack and starting early 2019, an All-Girl Troop.

Ready to Sign Up?

I want to Join! 

Get connected with a local Cub Scout Pack or All -Girl Troop

   

Leader Corner

Now LIVE: Family Scouting Facebook group. This open forum will be used by Scout Leaders, Parents, and other volunteers to help with program questions about Family Scouting, share ideas, ask questions, and show off your Scouts in action!! Click link to join today: Click Here

General Info 

General FAQ and Rationale Charter Org FAQ
Youth Protection, Adult Supervision FAQ  

Cub Scout Recruitment Videos

Click on the links below to get the recruitment and information videos:

Scout Me In – girl guitar           Family Scouting Info

Cub Scout Leader Resources

Checklist to prepare for All-Girl Dens: Pack Resource Sheet
BeAScout Unit Pin How To Cub Scout FAQ

Scout Leader Resources

Checklist for starting an All-Girl Troop: New Troop checklist
Scout FAQ Order of the Arrow FAQ

Scouts BSA Information Night

In less than 7 months we’ll be welcoming all-girl Troops into the Orange County Council!  To assist parents and volunteers with this historic change, we’ll be hosting 3 informational nights to discuss:

  • Recruitment
  • Adult leadership
  • Program
  • Paperwork and Troop business practices

Click below to sign up for one of the following:

Aug. 28 at 7:00pm – Norman P Murray Center in Mission Viejo

Aug. 30 at 7:00pm – Troop 93 Scout Hut in Fullerton

Sept. 5 at 7:00pm – Council Service Center in Santa Ana

Scouts BSA Info Night

Scouting 101 Special Event

New to Scouting and can’t wait to start your Adventure? Bring your Mom or Dad and get a taste (and a head start) of what excitement will await you on February 1st when your all-girl Troop officially starts! Parents and their daughters will learn about Scout Skills, Troop Leadership, advancement process and of course some Scouting FUN on the ranges and lake! Space is limited, click link below and sign up today!!

Sign up for Scouting 101

 

Still Need Help or have more Questions?

OCBSA Family Scouting Director: Julie Anderson 714-906-0934 (call or text) or juliea@ocbsa.org or 714-546-4990 x 103

National BSA: click here for current updates: https://www.scouting.org/familyscouting/

Each District has a dedicate Family Scouting Champion and Membership District Executive to help Packs and volunteers welcome Girls in to our Scouting family.  Below is the contact information and they will be happy to help get you started!

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