JTE 2020

Journey to Excellence (JTE) 2020 Updates Background Information May 2020 – Journey to Excellence, often shortened to JTE, is a self-evaluation tool that lets unit leaders see, quantitatively, how well their unit is meeting the goals of Scouting. JTE scorecards are updated each year to reflect feedback from unit leaders like you.  “We made certain […]

Sell $1000 of Popcorn

How to Fund Your Scouting Program While Social Distancing with Trail’s End Online Direct Popcorn Sales Benefits of Trail’s End Online Direct • Safe for Scouts – fundraise from the safety of home. • No handling of products or cash – all credit. • Scouts earn DOUBLE POINTS in Trail’s End Rewards.  • Units earn […]

Scoutbook Online Training Sessions

We have just added 3 online Scoutbook Training classes for our leaders in the council! All are from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. and the topics are:4/23: Transitioning to Scoutbook during Shelter in Place4/27: Scoutbook and merit badges4/29: Scoutbook Roundtable – A place to ask all your Scoutbook questions Please see the MDSC Facebook events for […]

Downloadable Merit Badge Pamphlets

As of April 21, 2020 a number of Merit Badge Pamphlets are already available for download on Amazon. BSA is rolling them out as soon as content is converted. The goal is to have every pamphlet available on (Amazon) Kindle over the next four weeks (hopefully sooner). Merit Badge Pamphlets in hard copy format are […]