Making Older Scout Advancement and Leadership Opportunities Possible

Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author, Blogger, Speaker, Scouting Veteran, and Camp Director We have been talking (in these blogs) about the announced changes in LDS Scouting relative to the older boys.  I have talked extensively about the program planning function and how this will ever be key in creating an effective program for our … Continue reading Making Older Scout Advancement and Leadership Opportunities Possible

Having Fun with the Planned Program

  Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author and Speaker, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director I've been writing about the program planning process - and have used some specific plans and programs established with my Varsity Scout team.  I talked about the annual program planning conference and then most recently about organizing the group - adults and … Continue reading Having Fun with the Planned Program

Organizing to Implement the Program Calendar

  Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author and Speaker, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director Organizing the group to implement the program calendar is a key function to be completed after your program planning conference.   You went through the effort to plan your program and now it will take additional effort and planning to make it … Continue reading Organizing to Implement the Program Calendar

The Annual Planning Conference Makes for a Great Program

Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author and Speaker, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director For years, I'd been telling leaders how to make the annual planning conference so that it was fun, rewarding and beneficial for all.  I knew that the annual Planning Conference makes for a great program.   Now I was a Varsity Scout Coach … Continue reading The Annual Planning Conference Makes for a Great Program

Helping Pioneer the Varsity Scouting Program

Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director DON’T LET HIM STOP YET!  Those are my words of challenge to all leaders of the older young men in Scouting.  The Boy Scout troop was (hopefully) a great experience for the Scout.  He had opportunity to try new things - to go camping and … Continue reading Helping Pioneer the Varsity Scouting Program