Here’s a great chance for y’all, yinz, you guys and you-uns to get top-level training alongside people who speak your language.
I’m talking about this summer’s Region Weeks at the Philmont Training Center.
Yes, you’ll gather with folks who can agree on whether that sweetened carbonated beverage you’re drinking is a soda, a pop, a Coke or a soft drink.
But more importantly, you’ll be shoulder to shoulder with Scouters who know the unique challenges facing your region and can offer solutions you can take home and use right away.
Let’s face it: You don’t recruit Scouts in Portland, Ore., the same way you do in Portland, Maine. And retention strategies that work in Austin, Texas, might fail in Austin, Minn.
That’s why these Region Weeks are so brilliant. Interested? I’ve got lots more info for all y’all from the Central, Northeast, Southern or Western regions after the jump. Continue reading