Watch #TroopTalkLive on the second Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m. Central on Facebook Live or YouTube. We’ll share useful tips, tricks and ideas to help your Scouts BSA troop.
- Sept. 27: As Suicide Prevention Month comes to a close, we discuss the resources the Scouts BSA team has made available to help unit leaders address this very important issue in troop meetings.
- Oct. 11: Why the linked troop Wood Badge course offered at The Summit might be the right Wood Badge course for you
- Nov. 8: The 10 Scouting essentials
Let’s talk about how to accommodate Scouts with disabilities. This #TroopTalkLive is focused on making sure all youth are able to fully participate in the adventures of Scouting. Plus, we’re answering some of your most-often asked questions and providing resources to help your troop thrive! (Sep. 13, 2023)
|9/13/2023||How to Accommodate Scouts With Disabilities
Let’s talk about how to accommodate Scouts with disabilities. This #TroopTalkLive is focused on making sure all youth are able to fully participate in the adventures of Scouting. Plus, we’re answering some of your most-often asked questions and providing resources to help your troop thrive!
|8/9/2023||The New Merit Badge Hub
The new Merit Badge Hub makes it simple for Scouts to find merit badge requirements and information. In today’s #TroopTalkLive, we’ll explore this new online resource and find out about more exciting updates.
|7/12/2023||What’s the Scouts BSA National Youth Council and how do Scouts apply?
The Scouts BSA National Youth Council was created to give youth the opportunity to shape the future of the Scouts BSA program. Learn about what the council does — and how Scouts can apply — in this month’s episode of #TroopTalkLive.
|6/21/2023||Tips for a fun and successful summer camp
Summer camp season is here! In this #TroopTalkLive, we’ll talk all about camp and share ideas for making it a fun and successful week.
|5/10/2023||All About the Scouts BSA Uniform
Uniforms are one of the methods of the Scouts BSA program. Join us on #TroopTalkLive as we discuss why we wear the uniform, along with some uniform do’s and do not’s.
|4/13/2023||Experts weigh in on how we can prevent child abuse
For Child Abuse Prevention Month, #TroopTalkLive is joined by child safety experts to discuss the role that BSA leaders and families can play in preventing abuse.
|3/8/2023||How to help Scouts be successful in their troop leadership roles
Yes, we let Scouts lead. But we should also teach them how to lead. In this #TroopTalkLive, we’ll discuss ways to train your Scouts so they can be successful in their troop leadership roles.
|2/8/2023||Merit Badge Mechanics
What’s the purpose of the BSA’s merit badge program? Can requirements ever be changed? How do I suggest a new merit badge? Join us to talk all about merit badge mechanics in the first-ever episode of #TroopTalkLive!