In a Scouting career spanning more than a quarter of a century, Mark Ray has participated in the program at almost every level: as a Cub Scout, a Boy Scout, a district executive, a Scout parent, a Wood Badge and National Jamboree staﬀ member, and a Scoutmaster. Mark is an Eagle Scout, a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow, and a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. A freelance writer based in Louisville, Kentucky, Mark is also the author of The Eagle Court of Honor Book.
The Scoutmaster's Other Handbookby Mark Ray
In this unique and highly personal book, Mark oﬀers hundreds of proven ideas for building
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With his ﬁrst book Mark Ray revolutionized the Eagle Scout court of honor, showing tens of thousands of readers how to make Scouting’s greatest moment truly great. Now, he turns his attention to an even bigger task: building great Boy Scout troops.
In this unique and highly personal book, Mark oﬀers hundreds of proven ideas for building strong, successful, sustainable troops that truly achieve the promise of Scouting. Beginning with Scouting’s aims and methods, the book moves quickly through every aspect of the program, from troop meetings and outings to fundraising and administration.
* How to recruit and retain Scouts and leaders
* Techniques for nearly painless fundraising
* Suggested board-of-review questions for every rank
* Tips for developing troop newsletters and websites
* Ideas for strengthening patrol operations
* Where to ﬁnd dozens of print and online resources
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- 247 KB
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I purchased this book three years while starting a new troop. The authur shares his experience as a scoutmaster. He tells you the things that worked for him. Also, he gives you ideas that are not taught in scout training.